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Close Ecounter In Toronto?

Posted on by chris.mcewin

 
UFO? Bird? Just a prank?
 
Some people said they saw a strange light in the sky over Toronto Saturday night which has some saying UFO, while others say it was just a bird. One guy even claimed he saw some kids with a kite and lighting rig.
 
What do you think?

Would Ya? : Free Fall “Ride” Edition

Posted on by chris.mcewin

 
Have roller coasters and bungee jumping lost that thrill? Then pack those bags and head over to Denmark to take on The Sky Tower at Tivoli Friheden.
 
it’s literally a free fall ride with no brakes involved. Because they just unhook you at the top of the ride, and send you hurtling through the air 100 feet straight down, into a net below. They say you’ll experience 4G sensations as your body hits a top speed of 88 km/h.
 

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Meanwhile In Canada…

Posted on by chris.mcewin

They say dance like no one’s watching, which is exactly what this cop from Toronto was doing at the Beaches Jazz Festival. And sure enough there were cameras around, but now his dancing has made him famous.
 

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You Be The Judge: Parking Spots

Posted on by chris.mcewin

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Ever had this experience: you see what you think is an empty parking spot, but when you get closer there’s someone just standing in it and they say they’re “saving it for someone else”?
 
Had this happen recently and they looked at me like I was the idiot when I told them parking spots are for cars, not people and you can’t really just stand there to reserve it for your friend.
 
What do you say?
 

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E Coli at Grand Bend

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Signs warning of high levels of E Coli have been posted this weekend at Grand Bend South Beach. Public Health officials recommend against swimming in that area.
All other beaches tested (Grand Bend North, Highland Glen, Bright’s Grove, Pinery Provincial Park, Canatara and Ipperwash) are clear for swimming.
All beaches can become temporarily polluted for up to 48 hours following heavy rainfall.

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Ahh, holidays!

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Headbanging hazardous to your health?

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Music can be hazardous to your health.
German doctors have treated a Motorhead fan whose habit of headbanging led to a brain injury. In January, the 50 year old saw a doctor for constant worsening headaches. He had no history of head injuries or substance abuse. He did however say he’s been a headbanger for years including at a recent Motorhead concert. A scan revealed a brain bleed.
Doctors say the risk of injury caused by headbanging is incredibly low for the general metal population.

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How much money do Michael Jackson’s kids spend?

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Michael Jackson’s children Prince, 17, Paris, 16, and Blanket, 13, have money allocated for their living expenses, separate from the $1 million plus their grandmother Katherine receives to watch over them.
Costs: Prince’s $30 thousand dollar tuition at private school adds up, while it’s six-figures for Paris to stay at a therapeutic boarding school in Utah after her suicide attempt. The children were given $3 million to pay for their education.
Prince has spent over $50 grand on custom-made jewellery and gifts he gave to at least three different girlfriends.
The children have three holidays a year costing $350 000, paying for bodyguards, family, chauffeurs and first-class travel.
Paris buys gifts for her school friends and Blanket spends $200 an hour for karate lessons, and more for a personal trainer.
The three have a chef at their $26 thousand dollar-a-month rented mansion in California and they dine at trendy restaurants.
They were given $10 000 for orthodontic bills.
Other costs included over $154 thousand for renovations, $12 000 for renovations on their home cinema and $35 thousand for utility bills at the house, even though no one was living there at the time!

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Put Your Dog’s Poop Where It Goes…Which Is In The Toilet!?

Posted on by chris.mcewin

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(Yes, this pic is totally unrelated…but still amazing!)
 
Not matter what city you visit – there’s a universal truth: Dog poop poses a problem.
 
Now a city in B.C. think they’ve solved it, although it just seems like they made things worse. Port Coquitlam’s new recycling rules say that dog owners can’t throw bags of their dog’s waste out at all. Not in public garbage cans, and not in their house either, even if the bag is biodegradable.
 
Instead, owners now have to flush their dog or cat’s waste down the toilet (but not kitty litter), build a pet poop compost, hire a “professional pet waste disposal service,” or “search the Internet for pet toilet training techniques.”
 
So, this was already an issue for your city and you’re going to make owners jump through more hoops? Good luck with that.
 

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Should Canada Day Always Be A Long Weekend?

Posted on by chris.mcewin

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