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Travelling This Summer? The Germiest Places In Hotel Rooms

When you book a hotel room, you know you’re signing up to stay in a space where hundreds and maybe even thousands of people have stayed before you. It’s not news that previous guests leave germs behind, but you might

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

A Smart Way to Reduce Drying Time and Laundry Hacks

From dirt and grass stains to sweat stains to even unloading vacation clothes, summer brings out a lot more loads. Not overstuffing the washing machine is the best way to avoid a set of soggy, tangled up sheets, placing sheets

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

A Single Back to the Future: Part II Sneaker Sells for Nearly $100K

One of the Nike Mag sneakers worn in the 1989 classic Back to the Future: Part II sold Sunday for nearly $100,000 on eBay. The shoe, which was in pretty bad shape and somewhat disintegrating, had 220 bids and sold

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

How many hours of sleep do you actually need?

If you multiplied the average recommended number of hours we should sleep in a day—eight for a typical adult—by the number of days in an average lifespan (78.8 years in the United States), that would amount to about 9,587.3 days.

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

The “Rock” Launches his own Workout Headphones

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, owner of the worlds most radiant smile is getting into the gadget endorsement game with a set of wireless workout headphones called Project Rock. Built by JBL in partnership with Under Armour, these are adorned with

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

The New Career Barbie Builds Robots, Teaches Kids to Code

Astronaut. Developer. Scientist. Paleontologist. And now: engineer. Today’s Barbie is way more into science than surfboards. Robotics Engineer Barbie is the latest career for Mattel’s 59-year-old fashion doll. She’s decked out with safety glasses, a laptop with a cluttered screen

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Halton Police adds Support Dog to Help Stressed People

If life is a journey then this Journey is about making life a little less stressful for people who have had a traumatic experience. Halton Regional Police Service has added its newest officer to help with this goal. She’s Journey.

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Food the Duchess of Sussex is Forbidden from Eating

The Duchess of Sussex, became an official part of the royal family earlier this year when she married Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, in front of the Queen, Kate Middleton, Prince William and the rest of the royal family.

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Food Bank of Waterloo Region unveils Something New

Bags of coffee beans. Slabs of unsliced deli meat. Bushels of fresh tomatoes and squash. Even a giant wheel of Parmesan cheese. These are just a few of the perishable food items the Food Bank of Waterloo Region received last

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Hamilton Man Wins Lottery for Second Time in Two Weeks

Hamilton Man Wins Lottery for Second Time in Two Weeks How’s your luck with lotteries?  Two local residents are recent lottery winners — one man for the second time in two weeks. Hamilton’s Aloysius Power won $138,790.40 June 21 from

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Canadian Uncollected Taxes Reaches $44 Billion

The amount of tax that Canadians admit to owing Ottawa but haven’t paid rose to a record $43.8 billion this year, and an internal Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) projection says the amount of unpaid tax owed is set to hit

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Open Garden Week: Sharing the Beauty of the Season

Gardens and their owners are thriving this summer, and the owners of 90 area properties are showing what’s flourishing in their personal green space. The idea is simple, area residences are willing to open their garden to any and all

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

Up-Date on a Canada Revenue Agency Scam in Vancouver

Vancouver Police say a woman received a phone call last week from someone claiming to be from the CRA, said she owed $6,000 in taxes and there was a warrant for her arrest. She said she was contacted by a

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

The Fish You Buy Is Not What It Seems

Last year, a shocking report by the seafood sustainability nonprofit Oceana concluded that 33 percent of fish sold in American retail outlets is mislabeled. The findings – based on DNA testing of 1,200 samples from 674 stores in 21 states

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

“HUGE CAT ALERT”

A California animal shelter was trying to find the owners — or, if they can’t be found, a new home for an extra-large, fluffy cat who was found wandering the streets. “HUGE CAT ALERT,” wrote The Pasadena Humane Society &

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