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Android Wear will soon be able to interact with your Bluetooth headset

Posted September 2, 2014 by Jane McEntegart

Android Wear is still in its infancy. Announced back in March, the first devices didn’t make it to market until July (developers that attended Google I/O were given Android Wear…

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Sony rumoured to announce budget Xperia E3 with Snapdragon 400 tomorrow

Posted September 2, 2014 by Jane McEntegart

We’ve been hearing about the three devices Sony has planned for IFA for several weeks and Sony released a shadowy image of just three devices last week. However, it seems…

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Leaked images show official shots of Xperia Z3 Compact

Posted September 2, 2014 by Jane McEntegart

With IFA almost upon us, it seems someone at Sony has accidentally pulled the trigger on some press shots of an unannounced device intended for the press conference. This device…

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Surfing in Calgary headlines our videos of the week

Posted September 2, 2014 by Canada.com

Surfing in Calgary? You bet! The nearest ocean surf is at least 1,000 kilometres to the west, but that hasn’t stopped surfers both beginners and experts from enjoying some river surfing on the Bow River. Gazette reporter François Shalom got to […]

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Environment

Terrifying Images Of Whirling Firenadoes From All Over The World

Posted September 2, 2014 by Vincze Miklós

Terrifying Images Of Whirling Firenadoes From All Over The World

Fire whirls, commonly known as “fire tornadoes” and “firenadoes,” can make destructive fires even more horrifying as the flames are swept up into a swirling column of fire. These images show this frightening phenomenon during various fires.http://io9.com/breathtaking-a…

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Man alleged to have surfed child porn near Yonge-Dundas Square

Posted September 2, 2014 by Anonymous

A Toronto man faces multiple charges after he was allegedly caught surfing child pornography near a busy Toronto intersection.

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Entertainment

‘Rob Ford the Musical’ star says he’s been mistaken for the real mayor

Posted September 2, 2014 by The Canadian Press

TORONTO — The Saskatchewan actor who plays the lead role in an upcoming musical comedy about Toronto’s embattled mayor says some people think he is the “real” Rob Ford. Sheldon Bergstrom was chosen last month from nearly 100 hopefuls for […]

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What It Needs: Moto X+1

Posted September 2, 2014 by Daniel Bader

Despite flying under the radar in many ways, the Moto X quickly became my favourite smartphone of 2013, and even today maintains its stunning usability in ways many Android devices…

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Researchers weighing in on diets find trademarked low-carb and low-fat plans produce similar results

Posted September 2, 2014 by Sharon Kirkey

Atkins? Ornish? The Biggest Loser? Branded diets are a multibillion-dollar industry, with each claiming to be superior to others. But an exhaustive analysis of nearly 50 trials involving more than 7,200 overweight and obese adults led by Canadian researchers shows […]

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Apple releases statement on celebrity photo leak: it wasn’t iCloud or Find My iPhone

Posted September 2, 2014 by Jane McEntegart

This past weekend, the personal photos of numerous celebrities were leaked online. These images were leaked by one person who had obtained the images without the victims’ consent. What isn’t…

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PSA: Turn on two-factor authentication on these sites

Posted September 2, 2014 by Jane McEntegart

This past weekend, personal photos from a number of celebrities were leaked online. Though it’s still not clear how these photos were obtained, it is clear that they were obtained…

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Nokia Lumia 520 update to Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan now available

Posted September 2, 2014 by Ian Hardy

Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan arrived on the Lumia 1020 and the Lumia 920 last month, and now Lumia 520 users are reporting the long-awaited update is available to download. According…

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BlackBerry Passport set to launch September 24th

Posted September 2, 2014 by Daniel Bader

BlackBerry’s latest flagship device is set to launch on September 24th at three simultaneous events in Toronto, London and Dubai. The Passport has been teased for months, with its touch-sensitive hardware…

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Aid Worker from Kits Evades Ebola but Remains in Region

Posted September 2, 2014 by Anonymous

Kitsilano resident Anne Catherine Bajard figured the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus would be under control when she arrived June 1, in LIberia to start her job as country director for IBIS, a Denmark-based international development agency. She was wrong. “We thought it was controlled,” Bajard told the Vancouver…
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Reddit’s new AMA app for iOS helps service clean up for the mainstream

Posted September 2, 2014 by Daniel Bader

Reddit has unleashed its first official mobile app since 2011 with the new Ask Me Anything (AMA) app for iOS. Coming later this week to Android, the apps are a…

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Nexus 9 rumoured to have Bluetooth keyboard case

Posted September 2, 2014 by Jane McEntegart

Last week brought plenty of rumours about the Nexus X, but there’s still room for some talk about Google’s plans for the Nexus tablet…

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A Ukranian Border Gateway Was Just Seized, with Little Resistance from Exhausted Locals

Posted September 2, 2014 by Anonymous

A Ukranian Border Gateway Was Just Seized, with Little Resistance from Exhausted Locals

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Adele Gives Us New Ugly-Crying Material With Two Leaked ’21′ Tracks

Posted September 1, 2014 by Allison

Digital Spy has posted two unreleased tracks reportedly made during the recording of Adele’s massive sophomore album 21. The songs were allegedly recorded while Adele was working with producer Fraser T. Smith on her 2011 record, which went on to win a Grammy and Brit Award for Album of the Year. Never Gonna Leave You […]

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Composting for All! Vancouver to Ban Food Scraps from Landfills

Posted September 1, 2014 by Anonymous

Vancouver is about to get even greener. Vancouver city council recently mandated that all food scraps and green waste will have to be recycled as of January 2015. As reported by the Vancouver Sun, Vancouver began food scraps recycling two years ago for…

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Jennifer Lawrence’s Nude Scandal Reminds Us Technology (and People) Can Suck

Posted September 1, 2014 by Allison

Jennifer Lawrence is the latest celebrity to fall victim to illegal hackers. A rep for The Hunger Games actress has confirmed that nude photos leaked from Lawrence’s personal property are in fact real. Well, that’s horribly violating. Other actresses who have been targeted in the sex crime include Mary Winstead, as well as Victoria Justice […]

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Watch a teenaged Katy Perry talk about Christian Music and Her Parents

Posted September 1, 2014 by Allison

Rare footage of a teenaged Katy Perry giving a tour of her life on the road as a Christian music performer was released this weekend by Jim Standridge, a producer who was hired to put together a press kit for the future superstar, who was then Katy Hudson. Perry is a typical teen in the […]

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Could stars from Fresh Prince and Mean Girls be heading to DWTS?

Posted September 1, 2014 by Allison

The rumour mill continues to churn ahead of Thursday’s official announcement for the Season 19 line up of Dancing With The Stars . We’ve already heard that Pretty Little Liars star Janel Parrish, along with US Olympian Lolo Jones and former Calvin Klein model Antonio Sabato Jr. are likely to be included during the September […]

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Back to school with TOMS #giveaway

Posted September 1, 2014 by Jody @ Mommy Moment

New post. Mommy Moment is owned by Jody Arsenault, from Manitoba, Canada.

It is that time of year again.  There is a chill in the air and the leaves are getting ready to change.  And yes the big yellow school busses are getting ready to pick up the kids at the end of the driveways as they embrace a new year dedicated to education.  And while children […]

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The March on Islamabad (Dispatch 1)

Posted September 1, 2014 by Anonymous

The March on Islamabad (Dispatch 1)

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Syrian Refugee Total Passes 3 Million in ‘Biggest Humanitarian Emergency of Our Era’

Posted September 1, 2014 by Anonymous

Syrian Refugee Total Passes 3 Million in ‘Biggest Humanitarian Emergency of Our Era’

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Altered states: Metric’s concert is at the Wrong Place At The Right Time!

Posted August 31, 2014 by mike

Altered States is an exclusive three-city concert series that kicked off in Calgary on with Metric.  Next, it heads East to Toronto with a performance from Death From Above 1979 and to Montreal with sets from A-Track and Chromeo.  I decided to send my friend Brie, who knows …
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A Seized Laptop Reveals ISIS Researched Weaponizing the Bubonic Plague

Posted August 31, 2014 by Anonymous

A Seized Laptop Reveals ISIS Researched Weaponizing the Bubonic Plague

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Allowing Transgender People to Serve in the US Military Is ‘Inevitable’

Posted August 30, 2014 by Anonymous

Allowing Transgender People to Serve in the US Military Is ‘Inevitable’

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You Could Win A Limited Edition Much #FOREVERYOUNG Poster!

Posted August 30, 2014 by Dan Carruthers

In celebration of our 30th Anniversary, we’ve been looking back at some incredible footage and reliving iconic moments from years past. Meanwhile, our in-house designers Tara Paquette and Ameesha Earnshaw have been hard at work, putting their creative spin on the portraits you see below. Designer Tara Paquette describes the inspiration behind the artwork: 30 […]

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Giveaways Ending Soon

Posted August 30, 2014 by Angela @ Mommy Moment

New post. Mommy Moment is owned by Jody Arsenault, from Manitoba, Canada.

This weekend on Mommy Moment, we have a delicious giveaway ending to remind you of.  This giveaway ends on Sunday August 31 2014 @ 11:00pm CST. G.H. Cretors Gourmet Popcorn Prize Pack – Ends August 31 – CAN/US GOOD LUCK!!

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8 Things We Want to See In the Kimye Wedding Episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Posted August 29, 2014 by Anonymous

It’s been three months since Kim walked down the aisle and became Kim Kardashian-West. And within those three months my desire to see the most glamorous wedding ever has only increased. Kanye and Kim have been totally secretive when it came to their nuptials, and aside from a few rumoured details no one really knows […]

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Hypersonic Weapon Explodes After Four Seconds as the Catch-Up Arms Race Begins

Posted August 29, 2014 by Anonymous

Hypersonic Weapon Explodes After Four Seconds as the Catch-Up Arms Race Begins

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Riff Raff To Sam Smith: “U CHUBBY LiTTLE F–K FACTORY”

Posted August 29, 2014 by Melody

We all saw Katy Perry’s memorable MTV VMAs entrance this year, dressed up as a Throwback Britney Spears accompanied by her Throwback Justin Timberlake, Riff Raff. But once the two entered the show, it appeared that the eccentric rapper had lost his date to soulful singer, Sam Smith. Now this has apparently turned into a […]

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10 Outfits Only Miley Cyrus Could Pull Off

Posted August 29, 2014 by Anonymous

Oh my Miley! Miley Cyrus appears on the cover of the September issue of V Magazine called the Rebel issue. Now Miley being the huge superstar she is is not new to gracing magazine covers, but I don’t think she has ever been seen quite like this. Miley is featured naked in the magazine, but […]

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5 Seconds Of Summer To Take Over L.A. With An Epic Fan Convention

Posted August 29, 2014 by Melody

Los Angeles is about to get invaded by 5 Seconds of Summer fans: the Aussie pop-punk band is hosting their first ever fan convention in the City of Angels from November 15 to 16, 2014. So, like, pack your bags now. The band announced this epic event on YouTube yesterday in which members Luke, Ashton, […]

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Events

6 Fun Things to Do in Vancouver Labour Day Long Weekend

Posted August 29, 2014 by Anonymous

Sticking around in Vancouver over the the Labour Day Long Weekend? Us too. You’re in good company. Here are 6 fun ways to use up the last moments of summer. 6 Fun Things to Do in Vancouver Labour Day Long Weekend 1. Play at the Fair at the PNE The PNE,…
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Climate Change Has an Outrage Problem

Posted August 29, 2014 by Anonymous

Climate Change Has an Outrage Problem

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Britney Spears Smiles Amidst Her Break-Up Proving She is the Light of the World

Posted August 29, 2014 by Anonymous

Britney Spears is a free b–ch baby! Pop Queen Britney Spears has split from her boyfriend of over a year David Lucado. The mother of two ended her long term relationship after rumours of a video of David cheating on Britney spread. GASP! How could someone cheat on someone who is perfection personified? For shame […]

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Delivery Is A Film That Will Make You Laugh (And Cry) Out Loud

Posted August 29, 2014 by Melody

Raise your hand if you have a crippling fear of public speaking. Okay, now keep your hand up if you would ever consider conquering that fear by doing stand-up comedy. [Insert cricket noises] Well, four guys are about to do just that in the upcoming film, Delivery. Mark, Shane, Bert and Sean are all going […]

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Topless Toddler Barred From Local Pool

Posted August 29, 2014 by Anonymous

A quiet community swimming pool in Montreal is now the centre of a police investigation after two lifeguards and a mom got into a physical dispute because her toddler wasn’t wearing a swim top. According to CBC news, the bizarre […]

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