The selfless action of a young Humboldt Bronco hockey player and his family has touched the hearts and minds of Canadians, and Manitobans have responded in a big way to the decision to give the gift of life. “Since the tragic story broke, Manitobans have been signing up online to...
A Chagall painting stolen from a Manhattan couple's home nearly 30 years ago is finally being returned to the family, the FBI says. The 1911 Marc Chagall painting, "Othello and Desdemona," was recovered last year in Maryland, where a man twice tried to sell it to a Washington, D.C. gallery...
A surrogate mother has given birth to a baby boy in China four years after his parents died in a car crash, Chinese media reported. Shen Jie and Liu Xi died in Nanjing in 2013, but had already frozen several embryos hoping to have a child through IVF. After the accident,...
A new research into mortality rates has found night owls are more likely to die sooner than morning larks. Whether it’s a late night Netflix binge-watching session (curse you 10 second warning!), or a mid-week drinking marathon with your friends, we’re all guilty of staying up into the wee hours...
In case you were disappointed the world didn't end on September 23, 2017, buck up! Now it's supposed to end on April 23. So, we've all got ten days. Give up your diet, drink like crazy, shoplift candy, it's the end. According to codes in the Bible (Book of Revelation...
Agence France-Presse photographer Ronaldo Schemidt has won the prestigious 2018 World Press Photo of the Year Award. The winning photo showed a masked Venezuelan protester on fire, taken during violent protests in Caracas. Mr Schemidt's photo also won the Spot News - Singles category at a prize-giving ceremony in Amsterdam. The photo,...
Biting into the "hottest pepper in the world" sounds painful enough. But for one 34-year-old man, the daring feat resulted in excruciating headaches, known as "thunderclap" headaches, according to a new report of his case. Shortly after, he began having dry heaves and experiencing thunderclap headaches — brief and intensely...
With the population of flyers is aging, many arriving on board with pre-existing disease and longer flights, the announcement, 'Is there a doctor on board' seems to be more common, says Dr. W. Gifford Jones in this week's instalment of The Doctor Game. Every time it happens to me, it...
A jawbone of a giant ichthyosaur found in England may belong to one of the largest animals that ever lived. Found by fossil collector Paul de la Salle in Lilstock, Somerset, the 205 million-year-old remains have now been analysed by an international team of palaeontologists. They concluded it belonged to a...
Buzz Aldrin has passed a lie detector test after claiming that he has encountered alien life, it's been reported. The former Lunar Module Pilot, who was the second man on the moon, was one of a number of astronauts who revealed accounts of their sightings under lab conditions at the...