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Alberta to invest big in carbon capture

The Canadian province is going to be one of the first to pay big bucks to bury its fumes.

By Jan. 25, 2008

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Canadians tap algae to clean Alberta oil sands

CARS, Carbon Algae Recycling System, is a project that plans to use CO2 to grow algae that can clean toxins and make fuels.

By May. 8, 2008

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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 Jan. 25, 2014

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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 Sep. 11, 2012

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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 Feb. 23, 2013

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NASA's falling satellite caught on video?

Amateur video purports to show a few dozen pieces of the broken-up satellite on their way to a final resting place, perhaps somewhere in the Canadian wilderness?

By Sep. 24, 2011

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Trash-to-fuel outfit Enerkem rakes in $60 million

Fuel refiner Valero joins Enerkem as a strategic investor with money to finance construction of a garbage-to-ethanol plants.

By Jun. 1, 2011

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Municipal trash-to-ethanol plant opens in Canada

Enerkem breaks ground on facility that plans to convert 100,000 tons of household trash a year into ethanol, diverting landfill and reducing emissions.

By Aug. 31, 2010

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Canada's newest coin glows in the dark

These collectible quarters featuring a dinosaur on one side will light up your pocket, but they cost $29.95 apiece.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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Microsoft announces plans for 32 holiday pop-up stores

Microsoft goes public with a full list of the pop-up brick-and-mortar stores it plans to open sometime this fall in the U.S. and Canada.

By Sep. 10, 2012