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Intelligent billboards
Technology

Intelligent billboards

You’re standing in front of a billboard. Suddenly, it changes and the screen displays an advertisement for fruit roll-ups, then one for the new Harry Potter movie, and then one for Monopoly. It’s almost as if the billboard knows what […]

New discovery about asthma
Health

New discovery about asthma

Everyone knows that you taste with your mouth. Recently, scientists found out something really surprising. We can also taste bitter tastes with our lungs and airways. These muscles relax when we taste something bitter. That’s the opposite of what scientists […]

The police in Manchester, UK, work really hard.
News

Manchester Police use Twitter

UK POLICE FORCE TWITTERS FOR ATTENTION The police force in Manchester, UK works really hard. In fact, they get hundreds of emergency calls every hour. Even so, the city councillors wanted to cut the police budget. As many as one […]

Check out this guy!
Arts

Check out this guy!

ON NOV. 3, YOU’LL BE ABLE TO CHECK THIS GUY OUT. LITERALLY. His name is Dr. Anthony Hutchison, and he’s part of the Toronto Public Library’s “human library event.” Hutchison is one of 60 “human books” you can check out, […]

The Medal of Bravery. (Image: Wikimedia Commons, Dreamafter).
Politics

Brave Canadians Honoured

AWARDS FOR BRAVERY Last week, 52 Canadians received awards for bravery. They were given the medals by our new Governor-General, David Johnston, at a special ceremony in Ottawa. Here are some of the people who were given awards: * Thomas […]