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Scientists Find Out How Much Pee Is Really In The Swimming Pool

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.01.2017 | Weird News

A whiz of a study has determined just how much urine may be in the average public pool. And urine for a shock: It’s more than anyone wants. The news...

Reinventing a Canadian Crop As a Sweet Summer Treat

Nicolle Mah | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nicolle Mah

Timber. Maple Syrup. When asked of Canadian exports, you'd be forgiven if pulses didn't also spring to mind. Yet Canadian farmers are one of the bigge...

Beating the "Unbeatable" Cepheus Poker Machine

Oliver Leung | Posted 09.14.2016 | Technology
Oliver Leung

I beat Cepheus at several matches (700 hands) of Poker. For those unaware, Cepheus is the "unbeatable" poker machine developed by a team of Computer Science PhDs at the University of Alberta.

In A Bad Relationship? New Study Says You Can Blame Your Parents

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce

Love life got you down? It might be time to take a look back on your teenage years. A new study says your relationship with your parents during adoles...

WATCH: When Will Homophobic Language Be Unacceptable?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When will homophobic language be unacceptable? That's the question posed by a new Canadian commercial produced by the University of Albertaʼs Inst...

Thrifty To An Extreme? Student Wears Same Pair Of Jeans For 15 Months

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Good news: Turns out that wearing the same pair of jeans every day isn't hazardous to your health. University of Alberta student Josh Le wore one pai...

Canadian Fraternity Pledges Forced To Eat Vomit, Go Without Sleep

Toronto Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

EDMONTON - Young pledges hoping to join a University of Alberta fraternity were made to eat their own vomit, locked in a plywood box and deprived of s...