The host of the Airbnb ad is named Vincent and features a portrait of the long deceased artist. The museum happens to have a show featuring all three versions the famous paintings depicting the room once inhabited by the artist while he was living in Arles, France.
Universities across Canada are getting squeezed by provincial budget cuts, declining enrolments, program changes and the weak loonie. Nipissing University should consider measures like cutting money-losing programs, reducing faculty and selling off real estate assets, advised an independent PwC audit
Environment Canada is appealing for public input as the agency moves toward a federal ban on microbeads in cosmetic products on Canadian store shelves. “It’s not consistent with the high priority that the government says it’s placing on sustainability and the environment,” says Pierre Sadik, a lawyer
Toronto-based carrier Porter Airlines is reportedly seeking a buyer, but aviation expert Karl Moore says Canada’s foreign ownership rules for carriers mean selling won’t be easy. Porter Aviation Holdings Inc., which owns the 10-year-old regional airline, is searching for a way to cash out, the Globe
Everyone knows that the reason people have babies is so that they can pull hilarious pranks on them, and what’s funnier than introducing your baby to your identical twin brother? Stephen Ratpojanakul is the father of an adorable baby boy named Reed. Stephen also has an identical twin named Michael,
Food banks in France will soon be giving out thousands more free meals a year thanks to a recently passed law forcing some grocery stores to donate unsold food to charity instead of throwing it out. The stores will also be required to give away food approaching its best-before date and stop the intentional
[Henry Tadebois is using humour to highlight his experience being trans/YouTube]
While celebrating her daughter’s third birthday at the Melbourne Zoo, Elizabeth Hunt Burrett’s 13-week-old son Eli became very hungry while they were at the orangutan enclosure. “This orangutan locked eyes with me and came over to check out what was going on,” Burrett told 774 ABC Melbourne. At first
A newborn goat climbing a rock is the latest video to make its rounds and win hearts over the Internet. After being rejected by her mother and having to be bottle-fed, Violet becomes a wide-eyed wanderer in her “first day in the big world,” the Catskill Animal Sanctuary told The Huffington Post. The
Dave Weidman of Toowoomba Snake Catchers 24/7 stumbled upon a rare yet gruesome sight when attending to a local call, according to The Telegraph. Weidman posted a video to the company’s official Facebook page on Sunday. In it, we find Weidman rummages through a client’s garage when he discovers two
An elderly couple is reportedly unharmed after a harrowing video shot earlier this week shows them nearly getting swept away by giant waves. Posted Monday on YouTube, the video shows a man in a yellow jacket taking in the giant waves on a beach in Portsall, France.
Allyson Mitton’s took her two border collie dogs through a Sussex, N.B., Tim Hortons drive-thru, CBC News reports. Living outside of town, Mitton hooked up her two dogs, Shift and Braya, to a sled and made their way through the slushy, snow-covered roads to reach the popular doughnut and coffee shop
A story about a yoga studio offering naked classes in Kansas City had the entire news team at FOX4 in hysterics. As he transitions to weather, he asks his co-host what the best pose for naked yoga is and her answer combined with the genius of whoever is in charge of graphics basically ended the newscast
Video footage of dad Jared Edmunds pushing his son Atticus’ wheelchair in a community skate park has gone viral, reports The Daily Mirror, and the touching video has made the shy eight-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, a minor celebrity. As for their visits to the skate park, not only are they a fun
When many of them refused, Sautner allegedly took it upon herself to make the changes, the Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation heard Tuesday. “If she’d had an overall 80 per cent average in English in high school, she’d be exempt from taking that English course altogether,” Sautner explained to the professional
Due to her show-stopping performance, she may be en route to getting banned from Canada – if Toronto councillor Jim Karygiannis has anything to say about it. The pop star is slated to play at the Rogers Centre in Toronto as a part of her Formation tour in a few months. During the spot, Beyoncé gave
Does Donald Trump’s win the New Hampshire primary and the idea of a Trump presidency give you the willies? The clip takes the teaser trailer for the 2013 horror flick “The Conjuring,” which stars Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, and cuts it with some of Trump’s more outrageous audio clips. If that’
Things got a little awkward during a Monday night episode of the BBC show “Crimewatch,” for one host in particular. Hosts Jason Mohammad and Sophie Raworth were giving an update about a crime story involving Viktor Lakatos, who was imprisoned after being convicted for attacking an elderly man, Mashable
Sophina DeJesus of the University of California gymnastics team delivered a near-perfect floor routine but the moments in between her tumbling runs are the reason why she’s gained so much popularity. DeJesus was competing against the Utah Utes at her home arena on Saturday. “I love dancing,” DeJesus
If your dog’s retrieving skills amaze you, you soon might have a chance to test if your pooch is in fact, smarter than average. A study published this month in the journal Intelligence found that dogs that aced one test seemed to do well on others – just like humans. Scientists Rosalind Arden and Mark
A man recently made a highly personal discovery when he turned to the internet to help him fix his wife’s Fitbit. “My wifes fitbit is showing her heartbeat being consistently high over the last few days. 2 days ago, a somewhat normal day, she logged 10 hours in the fat burning zone, which i would think
The sexual assault trial of fallen radio star Jian Ghomeshi was always going to be controversial. There was the 48-year-old’s pre-emptive strike on social media, defending his “private sex life,” and his $50-million lawsuit against the CBC, which dismissed the host over allegations of sexual violence
As weird as a “wearable chair” sounds, if you’ve ever worked a retail or service job that requires you to be on your feet for hours at a time, it could be heaven on earth. A company in Japan has created a wearable chair called the Archelis.
Embattled Sen. Mike Duffy could be considering a return to the Red Chamber, as indicated by his filing of an ethics declaration.
Lori Lukinuk, an expert on rules of order and proceedings in both the public and private sector, said Canada’s Parliament is much more unruly than the corporate boards or public gatherings she’s seen.
A group representing interns and students has pulled out of consultations with the federal government concerning possible changes to the Canada Labour Code connected to unpaid internships. “We urge your government to immediately halt this process, and to enact meaningful reforms,” implored the Canadian
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Kids with prosthetic limbs are taking rare the opportunity that we all dream of to re-design themselves into superheroes. “We’d love for the kids to see themselves as super-abled rather than disabled,” said KidMob co-director, Kate Ganim.
Australia is notorious for its scary variety of local wildlife, but wait till you get a look at the coconut crabs that roam around its Christmas Island territory. A photo of Mark Pierrot holding one of the deadly creatures has gone viral. In a feat that would likely scare most people, he uses both
Learn why Medicare Supplement Plan F might not be your best plan option.
A car in Russia was nearly torn in half in what may go down as the worst towing job in history. Fiat owner Vladislav Rybin was driving along in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, minding his business, when the front of his vehicle pitched forward, reports the website Truckyeah.jalopnik.com. Rybin found himself
A Florida man is in custody after he threw an alligator through the drive through window at a Wendy’s in Royal Palm Beach. According to WPTV Newschannel 5, the man in question pulled up to the window in his truck and placed his order. The attendant handed him a drink, and when she turned her back,
Ever wondered what it would be like to walk on the Red Planet? A new clip released by NASA this week shows something along those lines. The video, produced by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, shows a 360-degree perspective from the camera of its Curiosity rover.
Police in London caught a fleeing suspect with the help of a vigilante bystander who ever so casually put out his foot for them.
A devastating car crash in 1988 left violinist Rosemary Johnson with the jarring reality that her days of making music were over. Before the accident, Johnson, who was a member of the Welsh National Opera Orchestra, was poised to become a world class musician, reports the Telegraph. The car crash left
A 13-year-old who has been the victim of cyberbullying is speaking out about the issue with a powerful video. Luke Culhane from Limerick, Ireland, created a short campaign video titled ’Cyber Bullying: Create No Hate,’ to show how virtual bullying still has a physical impact on the victim. In the video
[In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, Bosnian boy Zejd Coralic, center, learns sign language from teacher Anisa Setkic-Sendic, not shown, with other children in a class at an elementary school in Sarajevo, Bosnia/AP Photo/Amel Emric]
A cat has done such a great job been guarding the railway at a station in Huddersfield, England that she’s been given a new title and a jacket to show for it. Felix has been patrolling the station’s platform, watching for rats, pigeons and other critters ever since she was just nine weeks old, according
The Glasgow SPCA’s search for a forever home for one of its rabbits has gone viral, thanks to the massive size of the animal. Atlas is a continental giant rabbit, a breed of bunny that’s known for its big size, which is generally bred for its meat. The seven-month-old butterscotch-coloured bunny is
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Swedish soccer superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic is known for his unbelievable plays on the pitch, but now a short YouTube clip has surfaced of him being “a man of honour” off the field. Suddenly, an older man appears in the left of the frame and attempts to swap the boy standing next to Ibrahimovic with
Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder recently released a study that said the United States could get most of its energy from clean, renewable wind and solar power by 2030. This would mean that greenhouse gas emissions there could fall by more than three-quarters from 1990 levels. Mark
An Alaska man and his son captured video of two moose squaring off in an epic battle in their front driveway. Bill Tyra and his son, Josh, recorded the fight outside of their home in a residential neighbourhood in Anchorage, Alaska last October, reports Global News. It’s something that happens every
Adedayo will run 17 marathons in his birth country Nigeria, from Abuja to Lagos, in 17 days for 17 in 17. The skin condition is rare in North America — there are only about 300 cases a year in the United States. Adedayo’s brother contracted Stevens-Johnson while working as a doctor in his native Nigeria
The alpha male kangaroo first made headlines last year with a photo on Instagram showing him crushing a metal bucket with his bare paws. The latest picture features Roger standing on his four paws, showing off his muscles to visitors at The Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, Australia, which reopened
Ontario will soon be the latest province to address post-traumatic stress disorder for police officers, firefighters and paramedics. It will join other provinces that have already addressed PTSD in the workplace, particularly for first responders, through both preventative and legislative measures.
The piglet is called Laura and the kitten goes by the name Marina. Laura was saved by activists from the slaughterhouse, while Marina was rescued from a hungry existence wandering the streets. According to the sanctuary’s Facebook post about the cuddly duo, Laura became friends with Marina as soon
The former Conservative campaign manager who made an early — and involuntary — exit from the federal election campaign last fall is offering her version of her party’s drubbing at the polls. In an op-ed article in Monday’s Globe and Mail, Jenni Byrne confirms what many critics of the first-past-the-post
A decision by Tim Hortons and Burger King to serve only cage-free eggs by 2025 is shining a spotlight on how the breakfast staple makes it from farm to plate. After winning commitments from several major restaurant brands to offer only cage-free eggs, animal rights group Mercy for Animals is taking