Saturday, November 30, 2013

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Saturday November 30 2013 edition

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The LINK Online (Sat, Nov.30, 2013)

This edition brings the full team back together again..Wojtek , Lynn , and me, Marc

a story about orangutans using computers.


Orangutans decide for themselves which snacks they want by using the new app. © Toronto ...

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YOUR CHOICES

Canadian government refuses to confirm U.S. surveillance of G20 summit in Canada

The day after a news report about U.S. surveillance in Canada of a G20 summit in 2010, a Canadian government minister and the head of Canada's intelligence gathering agency CSEC refused to answer whether the surveillance had actually occurred.

John Forster, chief of the Communications Security Establishment of Canada (CSEC) said he couldn't answer questions because "I can't comment in ...

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The Toronto Zoo and "Apps for Apes" 2.0

Sumatran Orangutans are highly intelligent.

Richard Zimmerman is with Orangutan Outreach, a conservation group based in New York. He proposed an idea called “Apps for Apes” with the idea that enabling the animals to access computers would stimulate them and keep them from boredom and perhaps enable communication with human keepers

The Toronto Zoo received an iPad early ...

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Media Co-Op reporter Miles Howe arrested three times at anti-fracking protests

Halifax Media Co-op journalist Miles Howe was released by police Wednesday (November 27) after his third arrest at a Indigenous First Nation anti-fracking protest in the Atlantic coast province of New Brunswick.

The Elsipogtog First Nation has been protesting SWN Resouces Canada’s exploration in preparation for a fracking operation. Fracking is a way of extracting oil from shale deposits via hydraulic fracturing ...

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Thousands of ancient artefacts found at Labrador power site.

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Red dot show site of Muskrat Falls © Google

n central Labrador initial excavation work for the huge Muskrat Falls power plant has uncovered up to 40-thousand ancient Amerindian artefacts.

Several archeological sites along what was ...

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