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Doodling Is Incredibly Good For Your Health, Study Shows

If you’re prone to a bit of doodling or drawing now and again then you may be making yourself happier, a new study finds. Free-drawing, doodling and colouring trigger the brain’s reward centre by increasing blood flow in the prefrontal

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Could The Leafs Have A New Captain?

One year ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs drafted Auston Matthews with the first overall pick of the 2016 NHL Draft. As high as Leafs Nation’s hopes were, Matthews exceeded all of them, barreling out of the gates with a four-goal

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Visitors Threw $1.5 Million Into Rome’s Trevi Fountain Last Year — So Where Do All Those Coins Go?

It’s no novel idea to toss a coin into a fountain and make a wish, but there’s something particularly romantic about doing so at the Trevi Fountain in Rome. The legend comes from the 1950s Academy Award-winning film “Three Coins

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2-Year-Old Boy Saved By His Stuffed Cow, Police Say

Police in Massachusetts are crediting a huge stuffed cow with saving 2-year-old boy who fell out of a second-story window and onto concrete below. It happened Wednesday in Chelsea. Police say the boy was playing in a bedroom with his

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American Aid Worker Runs Through ISIS Gunfire To Save Little Girl

Mosul is one of the most dangerous places in the world. And while hundreds of thousands fled, an American and his family moved in, risking their lives to save others.  As an aid worker in Mosul, David Eubank sees death

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Mickey And Minnie Sign Special Message For Hearing Impaired Boy

Dreams really do come true at Disneyland. At least they sure did for this little guy. Mickey and Minnie Mouse made sure a hearing impaired boy felt included in the Disney magic when they communicated with him by signing, “I

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Prince Philip Hospitalized

Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, has been admitted to hospital with an infection and missed the formal opening of Parliament, but he remains in good spirits, Buckingham Palace said. Philip, whose official title is Duke of Edinburgh,

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We’re Not Entirely Sure Which One Is The Bad Influence…

With apologies to Tom Jones, this is unusual. A late night early morning party attended by Guns N’ Roses rocker Axl Rose and singer Tom Jones in London got a little too rowdy and was busted up by authorities at

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The Class of ’17 Couldn’t Get Any Cuter

Introducing: the newest Class of 2017. That’s right! These proud cuties just reached a huge milestone—and they only arrived a few months ago. For neonatal nurse Melissa Jordan and her colleagues at Caromont Regional Medical Center in North Carolina, graduation

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Like Your Ice Cream Frozen Rock Hard? — Turns Out You Were Being Scientific all Along

Before kicking off your National Ice Cream Day celebrations next month, you might want to know that the ideal ice cream serving temperature is actually colder than you ever imagined. Most freezer manufacturers suggest setting your freezer temperature anywhere from

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Tim Hortons Worker Lends Minivan To Stranded Runners To Get To Race

Sheila Grover, Lisa Richardson and the rest of their relay team, the ‘Dalhousie Dangerously Accelerative Ladies’, were on the road to the Cabot Trail Relay Race in Baddeck, Nova Scotia last Monday when they ran into some car trouble. They

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A Favourite Summer Snack: How to Store Your Cucumbers So They Stay Extra Crunchy

But cukes can stay perfectly crunchy in the fridge for at least a week if you know how to store cucumbers the right way. Ready to join the cool-as-a-cucumber (sorry, had to) club? Here’s how to do it: 1. Clean

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You Have To Look After The Kids And, Umm…

A couple are looking for an “exceptional” live-in nanny to join their family of four in Scotland. But their ad posted online is getting some attention for one small detail in the job description. For an annual salary of $84,400

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You DON’T Have To Wait On That Banana Bread Craving After All

For anyone who loves baking, you probably know the struggle of underripe bananas. They’re impossible to bake with! Waiting for them to ripen, though, means scheduling your banana bread cravings around the whims of the fruit gods. But did you

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Martin And Morales Power Blue Jays To Victory

Russell Martin hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the eighth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night. Martin belted an 0-1 pitch from reliever Jose Alvarado (0-1) for

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