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A New Study Has Just Concluded that “Filtered” Photos Get Way More Likes and Comments

A New Study Has Just Concluded that “Filtered” Photos Get Way More Likes and Comments

Remember when people were super-proud to snap photos of stunning scenery on their skill-demanding smart-phones, and then enthusiastically post the whimsical images to their Instagram feed, branding them with the ultimate badge of iPhotography honor; #nofilter? The glory! The achievement! How...
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Smartphones Have Given Us a Shorter Attention Span Than Goldfish

It's no longer accurate to compare a human being's short attention span to that of a goldfish. According to scientists who researched the brain activity of 2000 Canadian smartphone users, human beings now have an attention span of just eight seconds – goldfish, meanwhile, can maintain concentration for nine
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Plastic Purchases: Canada is the Most Cashless Society in the World

Canada leads the world when it comes to paying with plastic: we make 68 per cent of our purchases by card, and 71 per cent of Canadians say they would be fine if they never had to use cash again. Our increasing tendency to pay with credit card, though, might be a little concerning
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GoPro CEO Gives $229 Million to His College Roommate to Keep a Promise He Made

GoPro founder and CEO Nick Woodman is a man of his word. On Monday, the 39-year-old billionaire dropped $229 million to fulfill a decade-old promise to his former college roommate – who was also the company’s first employee
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Blind Expectant Mother is Able to 'See' Her Unborn Son With 3D Print of Ultrasound

There's nothing quite as exciting for an expectant mother as embracing your baby for the first time. For 30-year-old Tatiana Guerra of Brazil, who has been blind since she was 17, 3D printing technology made the occasion that much more special
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Canadian Doctors Helped Deliver the World's First Baby With Stem Cell Assisted Birth

Canadian doctors and scientists are making headlines in the medical community worldwide for delivering a baby using a breakthrough stem cell-assisted technique. Further efforts to practice the method will be made throughout the summer
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