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
[Gianna-Lynn Favilla and Ken Budel are seen in this combination picture before going into surgery / Facebook]
[The Toronto Raptors and the Miami Heat played in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre on May 3, 2016 in Toronto. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/GETTY IMAGES/Vaughn Ridley]
[Matberg isn’t afraid of sailing the high seas of good looks, based on his many selfies/Instagram]
A neighbour snapped two photos at the exact moment of the attack, while another neighbour came to Summer’s aid, according to BuzzFeed.
[Carolyn Lloyd made a sign reading ‘help’ from dead ferns, sticks, and stones/Amalgamated Helicopters]
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.
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
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
Canadians across the country were excited to receive their 2016 Census forms on Monday — so much so that the website crashed as people went online to submit their answers. Sabine Grutter, a Montreal researcher focusing on trans health inequalities, says there is discussion within Statistics Canada about
The federal government’s plan to legalize marijuana is a move the majority of Ontarians can get behind, a new poll says.
[A trio in Montreal took pedestrian safety into their own hands / Facebook]
In this dazzling musical show, a spectacle of drones took centre stage in a magnificent display of lights. Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest peak, was the beautiful backdrop in this mesmerizing video. 20 flying machines equipped with 16,500 LED lights danced to traditional Japanese ‘shamisens’ guitars, according
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