Dangerous creatures found in water

Next time you take a dip in the sea or a paddle in a river, think about what's lurking under the water's surface. Some of the deadliest wildlife on the planet make the oceans and wetlands their home. And beware: these creatures range from the downright vicious to the seriously venomous. Click through this gallery and submerge yourself in this list of aquatic killers.

New air passenger protection rules come into effect Thursday

MONTREAL — New Air Passenger Protection Regulations go into effect today. The update comes as the Canadian Transport Agency tries to close a loophole that left some passengers unable to secure cash refunds after pandemic-related flight cancellations. Starting Thursday, airlines will be required to issue a full refund for cancellations and delays if passengers are not placed on a new flight within 48 hours, including for reasons outside of the...

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The most ridiculous deaths in history

Death is life's biggest tragedy, but one that none of us can escape. Indeed, some people throughout history have died in really bizarre ways, some of which can be labeled as ridiculous. Who would have thought one could die of laughter? Or drown by trying to hug the reflection of the Moon? But there's more. A lot more! Click through and discover the most ridiculous deaths in history.

Travellers, tourism industry welcome end to COVID regulations

Most passengers at Pearson welcomed Ottawa’s decision to scrap mandatory travel restrictions imposed during the pandemic. “I hope that means we are getting back to our old normal,” said Gillian Mikalachki, returning from five weeks in Europe with her mother Amanda. The two nurses say giving people the choice is the right move. “I think it’s going to be wait and see. As flu season comes in, I think we’re going to have to wait and see,” said...

Moon hotels in Dubai?

A team wants to build a series of large domed hotels, reminiscent of the moon, in Dubai,and these hotels would be called Moon World Resorts. Each dome will be a 360-degree recreation of the moon on a grand scale, complete with realistic-looking craters and texture. — CNN (@CNN) September 27, 2022 The « lunar » […]

The most common ways to die in 1800s America

Forget heart disease, cancer, and other leading causes of death in this day and age: people back in 19th century America were dying of things such as "consumption" and diarrhea, among many others. In this gallery, we look back at the 1860 census report 'Mortality of the United States,' and bring you some very interesting information about how people were dying back then. Curious? Click on to discover the most common ways to die in 1800s America.

December is peak season for Asia. The 8 can't-miss spots to visit

Ko Samui is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus, Thailand. Geographically in the Chumphon Archipelago, it is part of Surat Thani Province, though as of 2012, Ko Samui was granted municipal status and thus is now locally self-governing. Ko Samui is Thailand's second-largest island after Phuket, with an area of 228.7 km², a population of ...

Why is scaffolding everywhere you look in New York City?

Could Hitler have faked his own death and fled to South America?

This conspiracy theory, which many believe to be true, is based on the belief that Adolf Hitler was able to flee the city of Berlin in 1945 with the help of his wife, Eva Braun. Although not taken seriously by historians, this theory has only gained traction since the advent of the internet, a breeding ground for speculation and suspicion. In this gallery, you'll get to know the theory in detail. Click through and dive in.

Here Are 2021's Most & Least Used Montreal Metro Stations

The STM has seen fewer riders since the pandemic.

The 10 most famous Italian dishes abroad... that are not Italian!

This major Hurricane targets this popular Canadian travel destination

Landslides, costal flooding and extreme rains target Mexico's Pacific coast thanks to Orlene. Meteorologist Rachel Modestino has the details

Christina Vukicevic, the fairytale Nordic. Photos of the beautiful Norwegian

She is a former hurdler, class of 1987.

On The Road with Mike Drew: Looking for glorious Alberta gold

It was a strange little rainstorm. Heading north and east from the city, I could see what looked like a rain cloud on the horizon but I didn’t really think much about it. It was pretty much all alone, a biggish grey blot surrounded by a few other smaller and fluffier clouds. There looked to be a thin curtain of precipitation hanging underneath it but it was hard to say for sure. Where I was driving, east of Airdrie and west of Irricana, it was...

Lopez Obrador sees «bad taste» in U.S. warnings to avoid areas of Mexico due to violence rate

The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has criticized the alerts issued by the U.S. government through its embassy in Mexico, asking its citizens not to visit some areas

Petro reopens border with Venezuela after seven years, «a suicide that must not be repeated».

This Monday at 12:35 pm (Venezuelan time), 11:35 am in Colombia (8:35 am Spanish peninsular time) the border between Colombia and Venezuela reopened after seven years of closure in the […]

New protections for air travellers come into force this week — but they don't go far enough, critics say

New regulations governing refund requirements for air passengers are coming into force this week, but consumer advocates and airlines are raising concerns about the rules.

Queen Margrethe of Denmark: today's only female monarch has a fascinating life

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Photo Highlights of NCL's New Ship Norwegian Prima

Discover the beauty of this brand-new cruise ship.

Federal government unlikely to declare victory on COVID as travel restrictions loosen

OTTAWA — The thundering sound of hoofbeats charging toward the end of the track was met with a chorus of cheers from thousands of revellers in cowboy hats and jeans, dazzled by the colourful lights of the midway in the distance. 

MPs waste taxpayer's time and money snarking over catering bill

An in-flight catering bill of almost $100,000 from a 2020 trip to Dubai for Governor General Mary Simon and 30 others is raising eyebrows in Ottawa. Global Affairs Canada has conceded that some of the costs on that catering tab are concerning. The eight-day trip to Expo 2020 in Dubai involved a catering bill of $93,117.89 for the group. The bill included “cost of food, non-alcoholic beverages and associated fees, including catering handling and...

The royal weddings that changed European history

Queen Victoria was one of the longest reigning monarchs in history, ruling for 64 years. She dedicated many of these years to arranging alliances with other powerful states around Europe. These alliances were achieved through marriages between her children and grandchildren and members of other European royal families. The result was such a vast distribution of British royals around Europe that Queen Victoria became known as the "Grandmother of Europe." Click through the following gallery to learn about the incredible number of marriages she arranged and the powerful positions her descendants claimed.

Common things science still hasn’t figured out

Science has permitted humans to do some incredible things, like landing on the Moon, and uncovering why rain falls from the sky. But when it comes to some other things, like hiccups and tornadoes, scientists still can’t quite figure out the reason behind them. And while they may have theories about the following phenomena, no one can say for certain why they occur. Want to discover what they are? Then check out this gallery for common things that are still a mystery to scientists.

Famous body parts that weren't buried with their owners

Throughout history, practices around death and burial have been pretty weird. Victorian funeral portraits, where a dead person's body is posed for a photograph, are one fine example. At other periods, it was common practice to save a piece of a beloved or important person's body as a keepsake, or even a relic to worship. The opposite has also been true in cases where body parts were kept in order to symbolically torment the deceased. Under many different bizarre and horrifying circumstances, some of the most famous historical figures were buried without significant body parts! In some cases, these appendages became more famous than their owners... Click through the following gallery to learn more about these strange and macabre journeys.

Canada Is No Longer Considered The 'Best Country In The World' & There Are Several Reasons Why

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Offering up weed-friendly bed and breakfasts to travellers

Looking for a bed and breakfast that will have a joint on the pillow instead of a chocolate? Or would it be dope to have both? Cannabis tourism in Canada is growing, and that includes pot-friendly bed and breakfasts and other rentals. HiBnb is a Canadian company specializing in vacation rentals where sparking up a doobie is allowed. They also have listings allowing guests to enjoy cannabis while travelling and or doing activities they love most....

The mysterious prehistoric city that has baffled scientists for years

In a remote region of the western Pacific Ocean lies a stunning and spooky unsolved mystery: the ruins of the ancient city of Nan Madol. Located next to the eastern shore of Micronesian island Pohnpei, this once-great, prehistoric city is comprised of nearly 100 geometrically shaped man-made stone islands, and it’s the only ancient city built atop a coral reef. No one is sure of the origins, nor why anyone would want to build a city far from food and water, and yet its ruins are rife with stories and spirits. Check out the gallery for a brief tour of the space and travel back in time.

Things restaurants don’t want you to know

While you're sitting down at a table and enjoying your meal at a restaurant, there are so many other things happening behind the scenes that are only known by people who've worked in the food industry. From fast-food chains to fine dining restaurants, there are secrets that these establishments don't want you to know, and you'd be pretty surprised to find out why. So, do you dare to discover what they are? Check out this gallery.

What is the "retirement curse" and how to avoid it

Society has a strange relationship with growing older, loaded with false expectations and somewhat backwards logic. Many of us will work through our best physical years, grow completely used to being instructed on what to do, then when you are a little more tired than before and likely more ready to sit for longer periods, you’re given all this free time and an allowance for fun. It’s supposed to be this incredible gift we give ourselves, but studies are showing it's turning out to be more of a curse than a blessing if you don't do it right. Click through to learn about what the "retirement curse" is, how it might affect you, and how you can take concrete steps to avoid it.

Canada to close borders to dogs from more than 100 countries over rabies concerns

Federal authorities are set to close Canada's borders Wednesday to commercial dogs, including ones being put up for sale or adoption, from more than 100 countries deemed to be at high risk for canine rabies. The move has been met with fierce opposition from some animal rescuers and advocates, but the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association says it's necessary to protect people and dogs from a deadly disease. Canada currently has no active cases...

WARMINGTON: New rules for media at airport should not be allowed to fly in a free country

Permission, approval, permits and staff accompanying reporters is the future for media covering the news at the airport, even as Transport Canada strongly disagrees with the iron-fisted approach. We’re not talking about an airport in North Korea, China, Afghanistan or Cuba. These rules are being brought into Toronto Pearson International Airport. ArriveCan may be gone this weekend but a new rule being installed Monday will fundamentally change...

18 tips for throwing a perfect at-home party

Flip through the slideshow for 18 essential tips for throwing the perfect party at home, from figuring out the right theme to how to end the night without awkwardness.

Crazy crash of a pickup truck that literally takes flight

Pickup truck loses control and crashes.

Today in crypto: 5 cryptocurrencies on the rise.

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The 10 best places to visit in December

The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a South Asian country, located in the Indian Ocean, situated in the Arabian Sea. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India. The chain of 26 atolls stretches from Ihavandhippolhu Atoll in the north to the Addu City in the south. Comprising a territory spanning roughly 298 square kilometres, the Ma...

AGF Manag beat on both the top and bottom line. Revenues of $112.47M (-8.63% YoY) exceeded consensus of $111.80M(+0.60%). EPS of $0.320 (+52.38% YoY) exceeded the consensus estimate of $0.262(+23.08%).

AGF Manag beat on both the top and bottom line. Revenues of $112.47M (-8.63% YoY) exceeded consensus of $111.80M(+0.60%). EPS of $0.320 (+52.38% YoY) exceeded the consensus estimate of $0.262(+23.08%).AGF Manag beat on both the top and bottom line. Revenues of $112.47M (-8.63% YoY) exceeded consensus of $111.80M(+0.60%). EPS of $0.320 (+52.38% YoY)...

The least-visited country in the world may be the first to disappear

One of the most naturally beautiful countries in the world is also one of the least visited, but most of us may never get to visit before the nation disappears. Tuvalu is an island country in the west-central Pacific Ocean, sitting about halfway between Australia and Hawaii. It’s a coral atoll nation, which means it sits on a ring-shaped coral reef encircling a lagoon, with islands along the rim. The country is a stunning oasis, but faces the threat of disappearing completely from the face of the Earth. Click through to find out more about the people, the culture, the devastation it faces, and more about this unique community.

20 need-to-know tips for the world of coupons

Use these essential tips to get started with couponing for big savings on everything from snacks to toothpaste.

Palace reveals details of queen's state funeral on Monday

LONDON (AP) — Two minutes of silence will be observed Monday across the United Kingdom at the end of Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral at Westminster Abbey, giving British public across the nation a chance to pay their respects to the late monarch. Buckingham Palace released more details Thursday about the state funeral of the queen who died Sept. 8 at 96 and her private interment later Monday. Her death at her beloved Balmoral Castle summer...

What might happen when Earth runs out of oxygen?

It's a fact: Earth will eventually run out of oxygen. While this won't happen in our lifetime, the fate of our planet is well known. But when will this happen, and why? Will humans still be here? If so, how can our species survive without oxygen? Click through the following gallery and discover the answers to these and many other questions.

British family pays $1,100 for one-day outing at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando Studios in Florida turned out to be universally expensive for one British family and the internet wasn’t having it. British Marketing expert Miranda Pearce did a TikTok video outlining how she, her husband and their two young sons spent $1,100 on a one-day family outing at the theme park, according to the New York Post . The clip, which has been viewed more than 1.5 million times, according to Newsweek , which first reported...

Album: Sheep enliven Australia's Boorowa Irish Woolfest

People shear sheep during the Irish Woolfest in the town of Boorowa in Australia, Oct. 2, 2022. (Photo by Chu Chen/Xinhua) SYDNEY, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Australia's Boorowa is renowned for fine wool from the local sheep, and an important event of the Irish Woolfest is held here with local shearers showing their great skills in shearing sheep. Flocks of sheep walk along the streets and local residents actively participate in various activities, with...

More than 1.6 million travellers arrived at border without using ArriveCAN but fewer than 200 were fined

The Liberal government will stop requiring travellers to use the ArriveCAN app — though new data shows that since the start of the year, more than 1.65 million individuals already flouted the rules by arriving at the border without providing the information through the app. The government said Monday it would lift all COVID-19-related travel measures on Oct. 1, including the requirement that travellers to Canada use the ArriveCAN app to provide...

18 eco-friendly tips for staying cool

Flip through the gallery for 18 eco-friendly ideas for staying cool this summer, from chilly frozen water bottles to a DIY swamp cooler that's surprisingly powerful.

How to become an early bird

As we learn more about the brain and its restful state—sleep—the more the importance of circadian rhythms comes into focus. A circadian rhythm can be defined as the internal process that regulates the sleep-wake cycle. For those of you whose natural circadian rhythm tends towards activity at night, the idea of getting up early and launching into a productive morning may seem a distant dream. There are things we can all do, however, to train ourselves into early morning habits. Check out this gallery for some tips on how to become an early bird.

Why is a quarter of world's new forest area coming from China?

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 22, 2021 shows the scenery of Saihanba forest farm in north China's Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Jin Haoyuan) BEIJING, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- China ranks first globally in the area of planted forests and forest coverage growth, contributing a quarter of the world's new forest area in the past decade. The secret behind the rapid growth of China's green landscape lies in its large-scale greening campaign, including conserving...

The bizarre burial requests of Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria was one of the most influential monarchs in British history. So much so that the long period she ruled was named the Victorian era. During this time, it was common to attach much greater significance to burials when someone died. Life expectancy was much shorter, and death was a part of everyday life. Attaching more ritual and meaning to the manner of burial helped to deal with this difficult reality. Many people left instructions for their funeral and burial, and Queen Victoria was no exception. In fact, the woman left a detailed 12-page manual! She was known for her eccentricities, and this certainly comes across in her last wishes... Intrigued? Then click through the gallery to learn more about the strange burial requests of Queen Victoria.

25% of the richest people in the world live in these 10 cities