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Devoted octopus mom holds her eggs for 4.5 years A devoted deep-sea octopus mom has broken a record for parental self-sacrifice after spending 4.5 years with her arms wrapped around her eggs until they hatched.
CBC.ca | 6 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Quentin Tarantino, J.J. Abrams lobby to save Kodak film: report A group of big-name directors has succeeded in pressuring Hollywood studios to buy motion-picture film stock from Eastman Kodak over the next several years, according to the Wall Street Journal.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Barack Obama to speak about U.S. economy As the U.S. economy shows signs of strengthening with GDP growing at an annualized rate of four per cent in the second quarter of this year, President Barack Obama plans to weigh in on his economic policies today.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Microsoft Cortana digital assistant coming to Canada Microsoft is rolling out Cortana, a digital assistant similar to Apple's Siri, in countries outside the U.S. as part of an update to Windows Phone 8.1.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Put down that soda, junior it could affect your memory Drinking too much soda could impair teenagers' ability to learn and remember information, according to new research.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.K. holds crisis meeting on Ebola virus and warns of threat British officials hold a crisis meeting and warn of a potentially serious threat if the deadly Ebola virus spreads further.
CBC.ca | 13 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Rebels have laid mines near Ukraine crash site, official says International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been mined by pro-Russian separatists
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Victims' relatives frustrated as clashes prevent access to jet crash site Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site deepening frustration for victims' relatives and the gov
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why most plane crashes are survivable Concerns prompted by the recent spate of fatal airplane mishaps overshadow the overall improvements to airplane safety over the years and the survivability of many crashes, aviation experts say.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Political staffers best be wary when wrangling Wikipedia entries A Twitter account that alerts Wikipedia edits made from parliamentary computers has been seen as shining a light on furtive attempts by political staffers to burnish the online images of their bosses or tarnish those of their opponents. But a little image
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend