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By 2016 You'll Be Able to Live Off the Grid in Your Own Personal Pod

By 2016 You'll Be Able to Live Off the Grid in Your Own Personal Pod

Come next year, it’s going to get easier to live off the grid – no matter what your MO for doing so is. That’s because you’ll be able to purchase a tiny wind and solar powered home that lets you...
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Smartphones Have Given Us a Shorter Attention Span Than Goldfish

It's no longer accurate to compare a human being's short attention span to that of a goldfish. According to scientists who researched the brain activity of 2000 Canadian smartphone users, human beings now have an attention span of just eight seconds – goldfish, meanwhile, can maintain concentration for nine
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Plastic Purchases: Canada is the Most Cashless Society in the World

Canada leads the world when it comes to paying with plastic: we make 68 per cent of our purchases by card, and 71 per cent of Canadians say they would be fine if they never had to use cash again. Our increasing tendency to pay with credit card, though, might be a little concerning
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GoPro CEO Gives $229 Million to His College Roommate to Keep a Promise He Made

GoPro founder and CEO Nick Woodman is a man of his word. On Monday, the 39-year-old billionaire dropped $229 million to fulfill a decade-old promise to his former college roommate – who was also the company’s first employee
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Blind Expectant Mother is Able to 'See' Her Unborn Son With 3D Print of Ultrasound

There's nothing quite as exciting for an expectant mother as embracing your baby for the first time. For 30-year-old Tatiana Guerra of Brazil, who has been blind since she was 17, 3D printing technology made the occasion that much more special
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Canadian Doctors Helped Deliver the World's First Baby With Stem Cell Assisted Birth

Canadian doctors and scientists are making headlines in the medical community worldwide for delivering a baby using a breakthrough stem cell-assisted technique. Further efforts to practice the method will be made throughout the summer
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Tesla's Amazing In Home Solar Battery Pack is Coming to Canada Early 2016

Former Home Depot boss Annette Verschuren has said her energy storage company company will be distributing Tesla's promising in-home battery, Powerwall, across Canada as soon as early 2016. We're one step closer to living off the grid
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Tesla Reveals the Powerwall, a Revolutionary New Battery Technology that Could Literally Change the World

Elon Musk and Tesla revealed their latest project last night, Powerwall – a revolutionary new battery technology that could change the world as we know it, forever. If used in combination with renewable energy, the Powerwall will redefine what it means to 'live off the grid'
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Canadians Lead the World When it Comes to Using the Poop Emoji

Welcome to a new frontier of national identity: A company has just released the world's first study on global emoji use by country – and the results are splendid. You'd be amazed at the dark side of our text game
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