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Churchill, From Aliens To foreseeing A Nuclear Future

  A recently discovered essay written by Sir Winston Churchill in the 30’s shows the British prime minister believed alien life existed in the universe. In it, he says he is “not sufficiently conceited” to believe the Sun is the

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Eleven-Year-Old Canadian Girl Sets Guinness Record

  Eleven-year-old Capri Everitt from Canada travelled around the world on a mission to raise money for charity and achieve a new Guinness World Records title. Back in November 2015, Capri and her family started her incredible journey in Ottawa,

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

The Fashionable Take Anywhere Secret Wine Purse

  Times are tough, and some people say wine helps. Wine that you can hide in your purse and pour at the touch of a button helps even more. Bella Vita’s PortoVino leather wine purse is exactly what you think

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Pilot Buys Pizza For Stranded Air Canada Passengers

  Air Canada is apologizing to passengers who found themselves rerouted late at night to Fredericton with nothing to eat — that is, until a WestJet pilot stepped in to buy them pizza. The passengers were on a flight from

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Did You Know There Is Arsenic In Your Rice !

  Yes, there is arsenic in your rice. Yes, arsenic is toxic. And it has been associated with lung, skin and bladder cancer, among other health concerns. And yes, even though it contains trace arsenic, you can still eat rice.

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Apple Reality Brings You “Planet of the Apps.”

  So you think you can app? You better come ready to sell it. That’s the premise of Apple’s new TV show “Planet of the Apps,”. The show features real iOS app developers pitching their wares to a panel of

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Head Lice In Hamilton Schools

  A single mother says she moved her children from Waterdown to downtown Hamilton in search for a better, more cultured life but she found very quickly that the only culture she found was that of lice that seemed to

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Do You Take Melatonin To Sleep At Night?

  Melatonin is a very popular sleep aid. It’s naturally produced in your body. You don’t need a prescription for it and can buy it in gummy form or in a fruity drink. But is it as effective and safe

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Why Hasn’t The U.S. Adopted The Metric System?

  While most nations use the metric system, the U.S. still clings to pounds, inches, and feet. Despite attempts, Americans refuse to convert. Thomas Jefferson first tried to move the nation toward a decimal-based system in 1789. But without support

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Play With Your Food

  If you’re a fan of Legos, you’re probably going to fall in love with this restaurant concept. Brick Burger in the Philippines is wall-to-wall with Legos and they serve burgers with edible Lego buns. The restaurant has 10 different

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Stress Is Making Us Sick Along With Memory Loss

  Some mild stress can keep us on our toes, but long-term stress can have lots of effects on the body—it can cause chronic muscle tension, heart problems, and fertility issues in both men and women. Now researchers have performed

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Our Homes Are Ecosystems For Bugs, Lots Of Them

  Does the thought of a spider or centipede in your home horrify you? It’s been revealed there are more bugs in our homes than we realize — and we just need to accept it. Our homes are like mini-ecosystems.

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

So, What’s That White Powder On Chocolate

  Chocolate ― that beloved, delectable treat we repeatedly remind ourselves is good for us. There’s so much to love about it: the way it melts into brownies, how it bakes into the best cakes. But sometimes when we unwrap

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Kids Prefer Their Pets Over Siblings

  Dogs may be man’s best friend, but a new study finds that pets are children’s best friends, too more so than their own siblings. The research does not suggest pets can replace siblings, but rather offers more information about

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Nuclear Waste To Travel Through Ontario

  Environmentalists say they are disappointed with a U.S. court’s decision to ship radioactive waste from Northern Ontario into the United States. The nuclear waste would travel along the QEW and through Niagara. The Niagara region says it is not

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

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