A new controversy has arisen about the giant rubber duck with a hefty price tag coming to Ontario. A Dutch art studio claims the massive display of artwork, which is costing Ontario taxpayers $200,000, is a fraud. In a news release dated May 31, the studio says the six-storey-tall, 13,600-kilogram yellow
It’s usually an exciting time when a new retailer opens their doors nearby, and the launch of the first Costco in Iceland proves that Reykjavik residents are not immune to the power of a big box brand. The first location opened on May 23 at 9 a.m. local time and the Iceland Monitor reports that the
While Canadians across the country are starting up their barbecues, some Newfoundlanders are still facing winter woes, such as a moose calf trapped in a snowbank. “I happened to look out the kitchen window and I knew I wasn’t seeing something right,” Kathleen Tucker told The Weather Network in a recorded
A popular summertime fruit has undergone a dramatic makeover thanks to genetic engineering and fresh photos are trickling through social media. Del Monte Fresh Produce plans to produce and distribute a pink flesh pineapple after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved it last December,
An Iraqi journalist had a close call with death in Mosul after a bullet fired by an ISIS sniper narrowly missed him and instead hit the GoPro strapped to his chest. Ammar Alwaely was working in the Al-Zaraee district with The Sun reporter Owen Holdaway when they came under fire by a sniper. Footage
Ireland’s entry into The Eurovision Song Contest may have just been booted from the competition, but his star is only shining brighter after being compared to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on social media.
In these images taken from a YouTube video, the face of a woman has been pixelated to protect her identity. Police in Burnaby, B.C., say they are investigating allegations of animal abuse after a man recorded an argument between himself and a woman after claiming that she kicked his dog. Dean Borosevich
Police in Cannon County, Tenn., have closed several Church of Scientology facilities and charged three men who are affiliated with the religious organization after they found members living in squalor and being held against their will. “The Cannon County Sheriff’s Department would like to make the general
Hundreds of people have evacuated their homes after heavy rains caused flash flooding in about 100 communities across Quebec. One area in particular has been hit severely, but residents are still finding ways to keep up with their daily lives. #flooded #evacuated #mystreet #Pierrefonds #WestIsland #
Whale watchers and marine biologists alike are being drawn to the Pacific waters off California in an attempt to catch a glimpse of an astonishing natural sight. Over the past week, a pod of orcas have been ambushing and attacking grey whale calves at an “unprecedented” rate in Monterey Bay near Monterey
Scarlett Johansson, left, says she’d like to hang out with a woman named Geraldine, middle, who was photographed in 1967. American actress Scarlett Johansson has become fascinated with a photo that has gone viral. The image features an intoxicated grandmother in her youth who looks nearly identical
An altercation allegedly over a dime quickly turned into a scene of shattered glass at a Tim Hortons in Toronto over the weekend. The startling incident was caught on camera as it took place inside a coffee shop located near Jane Street and Alliance Avenue, which is generally considered to be one of
American actor Jeff Goldblum surprised the people of Australia Wednesday with free sausages for people passing by a food truck with his name on it. Fans quickly made their way to the area to grab some grub from the movie star.
A new video shows a private security team on board a cargo ship successfully fending off what appears to be Somali pirates in a tense gun battle at sea. The footage published Thursday on YouTube is taken aboard the cargo vessel. In the video, a small boat can be seen approaching.
A new campaign aimed at keeping drivers sober in Quebec is highlighting the potential risks of driving while under the influence of marijuana. With marijuana legalization around the corner thanks to the federal government, provinces are now left to decide how they will keep impaired drivers off the