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Big swords and glass patio tables don't mix as this man learns the hard way when he demonstrates the absolute wrong way to slice a watermelon.

  • How Canada is perceived around the world

    Canadians are often curious about how others see them, so, for Canada Day, with the help of the International Council for Canadian Studies, CBC News reached out to the 7,000 or so academics outside Canada who teach courses about Canada. For Slovenians, Canada is bathed in a glow as rosy as the leaf upon its flag. It's not because students here are taught much about Canada.

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  • 11-Year-Old Schoolgirl Breaks Up With Boyfriend In The Most Epic Way

    Breaking up with someone who cheated on you is always hard but this 11-year-old schoolgirl threw some serious shade at her former boyfriend. After telling him that she gave him two warnings about his ways in the past, she then tells him to not talk to her in middle school and that she never loved him.

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  • Eugenie Bouchard gets violation for wearing black sports bra

    Eugenie Bouchard basically followed the Wimbledon dress code on Tuesday. She wore a white dress over a white sports bra and stood in white tennis shoes. But the 21-year-old Canadian also wore a black sports bra underneath the white sports bra, and there

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  • Bizarre Sea Creature With Fur And Beak Discovered Washed Up On Beach

    A mysterious sea creature found washed up on a beach that has a bird-like beak and fur on its tail has got the scientific community baffled. The unidentified animal was discovered dead on the shore of Sakhalin Island - situated along the far east of Russia. It had been ripped apart with its bones showing and has similarities to a dolphin - yet it is estimated to be twice the size of a human being.

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  • Watch: Young Girl Standing Up To Homophobic Preacher Is Everything

    After the U.S. Supreme Court legalised gay marriage last week, it was depressingly inevitable that there would be protests.But this little girl stood defiant in the face of some particuarly nasty homophobic ranting in the street during ComFest in Columbus

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  • Passengers on diverted WestJet plane told to 'get out right now'

    June 30: Passengers aboard a WestJet flight that was diverted to Winnipeg due to a threat were told to 'get out right now' before rapidly evacuating the plane via emergency slides. Lauren McNabb reports.

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  • Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage

    After weeks of public speculation about their relationship, the couple announced Tuesday they plan to end their 10-year marriage with a divorce. "We go forward with love and friendship for one another and a commitment to co-parenting our children," Garner and Affleck said in a joint statement. Affleck will continue to live on the couple's property in a separate house, and they will co-parent their children Violet, Seraphina and Samuel, according to a person familiar with the situation who was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

    The Canadian Press
  • 6 Mistakes Homeowners Make Every Summer (7 photos)

    Dreams of the summer season tend to focus on long, lazy days spent reading the latest bestsellers, napping in the rope hammock, or watching white clouds drift across a blue sky. But if you’re a homeowner, you know that summer isn’t always a day at the

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  • New York prison escape: Condition of escaped killer upgraded to serious

    An escaped murderer who was shot and caught in a desperate dash toward the Canadian border was upgraded to serious condition Monday as authorities began to hear how he and a partner, who was shot dead last week, slipped out of a maximum-security prison and stayed three weeks on the run. David Sweat has started talking and sharing some of the details, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. The governor told the Capitol Pressroom that the two men originally planned to go to Mexico, but when their suspected getaway driver failed to show up, they instead headed north on foot toward Canada.

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  • Kessel to Pittsburgh?; Red Wings HOF day; Calgary's D improvements (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com.  • Yet another

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  • Farmer dies after being stung to death by bee colony

    Rogerio Zuniga, 54, a farmer in the town of Lozano, San Benito, was ploughing a field in his tractor when he accidentally hit an irrigation pipe that was full of bees. Speaking to Valleycentral.com, his sister Lisa explained: ‘He got off the tractor and ran and apparently they caught up to him and he collapsed, and they stung his body to death’. Authorities are now examining ways to exterminate the killer bees, to ensure that such a tragic incident doesn’t occur again.

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  • Quake Alert: Los Angeles Expecting ‘Big One’ as Helium Leaks From Faultline

    Geologists from UC Santa Barbara have found helium leaking from the Newport-Inglewood fault in central Los Angeles increasing the potential damage of an earthquake on the mega city. An earthquake registering 8 on the Richter scale will produce major damage to buildings, transport and energy infrastructure…not pretty stuff.

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  • Here's what happens when a pit bull fights a porcupine

    A New York lawyer, dairy farmer and farm lover has documented the after-effects of one of the most gruesome animal battles one could imagine: pit bull vs. porcupine. Lorraine Lewandrowski, who tweets under the moniker @NYFarmer, posted updates Tuesday morning from her sister’s veterinary office, as she treated a pit bull for dozens of quill piercings after the fight. The quills narrowly missed the pit bull’s eyes, Lewandowski said, but the dog had a lot in its mouth as well, as far down as its throat.

    Daily Buzz
  • The 10 Best Stocks to Hold Forever

    Few people realize these stocks exist. But many of the richest, most successful investors have been cashing in on them for decades. Now you can too...

  • World Sexism update: Police Arrest Wife For Not Ironing

    To have police officers arrest your wife for not doing your shirts is not only horribly sexist but also should be a divorce-able offence. Dulce Requena Garcia, 21,  was taken to the nearby police station in Tampico, Mexico where she was fined the equivalent of £16, and as she did not have the ready cash she was locked up for 12 hours instead. The guilty husband and truck driver, Edgar Ivan Perez Alvarado, complained that when he got home after work he wanted a change of clothes to go out with friends, his wife refused to iron them.

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  • You must be yolking! Air passenger pays £3.20 for the world’s worst sandwich

    SOME will argue that £3.20 is too much to pay for any bacon and egg sandwich.But one Glasgow air passenger can justifiably feel he paid somewhat over the odds after all such a sum got him was an unbuttered roll containing a measly slice of bacon and

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  • Brad Treliving calls out Boston smear campaign against Dougie Hamilton

    “I’m trying not to pay attention to all that stuff too much,” Hamilton said. General manager Brad Treliving was a little more, um, stout in his assessment of Hamilton and what he thought about his newest prized blueliner. In fact, Treliving interjected after Hamilton answered a question about this on a conference call Tuesday.

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  • Japanese Gorilla is attracting the attention of many women

    According the Agence France Presse, his handsome looks have generated a lot of visitors in the past few months ever since he was used as a model for a campaign in the zoo’s spring festival. On Twitter, young women are using the Japanese phrase ‘ikemen’ – a word used to call out a hot guy – when talking about the ape.

    Daily Buzz
  • Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers

    Judy Southon never imagined it would come to this. "I was scared and shocked," says Southon, who lives in Toronto. According to the federal Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, 10 per cent of those who declared bankruptcy in 2014 were aged 65 and older.  That's a whopping 20.5 per cent increase from 2010.

    CBC
  • Meet the Transgender YouTube Star We Can't Stop Watching

    Instagram users know what a distraction the app can be. One minute you're going through your friend's feed, the next you find yourself ogling images of a total stranger or an Internet celebrity. That's how I discovered Gigi Gorgeous. I first became

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  • Bridgewater school 'naked images' case prompts request for U.S. help

    Bridgewater Police have asked for help from the United States in their investigation into images seized from students' phones at Bridgewater Junior Senior High School. The school notified police and an investigation ensued. An RCMP technological crime unit has been analyzing the electronic devices and now Bridgewater investigators want some help from U.S. police to find out more from an internet service provider involved in the case.

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