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tech-science

Wildfires Are Now So Bad That Scientists Are Using Them to Study Nuclear War

A smoke plume from the 2017 wildfires in the Pacific Northwest mirrored simulations of nuclear winter, and showed that the aftermath of a nuke war may be worse than anticipated.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.19
Canada

Missing Teens Now Suspects in Multiple Murders in Northern British Columbia

The two Canadian teens were initially deemed missing but are now considered suspects in connection to the murder of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese, and an unidentified man found near their burning truck.
Mack Lamoureux
7.23.19
News

What We Know About the Couple Murdered in Northern Canada

The bodies of American Chynna Deese and Australian Lucas Fowler were found near the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia.
Mack Lamoureux
7.22.19
trauma

I'm a Paramedic, Please Stop Asking Me About the Worst Thing I've Ever Seen

As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know.
Alex Miniato
4.9.19
crime

Man Awarded $175,000 After Gang Rape During ‘Scared Straight’ Program in Canada

The man, who was 14 at the time, was raped by five prisoners after a guard led him to a private cell during a judge-ordered visit in the 70s.
Mack Lamoureux
12.7.18
News

Gas Companies Are Neighbours from Hell in This Rural Vancouver, BC Community

Farmington residents say tremors from nearby fracking feel like a truck crashing into your house at 60 km/h.
Christopher Pollon
11.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch this Terrifying Video of a Grizzly Charging a Man and his Dog

Warning: Some of you, especially city folk, will find this video disturbing.
Mack Lamoureux
10.25.18
Biodomes

This Guy Is Sealing Himself in a DIY 'Biodome' to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

“Would be happy to make it a full 24 hours, but we'll see,” Kurtis Baute told Motherboard in an email.
Becky Ferreira
10.24.18
Opioid Crisis

How one of the dark web's biggest suspected fentanyl dealers wound up dead

U.S. authorities say Robert Kiessling, of British Columbia, was a major fentanyl vendor on the dark web.
Rachel Browne
8.30.18
True North Crime

The Canadian Sex Scandal Between a Juror and an Accused Murderer

Twenty years ago, Gillian Guess went from serving on a jury to appearing in front of one.
Meredyth Cole
7.20.18
Travel

A Single Woman’s Guide to Making Friends in a Hostel

Give that party hostel a chance, but don’t worry about being slut-shamed.
Mica Lemiski
6.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Parents May Face Charges After Livestreaming Attack on Alleged Pedophile

"We fucking tackled him and zap strapped him and called the police.”
Mack Lamoureux
4.17.18
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