Ever fancied a dab at being Iron Man? Now you’ll be able to. A jet swimsuit created by a British former commodities dealer has gone on sale in a London division retailer with a cool price ticket of 340,000 kilos, or $443,428. Made up of 5 miniature jet engines mounted
Britain’s data regulator slapped Facebook with a small however symbolic fantastic for breaches of knowledge safety regulation after tens of millions of customers’ knowledge had been improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The 500,000-pound ($871,470 Cdn) fantastic is much less that 10 minutes price of income for the social media
A second participant from a British rugby membership visiting Sri Lanka died on Tuesday, two days after being admitted to hospital with respiratory difficulties, police mentioned. Tom Baty, aged 27, was pronounced lifeless, the police spokesman’s workplace mentioned. He and teammate Thomas Howard, aged 26, suffered respiratory difficulties on Sunday
This is the part where some incredibly intelligent economist usually tells you that while it may look suspicious the way gas prices rise in lockstep without any apparent logic except relieving you of your hard-earned pay, in fact, it does make perfect sense to anyone who’s spent half their life in
With overdose deaths once again on the rise in Vancouver, the city is calling on the federal government to immediately decriminalize the personal possession of all drugs. Managing director of social policy, Mary Clare Zak, says this is a new position for the city, but it is consistent with Vancouver’s Four Pillars
Move over, blueberries. A new University of Victoria study suggests the tiny fruit of a wild shrub that grows abundantly in B.C. is a contender for the healthiest berry on the planet. UVic biologist Peter Constabel’s research found that berries of the salal plant beat blueberries hands-down for two key compounds associated with health benefits. The study is
A five-year-old girl died of a severe asthma attack in 2015 in the United Kingdom after a doctor refused to see her because she was late to an appointment, a coroner’s inquest found Monday. Ellie-May Clark’s 2015 death at a hospital in Newport, Wales, prompted the inquest by the U.K.
The B.C. government delivered on a wide variety of promises from its election platform and throne speech in its first budget, forecasting a $219 million surplus for the upcoming fiscal year on the strength of a strong economy. “A budget shouldn’t stand alone, because a budget is more than revenue and expenses.
Vitamins produced by a B.C. company are being recalled because they may contain small pieces of glass. Burnaby-based Sisu is voluntarily recalling numerous products packaged in 100 cc glass bottles because of a manufacturing problem that left glass fragments attached to the insides of the bottles. The company says the
Technology is allowing researchers in British Columbia to study blooms of jellyfish and their impact on the ocean in a whole new way. UBC oceanography professor Brian Hunt and undergraduate student Jessica Schaub have been using drones to get a better picture of the size and composition of clusters of moon jellyfish