Category Archives: Sci/Tech

Skydiver calls off jump from edge of space Sci/Tech

By Patricia Brotzel Austria’s “Fearless” Felix Baumgartner was poised Tuesday to take a record-breaking jump into space – but the event was called off. The jump was scheduled to take place Tuesday morning over New Mexico, but was postponed after weather delays and communications issues. The mission was to have begun with a three-hour journey

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Google celebrates 14th birthday Sci/Tech

By Sarah MacDonald and Stacey Thompson Happy birthday Google! The site, first launched in 1998, celebrates its 14th birthday on Sept. 27. It celebrated with an animated birthday cake doodle. The search engine incorporated on Sept. 4, 1998 but today has been Google’s birthday since 2005 when the site first announced its record number of

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Extinct woolly mammoth could walk earth again Sci/Tech, Uncategorized

by Jeanette Liu The concept made popular in the film Jurassic Park, may no longer just be confined to the big screen. But no need to run, because scientists aren’t planning to bring to life the carnivorous tyrannosaurus rex. Instead, they’re talking about the possibility of resurrecting the now extinct woolly mammoth. An international team

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Apple iPhone 5 launch Sci/Tech

Reporter Sasha Lindsay and videographer Stacey Thompson went to speak with customers at Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga, who lined up in anticipation for purchase of the Apple iPhone 5.  The phone launched on Sept. 21, 2012.