Sara Thompson

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What started out as a joke went viral online as Canadians and even police were sucked in by a satirical story from CBC Radio's This is That. In fact, the story was just that — a fictional tale about a fake law banning drivers from eating breakfast sandwiches while driving due to an increase in crashes. Read more here:

Grim discovery sheds new light on when humans came to the Americas

She was young, no more than 16, and feeling her way through a dark cave, perhaps lured by the quest for water in a land with no surface rivers or streams.<p>One can imagine her terror as the cave suddenly opened into a yawning chasm, with a sheer drop to a shallow pool far below. A step too far took …


Pristine prehistoric skeleton of teenage girl found in underwater cave

TORONTO -- The pristine skeleton of a teenaged girl who lived about 13,000 years ago, discovered in a deep, water-filled underground cavern in the …

Just can't get away from that snow. Even on Mars. The Visual Monitoring Camera from the European Space Agency captured the snowy north pole from about 9,800 km above the planet.

Jupiter's Great Red Spot seems to be on a cosmic diet, shrinking rapidly before our eyes. Find out how quickly it could disappear:

Canadian leads team tasked with disposing Syria's mass arsenal of chemical weapons

Scott Cairns doesn't sleep well when he's in Syria. He stays up worrying about the safety of the team of chemical weapons experts he leads, and the enormous size of the task they face disposing of one of the world's largest arsenals of chemical weapons. "I think too much, and for some reason I seem …

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25 Best Movie Songs Ever (23 Of Which Aren't 'Happy' Or 'Let It Go')

Movies have produced some of the most popular songs ever. Just consider "Happy" from "Despicable Me 2" and "Let It Go" from "Frozen," both of which …

Blind guitarist Jose Feliciano reflects on ‘No Dogs Allowed’ ahead of Toronto concert

A concert by the singer-guitarist Jose Feliciano next week at the Toronto Centre for the Arts is in benefit of Canadian Friends of Israel Guide Dog Center For the Blind.<p>We spoke to the 68-year-old Puerto Rican-born American about an uptempo blues he wrote after authorities in England and the …


25 Signs You Were A Kid When The Blue Jays Won The World Series

Because some things really do last forever.<p><b>You have these stashed in a memory box</b><p><b>And these</b><p><b>And obviously this</b><p><b>You still think Kelly Gruber's mullet</b> …