Thursday, August 10, 2017

Crocodile rock: ancient beast named after Motörhead’s Lemmy

A ferocious sea-going crocodile that menaced coastal waters about 164 million years ago during the Jurassic Period has been given a name honouring the similarly ferocious heavy-metal...

Taylor Swift’s mom says she didn’t want groping incident to define singer’s life

Taylor Swift's mother and confidante took the witness stand Wednesday, saying she and her daughter's managers had told the bosses of a disc jockey...

How storytelling app Wattpad is propelling its authors to offline stardom

The Canadian online storytelling platform Wattpad has proven to be a popular hangout for passionate readers eager to embrace the work of new writers, particularly...

Amber Heard announces breakup with Tesla mogul Elon Musk

Amber Heard says she has broken up with billionaire SpaceX and Tesla mogul Elon Musk.  Heard is best known for the 2004 sports drama Friday Night Lights,...

Woman’s swollen lips traced to severe Polysporin ointment allergy

A woman developed a severe allergic reaction to the antibiotic ointment Polysporin, say doctors in Ottawa who want consumers to substitute another product in...

Bruce Springsteen to make Broadway debut this fall

The Boss is coming to Broadway — but he's ditching the E Street Band.  Bruce Springsteen said Wednesday on his website that he plans to make his Broadway...

Youth homelessness linked to foster care system in new study

 A first-of-its-kind study in Canada is drawing a link between youth homelessness levels and a foster care system that researchers say could be playing...

2nd coroner’s inquest this summer hears Inuit man in need of medical care was...

In a span of just two weeks, two different coroner's inquests in Nunavut heard that two different men were delayed getting proper medical care because police or...

’19 companies’ turned down building Drake’s giant CN Tower, but 1 company tried it...

Under a gigantic, glowing replica of his beloved CN Tower, rapper Drake told the Toronto crowd gathered at Monday's OVO Fest he had called "19...

How Drake got his giant CN Tower replica from Las Vegas to Toronto

Under a gigantic, glowing replica of his beloved CN Tower, rapper Drake told the Toronto crowd gathered at Monday's OVO Fest he had called "19...

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