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Addiction program expands - BC News - Castanet.net
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Addiction program expands - BC News Castanet.net Project that kept more addicted patients in treatment expands across B.C. CBC.ca 'Good old boring work' can help addicts stay on treatment: study CTV News First-of-its kind program aims to stop overdose deaths … more…

NEB rejects Burnaby request - BC News - castanet.net
Castanet.net

NEB rejects Burnaby request - BC News castanet.net NEB rejects Burnaby’s request to halt Trans Mountain work at pipeline terminals CityNews Vancouver National Energy Board rejects Burnaby's bid to stop work at Trans Mountain pipeline terminal CBC.ca NEB rejec… more…

This little speaker-cap hacks your smart speaker to give you back your privacy
Yankodesign.com

This little speaker-cap hacks your smart speaker to give you back your privacy Project Alias looks and behaves like a parasitic fungus, in the sense that it latches onto its host, feeding off it and inhibiting its functions for... more…

This little speaker-cap hacks your smart speaker to give you back your privacy
Yankodesign.com

This little speaker-cap hacks your smart speaker to give you back your privacy Project Alias looks and behaves like a parasitic fungus, in the sense that it latches onto its host, feeding off it and inhibiting its functions for... more…

The Critical Points: What Hotel Chains and Airlines Are Getting Right
Thepointsguy.com

Each week in his column “The Critical Points,” TPG Senior Points and Miles Contributor Richard Kerr presents his opinion on a loyalty program, card product or recent news that he believes is overlooked, unsung or the result of groupthink taking mass opinion i… more…

Can genetic engineering save disappearing forests?
Phys.org

Compared to gene-edited babies in China and ambitious projects to rescue woolly mammoths from extinction, biotech trees might sound pretty tame. more…

Fossil fuel era is ending, but the lawsuits are just beginning
Phys.org

"Coal is dead." more…

Resisting the lure of the ‘feel-good’ shutdown story
Thinkprogress.org

As is typical for a functioning, healthy democracy where everything is in working order, the United States government has been shut down for a record 28 days. The consequences of this range from the merely irritating and eye-roll-inducing — e.g. naming our mo… more…

How harvesting natural products can help rural people beat poverty
Phys.org

Every day, people around the world harvest natural products like fungi, plants, bark, flowers, honey and nuts. These non-timber forest products, as they are known, can play an important role – particularly for people living in rural areas. more…

Dinosaur Skeleton Robot #Robotics #MakeRobotFriend
Adafruit.com

Nature video on YouTube shows off this amazing project studying movement of ancient reptiles.You can tell a lot about an animal from the way it moves, which is why scientists have been recreating the movements of an extinct crocodile-like creature called Orob… more…

What Happened in the Stock Market Today
Fool.com

CSX reported broad-based growth and PPG warned of economic uncertainty. more…

CSX's Fourth-Quarter Pricing Holds Firm
Fool.com

The rail behemoth closes out 2018 with healthy advances in both volume and freight pricing. more…

5 Top Stocks for Beginner Investors in 2019
Fool.com

These five investments are a great way for a newcomer who wants to join in on all the fun the stock market has to offer. more…

The seven characteristics of successful alternative payment models
Mckinsey.com

To aid APM (re)design and support providers and payers in their value-based contracting strategy, this paper highlights seven characteristics that distinguish well-performing APMs from poorly performing models. more…

5 reasons to take the kids to Hampi
Indianexpress.com

Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, recently figured second on NYT’s 52 Places to Go in 2019. Roopa Pai, author of Krishna Deva Raya: King of Kings, set in 16th century's Vijaynagara (today's Hampi) in Karnataka, tells us how there is something about a Hampi… more…

Old Is Gold: Ten Reasons Why You Should Buy a Canon 6D, the Best Full Frame Camera Under $1000
Fstoppers.com

Mirrorless is the new hype but is it absolutely necessary for budget-conscious photographers? At the moment, the last Canon 6D cameras are heavily discounted and can be found brand new for $999. A great bargain. [ Read More ] more…

Wild boars in crosshairs as nations scramble to contain swine fever
CBC News

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: nations try to contain African swine fever through huge culls of wild boars; an interview with Jagmeet Singh; Gillette takes a page from Nike's marketing handbook with con… more…

The Importance Of The Renewables And Alternative Energy Sector To The Sustainable Development Goals
Forbes.com

The renewable resources and alternative energy sector is important to the SDGs of #11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities), #12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), #14 (Life Below Water), and #15 (Life On Land). The industries with the highest overall i… more…

Six in 10 wild coffee species endangered by habitat loss
The Guardian (AU)

Kew scientists’ analysis of 124 wild species shows 60% facing possible extinction, risking viability of commercial stock Wild coffee species are under threat, with 60% of them facing possible extinction, including Arabica, the original of the world’s most pop… more…

What To Expect From CSX Corporation's Q4 Results?
Forbes.com

CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) is set to release its Q4 financial performance on January 16, and we expect the company to post steady growth in all segments. The company saw a record low operating ratio of 58.7% in the previous quarter, as it effectively managed… more…