February 2014


Bobsledders Kaillie Humphries (right) and Heather Moyse carry the Canadian flag into the stadium for the closing ceremonies of the Sochi Winter Olympics. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
Feb 27 2014

We Are Winter!

When Canada’s Olympic team marched into the Sochi closing ceremonies February 23, they were wearing a lot of bling. Our athletes won 25 medals in the 2014 Winter Games—10 gold, 10 silver and 5 bronze. That’s just one short of Canada’s record medal tally in Vancouver...


Canadian speed skaters Denny Morrison and Gilmore Junio hold up a Canadian flag  at the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 16, 2014. (Photo credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
Feb 21 2014

Taking One for the Team

It began with a tweet. It ended like a fairy tale. “Rookie gives up his place. Veteran teammate wins a medal.” Denny Morrison is one of Canada’s finest speed skaters. He’s ranked 6th in the world in the 1000 metre. He’s won Olympic gold and silver for the team pursuit…


Feb 13 2014

New Journal Puts the “Cool!” in Neurosci...

Ever wondered how optical illusions work? Or how your eyes know blue from red? So do neuroscientists. They study the brain to unlock how it works. Now you can learn about their research in Frontiers for Young Minds. It’s a science journal…


Employees stock shelves at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Centre. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Feb 07 2014

Delivery by Drone

“Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “Your Amazon order.” Seriously? It's true. Amazon.com is the world’s largest online retailer. If this company has its way, most of its orders will soon be delivered to your door by…