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Pink potato among 16 new kinds of spuds touted by Ottawa
Bright pink and purple are the hot new fashion colours for Spring 2016, if you're a potato. The federal government has licensed colourful new breeds for sale in the marketplace, hinting that a rainbow of spuds won't be a dud.
Reversible fuel cell goes both ways for the US Navy
Boeing has delivered a new type of fuel cell to the US Navy for testing that can both store energy and generate electricity. Called a "reversible solid oxide fuel cell," it's designed to provide a more sustainable source of power.
Canada takes aim at an asteroid
LONGUEUIL, QC, Dec. 17, 2015- Canada takes aim at an asteroid - The Canadian Space Agency delivers its contribution to the first U.S. mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth.
Ford to put Gorilla Glass in windshield of GT sports car
The thin, lightweight glass on your smartphone could soon be found on your car.
Corning Inc.'s Gorilla Glass is used for the screens on billions of mobile phones. Now, car makers are using an automotive version to help shave weight off their vehicles a
Automated parking meters create confusion, anger
VANCOUVER — The parking meters in front of Pacific Central Station aren’t like any others in Vancouver, and the technology that makes them unique is also making some drivers confused and frustrated.
Hasbro introduces robo-kitties for seniors
Hasbro is reaching out to a new demographic with a line of robot cats for seniors. The new "Joy for all" line is a series of robot pets (so far just cats) designed to "bring comfort, companionship and fun for your elder loved ones," without all the feedin
Windows 3.1 Is Still Alive, And It Just Killed a French Airport
A computer glitch that brought the Paris airport of Orly to a standstill Saturday has been traced back to the airport's "prehistoric" operating system. In an article published Wednesday, French satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaîné (which often writes serio
Dinosaur fossils airlifted out of New Mexico wilderness
After years of hard work and some paper pushing, a National Guard Blackhawk helicopter plucked rare dinosaur finds — encased in plaster — from the New Mexico wilderness and airlifted them to a waiting cargo truck on Thursday morning.
Scientists witness death of solar system for 1st time
For the first time, scientists have witnessed the dying moments of a solar system that may once have been similar to our own. Researchers have spotted pieces of an asteroid or rocky planet, similar to those in our own solar system, circling a white dwarf
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