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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  • NATO eager to size up Trudeau government as ISIL threat emerges in Libya

    Stephane Dion hasn't even arrived yet in Brussels, but a lineup is already forming to meet Canada's new global affairs minister. Canadian staff at NATO headquarters are fielding requests from alliance members keen to size up the Liberal government's new point man on the evolving confrontation with Russia and the growing influence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Libya. Dion will join foreign ministers from the other 28 member countries on Tuesday and Wednesday, several of whom are eager to take stock of Justin Trudeau's plan to end the bombing campaign against extremists in Iraq and Syria, instead refocusing the military effort on training local forces.

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  • First Nations speak against oil pipeline expansion across Prairies

    A group of First Nations elders is speaking out against a proposal by Enbridge to expand a pipeline across the Prairies. Derek Nepinak, grand chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, said his organization cannot support the plan due to a lack of consultation with treaty peoples. Enbridge Pipelines Inc. is planning a $7.5 billion replacement and expansion of its pipeline, which runs from Hardisty, Alta., across Saskatchewan and through Brandon and Gretna in Manitoba.

  • 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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  • Tim Hortons drive-thru road rage leads to fine

    As the dirty old Integra tried to nudge its way into the drive-thru lineup in front of him, Christopher Smith did what any Tim Hortons customer might: Lowered his window to tell the driver he was in line first. "This case is somewhat unusual in that Ms. David is charged as the registered owner of the vehicle involved in two related road rage incidents," Judicial Justice Brenda Edwards noted in her decision.

  • Man dies after car shot at more than 10 times near Finch and Highway 27

    A man is dead following a shooting in Toronto early Monday morning after he was initially driven to a closed hospital in a bullet-riddled car. Emergency Medical Services were called to the shuttered Humber River Hospital at 5:30 a.m. after a woman mistakenly drove the victim there in a car struck by more than 10 bullets, a staff sergeant at 31st division said. Paramedics then rushed him to the new Humber River Hospital on Wilson Avenue with life-threatening injuries sustained from multiple gunshot wounds, police said.

  • U.S. Marines thankful for 'overwhelming firepower' and tweet a video to prove it

    ISIS videos might be scary, but they've got nothing on the U.S. Marines. In a tweet Thursday, the Marines wished their followers a happy Thanksgiving with their own note of thanks: "We're thankful for overwhelming firepower." Then they posted a short video to show just what they meant: Tanks, fighter jets, and guns a'blaring. Backed with a heavy metal soundtrack, the 22-second clip features 14 explosions from rockets and bombs, and dozens of rounds of gunfire as the video cuts quickly between scenes of the U.S. military in action. "Wherever today finds you, happy Thanksgiving," the Marines tweeted.

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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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  • Man ‘Killed Dad And Stabbed Mum For Not Including Him In Takeaway’

    Ronald Pritchett is said by police to have flew into a furious rage when they didn’t buy anything for him from the fast food restaurant. The couple’s eldest son, Percival Pritchett, Jr, said of the incident: “Nobody expects this type of thing to happen to their family.

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  • 'World's sexiest robot' causes a frenzy at Beijing tech conference

    The World Robot Conference in Beijing was reportedly taken by storm this week when the latest iteration of Geminoid F – an almost terrifyingly-realistic robot woman – made an appearance during the show. Known to many as "the world's sexiest robot," the rubber-skinned android can speak, sing, and even act according to China's state-run news service. "The gel will become saggy after one or two years and has to be replaced as a result," said Sun Yuting, a Chinese student working for Ishiguro lab, to a reporter at the conference.

  • 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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  • Montreal cop caught in road rage incident

    Fri, Nov 27: Montreal police are investigating after a blogger claims an officer rammed into his car with his SUV earlier this year. Global's Tim Sargeant reports.

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  • Thousands Sign Petition Demanding Prosecution Of Woman Who Taped Dogs Mouth Shut

    A petition that has demanded a woman be prosecuted for animal abuse after she allegedly taped a dog’s mouth shut has been signed over 33,000 times. A photo of the dog with its mouth muzzled tightly shut by duct tape was posted on the Facebook page of South Daytona resident Katie Brown. The post soon went viral as thousands reacted in shock to the “abuse” of the dog, while the South Daytona Police Department received hundreds of calls from around the world demanding they investigate.

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  • Raptors' DeMar DeRozan grew up emulating retiring Lakers star Kobe Bryant

    DeMar DeRozan was 16 years old when he was invited to Kobe Bryant's camp for the top 25 American high school shooting guards. A friendship grew between the Toronto Raptors all-star and the third leading scorer in NBA history. Bryant announced Sunday night via a post on "The Players' Tribune" that he'll retire at season's end, capping a 20-year NBA career.

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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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  • How much does private school cost in Canada, and is it worth it?

    For $300, anyone can start a for-profit school in Ontario, so knowing who your money is going to is key.

  • Calgary at a Crossroads: The economy's tanked, now what?

    Yep, we're in a downturn and, sure, we've had them before but this time seems, well, different.

  • '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.

  • 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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  • 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.