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The 'Big One' near Vancouver you may not know about


A magnitude 7.0 crustal earthquake, with an epicentre very close to Victoria and Vancouver, has a one in five chance of occuring in the next 50 years.

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Rare video of one of Canada's largest marine mammals is helping both researchers and the public get a closer look at the Arctic species.
The fundamental parameters of the Universe might be universally constant. But they might also be 'constants' set by a simulation... or a simulator.
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Once upon a time there was a nation that believed body weight was the most accurate and comprehensive way to assess ability. It had always been thus, and no one ever questioned the validity of the st
There are many mobile photo editing apps available across all of the app stores, making it tough to choose which ones to use. Here are 20 of the best photo editing apps that you should consider downlo
This year, Google Trend's costume generator, Frightgeist, might help you conjure up the perfect Halloween look.         
Travelling overseas with your smartphone can be incredibly expensive. If you want to get cheap data while you're on vacation, do this (if you can).
With fewer than 20 days left until Election Day, the presidential nominees, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, have begun to focus intensely on the battleground states that will li
Will Pokemon GO get its own Halloween event? Probably not, but here's what it could look like if Niantic made it happen.
Volunteers are asked to compare old satellite images with new ones and identify signs of ongoing destruction.
Instagram looks to be continuing on its mission to add every possible feature to the once simple photo sharing app.
Frank has found a fresh start in Season 7 of “Shameless” with a new family at the Gallagher Home for the Homeless, but could his safe haven be in jeopardy already? A synopsis for episode 4 suggests th
Fans of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” already know that Rick is safe and won’t be killed by Negan and his barbed wire bat, Lucille, in the Season 7 premiere. But what about the other characters Negan sava
In an age where data has become the lifeblood for business, data protection is the single most important factor for organisations.
With Facebook's stock hitting record highs, Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than ever.
Canadian scientists use drones to capture rare whale footage in the Arctic.
A Russian Mi-8 helicopter crash-landed in northwestern Siberia, killing 19 people and injuring three others, according to reports Saturday. The chopper was flying oil and gas field workers when the a
Google's big update is here – and Android 7.1 launched on the Pixel, but what is Android Nougat and when can you get it?
The Bermuda Triangle in the North Atlantic Ocean has been blamed for hundreds of vanishing planes and ships, but now researchers have come up with a theory that could explain it all.
Scientists have discovered that man-made nanoparticles may be a powerful tool to fight breast cancer. Using a new technology to harness the particles, researchers were able to halt the spread of brea
Osmo Pizza Co. is a new iPad game that combines cooking and entrepreneur play with interactive ingredient and money tokens.
Our daily pick of the best free Windows software – an emergency cleanup tool for virus and malware infections.
K-pop group EXO’s main dancer Lay, will officially be releasing his first mini album on Oct. 28 at 1 a.m. KST (12 p.m. EDT Thursday), SM Entertainment confirmed Friday.
The Mosul offensive launched by U.S.-led coalition forces against the Islamic State group has taken its first American casualty. Chief Petty Officer Jason C. Finan died after improvised explosive dev
Instead ET reports LG will be "applying demands from its customers and markets rather than being buried in creating innovations."
Lynda Carter opened up about why she based her “Supergirl” POTUS role on 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. In a recent Q&A with USA Today, Carter said that she’s known Clinton for
Soon after major websites — like Twitter, Amazon, Paypal and Spotify — were forced to go offline early Friday, Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks has signaled at an involvement of its “supporters” in the Dis
The theoretical particle physicist Helen Quinn has blazed a singular path from the early days of the Standard Model to the latest overhaul of science education in the United States. The post Falling
The BBC America series may be based on Douglas Adams' book, but it's a distinctly American stew of pulp influences. The post The New Dirk Gently Show Is Nothing Like the Books, But It's Still a Blast
These voters are on no email lists. How do you find them? Go door to door. The post In Nevada, Latino Groups Are Finding the Voters Data Can't appeared first on WIRED.
"Diversity" is just the latest hollow excuse tech leaders are making to justify their support of Peter Thiel and Donald Trump. The post No, Facebook, ‘Diversity’ Doesn’t Explain Your Support of Thiel
The financial services industry has done much to bolster its cyber resiliency in the face of criminals targeting its underlying infrastructures
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