Mice seem to be harmed when they’re exposed to BPA in those kinds of amounts, but does that mean people are too? Conclusive findings could take decades because the effects of estrogens may not show up until later in an individual’s life. Thorough studies must follow a line of cells for many decades, and many people aren’t willing to wait. Canada, for one, became the first country to officially declare BPA a toxic chemical, a decision that could lead to a partial or complete ban of its food related use within two years.
Sparkle will be released in August. Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. Looking back on this night, I know I should have just said, “Sorry about that” and drove away. Nick was a grown man. He could have gotten a cab.
The actors all give strong performances, most notably Olivia Cooke. It also has the whole “this is not your typical cancer love story” that is a little in your face with how it straying from typical conventions; however, it is still a wonderfully refreshing story that made me laugh and cry. Also if you have any sort of passion for film there are tons of fun little winks and nods to different movies throughout.
The red planet isn’t exactly the location you’d want for a summer home. With today’s technology, it would take several months just to fly there. The planet has a thin atmosphere that we can’t breathe (and so thin that parachutes aren’t an effective means to safely slow a spacecraft’s descent).
For some reason I always get nervous as soon as 90+ kg goes on the bar for a squat. I end up trying to use the bounce from the downward movement too much and completely lose all tension and bracing, so the upward movement ends up being very ugly. It like I enter panic mode because it actually feels heavy on the way down.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileAlmost half of Canadians believe it is more important that a food be labelled “natural” than “organic,” even though organic foods are heavily regulated, a survey suggests.Sixty per cent of Canadian consumers believe it’s important that a new product be made from “all natural ingredients,” while 45 per cent have “greater trust” in natural products than those labelled organic, the poll by BrandSpark International suggests.The Toronto based brand strategy firm polled 25,000 Canadians online on their eating and food buying habits.The poll also said 60 to 70 per cent of consumers surveyed about food safety said they were most concerned about chemicals and preservatives.Full storyInternet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device.