Via Rail’s promotional passes for unlimited travel this summer are now all sold out. Excitement about heavily discounted Via Rail passes for the month of July quickly turned to disappointment among prospective travellers. On Tuesday, Via Rail launched a promotion: for just $150, Canadians between the
Kissing Sebastian is one of my favorite things ???????? Sebastian, a French bulldog, and Luna, a pomeranian, are only three years old but already act like an old married couple, according to their human companion, Emily Abril. “Luna adores Sebastian completely, even when he sometimes doesn’t return
A cyclone that hit Queensland, Australia this week left a path of destruction that resulted in severe property damage, stranded residents and a scene straight out of a campy horror film. While emergency crews had to rescue dozens of people from the floodwaters, the tropical storm luckily did not claim
A little girl who lost an eye to cancer is finding bravery in a plush doll that was made in her likeness. Dollmaker Auntie Jessa, who runs Sebastian Design Dolls, took to her Facebook page to share the story of the unnamed child, who she calls a “true superhero”. The girl’s mother had reached out to
Some Mexico City commuters are having an uncomfortable experience after a seat containing a moulded penis was installed in one of the city’s metro cars as part of an awareness campaign to combat sexual harassment and violence. “It’s uncomfortable to sit here but it doesn’t compare with the sexual violence
Interim Conservative Party Leader Rona Ambrose says she’s upset by Brad Trost’s ‘hurtful’ gay pride comments. Interim Conservative Party Leader Rona Ambrose is upset by Conservative leadership candidate Brad Trost’s comments about gay pride parades, Global News reports.
From left, posts previously held by Stephen Harper, Jason Kenney, Stéphane Dion and John McCallum will be filled during a byelection on April 3. The popularity of Justin Trudeau’s Liberals will be put to the test Monday when voters in five federal ridings head to the polls to cast ballots in byelections
Anyone who has ever experienced the drugged-out bliss of some seriously strong meds will instantly connect with this elderly canine’s post-surgery vibes. Twitter user @smack__that from Adelaide, Australia, shared images of her golden retriever on the car ride home from the vet after he had seven tumours
The video, filmed in a parking lot in England, shows the driver slowly trying to squeeze through a very narrow opening. Video capturing a driver’s futile attempt to squeeze her vehicle through a very narrow space will make you wonder just what she was thinking.
A sample of Vantablack, the darkest material ever invented. British scientists have unveiled the blackest material known to humankind and images of the coating resemble portholes to another dimension. The substance is called Vantablack, and was first invented by Surrey NanoSystem back in 2014.
Firefighters are synonymous with putting out blazes but sometimes their work involves putting out fires that don’t involve smoke and flames. Take for instance the rescue Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service carried out recently when a three-year-old girl put her head where it certainly didn’t belong. Little
Scarlett Johansson told the world about her celebrity crush this week and while it’s someone you’ve likely heard of, it probably isn’t someone you expected. The 32-year-old American actress made a guest appearance Monday on The Howard Stern Show to promote her new movie, Ghost in the Shell. Notorious
Learning to drive, you are taught that pedestrians always have the right of way. In a bid to help these tech junkies cross the street safely in the Netherlands, the Dutch municipality of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk has partnered with HIG Traffic Systems to install LED light strips on the pavement so pedestrians
A bomb squad member put his fiancée in one of his work suits and struggled to contain his laughter when she couldn’t get up. A bomb squad member might now be busy trying to defuse the tension in his relationship after filming his fiancée stuck inside one of his work suits. YouTube user Weinus posted
One of the things standing in the way of clarity around the federal government’s plans for recreational marijuana legalization is the degree of power the prime minister appears ready to give the provinces. Details of the federal plan, first reported Sunday by CBC News, indicate that several decisions
A little girl who fell in love with a discarded water heater, which she mistook for a robot, is melting hearts across the internet. “Hi wobot,” she repeats enthusiastically, waving up at the towering machine, which does vaguely resemble a robot. “I wove you robot,” she says twice, before getting distracted
Researchers at the Hakai Institute have been studying a Heiltsuk village site on B.C.’s mid-coast. The Heiltsuk First Nations village on B.C.’s mid-coast is now considered to be amongst North America’s oldest human settlements. According to the Vancouver Sun newspaper, archeologists discovered the
A young woman is making money from her Tinder matches. Call it clever or cruel, but one 20-year-old college student has turned her online dating profile into a way to make a quick buck at the expense of gullible men. Maggie Archer is a student at Missouri Western State University and she recently revealed
The family of an eight-year-old girl is publicly expressing their gratitude after a fellow Ottawa-area restaurant diner and saved the child from choking. The Ross family was out for breakfast Saturday to celebrate a birthday when Emmah realized she stuffed her face with too much food. As the child’
After all, how many videos are there online of a cat sitting on its owners computer keyboard daring them to move? A new study by Oregon State University suggests there’s evidence that cats are indeed nice. Not only that, but they also enjoy human interaction and bonding.
The Weeknd has taken the music world by storm winning two Grammy awards and nine Junos. The Toronto native, also known as Abel Tesfaye, decided to return home this week. While he’s been showing his girlfriend, Selena Gomez, around Canada’s largest city, he still managed to find time to shoot a subterranean
A teenage girl recently got an unpleasant surprise when she allowed her friend to pick out her first tattoo. For starters, it bears mentioning that tattoos — barring a painful and expensive removal procedure — are permanent. With this in mind, it would seem wise for the person getting the tattoo to
Chad Michael Morrisette, 34, says he was bullied as a student in junior high school while growing up in Alaska. “The entire football team bullied me,” he told Yahoo Parenting. The message Morrisette received from Amundson.