Rob Comeau had been trying to get rid of his 2012 Nissan on Craigslist for over a year. The typical ad on the site didn’t seem to be working, so he wrangled a few co-workers from his job at Know Hau Media to film a spoof highlighting the used car’s features. “Honestly he’d been complaining about the
Knowing how tough university exams can be, one statistics professor decided to lighten the mood by adding some original bonus questions to his tests.
While Victoria might have a fusty reputation as the retirement capital of Canada, a new poll suggests it’s also a place where love is far from dead. According to Amazon.ca, Victoria tops its list when it comes to Most Romantic City in Canada. Instead, the results relate to the website’s sales of sexual
When a teacher told his students he didn’t remember the last time he had a birthday cake, what happened next brought him to tears. Threw our teacher a surprise party. Twitter user @Saeya8 recently shared a sweet video of her teacher, Mr. Simpler, completely taken back by the surprise party his students
[Yup, that is insanely large/YouTube/Kyoot Kids]
[Fake soldier exposed for his poor photoshop skills, screenshot via The Walter Mitty Hunters Club]
Four years ago, through the ashes of a horrible attempted murder case where her ex-boyfriend stabbed her 32 times, Melissa Dohme met Cameron Hill. “I think that’s fate,” Dohme said. Ten months later the two met again when Dohme decided it was time to tell her story and Hill was in the crowd.
The app – and its parallel website, What-Dog.net – scans a photo of a dog and then reports its best guess of the animal’s breed. According to the website iMore.com, the app and website use Microsoft’s special Project Oxford API image identification tools to decide which dog you are.
[”Street Love”/Facebook/Mikael Theimer]
You might think that the Titanic’s maiden voyage was disastrous enough that no one would dream of trying to replicate it. Aussie billionaire Clive Palmer and his company Blue Star Line have had the ambitious plan in the works to build a “Titanic II”. A spokesperson for Palmer confirmed with the Belfast
Scientists have found an “unprecedented” number of fish with deformed fins, tumours and lesions in the river near the Lac-Mégantic oil spill in Quebec. A report for the provincial Environment Department says the scope and level of contamination in the Chaudière River near the site of the July 2013 disaster
Canada will be well represented next week at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. “When he walks into a ring, he owns it,” she tells Yahoo Canada News. Robertson suggests that dog lovers should attend the event, rather than participate in it, since it leads to a tremendous amount
Aussie farmer Patrick Lees snapped this photo last past weekend when he noticed a venomous brown snake caught in the web of spider on his farm, reports ABC. “I’ve heard about it, but I’ve never seen it, let alone a daddy-long-legs,” Lees told ABC. Lees decided to leave the snake alone, as a group of
As the expiration of Canada’s laws against physician-assisted death moves closer, a group of Catholic bishops in Alberta has come out strongly against the change. Canada’s current laws banning physician-assisted death will expire in June, after the Supreme Court of Canada granted the federal government
Ghomeshi was compelled to live with his mother and turn over his passport after being charged in January 2015 with several counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking in connection with allegations from three women dating back more than a decade. According to the website
Two videos out of northern Europe have slope enthusiasts excited about a potential new winter sport that uses drone technology to pull a rider at a fast paced speed.
“This was declined and the lady stated that she would use this site [TripAdvisor] as a tool for being detrimental to our business and 30 members of staff,” he wrote in his response. “If all 4 diners were embarrassed and it was in fact the worst food, I am embarrassed for them not having enough courage
For American citizens living and working in Canada, these are stressful times. As tax season heats up, a growing number of American expats will begin the long, drawn-out process of renouncing their U.S. citizenship in a bid to avoid costly, complicated and onerous tax compliance obligations. “In the
The British actor was reading a passage from Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City. In it, a character named Michael Tolliver writes a letter to his parents to dissuade them from supporting anti-gay politics.
For Valentine’s Day, America’s longest married couple wants to give lovebirds all the help they need. Annie and John Betar, who ran away to get married on the heels of the Great Depression more than 83 years ago, know a little something about the works of a successful marriage. The two, who have been
“It’s a behaviour we all do,” co-author of the study, Silvia Pagliardini tells the Edmonton Journal. This unnoticed sighing works as “a healthy way to expand lung capacity,” the Edmonton Journal writes. In a circuit experiment involving rats, slight “tinkering” changed the frequency of their sighs,
NBA announcer Jeff Wade recently made a comment during a game between the Dallas Mavericks and Utah Jazz, claiming that Saskatchewan is named after sasquatches because that’s where all the furry Bigfoot creatures live, CTV News reports. Wade apparently made the bizarre comment in regards to Trey Lyles
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fulfilled a key election promise this week by announcing the RCAF’s six CF-18 jets would be withdrawn from the aerial campaign against Islamic State before the end of February. While critics continue to challenge the reasoning behind that decision, the announcement Canada
An email sent by Hillary Clinton to a woman named Maddi, asking for her support in the form of $1, has gone surfaced after Bernie Sanders’ recent victory in the New Hampshire Democratic primary. Maddi – After tonight’s results roll in, keep this in mind: most of the country casts their primary ballots
Domenic is a huge Iron Man fan, and so the children’s charity Make-A-Wish Australia teamed up with the New South Wales Police to turn him into “Iron Boy” for the day. “Around 9am this morning, Domenic received an urgent call for assistance from senior police and was flown by police helicopter from a
For $50, the ‘I’m not ready to be in a profile picture with you’ package comes with a box of tissues and a three-month subscription to Netflix. The 'we’re perfect … for other people,’ package, includes a 12-month Netflix subscription, a box of tissues, a snuggie blanket, a dozen of roses and chocolate
If you’re a kid, it goes without saying that Lego is pretty awesome. Same goes for paper airplanes, and robots are also pretty popular among the prepubescent set. Now, an electronics company has harnessed the power of technology and built a robot out of lego that folds and then flies perfect paper
Social media is often criticized, but it can be an incredible thing. A homeless man in Miami used its power to reunite with his family, who he hasn’t seen in 40 years. Isaac Avila, better known as Chico, has spent the past 10 years living on the streets of Miami, just blocks away from the Miami Herald
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[Sorry buddy, that’s not snow/YouTube/MacaroniMegaByte]
[That’s gonna leave a mark/YouTube/The Slo Mo Guys]
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