Like the guest that wouldn’t leave, ol’ man winter is back, but Environment Canada says Barrie should miss the brunt of the snow; says the Barrie-area will likely be on the low-end of 5-10 centimetres and the Midland-area will be on the high end. Parts of Muskoka may have 25-30 centimetres to worry about.
2. Queens Park Supports First Responders with PTSD
Queen’s Park has passed legislation to support first responders with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It creates a presumption that PTSD diagnosed in first responders is work-related, allowing for faster access to benefits and more timely treatment. Evidence shows that first responders are twice as likely as the general population to suffer from PTSD.
3. Nutrition Labels May Be Misleading
If you check food labels for nutrition facts to keep your diet in check, you may need to check a little deeper. Cornell University research has found the labels are way off in terms of calories and portion sizes, leaving out the impact of toppings, sauces and condiments – the things you see on the picture on the box of cake mix, for instance. What’s on the nutrition label does not take into account the frosting and sprinkles that might be pictured on the box.
4. Bye Bye, Mouse
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Microsoft may be looking to replace the traditional computer mouse with a ‘smart ring’. Newsweek reports recent filing with the U.S. Patent office describes a ring that would slip over your index finger, detecting its movements to manoeuvre the cursor; rather than clicking on a mouse, you would tap your finger to carry out a task.
5. Aerosmith Contemplating Farewell Tour in 2017
While Steven Tyler takes a hiatus to promote his upcoming county album, he confirmed that the next time Aerosmith will be on tour together, it will be to say goodbye. “I’m doing 30 [solo] shows from May until August,” Tyler tells Rolling Stone. “And then in 2017 we go out with Aerosmith. We’re probably doing a farewell tour. Look, there’s two bands that still have the original members, us and the Stones. I’m grateful for that.” Read more about that here.