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What beer can teach us about volcanoes: Bob McDonald Scientists in Spain have used the principle behind a common bar trick to better understand the physics of volcanic eruptions and the release of deadly gasses from the Earth, writes Bob McDonald.
CBC.ca | 15 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. Black Friday shopping stampedes spread to U.K. The chaotic U.S., post-Thanksgiving scenes of Black Friday shoppers struggling through store entrances for deals on flat-screen TVs and other consumer electronics spread to the United Kingdom today.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Michael Sona to appeal conviction, sentence in robocalls case A lawyer for Michael Sona says the former Conservative staffer convicted in the 2011 robocalls scandal plans to appeal his sentence and conviction. Howard Krongold also says he will seek bail for Sona today in a Toronto courtroom.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.K. to curb benefits for EU immigrants With immigration becoming a bitter issue in the U.K., Prime Minister David Cameron has unveiled plans requiring migrants from Europe to leave Britain if they don't get a job within six months, and work for four years before receiving some benefits.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Thanksgiving evokes hopes for change from Ferguson riots: Susan Ormiston On Thanksgiving weekend in Ferguson, protests eased and residents reflected on a highly charged week that saw the worst rioting since the killing of an unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Oil price decline could lead to global shocks: Don Pittis Now that oil prices have started to tumble, everyone from oil producers and bankers to home builders and environmentalists is holding their breath to see how far oil prices will fall.
CBC.ca | 18 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Syrian Electronic Army: What is it and how is it hacking the media? The Syrian Electronic Army launched a cyberattack on CBC and other media organizations this week. What is this group? Why is it targeting the media? And how dangerous is it? Here are some answers.
CBC.ca | 18 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Penguins of Madagascar vs. Horrible Bosses 2 The new animated spinoff and revenge comedy reboot share 'similar flavours of stupid' says CBC's film critic.
CBC.ca | 18 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Burned bodies found in southern Mexico Charred remains of 11 suspected Los Ardillos drug cartel members found near city of Chilapa, Mexican authorities say.
Al Jazeera | Nov 27, 2014 7:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brazil football star Pele in hospital Clinic treating 74-year-old football legend says his condition has worsened following kidney stone surgery.
Al Jazeera | Nov 27, 2014 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend