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Toronto once had the world’s largest pool | Toronto Star

On July 29, 1925, the world’s largest outdoor swimming pool opened in Toronto.<p>Nicknamed “The Tank,” the pool could hold 3.4 million litres of water …

Jail for sharing your Netflix password? Understanding the law that could make it a federal crime

An overly broad court ruling exposes Americans to grave consequences for something harmless almost everyone does<p>It's become so common that it's almost a joke. One person has a Netflix account and three other people are using it. A recent court ruling found that because of a law called the Computer …

Ford gave its $450,000 GT supercar a limited-edition '60s race car makeover

Just over a week ago, the Ford GT won its class at the 24 Hour of Le Mans race in France.<p>This impressive achievement came 50 years after the Ford …

Sports Cars

Shark Week 2016: what to watch (and what to avoid), according to a shark scientist

Shark Week is upon us. This Sunday night, June 26, the Discovery Channel will begin airing its 28th annual week dedicated to these carnivorous fish. ​(Scroll down for a detailed guide to watching.)​<p>Shark Week has been a reliable pop culture phenomenon and ratings bonanza for Discovery through the …

Mammals almost wiped out with the dinosaurs - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Over 90 per cent of mammal species were wiped out by the same asteroid that killed the dinosaurs in the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago, …

‘Summer branch drop’ may have caused death of man in Toronto park

Toronto parks officials investigating how a massive branch plunged from a tree and killed a man in a west-end park on Friday say a mysterious phenomenon known as "summer branch drop" may be responsible.<p>At about 7:30 p.m., witnesses said, a tree limb fell to the ground after a loud pop, killing a …

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Daisy Ridley’s Turmeric Facial Goes Wrong, So Rey Might Look Very Different in Next Star Wars

She’s looking a little Minion-like.<p>Oh, to be bored with nothing but an Internet connection and a hankering for self improvement. We’ve all been there, and we all know the disasters that can ensue: gloopy avocado hair masks; sticky honey skin treatments; olive oil everywhere. . . . Now, it seems the …

June 18: Wal-Mart vs. Visa is a tough call. Plus other letters to the editor

<i>Letters to the Editor should be exclusive to The Globe and Mail. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. Try to keep letters to fewer than 150 words. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. To submit a letter by e-mail, click here:</i> …

Meat Loaf collapses on stage in Edmonton during Canada tour

The American rocker and actor Meat Loaf has collapsed on stage during a concert in Canada.<p>Video footage from a concert in Edmonton, Alberta, on Thursday evening shows the musician, born Marvin Lee Aday, falling to the stage floor during a performance.<p>He appears to lose consciousness and is attended …

Fight Club

Beyoncé Dedicates “Halo” To Orlando Victims And Their Families

“It’s a song about love.”<p>Beyoncé honored the victims of the Orlando shooting by dedicating "Halo" to them and their families last night, June 14. As …

This McDonald’s placemat lets you make music while you eat - News - Alternative Press

This might be the coolest thing McDonald's has ever done (other than Pokémon Happy Meal toys).<p>At certain McDonald's locations, diners can use a paper …

Samsung Gear 360 gets a firmware update to improve image quality

If you're one of the lucky few (OK, more than a <i>few</i>) who already have a Samsung Gear 360 camera, you've got a firmware update waiting for you.<p>The new …

I'm an Apple fan-girl who doesn't like tablets. Here's what I thought of the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S

Sponsored by <br>Samsung Tab Pro S: Work and fun all in one.<p>Firstly, I’ll start by saying I am an Apple fan-girl.<p>Since I received my first iPod Shuffle …

Prince William appears on cover of leading British gay magazine

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Prince William is featured on the cover of a leading British gay magazine, which carries his remarks condemning the bullying of LGBT people, the publication announced Wednesday.<p>The article in Attitude magazine marks the first time a British royal has been photographed for the cover …

Flea had to relearn bass for new Red Hot Chili Peppers album following snowboarding injury

Bassist broke his arm last year in Montana<p>Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist <b>Flea</b> has revealed how he had to relearn how to play the instrument after a …

The new Xbox Wireless Controller offers more than just custom colours

The Xbox One S might be impressive, but don't overlook the new Xbox Wireless Controller.<p>While Microsoft led with the already-leaked Xbox One S console, the new look Xbox Wireless Controller also raised a few eyebrows at the Microsoft press conference at E3 2016.<p>While Microsoft hyped the …

Microsoft adding new ways for likeminded gamers to team up

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft is making it easier for gamers who share the same passions or even gender to meet and play with each other online, a …

Former Wings guitarist Henry McCullough dies, aged 72

Henry McCullough, who played guitar in Paul McCartney’s band Wings, has died. He was 72.<p>His live music agent Nigel Martyn said McCullough died on Tuesday after a long illness. He said the guitarist never fully recovered from a severe heart attack suffered four years ago.<p>McCullough played with the …

Paul McCartney

Project Scorpio's VR Headset Will Not Be Made By Microsoft

Microsoft officially joined the VR race with the announcement of its Project Scorpio console yesterday, but don’t expect to see a headset made by the …

Samsung Unveils 'See-Through' Safety Trucks

Have you ever been stuck behind a truck and unsure whether to overtake it because your view of the road ahead is obscured? To overcome this …

Microsoft won't turn your Xbox One into a PC, it wants to turn your PC into an Xbox One

Don't believe the hype<p>The value in launching a gaming console is the ability to control the things that are sold on that console. For a company like Microsoft, the value of the garden is directly proportional to the height of the wall around it.<p>Don't believe Microsoft when it says the company wants …

Windows 10

Petition Demands Starbucks Leave Trump Tower

A petition calling for Starbucks (sbux) to stop doing business in Trump Tower and other real estate owned by the Republican nominee for president has …

Sorry, John Oliver won’t be going to jail (or have to pay a $5,000 fine) for telling Canadians to vote out Harper

WASHINGTON — No, John Oliver’s not going to a Canadian jail. He can also keep that $5,000 he was apparently ready to dish over to Canadian …

An exoplanet 1,200 light years away might be capable of sustaining life

"We found there are multiple atmospheric compositions that allow it to be warm enough to have surface liquid water," lead author Aomawa Shields, a postdoctoral program fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles, said in a press release. "This makes it a strong candidate for a habitable …

Huge magnitude-7.1 quake ‘close to population centres’ jolts Alaska’s citizens

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A magnitude-7.1 quake knocked items off shelves and walls in Alaska, jolting the nerves of residents in this earthquake-prone …

Sperm whales wash up on English beach

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three sperm whales washed up on a beach in eastern England over the weekend, just a week after a dozen animals of the same species washed ashore on German and Dutch beaches.<p>The mammals, about 15 meters (48 feet) long, are believed to be part of the same pod as a young whale that died on …

Whales

British explorer Henry Worsley dies crossing Antarctic, 30 miles short of goal

<b>(CNN) —</b> British explorer Henry Worsley has died attempting to be the first person to cross the Antarctic unaided, in an epic charity mission inspired by Ernest Shackleton.<p>The 55-year-old former British Army officer died after being airlifted to a hospital in Punta Arenas, Chile, suffering severe …

Mountaineering

Last year’s flu shot was a bust, Canadian researchers say | Toronto Star

Not only was there a vaccine mismatch with that dominant strain — H3N2 is responsible for about 90 per cent of all flu deaths, especially among the …

Carrie Underwood reacts to Garth Brooks and Mike Fisher duet

Carrie Underwood’s house is pretty much Garth Brooks fan club HQ, but her husband, NHL player Mike Fisher, managed to make her green with fangirl …

Carrie Underwood