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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.

  • 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.

    Yahoo News
  • Mark Jeffrey found dead in Ontario prison cell

    Mark King Jeffrey, a man convicted of murdering a 13-year-old Iqaluit girl in 2002, was found dead last night in his Ontario prison cell. Jeffrey, 34, was serving a life sentence at medium-security Beaver Creek Institution in Gravenhurst, Ontario. In 2007, Jeffrey pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Jennifer Naglingniq in Iqaluit.

    CBC
  • Rattlesnakes not the only danger in Alberta's Dinosaur Provincial Park

    After a nine-year-old girl was bitten by a rattlesnake Friday in Dinosaur Provincial Park, we wondered just how common they are — and what other creepy crawlers lurk in Alberta's Badlands. ​"She was not doing anything to provoke the rattlesnake but she was walking through the campsite area," said Andrew Hunt, the acting manager for the park. Hunt says there are plenty of rattlers slithering around the Alberta Badlands right now, moving from their winter dens to their summer digs.

    CBC
  • You'll Love Seeing Princess Charlotte's Debut Side by Side With George's

    Princess Charlotte made her long-awaited debut on May 2, less than two years after her older brother, Prince George, was born. Like with Prince George, Kate Middleton and Prince William introduced their daughter to waiting crowds outside of the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London. The entire event, from Kate going into labor to the official birth announcement and the initial reveal, was so similar to George's that we had to look at both royal babies' arrivals side by side.

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  • Pierre McGuire indicates Mike Richards contract breach occurred at border crossing

    While the NHL on NBC Sports analyst didn’t get into the hard details on TSN 690’s Melnick in the Afternoon show in Montreal, McGuire indicated the incident that led to the Kingss decision happened at a border crossing. Pierre: “Correct … I’m not going to talk about it until it’s made public.

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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
  • 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

    Bob Vila
  • Woman Rents Out Her Home On Airbnb, Gets Turned Into A Brothel

    A woman who rented out her home using accommodation-sharing site AIrbnb was shocked to discover that it had been turned into a makeshift brothel.The unnamed Australian woman was a regular AIrbnb user and hadn’t suffered any problems with people using

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  • Semi-truck unstuck at entrance to High Level bridge

    The driver of a semi-truck who crashed into the streetcar trolly bridge at the north end of the High Level bridge will be fired, says a manager with Western Logistics, the company she was driving for.  The truck, which was transporting office furniture

    CBC
  • Justin Bieber declares his life has changed while praising God at Sydney church conference

    Justin Bieber credited a Pentecostal pastor with changing his life as he mingled Tuesday with thousands of Christians at a five-day church conference in Sydney. The 21-year-old Canadian pop star praised Hillsong Church's New York City pastor Carl Lentz, who has recruited several American celebrities and sports stars to the Sydney-headquartered church. Bieber and friend Hailey Baldwin arrived in Sydney by private jet on Monday for the conference that runs through Friday.

    The Canadian Press
  • Why LeBron James is about to get a lot richer

    LeBron James will hit the NBA free agent market Wednesday after reportedly opting out of his contract for the second-straight year. James and other basketball superstars have increasingly agreed to deals that allow them to choose whether to stay on their contract or become a free agent to control when they will next negotiate. Players are more willing to take the calculated risk of less security through a short-term deal for the bigger payday down the road," said Courtney Brunious, associate director of the University of Southern California Sports Business Institute.

    CNBC
  • Dad Battles Giant Alligator That Tried To EAT His Son

    James Hurley launched himself onto the eight-foot reptile after it grabbed 13-year-old Kaleb Hurley’s arm and pulled the teen under water. Mr Hurley himself was bitten on the leg by the alligator during the attempt to save his son. Paramedic Ovielo Ocanas praised the actions of Mr Hurley, saying: "He did something I would do as a father myself.

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  • 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.

    Yahoo News
  • Escaped N.Y. convicts' botched planned to flee to Mexico

    Escaped murderer David Sweat was shot and arrested very close to the Canadian border on Sunday, after weeks on the lam. He spoke to investigators from his hospital about the details of his plans to flee to Mexico with his fellow escapee, Richard Matt. But as Jackson Proskow reports, not much went according to plan.

    Global News
  • 'Magic Mike XXL' Stars Tell All!

    The stars of "Magic Mike XXL" want fans to know the movie is for guys, too! Access Hollywood attended the anticipated sequel's Los Angeles premiere on Thursday night, and got firsthand advice from the cast on how certain viewers should handle the steamiest scenes. Strategy," co-star Stephen "tWitch" Boss told Access' Stephanie Bauer on the red carpet.

    Access Hollywood
  • School tells girls to cover up bathing suits - at a water park

    Girls from a public school in Elmira, Ont.. say they were told to cover up because they were wearing two-piece bathing suits on a school trip - to a water park. Park Manor Public School said it would be revisiting its dress code policy after a girl complained that she and others were told to cover up their tops while on a class trip to Bingemans Big Splash in Kitchener, Ont., according to the Waterloo Region Record. The school sets its own dress code, but a spokesperson for the school board said covering up was standard practice.

    Daily Brew
  • Dog digs up crabs on the beach so she can play with them

    The dog, who must’ve done this before judging by her sheer skill, is then rewarded when a crab is uncovered from under the wet, grey sand. The crab tries to make a break for it, but Sheila’s fun has just begun. The canine begins chasing the crab up and down the beach, while occasionally swatting it lightly with a paw.

    Daily Buzz
  • Joshua Mitchell now charged with murder in Calgary gas-and-dash death

    The charges against a Calgary man accused of killing gas station attendant Maryam Rashidi in a hit and run have been upgraded to second-degree murder. Joshua Mitchell, 20, was originally charged with criminal negligence causing death, hit and run causing death, dangerous driving causing death, possession of stolen property over $5,000 and theft under $5,000. Rashidi, 35, was working as a gas station attendant at the Centex on 16 Avenue northwest when she was killed trying to chase down the driver of a stolen truck that did not pay for $113 in fuel.

    CBC
  • Updated list of minimum wage rates across Canada after Alberta announcement

    By The Canadian Press EDMONTON - Alberta's general minimum wage will rise by $1 an hour to $11.20 starting Oct. 1. Here's a list of minimum wages in Canada: British Columbia: Currently $10.25 for most workers

    The Canadian Press
  • Stench of Leafs’ season affecting ability to trade away players

    The damage of this past Maple Leafs season lingers and cannot be easily undone. The market for Phil Kessel was thin and only marginally active. The market for Tyler Bozak, Kessel’s centre of choice, was non-existent. The Leafs did not receive a single phone call inquiring about Bozak’s availability.

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