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Gord Downie dead: The Tragically Hip lead singer dies of cancer at 53

Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, succumbed to brain cancer on Tuesday night. He was 53.<p>Downie …

Marilyn Manson Reveals What Really Happened When a Stage Prop Fell On Him

Manson has been forced to cancel nine shows because of the injury but plans on making up for it. “The thing that pisses me off most is that I’m not …

Canadians celebrated the nation's 150th anniversary with fireworks and poutine — here are the photos

July 1, also known as Canada Day, marks the 150th anniversary of the confederation. An estimated half a million people are expected to attend celebrations in the capital Ottawa, where the government spent approximately half a billion Canadian dollars (US $386 million) on the festivities.<p>See how …

Breathtaking Pics From Cassini's Journey to Saturn

Cassini went out like a gangsta today; check out these images from its 20-year mission.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Astronomy

Carrie Fisher: A Life in Pictures

Carrie Fisher

35 Stunning Photos For Those That Missed Last Night's Supermoon

Last night, the Hunter's Moon graced our skies. And it wasn't an ordinary moon either: it was a supermoon, shining up to 14% larger than your average …

Jerry Heller, Former N.W.A Manager, Dead at 75

Jerry Heller, the longtime music manager that helped launch the career of N.W.A and the gangsta-rap movement, died Friday. He was 75. Heller’s cousin …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Remember your favorite concerts with ticket stub floor mats - Alternative Press

Experts in all things obscure, Dangerous Minds, have found Lakeside Photo Works—a company that will superimpose your concert ticket stubs onto floor …

Concerts

Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip's emotional goodbye

Downie performs during the band's final concert in their hometown of Kingston, Ontario Saturday night. Photo by David Bastedo<p>Photo by Mike Homer<p>Photo by Mike Homer<p>Photo by Mike Homer<p>Photo by Mike Homer<p>Photo by David Bastedo<p>Photo by Mike Homer<p>Photo by Mike Homer<p>Drummer Johhny Fay on Saturday. Photo …

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures

Trainers

Minnesota Governor Declares June 7th ‘Prince Day’

On what would have been Prince‘s 58th birthday, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton has declared June 7th “Prince Day” in the music legend’s home state. …

Music

NASA gets a better picture of Pluto's surface

Back in December, NASA shared its best Pluto close-ups gathered by New Horizons. It was a detailed, but incomplete set -- now, the plucky probe has transferred more data back to Earth, allowing researchers to stitch together the rest of the picture. The new "mosaic strip" covers a larger part of …

5 Characteristics Of Exceptional Employees

The first one alone makes you both rare and outstanding.<p>A recent study of over 500 business leaders addressed what makes an employee stand out. The number one thing leaders said? It wasn't how late someone stayed at the office. It wasn't their skill set. It wasn't their ability to liaise with …

Employment

Canada retain world ice hockey title with win over Finland

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Canada deservedly beat Finland 2-0 in the final of the world ice hockey championship on Sunday to become the first country since Russia in 2009 to retain the title.<p>Ice Hockey - 2016 IIHF World Championship - Gold medal match - Finland v Canada - Moscow, Russia - 22/5/16 - Players …

Ice Hockey

10 facts about black holes

One contender for the smallest thing in the universe is the singularity at the center of a black hole. (Shown here, an artist's drawing of a black hole pulling gas away from a companion star.)NASA E/PO, Sonoma State University, Aurore Simonnet<p>Black holes are the only objects in the universe that …

Storm chaser captures Mother Nature at her scariest in 'Tornado Alley'

Most of Canada's oil sands production shut down by wildfire

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The majority of Canada's oil sands industry has stopped production and will only start back up when it is "absolutely safe" …

15 stunning photos of the world's most interesting cities

This year's National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest is now officially accepting entries, and the submissions that have already come in are pretty mind-blowing.<p>There are three categories to which photographers can submit their work: nature, cities, and people.<p>The grand-prize …

This Is How Different The "Avengers" Cast Looks Out Of Character

But you know they still look SUPER.

2016 May 3 - Aurora over Sweden

<b>Aurora over Sweden</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Göran Strand<p><b>Explanation:</b> It was bright and green and stretched across the sky. This striking aurora …

If You Look Closely At These Rings, You'll See The Couples That Wear Them

There's more than meets the eye.<p>Within the world of wedding photography, professionals are constantly innovating -- think drones, GIFs and smoke bombs. Self-taught Australian photographer Peter Adams-Shawn is doing just that with wedding band reflection photos he calls "ringscapes."<p>"Ringscapes" …

These underwater photos will change the way you see the ocean

An Earth Day celebration wouldn't be complete without a captivating peek into the mysterious depths of our planet's most species-rich yet mysterious ecosystem: the ocean.<p>From alien-like pelagic squid to spooky mantis shrimp, the winners of the 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest do not …

14 Sci-Fi Heroines Who Inspired Designers to Take Fashion to Another Dimension

Some designers fantasize about traveling back in time; others seek out future worlds. It’s no secret that Nicolas Ghesquière, for example, is a sci-fi fan: He’s referenced <i>Tron</i> in his collections for Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga. “I was thinking of robotic articulation. Car parts. Droids. A boyish …

Purple tributes to Prince – in pictures

Prince’s signature colour is used around the world in memory of the enigmatic artist, from buildings to magazine covers

See Prince's Life in Photos

Prince performs at the Bottom Line on Feb. 15, 1980 in New York City.<br>Waring Abbott—Getty Images

New York City

Thousands light up at San Francisco park for 4/20 marijuana holiday

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts gathered on “Hippie Hill” in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Wednesday to light up joints, pipes and bongs in celebration of the annual but informal cannabis holiday, named 4/20.<p>Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts gather on "Hippie …

San Francisco

Google's 360-degree monster short is the future of movies

Teased in trailers last month, Google has finally posted the full video of its epic 360-degree short monster movie <i>Help</i> on YouTube.<p>Directed by Justin …

Canada is planning to decriminalize marijuana by 2017

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Liberal government will introduce legislation to decriminalize and regulate recreational marijuana in spring 2017, Health Minister Jane Philpott said on Wednesday.<p>Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised during last year's election campaign that his Liberals …

28 Romantic Wedding Photos That Capture The Magic Of The City

Concrete jungle where wedding dreams are made of. 🌆<p>Beautiful skylines, bright lights and busy streets -- there's something invigorating about getting married in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the city.<p>Below, 28 dreamy wedding photos from brides and grooms who got swept up in the romance of …