At least that’s according to a Canadian expert who argues an unintended consequences of autonomous vehicles will be people having sex on the road. Barrie Kirk, of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence, recently claimed that self-driving technology requiring less focus on the road will
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The wildfire that has engulfed much of Fort McMurray has reached 85,000 hectares, but so far none of the major city infrastructure has suffered significant damaged, officials say. The fire reached the airport on Wednesday night, but “monumental efforts” prevented major damage, Scott Long with the Alberta
First Nation reserves across Alberta are collecting donations and welcoming in evacuees from Fort McMurray after all residents were forced to leave the city on Tuesday due to a wildfire. “We’re in the camp business so we know how to house and feed people,” chief Jim Boucher tells Yahoo Canada News.
One music fan has decided to try and buy the ultimate piece of rock and roll memorabilia - by launching a fundraiser to purchase Dave Grohl. The Go Fund Me campaign titled “Help Me Purchase Dave Grohl” was set up by Texas radio host Frank Pain to raise $35,000 in an effort to acquire the lead singer
The city of Toronto’s latest effort against hungry critters looking for a free meal may have hit a major snag.
The people who’ve had to flee Fort McMurray don’t know what’s next two days after a wildfire emptied the entire Alberta city of 80,000. Candice Earle, her husband Robbie and their two dogs have been staying at a Suncor camp about an hour and a half north of Fort McMurray.
If you’re a resident of Alliance, Ohio, looking to get high, it’s probably best not to call Steve for a hookup. The City of Alliance Police Department recently arrested alleged drug dealer Steve Notman, confiscating his phone in the process. On Tuesday, they posted a request on their Facebook page
A group of mothers in Moncton, New Brunswick experienced a great surprise recently when their children, grand children and great grand children came from far and wide for an unexpected visit. “I have eight children,” Emily Hay says. “Mothers are important because they’re the first teachers that children
Jared Sabovitch’s final harrowing moments outside his home went by in a flash.
A locksmith who goes by the username Ftmaclocksmith on Reddit answered the call of one resident. According to a Reddit post, the locksmith noticed a note from the cats’ owner on the Fort McMurray Facebook page. The locksmith, armed with the tools of the trade, was happy to oblige. “Being a locksmith
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Treat yourself to a breathtaking view of our planet, without all the hassle of training to be an astronaut, thanks to this stunning video footage. This past November, private spaceflight company UP Aerospace launched a 20-foot-long SL-10 rocket nearly 400,000 feet into the air. The launch was to test
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A neighbour snapped two photos at the exact moment of the attack, while another neighbour came to Summer’s aid, according to BuzzFeed.
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Eden Boutilier was at her home in downtown Fort McMurray, Alta., early Tuesday afternoon, getting ready to host guests who were fleeing another neighbourhood due to the wildfire. “I looked out on my balcony and I didn’t just see smoke anymore,” Boutilier tells Yahoo Canada News. All residents of Fort
The wildfire season in Western Canada is off to an early and destructive start and it shows no signs of stopping. Fort McMurray, Alta., which is under a mandatory evacuation order, is getting the brunt of the damage, but multiple fires are burning throughout the province and in British Columbia and
A Malaysian busker received an unexpected audience when he sat down to perform a few songs late last month.
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A video uploaded to YouTube shows a tractor picking up a red car after the vehicle was left blocking a farmer’s drive in the English countryside. The video was recorded by two women, who laugh constantly while the tractor slowly drives on, the small red car balanced in the forklift. “It’s the police
Donate to the Red Cross’ Alberta Fires Emergency Appeal. Check @YMMHelp on Twitter, a crowdsourced resource for evacuees and those offering them shelter. If you are trying to locate someone or are yourself in need of evacuation information, you can call the regional municipality at (780) 762-3636 or
Dog owners often share a deep and personal connection with their pets. An Australian study by Pedigree named Hearts Aligned has found that both dog owner and pet can share the same similar lowered heart rhythm when occupying the same space with one another, reports the Huffington Post.
Officer Scott Mason was in shock when he first saw a giant eagle swoop down and pick up Cuejoe. Officer Mason can be seen in pictures holding the orphaned kangaroo in his shirt, having obviously grown very affectionate of the tiny critter.
Actor and comedian Seth Rogen is likely used to being the funniest guy in the room, so it must have come as a pleasant surprise when a college student’s clever photo gag got Rogen grinning. Four years ago, Seth and his wife started Hilarity for Charity, an organization that, among other things, holds