• Coffitivity - Increase Your Creativity!

    Stream the sounds of a coffee shop at work! Coffitivity is the virtual solution to research showing moderate ambient noise helps enhance creative cognition!

    See it on Scoop.it, via It’s Show Prep for Radio

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    Graham Hatch joined the group Group logo of AnnouncingAnnouncing 3 years, 11 months ago

  • Racing pigeon travels from Japan to Vancouver Island

    A racing pigeon from Japan somehow ended up on Vancouver Island.

  • Pigeon travels from Japan to Vancouver Island

    A racing pigeon from Japan somehow ended up on Vancouver Island.

  • Mesopotamia exhibit honours past, urges safeguarding sites today

    The accomplishments of ancient Mesopotamian society are being celebrated in a new Toronto exhibit, but the showcase is also shining a light on a contemporary crisis: the looting and destruction of artifacts, architecture and archeological sites in Syria.

  • 'Purse dude' makes girlfriend's bag internet famous

    After a girl he’d been dating left her purse in his car, Nate Daniels decided not only to take care of it, but to bring it out on the town with him for a series of dates, activities, and photo shoots.

  • Long-missing bell of Batoche to be returned

    The long-missing bell of Batoche, which is now being returned, will be placed in a Winnipeg museum home following a stop in Saskatchewan next month.

  • Long-missing bell of Batoche to be returned

    The long-missing bell of Batoche, which is now being returned, will be placed in a Winnipeg museum home following a stop in Saskatchewan next month.

  • Prairie dogs' language decoded by scientists

    Did that prairie dog just call you fat? Quite possibly. On The Current Friday, biologist Con Slobodchikoff described how he learned to understand what prairie dogs are saying to one another and discovered how eloquent they can be.

  • Scientists fool veggies into being more nutritious

    Researchers have found they can boost levels of nutritious, cancer-fighting compounds in vegetables such as cabbage by fooling the vegetables into thinking it’s a certain time of day.

  • 'Supermoon' arrives early Sunday

    The biggest and brightest full moon of the year graces the sky early Sunday as our celestial neighbour swings closer to Earth than usual.

  • Mesopotamia exhibit honours past, urges safeguarding sites today

    The accomplishments of ancient Mesopotamian society are being celebrated in a new Toronto exhibit, but the showcase is also shining a light on a contemporary crisis: the looting and destruction of artifacts, architecture and archeological sites in Syria.

  • Cineplex beefs up movie tickets

    Canadians who would like to own the films they’ve just seen at the theatre will soon have a chance to double-up at the box-office, as part of an agreement between Cineplex Inc. and several major Hollywood studios.

  • James Gandolfini autopsy confirms heart attack

    An autopsy on the body of James Gandolfini, star of the U.S. Emmy-winning series The Sopranos, confirmed on Friday that he died of a heart attack, a hospital source said.

  • Looted art in exhibit casts shadow over German-Russian visit

    A new exhibit that includes German art looted by Russian soldiers is casting a shadow over Chancellor Angela Merkel’s official visit to St. Petersburg to meet with President Vladimir Putin.

  • Looted-art in exhibit casts shadow over German-Russian visit

    A new exhibit that includes German art looted by Russian soldiers is casting a shadow over Chancellor Angela Merkel’s official visit to St. Petersburg to meet with President Vladimir Putin.

  • FILM REVIEW: World War Z

    Action-packed Brad Pitt flick not for zombie traditionalists, says Eli Glasner

  • Summer reading: Our writers share their book choices

    With summer officially here, Canadians turn their thoughts to sitting on a dock or a beach, perhaps with a book or two for company. CBC Arts producers and writers share their wish list for summer reading.

  • Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig on Frances Ha

    Romantic partners Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig mined their personal experiences to co-write the script for Frances Ha, their new film opening Friday.

  • An essential summertime playlist

    Summer is officially here, so what better way to toast the sunny season than with a funky summer playlist? Check out top picks from Laura Thompson and more from CBC Arts and CBC Music.

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