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Internationally acclaimed expert Dr. Temple Grandin to speak at Inventures 2019

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Calgary, Alberta, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Temple Grandin, global expert in livestock behaviour and autism advocate, will be the keynote speaker to kick off Inventures 2019 in Calgary June 5-7. Inventures is a global innovation experience hosted by Alberta Innovates to bring together the brightest ideas in data, digital and other emerging Read More

Strasbourg attack not a govt conspiracy to undermine Yellow Vests – Interior Ministry official

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The Strasbourg shooting, which claimed two lives on Tuesday night, was not a secret government ploy to undermine the mass protests gripping France for weeks, contrary to rumors online, a senior official has said. Secretary of State for the Interior Ministry Laurent Nuñez said he was “outraged” by claims that the attack in Strasbourg may Read More

Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste

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JINAN, China (Reuters) – In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them – millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as they devour food scraps by the tonne in a novel form of urban waste disposal. The air is warm and humid – just as cockroaches like Read More

White House huddles with tech executives on future of jobs

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration, which has had strained relations with technology companies, met on Thursday with top tech executives to discuss ways to “ensure American dominance” of innovation and the future of high tech jobs. FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump participates in an American Technology Council roundtable, accompanied by Tim Cook, Read More

NASA scientist says we need to reopen the book on whether aliens visited Earth

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Humans have yet to find any definitive proof of the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life but one NASA scientist believes we may be getting in our own way and might have already ignored alien visits to our planet. “I simply want to point out the fact that the intelligence we might find and that might Read More

The Ontario Energy Association Provides Government with Recommendations to Build a New Conservation Framework

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TORONTO, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Ontario Energy Association (OEA) today released a submission to the new Government of Ontario with recommendations on how to reform electricity conservation and demand management (CDM, or conservation) programs to align with Ontario’s changing system needs and the new government’s priorities. Ontario’s CDM Framework enables the energy Read More

Nestle says L'Oreal stake is 'active on the board’s agenda': FT

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FILE PHOTO: Nestle Chairman Paul Bulcke speaks during the opening of the 151st Annual General Meeting of Nestle in Lausanne, Switzerland April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy ZURICH (Reuters) – Nestle (NESN.S) Chairman Paul Bulcke said the food giant’s stake in French cosmetics firm L’Oreal (OREP.PA) was “something active on the board’s agenda” in an interview Read More

Weird seismic event which shook the world for 20 minutes baffles experts

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On November 11, the entire planet shook for roughly 20 minutes and yet not a single human being felt it. Though we know ‘it’ happened, we still have no idea what ‘it’ was. The seismic event began at approximately 9:30 UT, roughly 15 miles off Mayotte, a French island located near Madagascar off Africa’s southeast Read More

Lasers & space weapons? How US might try to counter invincible Russian & Chinese hypersonic missiles

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The testing of hypersonic weapons this year by Moscow and Beijing sent US military bigwigs into panic mode, as they found their missile defenses to be porous. RT looks at what –if anything– the US hopes can respond to those arms. The American missile defense system, strategically placed all around the globe, has been the Read More

Dismantling the oil industry: rough North Sea waters test new ideas

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LONDON (Reuters) – Scottish marine salvage group Ardent is adapting the tanks it used to refloat the Costa Concordia, the cruise ship wrecked off the Italian coast in 2012, to decommission North Sea oil platforms. FILE PHOTO: Shell’s Brent Delta oil platform is towed into Hartlepool, Britain May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Staples/File Photo It is Read More