Category Archives: Science & Technology

Does the economy affect elections any more? – Can’t buy me love

Robots may have swung the 2016 presidential election in America Print edition | Finance and economics Nov 28 2019 – The Economist https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2019/11/28/does-the-economy-affect-elections-any-more — Interesting article about some of what researches are learning about voter behavior. Several interesting points including … Continue reading

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Venice Has Its Worst Flood in 53 Years – Scientific American Blog Network

The storm surge, recent rain and high tide all combined to make the flooding more severe but the trend of flooding has increased in frequency and severity. Half of this caused by sea level rise which has been accelerated by … Continue reading

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Tarsands reclamation

Post on social misledia “If you don’t like reading articles, read this short clip and just look at the 20+ pictures of reclaimed oil-sands land. “Oil sands development is subject to some of the strictest environmental regulatory standards in the … Continue reading

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How do our brains fall for disinformation? – The Globe and Mail

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-how-do-our-brains-fall-for-disinformation/

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Have the Canadian Federal emmissions reduction plans started working?

Oct 8 2019 – Concerned Citizen Social misleadia post or rant? “Canada had a 0.6% rate of reduction in emissions per year under the Liberals the UN has reported well under the 3.5% promised. The US delivered 1.5% reduction while … Continue reading

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Warning about some auto garages, dealers and quick lubes over charging for service or safety inspections – how to prevent being taken advantage or what to do if you have

Hi-Tech Auto Service (NAPA AutoPro) on Pembina highway – Google — Oct 6 2019 – Concerned Customer Warning about some auto garages, dealers or quick lubes over charging for service, safety inspections and failing more items then needed plus how … Continue reading

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B.C. senior slapped with $368 distracted driving fine for cellphone in cup holder | Globalnews.ca

BY EMILY LAZATIN CKNW Posted October 1, 2019 Updated October 2, 2019 A very large portion of traffic enforcement is focused on targeting known and even created engineering deficiencies to maximize revenue. It comes at the cost of proper public … Continue reading

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