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Apple and Google app stores get thumbs down from White House

Apple and Google app stores get thumbs down from White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking aim at Apple and Google for operating mobile app stores that it says stifle competition.
How to make a mummy: Ancient Egyptian workshop has new clues

How to make a mummy: Ancient Egyptian workshop has new clues

NEW YORK (AP) — For thousands of years, ancient Egyptians mummified their dead in the search for eternal life. Now, researchers have used chemistry and an unusual collection of jars to figure out how they did it.
Report finds taboos in women's health can limit access to knowledge and care

Report finds taboos in women's health can limit access to knowledge and care

EDMONTON — Taboos around menopause, periods and conditions like endometriosis can limit access to knowledge and care, says a report by the Alberta Women's Health Foundation.
Race to vaccinate rare wild monkeys gives hope for survival

Race to vaccinate rare wild monkeys gives hope for survival

SILVA JARDIM, Brazil (AP) — In a small lab nestled in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, researchers with gloved hands and masked faces cradle four tiny golden monkeys so a veterinarian can delicately slide a needle under the thin skin of each sedated animal’s belly.
Eric Akis: Bean 'meatballs' in marinara make healthy, flavourful pantry meal

Eric Akis: Bean 'meatballs' in marinara make healthy, flavourful pantry meal

A moist and flavourful cannellini bean mixture is rolled into balls, roasted, and then set in simmering marinara sauce.
Photos: How much water it takes to create 30 common items

Photos: How much water it takes to create 30 common items

The world is in a water crisis. From carcinogenic contamination to droughts in Arizona, California, and South Africa, the human population seems to be spiralling toward a world with less water.
Claire Nielsen: An apple a day goes a long way

Claire Nielsen: An apple a day goes a long way

They are high in soluble fibre, low calorie, low on the glycemic index, and contain beneficial vitamins like Vitamin C, quercetin, pectin and potassium.
Photos: 50 classics from (almost) everyone's high school reading list

Photos: 50 classics from (almost) everyone's high school reading list

Here's a list of 50 timeless books, plays, and epic poems commonly found on high school reading lists.
5 home improvement projects to tackle during winter

5 home improvement projects to tackle during winter

Looking to add a little value to your home or refresh your everyday surroundings?
Looking to travel this spring? Here are some cost-saving tips

Looking to travel this spring? Here are some cost-saving tips

Instead of hopping on a plane to travel, Michael Downie opts for the train. “You have your bedroom, you get three meals a day, and you just look out the window and watch the country go by. You get to experience all of it,” said Downie.