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'The Universe is slowly dying,' study shows with unprecedented precision

<b>(CNN) —</b> Goodbye, universe. You came in with the biggest bang ever, but now, you're on your way out with a drooping fizzle.<p>The conclusion of a new astronomical study pulls no punches on this. "The Universe is slowly dying," it reads.<p>Astronomers have believed as much for years, but the new findings …

Universe

What it feels like to be Canadian

What it feels like to be Canadian: A video celebration of Canada’s most incredible people, places and experiences

Best Chinese dishes in Vancouver

This year, the Critics’ Choice Signature Dishes, the heart of the Chinese Restaurant Awards, were quietly awarded without the usual fanfare and …

Anti-Cage-Diving Groups Use Video of Great White Shark Attack to Highlight Problem

Groups protesting the shark cage-diving industry in New Zealand are using footage of a great white shark attacking two film crew members on a small …

Fuel spill fouls Vancouver's English Bay and area beaches

A one-kilometre-long oil slick believed to have leaked from a bulk carrier ship is fouling the waters and beaches of Vancouver's scenic English …

Are the terrorists of al-Shabaab about to tear Kenya in two?

Since colonial times the east African country’s north-east has been politically and economically disenfranchised. The killing of 148 people last week was part of a fresh attempt by al-Shabaab militants to exploit this inequality, copying Boko Haram’s success on the other side of the continent<p>Mixed …

Africa

Ugly fruit campaign prompts consumers to rethink what they buy

Don't judge a book by its cover, and don't judge a fruit by its grotesque extra appendage.<p>That's the lesson of a Cannes-winning marketing campaign from France that is championing the sort of cosmetically-challenged fruits and vegetables that are often wasted because stores assume no one will buy …

Mystery tunnel found near Pan Am Games venue

National security officials have been notified that an underground tunnel was discovered near a venue for this summer's Pan Am Games in Toronto, CBC …

Toronto

'Mayday. Engine flameout': Call shortly before plane hits bridge in Taiwan

<b>(CNN) —</b> Someone in the cockpit of a TransAsia Airways flight apparently made a mayday call because of an engine problem shortly before the plane crashed Wednesday into a river in Taiwan, killing at least 32 people.<p>A male voice on a recording of radio conversations between air traffic control and …

Airplanes

Month in Space Pictures: Catch a Comet and a Cosmic Dawn

Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE

Space

15 impossible videos of babies and toddlers escaping from cribs

This is a thing on YouTube. Parents using crib monitors, or videotaping kids with other devices, to understand how their babies manage to get out. I …

Parenting

Woman plans to marry her father after two years of dating

A teenager has revealed in an interview that she plans to marry her father and have children after dating for two years.<p>The unnamed 18-year-old revealed in an interview with New York Magazine her romantic relationship of almost two years with her biological father after being estranged from him for …

Recipe: Banana bread and butterscotch sauce

Preheat oven to 350 F. Line an 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-inch or 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with strips of parchment paper and set aside.<p>In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.<p>In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs until they turn light and fluffy. Add the brown sugar and whisk …

Steven Gerrard: Liverpool players 'shocked' at captain leaving club

<b>Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's decision to quit the club at the end of the season was "a big shock", according to Reds midfielder Jordan Henderson.</b><p>Gerrard, 34, has been at Liverpool for 25 years, but will leave on a free transfer when his contract expires.<p>"We've seen stuff in the newspapers on …

Puppy Wakes Up And Starts Singing Along To 'Let It Go'

We're used to videos of people performing songs from 'Frozen' in their cars. Check out these parents, for example. And these brothers.<p>But here's a …

Christmas Cookie Recipes: 20 Sugar Cookies

For the next five weeks, the Huffington Post Canada's Living team will bring you delicious cookie recipes perfect for the holiday season. We're …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

Fatter men, better sex? New study, expert weigh in

"Parks and Recreation" Chris Pratt may be better in bed than the slimmer "Guardians of the Galaxy" Chris Pratt.<p>A new yearlong study out of Turkey's Erciyes University found that men with excess body fat experience increased sexual performance, thanks to higher levels of the female sex hormone …

Research

​Apple locks iPhone 6 NFC to Apple Pay

After months of speculation, Apple finally came good on rumours of NFC functionality at last week's launch of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch. However, the NFC capability on the new devices is set to be locked down for use only with Apple Pay mobile payments.<p>While NFC has been present …

Apple

101 Things I Will Teach My Daughter

1. The most beautiful thing you can do is smile.<p>2. Embrace whatever genre of music you enjoy listening to. Don't let anyone tell you it's "not music."<p>3. But just know there will never be a better song than "In the Air Tonight" by Phil Collins.<p>4. It's OK to think another woman is beautiful.<p>5. Don't …

Ozone layer 'shows signs of recovery', say scientists

The Earth's protective ozone layer is starting to repair itself, according to a panel of United Nations scientists.<p>The main reason behind its recovery, they say, is the fact that certain chemicals, such as those used in aerosol cans, were phased out in the 1980s.<p>Roger Harrabin reports.

Sex that spares the spine: Canadian study gives pointers on painless positions

"Ow, my back!" They're hardly the words one wants to hear from a partner while having sex.<p>But for many people, intimacy in the bedroom often takes a back seat to low back pain, say researchers, who have scientifically determined the best sexual positions to prevent spinal muscles from seizing up at …

Places In Canada You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Breathtaking spots from coast to coast to coast.<p>They're real and they're spectacular.<p><b>This is Mount Thor on Baffin Island in Nunavut</b><p>SUBSCRIBE AND …

Five qualities of top employees

For many startups, hiring the best and the brightest is not an option — it's an absolute necessity. You've probably heard this sage, albeit generic advice before, "Only hire 'A' players." Of course! Who doesn't want 'A' players? Who doesn't want people who have the talent, skills and drive to make …

Pictures: Extreme Sun and Stars

More than 200 billion stars fill the Milky Way galaxy and several hundred billion galaxies swirl in the universe. Our telescopes and supercomputers capture them in all their glory.

Barcelona Airport's Near-Miss Between Planes Caught On Video

Spanish aviation authorities have launched an investigation after two planes nearly collided into each other in Barcelona over the weekend.<p>Miguel …

Portugal fans on emotional roller coaster in World Cup match against U.S.

CityNews’ Stella Acquisto was there for the cheers and frustrations as Portugal fans watched their team take on the United States at the World Cup.

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …