Johannes Haushofer is an assistant professor in the department of Psychology and Public Affairs. The CV includes academic programs Haushofer has been rejected from, research projects that were not funded and papers that has been left out of publications. “Most of what I try fails, but these failures
Mike Duffy walks back into the Red Chamber on Parliament Hill as a senator once again after a three-year absence in which he lived under a cloud of suspicion and accusations of fraud, breach of trust and bribery. On April 21, the former broadcaster was cleared of 31 charges connected to his Senate expenses
Two cubs were captured on camera sitting next to each other on a couch completely amused by ‘The Lion King’ movie from Disney, according to Daily Mail Online.
Five-year-old Emily James is a little girl with a big heart, whose compassion for others is something we can all strive for. The clippings will be used to help make a wig for child cancer patients who’ve lost their hair due to chemotherapy. James has her hair clipped by stylist Matthew Collins at Toronto
On April 25, Shane Holbrook, a man facing robbery and malicious wounding charges in West Virginia, managed to do just that. “We just wanted to pose and let our families and loved ones know that we wasn’t doing that bad,” Holbrook said. Holbrook wasn’t oblivious to the fact that he was breaking jail
The “Rock Clock” is a free smartphone app designed not only to help wake you up in the morning, but also motivate you towards achieving your goals. The digital alarm clock features unique custom ringtones made by The Rock himself, the option to track different targets you’ve set and daily inspirational
Gerard Comeau had been fined $292.50 in 2012. “It’s a snowball that started at the top of a mountain and it’s going to grow,” constitutional lawyer Derek From told Yahoo Canada News, predicting a domino effect. Passed in 1928, only three provinces have since rescinded that rule: British Columbia, Manitoba
Singaporean Madam Goh Gwek Eng is not your average great-grandmother: the former housewife has worked at McDonald’s for 18 years – since the sprightly young age of 74. Eng told the newspaper that after raising five children, she grew bored and found a position at McDonald’s with the help of one of her
Not long ago you could assume that a visit to Canada by Prince Harry would involve some plans to party. The Invictus Games are just one way the prince has focused his attention on the cause of wounded veterans.
When it comes to WiFi names, the sheer creativity by people never ceases to amaze but in this case, a rather inappropriate WiFi hotspot name caused a major security scare onboard a flight. A female passenger onboard a Qantas flight in Melbourne, Australia, spotted a WiFi hotspot with the name “Mobile
Chicago resident Stacy Pincus’s federal class action lawsuit alleges that Starbucks deceives its customers when it comes to how much liquid they are paying for. The complaint contends that when baristas add ice cubes to the cup, it leaves customers with almost half the amount of their desired drink.
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A new invention out of Japan could help users avoid unfortunate bathroom accidents by tracking their bowel movements. By using ultrasound waves, the gadget is able to actually monitor your insides to predict when your next bowel movement will be, reports ABC. Atsushi Nakanishi, the creator of the ‘
The mandatory long-form census will return for Canadians this week, and with it, another step in the Liberal government’s dismantling of Stephen Harper’s legacy. Beginning on Monday, Statistics Canada will send census letters to all households, with May 10 designated as census day. The once-every-five-years
Just when you thought Williamsburg, Brooklyn, had reached peak hipster, they went ahead and invented the pizza box pizza. What is a pizza box pizza? In a post about the pizza box pizza on the website Reddit, a number of users pointed out a number of valid concerns.
This struggle is no different for refugees arriving from war-torn Syria, but with a little help from 21st century technology, one family is well on their way towards starting a brand new life. “From Syria to Canada” is a video from Google that documents the transition of Syrian refugee Emad and his
The Canadian government will hold on to Villa Grandi — its official residence in Rome — after all, according to a news report. The newspaper reported that other properties that the previous government planned to sell were under review and could also end up going off the market, according to a government
There appears to be an unsettling trend emerging in the housing section of Craigslist. People across the country are using the rooms/shared category of the popular online classified website to solicit women — and sometimes men — for sexual favours in return for free rent. “Free rent for a female” was
[Norman MacDonald says plans are underway to fulfil the wishes of the late Gary Robert Dupuis after the mystery man’s ashes washed up on the shores of Cape Breton inside a tequila bottle. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Norman MacDonald]
In the case of the Kansas City Police Department, the answer is the fire department. It was a regular day at the Kansas City Police Academy, when one of the elevators unexpectedly malfunctioned, trapping 12 officers inside.
It was better late than never for one New Zealand woman who finally returned her library book after first checking it out in 1948. Converted to modern New Zealand currency rates, the fines add up to an impressive $24,605 NZ dollars, or an estimated $21,543 Canadian.
While the NBA playoffs are in full swing, chances are you won’t see any dunks in those heated matches as extreme as the ones the Dunking Devils have pulled off in their latest viral video.
One is tucked into a tent, slightly reclining in a tank top and shorts, while the other fellow is seated next to him on a lawn chair, holding a selfie stick and giving a thumbs up. Next to him is a small table, which has a laptop on top of it.
A pregnant woman who received some much needed help during a flight decided to show her appreciation by naming her newborn son after the airline company who assisted her.
Revelations that B.C. Premier Christy Clark receives a $50,000 stipend from her party, on top of her premier’s salary, makes it all the more urgent that the province reform its political fundraising rules and put an end to high-priced fundraising dinners with the leader, says an advocate for political
The mother and her husband, Scott Underhal, already have a 22-month-old son named Archer, and during this pregnancy they were both rooting to go against the norm. Aurelia’s grandfather, Conrad Underdahl, told reporters he’s delighted about the long awaited arrival of his granddaughter, who is said to