Ken Shaw

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Police find 13-year-old boy behind fake wall in father’s house — four years after mother reported him missing

The bungalow on Duke Court, in a southern suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, looks for all the world like a comfortable family home, the lawn neatly mown …

Ron Burgundy Co-Anchors North Dakota Newscast For Real

KXNet - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson<p>The marketing campaign for "Anchorman 2" is already being lauded as a game changer, and this weekend Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) continued his march into our hearts and minds with an appearance on KXMB-TV, a local newscast in Bismarck, North …

Seeing is believing when it comes to LRT

You've got to leave Toronto to see an LRT in action.<p>Light rail technology is used in dozens of cities – including Austin, Calgary, Jerusalem, Paris, Sydney, and Spain's second city, where a pair of lines carry millions of people annually.<p>But it will not be operational in Toronto until the Crosstown …

It's not your imagination, airlines really are shrinking the size of seats

Cramming more people onto planes boosts profits<p>Air Canada’s third “high-density” Boeing 777 airplane will take to the skies in mid-December. The new …

B.C. parents are accusing Shoppers Drug Mart of putting their son’s life at risk by switching his brand-name prescription medication to a generic version, without their knowledge or consent. http://cbc.sh/SdYLo4Z (Photo: CBC)

Liberal lead solidifies as pollsters predict significant voter shift underway

OTTAWA – The battle lines for the next election could very well be taking shape as a new poll suggests Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have solidified …

The 6 Concept Cars From The Tokyo Motor Show That You Should Know About

The Tokyo Motor Show is known for its wacky concept cars, but this year the wackiness is less pronounced than usual. Many skew more toward the practical than the fantastical.<p>That’s not to suggest disappointment. The concept cars are as creative as ever, and the Japanese automakers are working on …

Will 3D Sensing From PrimeSense Make Apple's Siri More Psychic?

How much more intelligent and perceptive could Siri be if it understood more than just what you told it? What if it understood where you were in your house? Or if you were out in public? What if it had some basic spatial awareness that could help narrow the context of what you are asking?<p>These are …

Best Holiday Gifts For Skiers And Snowboarders 2013

My annual weeklong series of gift guides started on Black Friday with ideas for golfers. As I continue with gift lists aimed at specific enthusiasts, today is for skiers and snowboarders, and then I’ll tackle wine and spirits, gifts for cyclists, and for travelers, with the best specific …

India’s Mysterious Skeleton Lake

For decades, experts puzzled over hundreds of ancient dead bodies found at a remote lake. Were they victims of disease? Mass suicide? War? The answer …

Cyber Monday: Digital Deals & Shopping Destinations You Don't Want to Miss

If you didn't get your fill of shopping discounts on Black Friday, it's your lucky day, because many more deals are just a click away during Cyber …

Look Out! There’s a Craft-Beer Revolution Taking Over France

Something’s afoot in Paris, but it has nothing to do with kings or the bourgeoisie. The culprit: specialty beer. From microbrewers to bar owners, …

Whitey Bulger's belongings could land on auction block

Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger could soon see some of his jewellery, clothes and other belongings on the auction block.<p>The U.S. …

Paul Walker death: speed a factor in crash, officials say

Fans of <i>Fast and Furious</i> star Paul Walker created a makeshift memorial Sunday at the site where a car he was riding in crashed, killing the actor and …

Paulina Gretzky awards Justin Timberlake an AMA, Timberlake celebrates by making a golf swing

<b>By Luke Kerr-Dineen</b><p>For a moment on Sunday night, the American Music Awards transformed into the most golf-y thing on television.<p>And, predictably, it started with Dustin Johnson's fiance Paulina Gretzky.<p>Wearing (slightly) more clothes than usual, Gretzky joined singer Ciara on stage to present the …

Dufnering can't be stopped, now found on mud flaps.

<b>By Keely Levins</b><p>Back in March, Jason Dufner was photographed at the Salesmanship Youth and Family Center in Dallas sitting comfortably, leaned back, hands tucked under his legs, wearing an expression that fell somewhere between dazed and bored. This picture, as with most excellent things that find …

Fitness Friday: Fix your swing in the gym

If you keep hitting the same bad shot over and over, there's a good chance your body is preventing you from fixing the problem. Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear (@Ben_Shear), who trains Luke Donald and Jason Day on the PGA Tour, says slicers often lack the hip mobility to initiate the …

Bruce Dern: The actor's marathon run

(CBS News) <i>Despite going toe-to-toe with John Wayne in the 1972 film "The Cowboys," Bruce Dern has rarely achieved top billing in his long Hollywood</i> …

Amazon unveils futuristic plan: Delivery by drone

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had a big surprise for correspondent Charlie Rose this week. After their 60 Minutes interview, Bezos walked Rose into a mystery …

Never Dull: How Chris Christie carefully cultivates the media

You don’t have to charm the press to win the presidency.<p>But it doesn’t hurt.<p>And that’s why Chris Christie is such a fascinating case study in massaging the media.<p>Mounting a White House campaign can be overwhelming, and pols who are accustomed only to the modest scrutiny visited on governors and …

Karzai security pact gambit aimed at keeping US money filling his pockets

Behind a seemingly never-ending game of brinkmanship with the United States over a bilateral security agreement, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has a simple goal, according to U.S. military officials: Ensure that billions of dollars in aid from Washington continues to flow to feed the cycle of …

The smartphone way of depositing cheques

The latest craze to hit Canada's banks is a new take on an old payment system: personal cheques.<p>Despite the surge in electronic money transfers and the rapid growth of credit-card transactions, many Canadians still use cheques. The Canadian Payments Association recently estimated that almost four …

General James Wolfe, between the lines

It's good news that the University of Toronto has purchased an important collection of personal letters of General James Wolfe, the conqueror of Quebec, whose death on the battlefield at age 32 (fancifully rendered in Benjamin West's famous painting) gave him a Christ-like status in the annals of …