University of Waterloo Prof. David Hammond’s new statistics on teen vaping in Canada over the last six months were so troubling he presented his data to Health Canada instead of waiting to publish it in a scientific journal.
Enlarge / Well, that whole thing clearly worked out well, didn’t it? (credit: JASON LEE/AFP/Getty Images) Remember the good old days, when the US and China were supposedly working out new norms for the cybers, and China was going to stop all that hacking of US companies to steal intellectual property? It turns out the […]
Enlarge / In 1990, Hubble leaves the safety of the space shuttle to begin its service. (credit: NASA) NASA placed its venerable Hubble Space Telescope into a “safe mode” on Friday evening because of gyroscope problems, the space agency confirmed Monday. Although science operations are expected to resume fairly soon, the current issues raise concerns […]
Courtesy of Jon Carmichael. Astronomy photographer Jon Carmichael knew he wanted to capture 2017’s total solar eclipse on camera — he just didn’t quite know how. Millions of Americans watched the event unfold last August, making it one of the most-photographed in history. And Carmichael felt the pressure. He studied the eclipse’s path, and realized that […]
For women who are at risk for pre-eclampsia, there is no benefit to being on a high dose of folic acid, a Canadian-led international study finds.
UK travellers need to abide by strict travel rules when travelling with luggage. Hand luggage bags are currently banned from carrying liquids over 100ml, although that could soon change. Sharp objects are also prohibited to keep the cabin as safe as possible. Yet there are also a number of British food items banned from being […]
Billionaire Steve Case has taken a big red bus through 26 states to bet $150 million on finding the next big startup — here’s where he’s invested so far
Richard Feloni/Business Insider AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution and has “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance run his $ 150 million Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Case is convinced the future of American startups is outside of Silicon Valley. For the past four years, Case and his team have […]
Journalists, Obama’s former speechwriter and other public figures all quietly deleted their misplaced horror at images of caged migrant children in the US when they found out the picture was taken under President Obama. CNN journalist Hadas Gold, NYT Magazine editor-in-chief Jake Silverstein, Obama’s speechwriter Jon Favreau, Women’s March co-founder Linda Sarsour and former LA […]
Getty Images/David Becker A man who says he met Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock less than a month before the October 1 attack told authorities that Paddock warned that US law enforcement would start confiscating guns. The man, whose name was redacted in reports released Wednesday, quoted Paddock saying somebody has to wake up […]
A YOUNG footballer who collapsed and died during his rugby league game in Illawarra over the weekend has been called the “star of his family” by his heartbroken big sister. Tory Brunning, 22, was playing for his beloved Dapto Canaries rugby league team at the Dapto Showground on Saturday when he fell ill and was […]