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Bitcoin mining uses so much electricity that one city will pull the plug during heat waves
The bitcoin mining facility is located right beside the city of Medicine Hat's new natural gas-fired power plant. The bitcoin plant can consume more than 60 megawatts of power — at least 10 times more electricity than is used by any other facility in the city.
New proof that fish farm escapees interbreed with wild salmon: DFO
For as long as there have been fish farms in this province, there have been fish escaping from cages into the wild. Conservationists have suspected those escapees breed with native fish, changing their DNA. Now they have proof.
Federal workers cited 3,075 times for lapses in document security
Public Services and Procurement Canada instituted a tough new policy to ensure its office workers keep sensitive documents secure. But a new audit, obtained by CBC News under access to information law, found more than 3,000 violations of the policy last year, suggesting the measures are having limited impact.
The Sahara's wind and sun could power the world, and turn the desert green
Large scale wind and solar farms in the Sahara desert would lead to more rain and vegetation.
Octopuses on ecstasy: The party drug leads to eight-armed hugs
Meet the B.C. man who uses body-modifying technology to enhance physical capabilities
RCMP investigates after servers of bankrupt NCIX allegedly offered for sale with data intact
Privacy experts say choosing life insurance tied to fitness tracking could have unintended consequences
G7 countries eye waste-to-energy incineration as part of plastic pollution solution
5 new things scientists are learning about horses
'Sent chills down my bones': Bear seen eating another bear in central B.C.
Japan space rovers dispatched to surface of asteroid
'Nail in the coffin': Oilpatch boosters demand Ottawa overhaul 'terrible' Bill C-69
Science helps police close in on ivory cartels
waves of change
The secret to living zero waste? Start small
This is what the oldest confirmed animal fossil looks like
Experimental net captures orbiting space junk
Why Stephen Harper's former policy director is defending Trudeau's carbon tax
How do you get people excited about augmented reality? Put it in a browser
Waves of Change
Ottawa aims to eliminate single-use plastics from federal operations
B.C. co-op develops tech to help prevent ODs — especially for those who use alone
13 metre-long sea monster skeleton cast installed at UBC
Researchers discover planet Vulcan from Star Trek — sort of