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We all saw it. Even those of us that never experienced the greatness of the Nexus 5 felt an inexplicable pang of wistfulness when its bumpy bottom made a cameo during Google's I/O 2015 keynote...
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It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.
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Shortly after the release of an AP report asserting that Google's self-driving cars have been involved in four accidents since last September, the company published a post on Backchannel today —...
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The button started as a simple April Fools’ Day prank on Reddit, the Internet super-forum. As of the publication of this post over 800,000 people have pressed the button and in a little under a month the clock has never reach...
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The future is closer than you think. Scientists predict that we could create these high-tech marvels within the century.
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Jahn–Teller metals offer new hope for high-temperature superconductivity.
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5 Heroic Male Feminists Who Deserve the Recognition They Demand
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The Brookings Institution meets internet culture.
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In the return of our music production tutorial series, Jono Buchanan tackles a technique for bringing chords to life.
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Point Blank's Ski Oakenfull builds a track from vinyl samples in this new tutorial.
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Jupiter and Venus (Plus Moons) Are Stunning At Their Conjunction
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In the last week, Venus and Jupiter were at their conjunction, and photographer Adam Tomaszewski took this fantastic picture of the pair. Lo

Don't Call Kids 'Smart' - The Atlantic
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People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.

The Best Shawarma in Toronto
www.blogto.com

The best shawarma in Toronto is a product of patience - meat is built on a spit, then marinated at length and finally slowly roasted as juic

New Ethereal Watercolor and Black Ink Cats That Fade into the Canvas by ...
www.thisiscolossal.com

We continue to be awed by Serbian artist Endre Penovác's ability to somehow control the unforgiving nature of water on paper to produce ghos

Big Bang May Have Created a Mirror Universe Where Time Runs Backwards — ...
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In a universe far, far away, the future may be happening a long time ago—from our perspective, at least.

Life as a Nonviolent Psychopath - The Atlantic
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Neuroscientist James Fallon discovered through his work that he has the brain of a psychopath, and subsequently learned a lot about the role

Habits of Highly Mediocre DJs + How To Avoid Them
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There's no doubt that the DJ industry has become more saturated in the last five years, with more aspiring DJs eager to share their passion

Reddit In Chaos After Allegedly Firing AMA Coordinator Victoria Taylor
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If you tried to visit r/IAmA (one of Reddit’s biggest subs) recently, you were probably greeted by the image above. And if you’ve been absol

There May Be Nowhere Near the Number of Galaxies We Thought There Were
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It looks like we might have overestimated how many neighbors we have. New predictions show that the universe might be an emptier place than

Councillor Proposes Toronto Biennale | culture | Torontoist
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Photo of the Architecture for Canada Venice Biennale project by funinthegym from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. Kristyn Wong-Tam (Ward 27, Toro

Protesters in Spain stage first ever 'hologram march' against gag law (V...
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People across the world took part in a unique protest against the Spanish law that limits the rights of the public to rally. No one attended

Intriguing Installation Plunges a Library Deep into the Ground
www.mymodernmet.com

Swedish artist Susanna Hesselberg recently constructed a library that plunges into an infinite abyss. Visible only from above ground, the in

Black Holes Could Turn You Into a Hologram, and You Wouldn’t Even Notice...
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A physicist has proposed a solution to the black hole information paradox.

Is the Universe Ringing Like a Bell?
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You may have heard that the universe is expanding, but new research suggests that it could also be oscillating back and forth. This gentle s

Patients with recurrent depression have smaller hippocampi
www.sciencedaily.com

The brains of people with recurrent depression have a significantly smaller hippocampus -- the part of the brain most associated with formin

Mass Effect 3's endings
www.pcgamer.com

Mass Effect 3 is a game full of endings. Here are the best ones.

The top 10 fusion poutine in Toronto
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My recent survey of fusion poutine in Toronto has turned up some unique specimens that meld the Canadian experience with pretty much every o

Vintage colour photographs of Toronto at night
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One of my favourite posts in our archive of vintage Toronto topics is one of the most simple: photographs of the city at night. Spanning a r

How People Stay Happy in the Norewegian Town Where the Sun Doesn't Rise ...
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I spent a year in Tromsø, Norway, where the “Polar Night” lasts all winter—and where rates of seasonal depression are remarkably low. Here’s