VIDEO: Things people used to believe about women

Many of us know women were often called 'hysterical' for expressing emotions, but they were also told cycling too much would cause 'bicycle face.'

  • Women Who Urinated In Front Of Praying Muslim Family Are Spared Jail

    Two women who urinated in front of a Muslim family while they prayed in a park have walked free from court. Natalie Richardson, 32, and Claire Farrell, 36, who were drunk at the time, shouted racist abuse and pulled down their underwear and squatted within metres of the Syrian family, which included two children aged eight and ten. Another six children were in the company of the two drunken women on a Sunday afternoon in Central Park, Plymouth on August 16.

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  • Trudeau's handshake scrutinized by international media

    The UK Daily Mail psychoanalyzed Justin Trudeau's handshake during his visit to see the Queen and Prime Minister David Cameron.

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  • After Tim Hortons threatens closure, mayor says 'no quick fix' to boil orders

    After growing frustrated with the number of boil orders in the western Newfoundland community of Steady Brook, the owner of a local Tim Hortons says the restaurant may be forced to close. Tim Hortons says it is losing business because frequent boil water orders are forcing the shop to close for hours — and sometimes even days — at a time.

  • Defence says murder charges in case of missing elderly couple should be stayed

    The defence lawyer for a man accused of killing two Alberta seniors whose bodies have never been found is arguing the charges against Travis Vader should be stayed. Brian Beresh told a pre-trial hearing on Monday that there has been an abuse of process in the case. Vader, 43, was first charged in 2012 with two counts of first-degree murder in the 2010 deaths of Lyle and Marie McCann, but the charges were stayed in March 2014.

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  • Lou Gehrig's disease a "death sentence" for Liberal MP, says former staffer

    Ottawa-area Liberal MP Mauril Belanger says he has been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and has dropped out of race to become the new Speaker of the House of Commons. Belanger made the diagnosis public in a statement on Monday. "Last Friday, I met with highly respected Ottawa neurologist, Dr. Pierre Bourque," Belanger wrote to his colleagues.

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  • Bye, bye, Canada Post

    Mon, Nov 30: A Pierrefonds man says he is frustrated after he spent thousands of dollars renovating his front stairs at the request of Canada Post, only to be told that it's still not good enough. As Global's Elysia Bryan-Baynes reports, he now says he wants to opt-out of home service, but that's not an option.

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  • Son Uses Parents As Makeshift Traffic Cones To Hold His Parking Space

    A businessman in China is using his parents as traffic cones so he doesn’t lose his parking space. The two elderly parents have been pictured sitting on the road in the city of Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, in the past week. The two pensioners sit on stools in the road to hold on to the parking space.

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  • Yodel Delivery Driver Saved Customer's Mobile Number Then Flirted With Her By Text

    A Yodel delivery driver saved a female customer’s mobile phone number and then used it to send her flirty text messages. Alena Faulkner, 24, from Crawley, West Sussex, was appalled by the behaviour of the driver, who had delivered her a set of drawers in two separate visits. It was only the second time she has used delivery service Yodel, after ordering some storage units from eBay.

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  • 'Slick' $62K banking scam stopped by CIBC staff in LaSalle, Ont.

    An Ontario woman was briefly bilked out of $62,000 last week before fast-acting bank staff realized she had been scammed, reversed the transfer and called police. Police in LaSalle, Ont., a town just west of Windsor, say an elderly woman fell victim to a phone scam that looked and sounded legitimate. Harbinder Gill said the woman received a call from what appeared to be a CIBC phone number and spoke to two men.

  • Email to Clinton: Canadian foreign affairs types really hated the Harper Tories

    A U.S. official expressed amazement at how deeply detested Canada's Conservative government was by some employees of the Foreign Affairs Department. It was contained in a message where a U.S. official described how his colleagues across the border pleaded for his help lobbying the Canadian government not to cut a program for Haiti. The U.S. special co-ordinator for Haiti said Canadians were worried about budget cuts that would have slashed down an operation from 11 employees to four, for a country that was ostensibly a major Canadian foreign policy priority.

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  • How Holly Holm's upset win over Ronda Rousey has affected her teammates

    Holm's JacksonWink teammates are feeding off the new women's bantanweight champ, even if they haven't seen her since the big win.

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  • Adorable Labradoodle Beams After Being Found Lost At The Bottom Of A Well

    The look on Lily the labradoodle’s face says it all as the adorable dog was discovered by rescuers after she fell down a well. A search went all throughout the night and hope was starting to fade - until Lily was found at the bottom of a well. When rescuers looked down the well and found her, Lily seemed deliriously happy that she had been found at last.

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  • Canadian comedian explains why all Muslims aren’t terrorists with Justin Bieber analogy

    Comedian Susan Kent has a strong message to those Canadians who are attacking fellow citizens for being Muslim. 

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  • Heat pump myths busted

    Two recent stories about heat pumps on drew lots of online comments and revealed some confusion about the units. Ted White teaches engineering technology at the New Brunswick Community College and knows a lot about heat pumps. White read those comments and came up with six heat pump myths that needed to be busted.

  • Watch: Tiger Becomes Friends With Goat He Was Supposed To EAT

    An unlikely friendship has developed between a tiger and a goat that was served up to him for his lunchtime meal. Amur the tiger, housed at the Primorsky Safari Park in Russia, did not seem to be interested in devouring Timur the goat when it was introduced to its enclosure. Instead, the pair seemed to buddy up, with Timur following around his fearsome new friend everywhere he went.

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  • Baby Falls Asleep Waiting For Santa But Mr Claus Isn't Fazed

    The excitement of Christmas just proved to be too much for this adorable baby, who was so tired at queuing up to meet Santa Claus that he fell asleep on him. Zeke Walters had been patiently waiting with his parents, Donnie and Kelli, to meet Father Christmas for the first time but he was snoozing by the time they actually met. The photo understandably went viral and dad Donnie praised the actions of Santa at the Eastland Mall in Evansville, Indiana.

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  • The Top Children’s Toys For Christmas 2015 You Need To Buy Now (12 photos)

    Looking at the annual “Dream Toys” list released by the Toy Retailers Association, we’ve rounded up the products that you’ll want to snap up before they’re no longer available.

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  • Funeral held for Russian tsar's descendant who died in obscurity in Australia trailer park

    Leonid Gurevich Kulikovsky, the reclusive great-grandson of Russian Tsar Alexander III, had a funeral on Monday in the northern Australian city of Darwin after living his final years in obscurity and alone with his dog in an Outback trailer park where he was known by locals as Old Nick. Kulikovsky — a 72-year-old direct descendent of the penultimate Russian tsar and a distant relative of British Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip — died of a suspected heart attack on Sept. 27 while walking his dog at his home in the Northern Territory town of Katherine, Darwin's honorary Russian consul Simon Andropov said. Officials from the Russian church as well as the Russian, Danish and Northern Territory governments were among the 50 people who attended the funeral at Darwin's Serbian Orthodox Church.

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  • Woman in a wheelchair says she was denied Transit Windsor service on stroller-filled bus

    Last week, the Windsor woman said she was told she couldn't get on a bus because the designated wheelchair spots were taken up by passengers with strollers. "It'd be different if there were two wheelchairs in the spot," LaCount said. This was the second time LaCount's been denied access to a Windsor bus because there was no room for her wheelchair. She's contacted Transit Windsor, the mayor's office and called 3-1-1.

  • Canadian Syrian refugee plan lauded south of the border

    There may be some lingering questions at home but Canada’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis is garnering praise south of the border. The United States has been seized with Syrian refugee angst for some time but the Paris terror attacks on Nov. 13 upped the ante considerably.

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