Monthly Archives: December 2019

Environmental cost of cryptocurrency mines

Monetary price of health and air quality impacts Computer screen listing cryptocurrencies (stock image). Credit: © Colin Cramm / Adobe Stock https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191113092600.htm Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero — the names of digital-based ‘cryptocurrencies’ are being heard more and more frequently. … Continue reading

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The strange truth about the pill – BBC Future

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20180822-the-birth-control-pill-can-have-male-side-effects — Comments Looks like more research needed on birth control pills and the substantial changes they make to women’s brains. — Interesting. This makes me curious as to the the effect, if any, it has had on the LBGTQ … Continue reading

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Facebook considers changes to its political ad policy — Quartz

https://qz.com/1768509/facebook-considers-changes-to-its-political-ad-policy/

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SNC-Lavalin pleads guilty to fraud charge, to pay $280-million fine

NICOLAS VAN PRAET, ANDREW WILLIS, GREG MCARTHUR SECURITIES REGULATION REPORTER, SEAN FINE JUSTICE WRITER, MONTREAL PUBLISHED DECEMBER 18, 2019 FOR SUBSCRIBERS https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-snc-lavalin-reaches-agreement-to-plead-guilty-to-charges-of-corruption/ After year of political turmoil, SNC-Lavalin gets most of what it wanted in plea deal — Comments This … Continue reading

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Who should wield power

"The last person to trust with power is someone who is dying to have it. The best person to wield power is someone who is reluctant to do so, but who will do it for a while as a civic … Continue reading

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Why this former ‘wine mom’ is calling out drinking culture

‘I was hiding my problem with alcohol in plain sight,’ said Ally Garber, who just marked a year of sobriety Ally Garber self-medicated with alcohol on and off for 20 years, but just celebrated one year of sobriety. (Ally Garber/Instagram) … Continue reading

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Chinese Telecom giant Huawei – A dragon in sheep’s clothing?

Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters Mark Towhey / Winnipeg SUN Opinion Columnist Published: December 9, 2019 Towhey: Huawei – A dragon in sheep’s clothing? — I didn’t know Cisco and Nortel were aggressively targeted back then but does not surprise me. … Continue reading

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