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McDonald’s Fights Fry Thievery With New App Feature

Nov 28, 14 McDonald’s Fights Fry Thievery With New App Feature

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

McDonald’s Canada is trying to prevent a crime that has been sweeping the nation with the release of a new mobile app feature aimed at stopping fry theft. In an ad plugging a new feature that the fast-food giant calls the Defender, McDonald’s says it has noticed a “troubling rise” in fry crimes or “frimes” across the country.

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Not The Game You Want, But The Game You Need

Nov 28, 14 Not The Game You Want, But The Game You Need

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming

“This War of Mine” has garnered lots of press attention as a war game that has you assuming the roles of noncombatants. It’s been pegged as a thinking and time-management survival game, a moral simulator that puts the faces of real people to war. You play a real person trying to survive rather than the role of supersoldier #28 who can miraculously heal his wounds by hiding behind a wall for five seconds.

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‘Jurassic World’ Skips Science, Goes For Nostalgia

Nov 28, 14 ‘Jurassic World’ Skips Science, Goes For Nostalgia

Posted by in Media & Entertainment

Universal Studios just released the first trailer for Jurassic World, the latest film in the blockbuster Jurassic Park series. The reboot will be released June 12 next year and will star Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas-Howard. The film builds on the success of the dinosaur-busting trilogy Jurassic Park (1993), The Lost World:...

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The Aftereffects Of Turkey Day

The only thing about Thanksgiving, or “Turkey Day” as many people know it, I do not care for is what often comes right after; that feeling of absolute fullness so great that you feel as though you are going to be ill. That leads us to wonder, why does our body feel so full after a hearty meal? The answer to that is really quite simple.

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Weird (And Just A Little Suspicious) Gluten-Free Products

Nov 28, 14 Weird (And Just A Little Suspicious) Gluten-Free Products

Posted by in Health, WTF???

As I have written about many times, I have an autoimmune disease that requires I eat gluten-free. Now, at first I was skeptical at best. However, I informed my doctor that I would try out the gluten-free lifestyle, but if I did not notice any difference or feel any better, I was not going to continue on.

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Toronto Students’ Space Tomatoes Out Of This World

Nov 28, 14 Toronto Students’ Space Tomatoes Out Of This World

Posted by in Science, Space

The tomato seeds spent almost two years in outer space before making their way to Nandita Bajaj’s Grade 9 science class. And after an experiment that began at the start of this school year — comparing the percentage of space seeds that germinated compared to those with earthly beginnings — Bajaj did the big reveal on Friday, giving the excited teens the results.

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Apple To $1 Trillion?

Nov 28, 14 Apple To $1 Trillion?

Posted by in Technology

Apple's market cap passed $700 billion for the first time Tuesday, making it roughly $300 billion more valuable than the world's next most valuable company, Exxon Mobil. In fact, the company's valuation is so high that it's worth more than Google, Samsung, HTC, BlackBerry, Lenovo, HP, Cirrus Logic, SanDisk, Sony, Broadcom and Pandora Media combined.

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Boys Are More Likely To Be Stillborn, But No One Knows Why

Nov 28, 14 Boys Are More Likely To Be Stillborn, But No One Knows Why

Posted by in Health

A new study has confirmed what midwives have long observed: Male babies are more likely to be stillborn than females. Significantly more, according to the University of Exeter study, which found that the risk for boys is about 10 percent higher.

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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

Nov 27, 14 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

Posted by in Lifestyle, Seasonal

Denise Curry is cooking Thanksgiving dinner for her husband's side of the family for the first time in years. It's difficult enough to cook a feast in a cramped New York City apartment, but this year she's adding a challenging new approach to the turkey, which she will be brining in a bucket of saltwater overnight before roasting it.

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Polar Bears Facing ‘Worst-Case Trajectory’ Because Of Climate Change

Nov 27, 14 Polar Bears Facing ‘Worst-Case Trajectory’ Because Of Climate Change

Posted by in Science

Even the High Arctic won’t remain a haven for polar bears if the Earth continues to warm at the current pace, says an alarming new study. The study warns that all regions of Canada’s Arctic islands could potentially be ice-free for two to five months every year by the end of the century, triggering starvation and reproductive failure for polar bears.

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