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Billy Graham's quotes about life, preaching and America | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Famed evangelist Billy Graham died this morning but his words like these will live on.
AI-Driven Robot Learns the Meaning of Love, On Paper At Least | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
The AI-fueled robot BINA48 has completed a college course called Philosophy of Love
More than half of federal government scientists still feel muzzled, poll finds | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
More than two years after the election of a federal government that says it wants scientists to speak freely, more than half of federal scientists responding to a new poll say they still don’t feel they can.
Parking spots of the future being tested in Stratford, Ont. | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
Stratford has launched a new smart parking pilot project that aims to pave the way for the future of parking in the city.
Scott Pruitt's 1st-class travel as EPA head to be scrutinized | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
No, Drinking Won't Make You Live Forever | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may not make people live longer, despite the findings of a massive study of retirees.
DNA technology used to sketch mother of baby found dead in Calgary dumpster | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
Police have hired a U.S. DNA technology firm to create a possible likeness of the mother of a baby found dead in a Calgary dumpster on Christmas Eve.
Out With the Old Building, in With the New for JPMorgan Chase | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The global financial services company will tear down its Park Avenue headquarters and take advantage of new zoning rules to build a bigger, sleeker one.
Faceless Fish, Phallic Worms & Other Bizarre Creatures Hauled from the Deep | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
They are among more than 100 deep-sea species recently scooped up off Australia's coast in a mission to identify animals that live in these barely explored, extreme underwater habitats.
Orion’s Powerhouse | NASA
NASA | February 21, 2018
A technician works on the European Service Module that will propel the Orion spacecraft in space and provide air, water and electricity for future crews.
Tech Fix: In an Era of ‘Smart’ Things, Sometimes Dumb Stuff Is Better | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
It can be tempting to hook up everything you love to the internet. But take a moment to appreciate some of the objects that can remain unplugged.
Mysterious Spiral Found in the Tail of Human Sperm | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
Scientists have spent decades studying the extraordinary abilities and anatomy of human sperm, so an international team of researchers was surprised to discover a mysterious, spiral-shaped nanostructure in the tails of sperm.
Top Greek politicians facing probe over pharma scandal | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Greek lawmakers were voting after marathon debate on whether to investigate 10 senior politicians over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal
Trump says more must be done to protect children | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Trump declares that more must be done to protect America's children, asks Justice Department to seek ban on rapid-fire bump stocks
That Teeny-Tiny Speck in This Image Is the Tesla Roadster | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
Scientist paparazzi turned their scopes toward Elon Musk's Roadster and its mannequin driver.
Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Four Indonesian provinces have declared emergencies in anticipation of worsening forest fires that each year spread health-threatening haze across the region
State of the Art: Why We May Soon Be Living in Alexa’s World | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Next to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, Amazon’s voice assistant may be turning into the third great consumer computing platform of our era.
What Is Ramadan? | Live Science
Live Science | February 21, 2018
Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year in Islamic culture. During Ramadan, Muslims fast, abstain from pleasures and pray to become closer to God.
Hackers could use AI to automate attacks, crash cars and drones | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns.
Teen raises over $20K to send 1,000 girls to see 'A Wrinkle In Time' | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Taylor Richardson, 14, raised over $20K via GoFundMe to pay for 1,000 girls to see the upcoming film "A Wrinkle in Time."
Profile: The Redemption of Chris Hughes | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
The Facebook co-founder’s rise was meteoric. He argues that the same forces that helped him succeed have made it harder for others. In a new book, “Fair Shot,” he proposes a bold solution.
NPR Executive Was Warned Repeatedly About Sexual Harassment, Report Finds | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
An investigation revealed “a very prominent distrust of management” at the organization, and found that Michael Oreskes behaved inappropriately toward multiple young women.
SECOND OPINION | Over-the-counter medicine could be affecting your mood | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
You're probably reaching for them when you have a headache or when that old knee injury flares up. But over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen and acetaminophen may be affecting your thoughts and emotions, too.
Ottawa family finds 1930s homemade sled at museum | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
When Bruce Dudley walked into the Canada Science and Technology Museum, he wasn’t expecting to see his family’s history front and centre.
Federal budget looks ready to help protect more lands, inland waters, oceans | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
The federal government appears poised to earmark funds in next week's budget aimed at meeting United Nations' targets on protecting more of Canada's lands, inland waters and oceans.
Fed Officials Say Economy Is Ready for Higher Rates | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
A strengthening economy is giving the Fed confidence that interest rates can rise, according to minutes of the most recent policymaking meeting.
Tech We’re Using: Limiting the Influence of Tech When You Report on It | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health.
'Nothing was helping': U of C infant sleep study made big difference for Calgary mom | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
If you have a five-month-old baby, sleep might be a rare luxury in your home, and Rachel Farrar knows that all too well.
MPP says Sudbury patient kept in hospital bathroom for 13 days | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
Nickel Belt MPP and New Democrat health critic France Gelinas says a Sudbury man recently spent 13 days in a hospital bathroom while a patient at Health Sciences North.
US panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again
The Atlantic Plans a Hiring Spree | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
At a time when media companies old and new are laying off employees, a publication founded in 1857 goes against the grain with support from Laurene Powell Jobs.
Murphy reverses Christie, approves $7.5M for women's health | ABC News
ABC News | February 21, 2018
New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign legislation setting aside about $7.5 million in funding for family-planning and women's health.
Bahrain Activist Gets 5-Year Sentence for ‘Insulting’ Tweets | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Nabeel Rajab, a leading figure of pro-democracy rallies in 2011, had criticized prison abuses and the Yemen war. He was already serving time for criticizing the government.
When Jokes Become a Crime: Free Speech Under Fire in Lebanon | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
A surge of legal cases against entertainers, journalists and activists has raised concerns about one of the Arab world’s freest environments.
Pacemakers, defibrillators are potentially hackable | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
The increasing popularity of devices using software and wireless communications has created a rising risk that hackers might reprogram devices to make them work improperly, cardiologists say.
More Canadians smoking pot than in 1985, says StatsCan | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
Cannabis consumption has more than doubled among Canadians 15 and older over a 30-year span, according to a new Statistics Canada report.
Chemo's no obstacle for this boy and his bot | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
When 11-year-old Hugo Roy can't go to school because he's undergoing chemotherapy, a robot attends class for him.
B.C. scientist suspects Sea-to-Sky, North Shore could be home to high-risk radon | CBC
CBC | February 21, 2018
SFU public health researcher Anne-Marie Nicol suspects residents on Vancouver's North Shore and the Sea-to-Sky corridor are at risk of radon exposure.
Britain’s Jobless Rate Rises, to 4.4%, for First Time in 2 Years | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
Wage growth remained largely unchanged over the period but jumped in December alone, the Office for National Statistics said.
DealBook Briefing: How Skadden Got Entangled in the Mueller Inquiry | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 21, 2018
A former associate’s guilty plea has cast a light on the legal giant’s work for Paul Manafort and the danger of advising authoritarian governments.