Mark Zuckerberg is ready to play matchmaker for Canadians. His company Facebook Inc. will aim to make its social media platform’s users more than just friends with a new dating feature that will mark its North American launch in Canada on Thursday. Facebook Dating, which was previously piloted in Colombia,
Good day. This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.) This week: Prince Charles is royally miffed about what we’re doing to the environment A greener,
Despite headlines like, “NASA asteroid WARNING: Three giant asteroids to pass Earth THIS SATURDAY,” and “CLOSE APPROACH’ Nasa asteroid ALERT as three space rocks set to skim past Earth on Saturday afternoon,” there is absolutely no need to panic. In fact, NASA has not warned or alerted anyone to any asteroid
For those who’ve been paying attention, Facebook’s growth appears to be slowing. It’s not clear why, but one theory is that we’re reaching a saturation point, particularly in North America. Basically, everyone has already signed up for an account. Facebook is literally running out of new people to bring aboard.
The ozone layer that shields life from cancer-causing solar rays is recovering at a rate of one to three per cent per decade, reversing years of dangerous depletion caused by the release of harmful chemicals, a UN study said on Monday. The four-yearly review of the Montreal Protocol, a 1987 ban
A Russian space investigation has found a sensor that was damaged during assembly forced a Russian rocket to abort its trip two minutes after it was launched, a top Russian official said Thursday. The Soyuz-FG rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin failed shortly into the Oct.
Scientists launched a vast project on Thursday to map the genetic code of all 1.5 million known species of complex life on Earth, aiming to complete the work within a decade. They described the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP) as “the next moonshot for biology” after the Human Genome Project, a