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Babies cry more in Britain, Canada & Italy; less in Germany: study

Babies cry more in Britain, Canada & Italy; less in Germany: study

Babies in Britain, Canada and Italy cry the most, while parents in European countries of Denmark and Germany have to deal with the least amount of weeping and fussing, according to a new study report.

A team of researchers from University of Warwick in the United Kingdom formulated first of their kind universal charts for the normal amount of crying among babies during the first three months after their birth.

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CRTC: Broadband Internet must be considered a basic telecom service for all Canadians

CRTC: Broadband Internet must be considered a basic telecom service for all Cana

On Wednesday, Canada's telecom regulator -- the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) -- declared that broadband Internet must be considered as basic a necessity in the country as clean water, electricity, and sewage.

In declaring that high-speed Internet should be considered "a basic telecommunications service for all Canadians," the CRTC said that a new fund is being created for reaching Internet connectivity to rural and remote areas.

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Oldest-known living orca whale is still alive and swimming

Oldest-known living orca whale is still alive and swimming

The nonprofit organization Orca Network said last week a killer whale believed to be of Titanic’s age was seen off the coast of Washington state.

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Fiat Chrysler issues recall of 410,000 vehicles over a wiring issue

Fiat Chrysler issues recall of 410,000 vehicles over a wiring issue

On Friday, bigwig automaker Fiat Chrysler issued the recall of 410,000 vehicles in the US, Canada and other regions, because of a problem in a wire harness.

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Sale of BlackBerry’s Smartphone Priv dropped as compare to last quarters

Sale of BlackBerry’s Smartphone Priv dropped as compare to last quarters

Canada-based smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry announced that the company managed to sell 600,000 units of its Priv Smartphone in the fourth fiscal quarter, ending September last year.

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Canada to strengthen reviews for oil pipelines

Canada to strengthen reviews for oil pipelines

The authorities in Canada have said that they are planning to subject all existing oil sands pipeline proposals to tougher environmental assessments.

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Group to make permafrost data available online

Group to make permafrost data available online

A group called, the Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost (GTN-P) is planning to launch the first online data portal in the world to provide details relating to the state of permafrost around the world.

The GTN-P will present the online data portal at the Laval University in Quebec City on Saturday. The portal will provide free across to anyone from around the world to download the data. The group has been collecting data that will include temperature and thickness from various regions including Arctic, Antarctic, and mountainous areas.

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Human nervous system results in humans being lazy, study

Human nervous system results in humans being lazy, study

According to a new study, the human nervous system is to blame for humans being lazy as it experts say that humans are wired to expend the least amount of energy and subconsciously enables people to spend less energy.

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Boat strike blamed for Young Killer Whale injury

Boat strike blamed for Young Killer Whale injury

Researchers have been closely keeping an eye on a young killer whale with an injury as they think it might got injured by a boat strike. The whale has a fresh wound on its flank and dorsal fin. It was spotted on Saturday in Johnstone Strait, off the coast of Vancouver Island.

The whale has been identified as A95, a six-year-old killer whale, a resident of the northern resident population called Fern.

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Thoth technology gets US Patent for Its ‘Space Elevator’

PL-Thoth technology gets US Patent for Its ‘Space Elevator’

Thoth Technology Inc. has got a US patent for a free-standing space elevator, which is seen to pave the way for easier launching of astronauts, goods and eventually, tourists into orbit.

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