Saturday, December 21, 2013

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Saturday December 21 2013 edition


The LINK Online (Dec 21, 2013)

The last show before Chistmas, and the last show with the regular Link team this year, with Lynn, Wojtek, and me, Marc.

Close-up of a dental drill, or "bur". Tiny particles of the burs are broken off during procedures ...



Canada participates in the physics "breakthrough of the year"

An international scientific research centre in the Antarctic has just been named as Breakthrough of the Year, by the British magazine Physics World.

Canada is among the countries involved with the neutrino hunting project known as “IceCube”

Ken Clark PhD, at the University of Toronto is among the Canadians studying the data. He is an assistant professor of ...


A prescient request from the past in the high Arctic

It was a voice from the past, in one of the most remote areas on earth.

Red ballon indicates Ward Hunt Island, closest Canadian land to the north pole ©  RCI-google

 In 1959, a young geologist from Ohio ...


Incandescent lightbulbs to be phased out in Canada

Almost seven years after an announcement made with much fanfare, incandescent bulbs will be phased out in Canada starting January 1.2014.

Starting in the new year 75 and 100 watt bulbs will be eliminated from store shelves, with 40 and 60 watt incandescents to follow at the end of the year.

The idea was that allegedly “inefficient” incandescents ...


Canada Post's sales pitch tailored to justify cuts

When Canada's postal service Canada Post announced Wednesday (December 11) it would stop delivering mail to homes in urban areas it emphasized two-thirds of Canadians already don't get door-to-door service, and the use of "community mailboxes" in urban areas would be phased in over the next five years to help defray costs at the crown corporation.

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