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Video of the week: flood water skiing

Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Nature on Friday, April 18, 2014

Warmer temperatures are finally here, but so are the spring floods, causing water to overflow in many regions and some areas declaring states of emergency.

But some try to make the best of a bad situation. As the streets in Lennoxville, Que. flooded, cancelling exams for some students, one man decided to have some fun water skiing down the street.

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Breaking the ice: making the most of spring with Icebreaker's Allure Travel dress

Posted by Julie Smith in Product reviews on Thursday, April 17, 2014

Spring. Any Canadian girl who loves the look and feel of a dress is always happy to see it come, but this year we’re especially anxious. I love winter, but even I found myself longing for the first sight of a crocus by February 1st. 

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Wet facts and photos on floods

Posted by Thomas Hall in Nature on Thursday, April 17, 2014

Click on the above image to see a slideshow of photos of Ottawa flooding from this week. (Photo: Guillaume Nolet)

Many Canadians long for the time of year when winter ends and the ice on lakes and rivers thaws. Spring brings melting snow and reveals long-awaited spring flowers. But spring isn’t only the start of the barbecue season in Canada; it’s also the time of year when flooding is at its worst.

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Last Tuesday's lunar eclipse was the beginning of a tetrad

Posted by Ariana Kaknevicius in Science & Technology on Thursday, April 17, 2014

A 2010 lunar eclipse, similar to last Tuesday's "blood" moon. (Photo: David Howard)

If a cloudy sky or want of sleep kept you from seeing the “blood moon” early Tuesday morning, you’ll have three more chances to see red in the sky.

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Shark tag finds its way home

Posted by Thomas Hall in Wildlife on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A tag is put on a Greenland shark. (Photo: Stephen Fields)

Not everyone considers a microphone-sized tracking device a gold mine, but that’s just what Nigel Hussey, a post doctoral fellow at the University of Windsor, is calling the one that washed up on a Welsh beach in March.

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