New tech helps handlers monitor health, well-being of guide dogs

A device has been developed that allows people who are blind to monitor their guide dogs, in order to keep tabs on the health and well-being of their canine...

Empathy is key to political persuasion, shows new research

It’s not news that liberals and conservatives are lousy at winning each other over. But if they really care about making even modest in-roads with each other, they’ll pay...

Surprising links between bullying and eating disorders

Being bullied in childhood has been associated with increased risk for anxiety, depression and even eating disorders. But according to new research, it’s not only the victims who could...

Memorials around the world honour victims of Paris attacks

From Canada to India, countries around the world honour victims of the Paris terror attacks. Source: CBC Feeds Link: Memorials around the world honour victims of Paris attacks

Still a cover girl: Video game sticks with Rousey

Still a cover girl: Video game sticks with Rousey Source: ESPN Link: Still a cover girl: Video game sticks with Rousey

AMC Argues Hispanics in Houston Are Served by English-Language Films

The film exhibition giant fights an antitrust lawsuit claiming it improperly put a theater serving Spanish-language films out of business. read more Source: Entertainment Link: AMC Argues Hispanics in...

Food authority challenges lifting ban on Nestle's Maggi – media

(Reuters) – The food safety authority has appealed in the Supreme Court a regional court’s order in favour of the Indian unit of Nestle SA in its battle to...

Why wells are running dry: Groundwater is mostly non-renewable

The water that supplies aquifers and wells that billions of people rely on around the world is mostly a non-renewable resource that could run out, a new Canadian-led study...

How 'Son of Saul' Defied the Dangers of Re-Creating the Holocaust

A first-time director, an unknown actor, an uncompromising look at the hellish Nazi death camps — against all odds, Laszlo Nemes’ film took Cannes by storm and became Hungary’s...

Obama calls idea of screening Syrian refugees based on religion ‘shameful,’ defends White House strategy

Speaking to reporters in Antalya, Turkey, on Monday, President Obama said his approach to countering the so-called Islamic State “is the strategy that ultimately is going to work” but...