Autism Speaks has already donated 12,000 DNA samples, which members describe as the “the largest private collection” with diagnostic and specific genetic information. The organization says the collaboration with Google will allow them to provide researchers access to what will eventually be huge amounts of data. This, in turn, should help researchers find connections between patients faster..

As for the subject of suffering (starvation, etc.) it’s a rather involved subject and there are no easy answers. But let me ask you. Has your “unbelief” alleviated any suffering? There’s still suffering in life, no matter how you account for it or don’t.

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. (Toronto Sun)The Toronto Transit Commission is coming under fire after the emergence of a picture. Continue reading this post.

Nike’s response was about fake outrage.Okay, it’s just an ad. It was just a minute long. Durant’s genuine emotion continued during the commercial break, and presumably for hours and days and weeks and months after those 60 seconds. Jackie Joyner Kersee Despite the fact that Title IX ensures female athletes receive the same opportunities as their male counterparts, there are still major discrepancies in pay, facilities and exposure. What more, female athletes often come of age discouraged by the prevalence of sexist phrases like like a girl, and the awareness that most people in the sports world somehow expect less of them. So, when female athletes arise who not only challenge, but shatter stereotypes of what women can do, they captivate the entire world.

He is severely picking at his feathers because In the last year I have had a baby and as he is aggressive I have to drop my son off to be baby sat so I can let him out. I try to do this once a week. But he still is lonely and bored. Joshua Lott/Getty Images Seems obvious. Trust me, it’s not. Plenty of folks buy things they don’t need or want, thinking they’re getting a good deal.

The university took responsibility for McNair’s death at a somber news conference Tuesday, during which Athletic Director Damon Evans initially announced that the school had “parted ways” with Court. A few minutes after the session ended, Court announced on Twitter that he had resigned Monday. Later in the evening, Evans confirmed in a tweet that Court had resigned..