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How Canadian researchers reconstituted an extinct poxvirus for $100,000 using mail-order DNA

Eradicating smallpox, one of the deadliest diseases in history, took humanity decades and cost billions of dollars. Bringing the scourge back would probably take a small scientific team with little specialized knowledge half a year and cost…
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Calgary man loses testicles while trying to ‘fill scuba tank with weed smoke’

A 29-year old Calgary local has suffered extensive injuries to his lower body after an unconventional attempt to ‘fill a scuba tank with weed smoke’ failed spectacularly last Thursday night. According to the testimony of several witnesses,…

‘Please leave your guns at home,’ Canada politely asks US tourists

https://twitter.com/arkhamslight/status/763111077051789313 “It is strongly recommended that you do not carry your firearm when traveling to Canada and/or transiting through Canada to reach another US destination,” the release read. CBSA…
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The Lancet: New stem cell transplantation method may halt multiple sclerosis symptoms long-term, but therapy comes with high risk

A new use of chemotherapy followed by autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (aHSCT) has fully halted clinical relapses and development of new brain lesions in 23 of 24 patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) for a prolonged period…
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Man sued for $30K over $40 printer he sold on Craigslist

INDIANAPOLIS --- Selling a used, black-and-white printer through Craigslist seemed simple and straightforward to Doug Costello. It wasn't. What the 66-year-old Massachusetts man didn't know then is that he would spend the next…

AXL ROSE SENDS DMCA NOTICES TO GOOGLE TARGETING ‘FAT’ PHOTO

Many of us have unflattering photographs that we would rather forget but most exist in family archives that are easily hidden away. However, if you're a multi-millionaire rock star potentially trying to erase an unfortunate moment, there…
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72 ways you may just be a Terrorist!

Are you a conservative, a libertarian, a Christian or a gun owner?  Are you opposed to abortion, globalism, Communism, illegal immigration, the United Nations or the New World Order?  Do you believe in conspiracy theories, do you believe…

ABC Had Hilariously Inaccurate Captions During Trudeau’s Speech In French

You may have watched the news conference with Justin Trudeau and Barack Obama at the White House last week, but you probably missed the gibberish captions ABC.com ran during Trudeau’s French parts. As Imgur user BurgersEatingBurgers…

Dog Escapes Cage To Comfort Rescue Puppies During Their First Night In Kennel

This concerned dog just wanted to make sure some young pups would be OK in a new place. Maggie the dog was staying at the Barker's Pet Motel and Grooming in Alberta, Canada, when she was caught on a surveillance camera sitting outside a kennel…
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Louis XIII rare cognac only $1,000 a half-ounce at Shoushin

Think $20 for a cocktail in a restaurant is pushing it? Try sipping King Louie, at $1,000 a “pop.” That’s what Shoushin, a new Tokyo-style sushi restaurant in north Toronto, is charging for 15 millilitres of Louis XIII Rare…

Liberals aim to balance national security with rights and freedoms in Bill C-51 revamp

OTTAWA—The Liberal government is open to an expansive revamp of national security legislation, not just a handful of promised changes to the controversial anti-terror bill known as C-51, says Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. The…

David Chaum The Father of Online Anonymity Has a Plan to End the Crypto War

JULIAN BERMAN FOR WIREDIT’S BEEN MORE than 30 years since David Chaum launched the ideas that would serve as much of the groundwork for anonymity online. In doing so, he also helped spark the debate that’s endured ever since, over the…

15 News Stories from 2015 You Should Have Heard About But Probably Didn’t

In 2015, the iron fist of power clamped down on humanity, from warfare to terrorism (I repeat myself) to surveillance, police brutality, and corporate hegemony. The environment was repeatedly decimated, the health of citizens was constantly…
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Cops Kill Man in Guy Fawkes Mask, Anonymous Vows to “Avenge” the Police Killing

A man wearing an Anonymous mask was killed by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) outside of a Dawson Creek restaurant last night. Since then, the hacking collective took to Twitter vowing to avenge their fallen Anon with the launch of…
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Owner of ruptured oil pipeline has history of big spills, fines

Nearly two decades ago, Plains All American Pipeline embarked on a buying spree across the United States and Canada, acquiring thousands of miles of aging pipeline. Source: Owner of ruptured oil pipeline has history of big spills, fines - LA…