Two Edmonton Teens Are Fundraising for a War-Torn African Nation by Longboarding 1,350 Miles
Caleb Sinn and Jordan Smith are making a 37-day trek from Edmonton to Portland to raise awareness for Burundi.
The App That Lets Journalists and Activists Secretly Call for Help
In order to send a distress message, a user can either rapidly tap the power button of the phone or use an interface that resembles a normal calculator and hammer any key on that instead.
Rosneft, Now the Biggest Oil Company in the World, Will Control Russia's Arctic
Rosneft, the Russian state-owned oil behemoth, just signed a deal to purchase TNK-BP, Russia’s third-largest oil producer, for $55 billion. The deal makes Rosneft the largest publicly-traded oil producer. It’s a boon for private enterprise, especially...
Ding, Dong, the Shuttle Is Finally Dead
I know. I can hardly believe it, either. After an impressive 25 flights that spanned an equally impressive 22-year career and 123 _million_ miles; after endless parades and flyovers and misty-eyed rooftop adieus, the hulking Endeavour has "finally made...
Iran Wants to Spill Oil in the Persian Gulf To Drive Up Oil Prices
Economic sanctions placed on Iran by the United States and European Union and gradually tightened over the last year have begun to strain Iran; the country's currency has tumbled as oil production has "hit its lowest point in 23 years":http://www.cnn...