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NASA finds 'Mighty Mouse' pulsar brighter than 10 million suns

The discovery of a new unusually bright dead star leads astronomers to question assumptions about a type of cosmic radiation -- and pulsars themselves.

By October 8, 2014

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Help Wolverine take on City Hall

Marvel's moody mutant Wolverine could get his own epic statue in the halls of government if fans have their way. Not that he's ever been fond of red tape.

By September 30, 2014

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Tiny Canadian town crowdfunding full-size USS Enterprise

A crowdfunding campaign aims to build a full-size working version of the USS Enterprise from "Star Trek" in the Canadian Badlands, but the funding goal is a long way off.

By August 27, 2014

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New flamboyant dinosaur named after speedy god

Newly discovered dino with skull protrusion like "decorative fins on classic 1950s cars" gets a name like a god (and a car).

By June 19, 2014

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Stephen Hawking declares: 'There are no black holes'

Consternation and angst reign after the famed physicist suggests there are no black holes from which light can't escape to infinity.

By January 25, 2014

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Man wants to sell his house for Bitcoins

A man in Alberta, Canada, is attempting to sell a house on 2.9 acres for CA$405,000, with a discount offered if the buyer will pay in Bitcoins.

By March 20, 2013

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Was a texting pilot behind JFK runway fail?

A small charter aircraft is taxiing along a runway at New York's JFK airport. The pilot is allegedly so keen to use his cell phone that he may not have been paying full attention, and the plane strikes ground lights.

By February 23, 2013

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Canon opens Canadian experience store; Australia next?

Following in the footsteps of brands like Apple and Leica, Canon has opened its first experience store in Canada.

By January 15, 2013

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World's largest QR code is a Canadian corn maze

The world's largest QR code is also partly edible. A down-home farm experience goes high-tech by carving a code out of a corn field.

By September 11, 2012

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Tech leaders split on iPhone 5, as Windows 8 Phone looms

Despite iPhone's inroads in enterprise, execs are excited about the potential of Windows 8 devices.

By September 11, 2012