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
[You can’t argue with a laser/Reddit/jonathan881]
[Relaxing in a pair of modern snowshoes. / Thinkstock]
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
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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
For the yearly gala, known as Spring Festival Gala, 540 dancing robots took the stage as a fleet of drones flew above the performance in the city of Guangzhou. All together in unison and completely in sync with the tune, the robots did handstands and danced as 29 drones flew above and sprayed glitter
Sure, you can get the usual snacks like candy and chips available from vending machines but in Paris, but now locals can enjoy steak, sausage and ham anytime of the day from the capital’s first automatic raw meat dispenser. Installed outside a butcher’s shop called L’Ami Txulette, the raw meat vending
[Gorilla marketing at its finest/Facebook]
[Which of these three women is the mother?/Twitter]
Experts say Canada’s new government has a chance to continue rebranding the country’s international reputation when UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visits the nation’s capital next week. The head of the United Nations is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Feb. 11, to discuss topics
Now Wab Kinew wants to add politician to his resume. Kinew, 34, announced this week he wants to run for a seat in the Manitoba legislature, seeking the NDP nomination in the Winnipeg riding of Fort Rouge for the spring provincial election. The associate vice-president for indigenous relations at the
Chip Wilson, the Lululemon founder who has a chronic case of foot-in-mouth disease, had another flare up this week. Okay, Chip. The firestorm of his remarks too fierce to ignore, Wilson did, to his credit, hasten to apologize for his actions.
A classic childhood game gets a whole new perspective from a little boy as he searches for his parents while wearing a GoPro camera.
A little boy from Ottawa will soon be spreading sunshine around the world, thanks to IKEA. Six-year-old Leonard Belanger of Ottawa beat out almost 52,000 other entries to win the IKEA’s Soft Toy Drawing Competition, reports CTV. Drawing will be turned into Soft Toy.
A German shepherd who was living as a stray in Kentucky with a rare condition called short spine syndrome has taken the Internet by storm.
A handful of teenage students in California have swapped closets in protest of what they deem to be their school’s discriminatory dress code. Some boys at Buchanan High School, in Clovis, Cal., swapped their regular clothes for the “banned” items that young female students aren’t allowed to sport at
What is cuter than a sleeping baby, you ask? To lull the baby into a dreamy stupor, Motola strapped him into a baby harness, sat down at his keyboard, and then improvised his own arrangement of the 1868 drowsy-time classic, Brahms’ Lullaby. For the rest of the song, little sam sits in the baby carrier
Gideon Robinson was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia last year and has been receiving treatments at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California, according to his GoFundMe page. Sarah Richardson aka 'Tall Sarah’ captured the little boy’s heart.
Vimeo user ‘Thomas Anamun’ recently uploaded a video of his dog Bentley, who shows-off a neat trick which is sure to get other dog owner’s clamoring for Anamun’s teaching method.
A 18-year-old Canadian in her last year of high school who passed away from acute myeloid leukemia received a moving tribute befitting a high school senior. Laura Hillier had been battling the disease for years when she finally died on January 20, before she could graduate from high school, reports
I have a special relationship with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the organization that creates policies to protect airport, train, and ship security. They love me. At least I thought they did.
A cascading waterfall flowed backwards up the side of a cliff earlier this week, after gale force winds blew the falling water back from whence it came. It happened on the Isle of Mull in Scotland, where two waterfalls usually plunge down into the sea off of a peninsula known as Ardmeanmach, reports
A world record was broken and thousands of the needy have a new blanket thanks to one Facebook group in India. A crocheting group called Mother India’s Crochet Queens used the social networking platform to ask women around the world to contribute sections of needle-worked blanket that would eventually
A new Ontario policy may pave the way for all kinds of moral and ethical beliefs to be protected as a human right — even veganism. In its report released Dec. 10, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) updated its definition of “creed,” which until now was generally considered a synonym for religion
It is called the Great Bear Rainforest, the vast tract of remote British Columbia wilderness protected under a landmark agreement announced this week ending a two-decades long fight by First Nations and environmental groups. Brian Falconer, a conservationist with the Raincoast Conservation Foundation
What happens when an adorably-aloof beagle is confronted with a furry and persistent hand-puppet? A cute and addictive two minutes of cat and mouse … er, dog and bunny.
In recent years there’s been a few notable Facebook challenges like the ALS Bucket Challenge and the No Make-up Selfie for Cancer Research, that have taken the social media platform by storm. The Facebook Motherhood Challenge asks mothers to post a series of photos that make them “happy to be a mother
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In an adorable video titled “Wild Boar Curling,” one of the boars is seen trying to walk off the ice but its legs keep slipping beneath him. All that was missing were the sweepers to smooth the ice and keep the boars moving.
[Pereira is one of sixty people who suffer from the disease worldwide/YouTube]
During Bruce Springsteen’s world tour, one 88-year-old Toronto fan got her birthday wish when the rock icon invited her on stag to dance. Springsteen spotted a homemade sign among the crowded venue at the Air Canada Centre on Tuesday night, asking the musician for a “birthday dance,” CTV News reports
Harley Quinn Smith, star of upcoming film Yoga Hosers and daughter of director Kevin Smith, was chilling outside a Starbucks in her neighborhood in California when two men in a vehicle approached her, claiming to be her Uber and trying to convince her to get into their vehicle. “They didn’t have the
[Luxembourg is the first country in Europe to stake out rights for the mining of so-called “near-Earth objects” such as asteroids, according to officials/AFP Photo]
Another Toronto racoon is making the rounds on social networks this week after it was filmed on a street attempting to help another racoon that was struck by a car - or so many online commenters believe.
“There just aren’t a great number of women in Parliament right now,” Caroline Andrew told Yahoo Canada News. Currently, there are only 88 women MPs in the House (26 per cent of the total) and 85 are eligible to sit on a committee. Because Bloc Québécois MPs and Elizabeth May are in parties that don’
A Wasted Heroes spokesperson told The Tab, a UK student newspaper, that the shirt is not racist. “The T-shirt was referencing that we are slaves to fashion labels hence why it is titled ‘Slave to the label’ and no offence was intended with this design or listing,” the spokesperson told The Tab.