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Conrad Black: Jordan Peterson is inflexible and righteous. Don't treat him as being guilty of a hate crime

Conrad Black: Jordan Peterson is inflexible and righteous. Don't treat him as being guilty of a hate crime | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
We're almost at the point where people who decline to be forced to acknowledge self-identifcation are subject to persecution by social justice warriors and, quite conceivably, the government
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NHL expansion and fan allegiance: a mathematical modelling study

NHL expansion and fan allegiance: a mathematical modelling study | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Expansion of the NHL hockey league is of current interest. Success of an expansion team will rely on approved geographic locations, and most importantly fan support. Fan allegiance can be likened to infectious disease transmission, whereby individuals are susceptible, infected and recovered from a current team’s hockey season. We employ an infectious disease model to assess the viability of certain Canadian and American cities that have been discussed as potential locations for NHL expansion in the past decade. We find that Quebec City presents an ideal location for expansion, where as, Las Vegas is suboptimal.
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Dark meaning behind popular phrases

Dark meaning behind popular phrases | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Research has revealed the sinister history of common sayings such as "paying
through the nose", "rule of thumb" and "pulling someone's leg".
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Daylight saving time will soon see clocks fall back. Here are nine solid reasons to hate the time change

Daylight saving time will soon see clocks fall back. Here are nine solid reasons to hate the time change | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
A hefty body of scientific research is backing up the theory that this whole clock-switching thing might be a literal waste of time
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From curing diseases to making designer babies, human gene editing is coming

From curing diseases to making designer babies, human gene editing is coming | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
SickKids researchers are using a new gene editing tool that could help cure previously incurable diseases, but there is a dark flip side to this brave new technology
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Canada’s housing crisis: The time for study has passed

Canada’s housing crisis: The time for study has passed | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Trudeau has an opportunity here to affirm his government’s commitment to finding an effective solution to the housing crisis, and in the process demonstrate his statesmanship and decisiveness
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The lamest excuses police hear for distracted driving

The lamest excuses police hear for distracted driving | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Caught red-handed with your cellphone behind the wheel? Try not to use one of these lines
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Vancouver is a city in need of long-term vision - Macleans.ca

Vancouver is a city in need of long-term vision - Macleans.ca | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
A new report says Vancouver faces big challenges in beating its global competitors
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The zero per cent solution: Is it time to stop tipping in restaurants?

The zero per cent solution: Is it time to stop tipping in restaurants? | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
The income inequality that tipping creates within the food and beverage industry is bringing about the new change, but when will owners collectively get on board?
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Child services grills Winnipeg mom after she let her kids play alone in their fenced-in backyard

Child services grills Winnipeg mom after she let her kids play alone in their fenced-in backyard | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
'We’ve taught both the (older) kids so far that you look after each other. That’s kind of
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Shakespeare’s language was so pithy and ahead of its time that it still peppers our everyday speech

Shakespeare’s language was so pithy and ahead of its time that it still peppers our everyday speech | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
We are frequently jolted by a phrase so familiar that we think it could have been written yesterday
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The world according to Kim: Inside North Korea's efforts to keep everyone out

The world according to Kim: Inside North Korea's efforts to keep everyone out | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
North Korea goes to extreme lengths to control what its people see and think about the outside world. But, as Nahlah Ayed reports, alternate narratives have several ways to sneak in.
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TIME’s 100 Most Influential Images of All Time

TIME’s 100 Most Influential Images of All Time | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Explore the stories behind 100 images that changed the world, selected by TIME and an international team of curators. And watch our new series of original short documentaries that tell the surprising stories behind the pictures.
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Rise in atmospheric CO2 slowed by green vegetation - BBC News

Rise in atmospheric CO2 slowed by green vegetation - BBC News | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
The growth in CO2 in the atmosphere has been slowed by the increased ability of plants to soak up the gas.
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Why Adam Capay has spent 1,560 days in solitary - Macleans.ca

Why Adam Capay has spent 1,560 days in solitary - Macleans.ca | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
The UN would call Adam Capay’s treatment torture. In a Canadian prison, he was just another inmate in segregation.
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Why the disappearance of NHL fighting is a good thing - Macleans.ca

Why the disappearance of NHL fighting is a good thing - Macleans.ca | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Now, if we could just get some mor
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Automa-nation: Will robots take your job?

Automa-nation: Will robots take your job? | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Most jobs can't be completely automated. Our interactive charts the degree to which jobs across several industries will eventually be done by robots.
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Hockey legend Gordie Howe dies

Hockey legend Gordie Howe dies | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Gordie Howe, who earned the nickname "Mr. Hockey" as one of the most respected and beloved players in the history of the game, has died at the age of 88.
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How high home prices have buried Canadians in debt

How high home prices have buried Canadians in debt | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Exclusive data show house prices are at the core of Canada’s growing debt burden, reports Tamsin McMahon
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Shakespeare Lives - Biggest Bottoms: who's made an ass of themselves? - BBC

Shakespeare Lives - Biggest Bottoms: who's made an ass of themselves? - BBC | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Chris Clarke tries his hand at method acting - by visiting a donkey sanctuary
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Why Canadian kids are dropping out of sports

Why Canadian kids are dropping out of sports | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
At a time when sports appear to be more popular than ever at the elite levels, participation rates across age groups continue to decline, according to a new study.
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The unintended consequences of boosting parental leave

The unintended consequences of boosting parental leave | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
Changing EI parental leave provisions may change the season of births in Canada and the distribution of health, education, and development outcomes
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‘Finding it…is almost crazy’: 393-year-old Shakespeare First Folio found on tourist attraction's shelf

‘Finding it…is almost crazy’: 393-year-old Shakespeare First Folio found on tourist attraction's shelf | World Events and Interesting Articles | Scoop.it
The First Folio, published in 1623, in an edition of roughly 750, contains 36 of his plays, including 18 that had not been printed in his lifetime
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