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Artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow in 'awe-inspiring' study that could help human preemies

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work. 760 more words


Our tax filing system is a byzantine hellscape: Here’s why it doesn’t need to be that way

As tax day approaches, we have some grave and bone-chilling news for you Canada: Almost nobody else in the developed world has this much trouble filing their taxes. 1,334 more words


Canadian Olympic pole vaulter Shawn Barber announces he's gay in Facebook post

Via Facebook, world champion pole vaulter Shawn Barber has announced that he is gay.

“Gay and proud,” the Canadian Olympian wrote early Monday morning in a post that was confirmed as legitimate by his agent, Paul Doyle. 316 more words


Russian woman shot execution-style in Oregon woods was in love triangle, prosecutors say

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A woman who was found shot in the Oregon woods arrived in the United States last month from Russia and was having a relationship with the man arrested in her death, authorities said Monday. 297 more words


Kinder Surprise: Guard gets three years in jail for using chocolate eggs to smuggle drugs to prisoners

YORKTON — A guard who smuggled drugs hidden in chocolate eggs into an RCMP detachment in Saskatchewan has been sentenced to three years in prison. 54 more words


Kevin Pillar's new approach at the plate is helping him thrive in the Toronto Blue Jays offence

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Already established as a force in centre field, Kevin Pillar wanted to give more to the Blue Jays.

He wanted to offer more at the plate, both in consistency and production. 856 more words


Pamela Anderson writes about her 'special relationship' with Julian Assange, advises U.S., U.K. and France to have a 'threesome'

Pamela Anderson, recently rumoured to be dating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, published an unusual poem about their “special relationship” on her website on Monday, offering plenty of political advice for anyone interested. 224 more words