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Beck to play Saskatoon on Aug. 20

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Attention people who danced awkwardly to Loser at their Grade 6 dance: Beck is coming to Saskatoon. The cult-turned-mainstream superstar and Grammy winner plays TCU Place on Aug. 20. Tickets go on sale June 2 at 10 a.m. through the TCU Place box office and at tcutickets.ca. They range in price from $39.50 to $69.50. […]

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Why movie critics are in love with ‘Wonder Woman’

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The long-anticipated “Wonder Woman” hits theaters this weekend, and the reviews are in. The great news: It’s better than “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Like, a lot better. Many critics are saying that “Wonder Woman” (starring Gal Gadot and directed by Patty Jenkins) is not only one of the best superhero origin stories ever, […]

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Here’s the hardest word to spell in each state, according to Google

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Can you spell “sauerkraut” without looking? How about “Chihuahua,” or perhaps “pneumonia?” If spelling those words trips you up, don’t worry — you’re not alone. Google published a graphic Tuesday of “America’s most misspelled words,” a state-by-state look at the most common word preceded in Google searches by the phrase “how to spell.” “Pneumonia,” and […]

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Android Creator Unveils New Phone, Home Assistant Device

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Andy Rubin, the co-creator of the Android mobile phone operating system, has launched a new company called Essential Products to sell a high-end smartphone and a home assistant device. Palo Alto-based Essential said the new Essential Phone features an edge-to-edge screen, a titanium-and-ceramic case and dual cameras. The phone sells for $699 and will run […]

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Sweet Bedtime Ritual For His Daughter

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has identified himself as an atheist in the past, but it seems there are some spiritual traditions that he’s passing onto his daughter. During a commencement speech at Harvard University last week, the dad told graduates about a bedtime ritual he’s established with his 1-year-old daughter Max. Zuckerberg, who was raised […]

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Scientists ‘Supercharge’ Powerful Antibiotic

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Scientists have tweaked a powerful antibiotic, called vancomycin, so it is once more powerful against life-threatening bacterial infections. Researchers say the more powerful compound could eliminate the threat of antibiotic resistance for many years to come. Antibiotic resistance, in which microbes no longer respond to drugs, is quickly becoming a global health emergency. Of particular […]

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5 Tips To Navigate Your Business’s Trump Strategy

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So far the Trump Presidency has been defined by, to put it mildly, unpredictability. As DC-based political pollsters and colleagues, we, like many inside the Beltway, spend a good portion of our day pouring over Twitter trying to understand what happened and what it means, for us and our clients. But companies need to be […]