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  1. Cycling advocates want to make 'Idaho stop' a go in AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Edmonton Journal

    Three Edmontonians planning to move into tiny houses are connecting with other people in the city who share their interest in living small. While the trio envisions one day residing in a tiny-house community in Edmonton, for now they're working on bringing together more like-minded people.

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  2. Scientists reveal the alien strangeness of the octopus, how 1 kind isn't the loner of the deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Nanaimo Daily News

    This handout photo provided by Roy L. Caldwell shows a LPSO male A15 canteleve large Pacific striped octopus about to catch a shrimp. Shifting shapes, sporting mesmerizing eyes, and showing uncanny intelligence, the octopus already is an oddball of the ocean.

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  3. Summer films offer nuanced portrayals of mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Canada.com

    The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may have seemed plausible.

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  4. Studies link poor sleep to risky Alzheimer's protein, another reason to get enough shut-eyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    To sleep, perchance toa ward off Alzheimer's? New research suggests poor sleep may increase people's risk of Alzheimer's disease, by spurring a brain-clogging gunk that in turn further interrupts shut-eye. Disrupted sleep may be one of the missing pieces in explaining how a hallmark of Alzheimer's, a sticky protein called beta-amyloid, starts its damage long before people have trouble with memory, researchers reported Monday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.

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  5. The truth is out there: Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire launch $100M search for alien lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Canada.com

    An estimated 12,000 music fans enjoyed some sunny side up music under clear blue skies at Jericho Beach Park Saturday afternoon for the second day of the 38th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival. DST Global Founder Yuri Milner and Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking ahead of a press conference on the Breakthrough Life in the Universe Initiatives, hosted by Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking, at The Royal Society on July 20, 2015 in London, England.

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  6. Mass held for victims of Berkeley balcony tragedy; some relatives arrive from ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Hundreds attended a Mass for victims of a deadly Berkeley balcony collapse, with the Catholic priest calling on people to offer support for the families of the six young people killed and seven injured. Father Aidan McAleenan said Wednesday evening at Oakland's Cathedral that family members right now are focused on their loved ones rather than on the cause of the tragedy.

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  7. The Latest: Mayor: Investigation points to water-damaged wood in deadly balcony ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Berkeley's mayor says early investigation points to moisture-damaged wood as a prime cause of a deadly balcony collapse. Mayor Tom Bates said Wednesday that investigators believe the support beams may not have been sealed properly at the time of construction.

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  8. The Latest: 13 people on balcony that collapsed in California, killing 5 Irish ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny says police told him there were 13 people on a balcony in Berkeley, California, when it collapsed. Two Irish students asleep in the building said they heard a bang as a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, and five Irish students in the U.S. on work visas were killed.

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  9. Official: 5 Irish students in US on work visas killed in balcony collapse in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Nanaimo Daily News

    A fourth-floor balcony of a California apartment building collapsed Tuesday, killing five Irish students and leaving eight other people with serious injuries during a 21st birthday party, officials said. All five of the dead in the college town of Berkeley were in the U.S. on temporary work visas, Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan said in Dublin.

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  10. Discovery of new 3.3 million-year-old human ancestor shows Lucy's...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    A look at Fox Sports' plans to build their Women's World Cup broadcasting home base in Vancouver, at Jack Poole Plaza. The U.S. tv network is currently building a large metal structure there that will become a temporary two-storey broadcast centre.

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  11. UBC researcher uses fruit flies to understand feeding mechanismsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Canada.com

    Michael Gordon is looking deep into the neural circuitry of fruit flies for clues about how creatures higher up the food chain decide what to eat and how much. With just one millionth the brain cells of a human being, the fruit fly still exhibits a complex array of behaviours in response to sweetness, bitterness and hunger, said Gordon, a researcher at the University of B.C. and speaker at the 9th annual meeting of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience in Vancouver.

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  12. John Nash, mathematician in 'A Beautiful Mind,' dies in New Jersey taxi crash alongside wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    Fire investigators continued to work at a northeast Edmonton condominium complex Saturday, as anxious residents wonder and worry about what will happen to their homes and possessions. John Nash, the Princeton University mathematician and Nobel laureate whose towering intellect and descent into paranoid schizophrenia formed the basis of the Academy Award-winning movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died.

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  13. Author speaks as trash-talking parent in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Canada.com

    Toddlers, according to author Bunmi Laditan, are a "cross between a sociopath, a rabid animal, a cocker spaniel, a demon and an angel" - depending on the time of day and the last time they ate something. NEW YORK, N.Y. - What are toddlers? In the addled brain of Bunmi Laditan, the mom-of-three behind the cheeky Honest Toddler on Twitter, they're a "cross between a sociopath, a rabid animal, a cocker spaniel, a demon and an angel."

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  14. The Honest Toddler creator Bunmi Laditan speaks as trash-talking parent in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    Toddlers, according to author Bunmi Laditan, are a "cross between a sociopath, a rabid animal, a cocker spaniel, a demon and an angel" - depending on the time of day and the last time they ate something. NEW YORK, N.Y. - What are toddlers? In the addled brain of Bunmi Laditan, the mom-of-three behind the cheeky Honest Toddler on Twitter, they're a "cross between a sociopath, a rabid animal, a cocker spaniel, a demon and an angel."

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  15. Smartphone turned into video microscope to target diseases in hard-to-reach areasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Canada.com

    This handout photo provided by Daniel A. Fletcher shows a Cellscope being used in an outdoor setting. Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites _ by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.

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  16. Scientists rediscover sunken radioactive WWII aircraft carrier off Northern California coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk off the Northern California coast decades ago. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration located and recorded video of the U.S.S. Independence as part of a mission to map an estimated 300 historic shipwrecks in the waters outside San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

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  17. Official: Handwriting on letter links millionaire Robert Durst to old murder scene of friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Nanaimo Daily News

    In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, director Andrew Jarecki attends the HBO documentary series premiere of "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" in New York City. Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife's disappearance, was arrested in New Orleans on Saturday, March 14, 2015 on a Los Angeles warrant for the 2000 murder of Susan Berman just before Sunday's finale of the HBO serial documentary about his life.

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  18. College freshmen partied less in high school than their parents, report low emotional healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    Backed by a top shelf band including three backup singers, keys, bass, drums, guitar and electric cello , Sam Smith performed a clean set that hopscotched from bumpy neo-soul to hurting love songs to cabaret-pop crowd singalongs and electro-infused torch songs . Here are the most expensive homes now listed on the city's real estate market, all on Vancouver's west side.

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  19. Dinner in 35 minutes: Crawfish CantoneseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Canada.com

    She featured recipes for Zingerman's mac and cheese; a tempeh Reuben sandwich; stir-fried collard greens; and chef Frank Ruta's scallops with orange-vanilla sauce, for starters. She interviewed producers, artisans and growers who went on to earn star status, including Jamison Farm in Latrobe, Pa., and Steve Sullivan of the Acme Bread Co.

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  20. Charles Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics, dies at age 99.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Charles Hard Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics, has died at age 99. Officials at the University of California, Berkeley, where Townes was a professor emeritus, said he had been in poor health before he died Tuesday on the way to an Oakland hospital. Townes did most of the work that would make him one of three scientists to share the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics for research leading to the creation of the laser while he was a faculty member at Columbia University.

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