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‘Smart City’ project for Toronto is abandoned

Smart city or surveillance city? It was to be a ‘city of the future’,- or at least a community of the future within the city of Toronto, but the question was always, ‘what kind of future’? While some saw it »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Last chance to see the Titanic?

In April 1912, the unthinkable, the unimaginable, the impossible happened: the then world’s biggest and most luxurious ocean liner sank with massive loss of life. Ever since, and to this day the name “Titanic”, evokes an image of hugeness, and »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Curling: new materials, new game, but for the better?

“Hard! Hard! “ yells the skip as team members sweep the ice in front of the heavy curling stone (rock) as it slides down the ice. A technical game of great skill and tactics, curling basically involves just three things, »