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Half of Canadians don't have enough savings

They don't have enough access to money to cover their basic costs for three months
Mon, 2015-05-11 09:49

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Insect burgers could be the future

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:47

Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.

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