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Canadian Space Agency searching for young astronauts

Quirks & Quarks·Analysis Bob McDonald's science blog Poster promoting the CSA Junior Astronauts Initiative(© Canadian Space Agency) In an attempt to engage young people in space science, the Canadian Space Agency is launching the Junior Astronaut Program, a series of activities and workshops for schools, science centres and community groups. …

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We bought dozens of products from AliExpress, Amazon, eBay, Walmart and Wish. Over half were suspected fakes

Business·Marketplace To test how prevalent counterfeits are online, Marketplace purchased dozens of well-known products from five popular online retailers: AliExpress, Amazon, eBay, Walmart and Wish. More than half were suspected knockoffs. Marketplace tested dozens of products purchased from popular online platforms, including AliExpress, Amazon, eBay, Walmart and Wish, finding many …

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The man who made Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V a part of life has died

Technology & Science Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as "cut," "copy" and "paste," has died. He was 74. In this 1970s photo provided by Xerox, Larry Tesler uses the Xerox Parc Alto early personal computer system. Tesler created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts …

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Zero-waste grocery shopping: Tricky but not impossible

Technology & Science·What on Earth? In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we try a week of zero-waste grocery shopping and look at how climate change is likely to affect the farmable parts of Canada. (Sködt McNalty/CBC) Hello, people! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where …

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