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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  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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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  • The NFL's officiating problem, or as Alex Boone describes it: 'Those refs sucked'

    How can we hold officials responsible for blowing calls when nobody — including a respected referee — knows what's what?

    Shutdown Corner
  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Magic Johnson on Kobe: 'Closest thing we've seen to Michael Jordan'

    Johnson spoke to Yahoo Sports on the same day Bryant announced he'll retire at the end of the season

    Ball Don't Lie
  • New Canadian to renounce oath of allegiance to Queen Elizabeth

    In a letter sent to the citizenship court judge earlier this month, Dror Bar-Natan states his opposition to the oath, which he calls "repulsive," and his plan to renege on the pledge following his citizenship ceremony on Monday. The Queen is a symbol of entrenched and outdated privilege and the pledge is tantamount to a "hazing" ritual, Bar-Natan said in an interview.

  • '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.

  • 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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  • 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.

  • $62K banking scam stopped by CIBC staff in LaSalle

    A 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. Harbinder Gill said the woman received a call from what appeared to be a CIBC phone number and spoke to two men.

  • Kitchen in Winnipeg home named best in the world

    The best contemporary kitchen in the world is right here in Winnipeg's River Heights, according to an international design contest. Architect Dov Secter is the winner, and the kitchen he designed is his own, which also serves as his office as he brings clients in to show them his work. "My wife is a great cook, and it's really a functional kitchen where the family all works together so we want to be able to hide things away quickly, have things quickly accessible, and if a client comes through, have places where everything can kind of disappear," he said.

  • DNA sequence found in human gut with significant difference to any known life form

    Stories broke recently that made it sound like we were on the verge of 'Alien' coming to life. That isn't true, but there are some neat discoveries being made inside of us.

    Science and Weather