A library book was returned 120 years late after a British woman found it among her husband’s possessions. It was better late than never after an elderly British woman discovered she was in possession of a library book that was 120 years overdue. Alice Gillett of Taunton, Somerset was going through
The emotional moment when a family was finally reunited. Yvonne Cahalane and John Forde normally live together in Cork, Ireland, with their two young sons, reports The Independent. Unfortunately, their youngest son, two-year-old Tristan, suffers from a rare type of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome
Security cameras mounted throughout a Texas man’s home captured footage of an alleged burglary attempt caught on camera. Video of what appears to be a home invasion in Dallas, which was published on YouTube on Dec. 8, has been edited and scored to capture the drama of this alleged break and enter gone
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The artist behind the popular Instagram account @nationalgalleryofcanada is no longer updating it after being shut down. The unexpected shutdown of the account made him realize that it had served its purpose, Isaac wrote in his farewell Instagram post. “It seemed like the natural conclusion,” Isaac
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, for fans of viral videos, that is. YouTube just released its annual “Rewind” video paying homage to featuring top memes, trends and everything pop culture. Famous YouTubers make appearances, dancers show off the year’s hottest moves and a mashup of 2016’s most
To a little kid, a birthday has got to be the the most important celebration of the year.
A 99-year-old grandma got a thrill of a lifetime when her favourite actor Denzel Washington came to meet his biggest, and maybe oldest, fan.
A new Ontario study shows 1 in 5 young adults may be addicted to their cellphones. One in five young adults in Ontario report some potentially addictive use of electronic devices, says a new report from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. It is the first time the centre has included electronic
With new data showing 367 deaths last year tied to the substance, the government continues to vow a ban is in the works — but doesn't offer specifics.
A stray goat got up on its hind legs and jumped on cars outside the store in Northern Ireland. A billy goat caused quite the ruckus after trying to bully its way into a convenience store in Northern Ireland, ultimately terrorizing several customers. It was in the early morning hours of Dec. 6th when
The Shish Restaurant, located in Bexley, London, is offering a free three-course meal for any homeless and elderly patrons on December 25th. Specializing in Turkish cuisine, the restaurant’s complimentary meal includes soup and salad, a choice of three different main courses, and rice pudding for dessert
Canada’s Immigration Minister said that application wait times for spousal immigration will be cut in half. After 27 months, John McCool is in his final stages of applying to be a landed immigrant. Despite being frustrated by the process, McCool is relieved others won’t have to go through the same
A report published by Statistics Canada said full-time work is decreasing for young labourers. A new study from Statistics Canada said over the last four decades, young people have seen their job quality decline, even as the unemployment rate remains virtually unchanged since the 1970s. In a report
This image was captured during a 2002 episode of the NBC sitcom Friends, where David Schwimmer portrays Dr. Ross Geller and Jennifer Aniston plays Rachel Green. Dr. Ross Geller, the fictional palaeontologist played by David Schwimmer on the popular NBC sitcom Friends, has his own page on the Rate My
Sydney sent her dad a text, asking how he met her mom. Then she posted his heartfelt responses to Twitter. A young woman’s tweets are lighting up social media, thanks to an epic love story and some very honest text messages from her dad.
Anyone who’s ever cared for a cat will know they don’t exactly keep the same hours as humans. The video, Vengeance Meow, shows an orange cat named Italics peacefully sleeping on an orange blanket, atop a bed. Then, he lets out a loud cry, which sounds somewhere between a meow and an alarm, as the orange
U.S. vice-president Joe Biden will be visiting Canada on Dec. 8, 2016. It’s probably not the valedictory tour the leader of the free world had in mind, but President Barack Obama went to Europe after the U.S. election to reassure foreign leaders. Liberal MP Wayne Easter, co-chair of the Canada-United
Donations to various non-profit organizations or food banks can help those less fortunate have a joyful holiday break. The holiday season is just as much about giving as it is about receiving. After completing an online questionnaire, you can book a blood donation date at a clinic near you.
The holiday season doesn’t just mean a six week break in Parliament — it’s also a time when politicians send out their Christmas cards.
A vigil was held in Toronto to commemorate the national day of remembrance and action on violence against women on Dec. 6, 2016 near the University of Toronto campus. A candlelight vigil was held Tuesday in Toronto to commemorate the 14 women who lost their lives in the 1989 Montreal massacre. It was
The De Beers Victor Diamond Mine is the first diamond mine in Ontario. An environmental group has filed a private prosecution against diamond giant De Beers. It is accusing the company of violating the provincial Water Act by failing to report, as required, the levels of neurotoxins found downstream
Fire, as an element, is known for its powers to destroy and incinerate but also renew and transform. So it’s no surprise that poets across the country felt compelled to channel their sadness and frustration over the devastating fires that swept across Fort McMurray into their work.
It’s not something police officers routinely come across. A dog wearing clothes.
A giant christmas tree in the centre of Montreal is getting a whole lot of attention — for all the wrong reasons. It started off as an ambitious plan by city council: erect the largest Christmas tree in North America — bigger than the one in New York City’s Rockefeller Center. The Montreal Gazette