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Bill Gates says Donald Trump asked if ‘there was a difference between HIV and HPV’ — twice

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, said U.S. President Donald Trump asked him twice if there was a difference between HIV and HPV, according to …

Donald Trump

Man with marijuana plant sprints away after walking into live news shot

This is the bizarre moment a live TV report from outside a major cannabis factory was interrupted by a man carrying a conspicuous potted plant — who …

Cannabis

Man slowly tumbles into river in undeniably hilarious footage

Sophisticated, high-brow comedy is all very well and good, but sometimes you just want to watch someone falling over.<p>Well, good news — today happens …

Filmmaking

If you send a text to a driver and they have an accident, you could be held liable: expert warns

An insurance and legal expert says texters could be held liable for any damages if they message someone they know is driving and that person has an …

Text Messaging

23 Silly, Unrelated Tumblr Posts That'll Make You Laugh Just Because, Okay?

Thank god Tumblr is free.

Tumblr

Corbella: Men are damned if they do and don't

NDP MP Christine Moore has painted herself into an ideological corner with the rules she expects men to follow when it comes to sexuality. As a …

Sexual Harassment

Parkour cat escapes furious feline gauntlet

The internet is not a stranger to cat videos nor is it unfamiliar with memes set to Awolnation's "Run." So behold, the fated fusion of two iconic …

Pets

Watch Crowd of Curious Cats and Their Startled Reaction to a Fearsome Robot Vacuum

Cat videos are so popular on the internet that the act of watching them has become a cliche for describing how to waste your time in bliss. (But …

Cats

A man crawled into a vent in a women’s bathroom and got stuck. His body was found days later.

It seemed just like any other maintenance problem at first.<p>In a downtown Calgary shopping mall Monday morning, a toilet in the fourth-floor women’s bathroom wouldn’t flush. A mall employee was called to fix it.<p>Attached to the wall behind the toilet was a panel with sensors that automatically flush …

Crime

Vancouver's new Escobar restaurant taking heat over perceived insensitive name

VANCOUVER -- A Latin-themed restaurant in Vancouver is drawing criticism for the name it shares with a notorious Colombian drug lord linked to …

South America

Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony warned by FTC about potentially illegal product warranties

Six major companies including Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have received letters from the US Federal Trade Commission warning that some of their product warranties may be in violation of federal law. HTC, Asus, and Hyundai also received warnings. You can read all six over at <i>Motherboard</i>.<p>The FTC …

Privacy

Insane 2004 armored bulldozer rampage gets the documentary treatment it's always deserved

Some stories—violent ones, mostly—are far easier to digest as fiction than they could ever be in real life. <i>Die Hard</i> would be a national tragedy if it …

Die Hard

24 Grocery Stores That Are Straight-Up Living In The Future

Um, my grocery store needs ALL of these things.

Grocery Stores

Record Label Insults Photographer After Stealing Her Photos

Photographers commonly deal with photos being used without permission these days, but oftentimes infringements can be resolved in a friendly and …

Photography

Watch a bear sit next to a photographer: it’s both heartwarming and terrifying

Ah, wildlife photography… What a great way to take some gorgeous shots while also enjoying nature. You sit there, enjoy peace, quiet and beautiful …

Photography

At-home CRISPR kit will diagnose you better than WebMD

CRISPR is moving out of the lab and into your home.<p>Mammoth Biosciences, a new biotech company co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna, is …

CRISPR

Photos From the Tiniest Tiny Homes in Hong Kong

For the disadvantaged, apartments can be literally the size of a coffin.<p>Hong Kong is known for its shopping, seafood, and financial institutions. It’s an island metropolis soaked in colour and light, but it’s also a classic dichotomy of rich and poor; a ground zero for some of the world’s worst …

Hong Kong

For your entertainment, a long list of the funniest yearbook quotes

It's that time of year again, time for seniors to dust off their thesauruses and come up with the most clever yearbook quotes they can.<p>Seniors from …

High School

Man gets 50 years in prison for $1.2-million fajita scam

For nine years a Texas gentleman was making a fortune with a fajita scam.<p>53-year-old Gilberto Escaramilla earned a total of $1.2-million by ordering …

U.S. Department of Justice

A Smiling Deli Clerk Humorously Presents Different Cuts of Meat for a Standing Stray Cat to Inspect

In a truly heartwarming display of affection, a smiling deli clerk was amused by a stray cat who wandered into his store, stood up on hind legs …

Meat

Civil war erupts between Tim Hortons franchisee factions

TORONTO — Tim Hortons’ elected franchisee board has struck back at a vocal group of franchisees who formed last year to oppose the practices of their …

Canada

David Buckel, prominent New York LGBT lawyer, dies after setting himself on fire

Buckel, known for case about murdered transgender man portrayed in Boys Don’t Cry, alluded to fossil fuel protest to New York Times<p>A prominent gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate has burned himself to death in New York on Saturday, reportedly using fossil fuel in a protest against …

LGBTQI

Mexican Boxer Destroys American Fighter Wearing Trump Wall Shorts

American super-featherweight Rod Salka came in rocking a wall-themed set of trunks with "America 1st" written on them. He left with the same shorts and a big old L, by way of Mexico's Francisco Vargas.<p>There's nothing quite like international sports to play out political turmoil. Russia vs. USA …

Man loses both legs and five fingers after getting sepsis from dog’s saliva

A man’s legs and fingers were amputated after he contracted sepsis from his dog’s saliva.<p>The nightmare began for Jaco Nel when he got a tiny cut on …

Stubborn Bunny Cleverly Dismantles Each Hurdle That Crosses Her Path During an Agility Contest

During an agility contest at the Calgary Zoo on March 31, 2018, a long-haired bunny named BrandyWine quite ingeniously dismantled each jump hurdle …

Calgary

There's A New Malware That Locks Your Files Unless You Play PUBG

A new malware locks infected computers’ files unless they fire up <i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i>. Unlike other ransomware, PUBG Ransomware doesn’t want …

Malware

Poop Train That "Smells Like Dead Bodies" Is Terrorizing Alabama Town

"God help us if it gets hot and this material is still out here."<p>Residents of Parrish, Alabama are currently hosting 10 million pounds of poop …

Cargo spills across highway as truck slams into overpass

A large truck with its bed raised crashed into the overpass on Brien Boulevard on Highway 40 near Repentigny, just east of Montreal.<p>The incident …

One needle used for up to 30 people at Toronto health fair

Up to 30 people may have been exposed to a used needle during blood sugar tests conducted at a community event in Toronto last month, the city's …

Public Health

How seagulls, pepperoni got Dartmouth man banned from posh B.C. hotel

The Fairmont Empress in Victoria has lifted its ban against Nick Burchill — 17 years after dozens of seagulls trashed the Dartmouth, N.S., man's …