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Rosetta boldly went where no one has gone before: Bob McDonald The Rosetta spacecraft by the European Space Agency was the first to rendezvous with a comet. The mission which ended this week was a remarkable success, proving once again, that robots are the true explorers of our solar system.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Samsung recommends low-spin cycle to prevent injuries, damage from top-loading washers Samsung says it is working with Health Canada to address potential safety issues with certain top-loading, high-efficiency washing machines that can vibrate to the point where they could pose a risk of injury or property damage.
CBC.ca | 18 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mayor defends state of emergency in Windsor to help homeowners A rainfall warning and a flood watch remain in effect for all of Essex County, Ontario, and a flood warning is in effect for the city of Windsor, the town of Tecumseh and the town of Lakeshore.
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Global carbon dioxide levels reach 'uncharted territory' Global carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have surpassed 400 parts per million, and will almost certainly remain there indefinitely, according to new numbers from the Scripps carbon dioxide monitoring program at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
China's wine pioneers up against climate, stereotypes Wine consumption in China is growing dramatically, driven by young, affluent Chinese who see it as a symbol of social sophistication. And now, a small group of devoted entrepreneurs are trying to grow some of that wine locally, battling a challenging clim
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Provinces with the cheapest cellphone plans and why the rest of us don't get them Cellphone customers can often score a cheaper plan in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Quebec compared to the rest of the country. CBC News explores the price differences and why better rates are offered in those three provinces.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Farmers and anti-GMO groups call for Competition Bureau review of Monsanto takeover Canadian farmers worry that a merger of agricultural giants Bayer and Monsanto could increase seed prices, while social advocacy groups opposed to genetically modified food question whether the move could lead to fewer non-GM food choices on grocery store
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Young male pot-smokers have a lot to say about government's legalization plans Canada's task force on marijuana legalization has heard a lot from one particular demographic about how to proceed: young men who smoke pot.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
See it, stream it or skip it? New movies Deepwater Horizon, Queen of Katwe arrive in theatres A real-life chess champ (Queen of Katwe) or an oil-rig disaster (Deepwater Horizon): which movie's worth your time this weekend? CBC film critic Eli Glasner weighs in on the latest releases.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The funeral for Shimon Peres More than 90 delegations from 70 countries, including a Canadian group led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, attend the funeral Friday for Shimon Peres, the Israeli statesmen who died earlier this week. The funeral can be streamed live Friday at 3 a.m. ET
CBC.ca | Sep 30, 2016 02:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend