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Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party wins Canada’s general election

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party wins Canada’s general election

Election results show Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s Liberal Party will return to power, but as a minority government after Monday’s general election, according to CBC News and CTV News. The victory ensures that Trudeau will serve as Prime Minister for a second term. Trudeau, the Liberal leader, and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer were the two…MORE

Researchers discover Japanese carrier from the World War II Battle of Midway

Researchers discover Japanese carrier from the World War II Battle of Midway

A team of deep-sea explorers and historians have discovered a Japanese aircraft carrier that sank during the historic Battle of Midway in World War II. The wreckage of Akagi, which was sunk on June 5, 1942, during the significant four-day naval battle that killed 3,057 Japanese and 307 Americans, was located on Sunday, Vulcan Inc.…MORE

The Antarctic ozone hole is the smallest since it was discovered

The Antarctic ozone hole is the smallest since it was discovered

While the ozone hole over Antarctica typically grows in September and October, scientists observed the smallest ozone hole since they first began observing it in 1982, according to a joint release by NASA and NOAA. Unusual weather patterns in the upper atmosphere limited depletion of ozone, the layer in our atmosphere that acts like sunscreen…MORE

After an historic all-female spacewalk, astronaut has moon dream

After an historic all-female spacewalk, astronaut has moon dream

In her high school yearbook, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir wrote “go for a spacewalk” on the list of her plans for the future, Meir said Monday during a news conference from the International Space Station. Now, she can check that box. Meir, alongside fellow astronaut and friend Christina Koch successfully conducted the first all-female spacewalk…MORE

The Orionid meteor shower will peak early this week

The Orionid meteor shower will peak early this week

The Orionid meteor shower will peak on Monday and Tuesday, sprinkling remnants of Halley’s Comet in Earth’s atmosphere to create a dazzling display. This meteor shower may not be the most spectacular of the year, but it delights in other ways. The Orionids appear each year between October 2 and November 7, according to the…MORE

How far left is too far? — Meanwhile in America

How far left is too far? — Meanwhile in America

There are two plans afoot to oust President Donald Trump. One, impeachment, has transfixed Washington. But the earth is also moving in the other: the 2020 Democratic race. The smoke has cleared from last week’s CNN/New York Times debate, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren has suddenly emerged as the hot ticket for nomination, shaking up assumptions…MORE

Justin Trudeau’s main rival: An American with a bummer of a campaign

Justin Trudeau’s main rival: An American with a bummer of a campaign

The video on YouTube posted a few years ago seemed promising: Andrew Scheer, now Canada’s Conservative leader, was surrounded by his wife and five children, hamming it up for the cameras and introducing himself to voters. It was direct, fun and endearing. Fast forward to a spiritless national campaign where Scheer has seemed evasive, stiff…MORE

Buckle up — Canada’s election will be a cliffhanger

Buckle up — Canada’s election will be a cliffhanger

Nasty. It is not a word associated much with Canada — except perhaps with the winters here. But during this election campaign, nastiness has been one of the only unifying themes, as parties trade insults and dig up scandals from coast to coast to coast. Canada votes in a general election on Monday, and the…MORE

It’s International Sloth Day … so you have an excuse to be lazy

It’s International Sloth Day … so you have an excuse to be lazy

Today is International Sloth Day, a moment for the world to stop and appreciate the exquisitely strange gift that is the sloth. Below are some of the things you need to know to truly appreciate everything sloths can offer. But don’t rush through this. After all, sloths are famously slow. They probably wouldn’t want you…MORE