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Category Archives: News
The monumental underground structures were discovered in a vast circle just two miles from Stonehenge, and fulfilled an unknown purpose. Becky Ferreira | Vice https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/pkyaw9/scientists-found-a-mysterious-structure-of-deep-shafts-near-stonehenge
If we here in Canada appear to be anti- or pro-Trump, it should not be assumed that our opinions are formed in a vacuum or without discerning the news. It may come as a surprise that many of us are … Continue reading
Excellent article by Adi Robertson posted on theverge.com FIRSTHAND SOURCES Even if you don’t trust a particular outlet, you can often use their reporting to work back to primary sources, which you can use to fact-check what the outlet is … Continue reading
A Finder’s Guide to Facts Steve Inskeep | NPR: December 11, 2016 Are we really in a post-truth era? Somebody on the Internet said so. Many people, actually. The presidential campaign was filled with falsehoods. Our president-elect no longer poses as a truth-teller: Aides … Continue reading
By DAVE EBNER | Globe and Mail The oil sands are a $1.4-trillion bonanza, according to a study that forecasts the economic impact generated by the world’s second-largest deposit of crude in the 2000-2020 period. And that conclusion is based … Continue reading
Like any normal person, I’ve been floored by the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, and the subsequent flooding following the breach of some of the levees surrounding parts of New Orleans. The human cost is almost unthinkable. So many lives … Continue reading
A few days ago on Good Morning America, President Bush said, “I don’t think anyone could have anticipated the breach of the levees.” Not true. Even animated cartoon characters knew the levees were vulnerable. The disaster currently unfolding in New … Continue reading
Yikes. Posted Mon Aug 29th, 2005
By CP via Ottawa Sun HALIFAX — Scientists will begin probing waters off Nova Scotia in search of a slimy creature they believe is slithering north and could be blanketing some of Canada’s richest fishing grounds. Researchers from the U.S. … Continue reading
by James Travers | the Toronto Star Writing in the August edition of the wonderfully contrarian U.S. magazine Harper’s, scholar Bill McKibben exposes a remarkable statistic about a proudly Christian country. It seems 12 per cent of Americans believe … Continue reading
ROME, Italy (Reuters) — A Macedonian man left his wife at an Italian service station and only realized he had driven off without her six hours later, news agency Ansa said. The couple, who were travelling with their 4-year-old daughter, … Continue reading
Insurance against Loch Ness Monster attacks Triathletes participating in Scotland’s biggest triathlon will swim in Loch Ness as part of the competition. Fortunately, each of the 100 participants will be insured for £1m against bites from Nessie. From The Guardian … Continue reading
Sweet! KNOX, Pa. – One could say that St. Mark United Church of Christ is bee-deviled. The church in Clarion County, about 60 miles north of Pittsburgh, has been infested with bees in its walls for about seven years. … Continue reading