Engineers at the University of Coimbra in Portugal convert a robot into an autonomous landmine-detecting machine in an effort to save lives.
Canada Post will retire door-to-door delivery in the next five years (along with 6,000 to 8,000 employees) due to the prevalence of online communications.
Song recounts the experience of living in space.
Vancouver is on a quest to become the greenest city in the world by 2020. In pursuit of that goal the city has combined tricks old and new to help make their road repaving efforts more environmentally friendly. Vancouver's key contribution is recycling plastic into a wax that can be added to the pavement mix.
If you thought the gradual downsizing of the Hummer meant there wasn't a market for military inspired SUVs, a new luxury armored SUV out of Canada just ran over that idea. The personal armored SUV is back, and it's the size of a small plane.
After a recent decision to get rid of the penny altogether, the Royal Canadian Mint has introduced a new coin. Did we mention that it glows in the dark?
Places you'll see plastic currency (bills and such): futuristic science-fiction films, Phillip K. Dick novels and, now, Canada. That's right, the land of cable-done-smart is getting cool money now, too.
I'll bet you never thought you'd be jealous of Canada (of all places), but cable companies there have started offering packages where you can pay for only the channels you watch. Meanwhile, here in the U.S., cable providers are still...
To train for future missions to space, NASA needs a place that's as close as possible to the barren landscape of a distant planet. Now they think they have found the perfect spot, on a remote island in the Canadian Arctic.
What is this, a center for plants? Indeed it is — it's a multi-tiered skyscraper that houses farming and livestock spaces to grow food efficiently in an urban environment. The Harvest Green Tower is a winning design by Romses Architects...