Brenna Doucette

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"You know what I miss the most? Being carefree." For a moment, these cancer patients will forgot about their illness after unknowingly getting ridiculous makeovers. This is how they reacted: http://huff.to/IEsTxr

WestJet online video a nice gift for airline’s Christmas marketing

The fellow who asked WestJet Airlines Ltd. for socks and underwear must be kicking himself.<p>On Monday, the airline released an elaborate Christmas marketing video online that showed how it pulled off a holiday surprise for some of its customers.<p>WestJet set up a video terminal with a live Santa-cam …

As world mourns Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s home robbed while he was at memorial http://natpo.st/18V1pzE

You said it: What you will miss about mail carriers

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The Most Stylish Prosthetic Limbs You've Ever Seen (PHOTOS)

When we think of prosthetic limbs, we usually picture bulky, plastic arms and legs in monochrome colours which don't look too pretty (and don't we …

Funny Portraits of Wet Dogs by Sophie Gamand

“Wet Dog is a series on dogs being washed during their grooming sessions. The way the water plays with their hair in a very painterly manner, and their facial expressions as the water is poured on them creates striking portraits that resemble famous humans or important characters. The dogs become …

Reinventing The Condom With Easy-On Tabs And Beef Tendon

When you hear the term "next-generation condom," beef tendon probably isn't the first thing that pops into your mind.<p>But a condom made from the cow part is one of 11 ideas to win $100,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in its reinvent-the-condom competition.<p>Another winning proposal uses a …

Watch Ron Burgundy serenade Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on late night (jazz-flute solo included)

Although the real news media hasn't always been kind to Rob Ford, the Toronto mayor apparently has fictional news anchor Ron Burgundy in his corner.<p>Comic actor Will Ferrell showed up in character as Burgundy on last night's edition of <i>Conan</i>. While Ferrell/Burgundy was there to promote the Dec. 20 …

Director Kevin Smith’s five top tips for success

Kevin Smith had a meteoric rise in the early nineties – from convenience store clerk to celebrated indie director of <i>Clerks.</i> Since then he has experienced both the highs and lows of Hollywood-level fame – these days he would rather record a podcast than direct a billion-dollar blockbuster. Here, the …

This restaurant customer denied a gay waitress her tip

Being gay remains an uphill battle in the United States. For all the advances made by the LGBT community in recent years, the general public still seems slow to accept anyone in this community – and maybe even a bit slower in New Jersey.<p>Gawker recounts an incident at the Gallop Asian Bistro in …

Driver who crashed into school after having seizure gets jail term for killing 11-year-old girl

Sherry Wolitski imagines her 11-year-old daughter sitting in the back of her Grade 6 class and wonders about the final moment of her life.<p>She …

B.C. school bans kindergarten students from touching each other at recess

How safe is too safe?<p>Everyone knows we live in the age of zero tolerance, but one B.C. school may have gone too far in banning kindergarten students from touching each other at recess.<p>CTV News reports on the recent decision by an elementary school in Langley to implement the no-touch policy. …

Five French teens take a tipsy tram tour of Bordeaux – with a llama

You've heard of <i>Snakes on a Plane</i>? Get ready for the llama on a tram drama.<p>As reported by The Independent, five French teenagers were recently arrested after they kidnapped a circus llama named Serge and took him on a tram tour of the city of Bordeaux.<p>As you may have already guessed, the five French …

This Might Be The Most Unintentionally Hilarious Leafs Fan Photo Ever

Hmmm, this young lady may be waiting for a very long time. Getty photographer Derek Leung snapped a photo of this happy couple at Tuesday night's …

The Week In Numbers: How Cats See The World, The Speed Of Elephant Pee, And More

200 degrees: the visual field of a cat (humans see just 180 degrees)<p>42.3 gallons: the volume an elephant can urinate in a single go<p>20 seconds: about how long it takes nearly all mammals to empty their bladders, according to the Law of Urination<p>$600: the price of a set of 3-D printed titanium …

Is this the stomach-turning truth about what the Neanderthals ate?

It was the tell-tale tartar on the teeth that told the truth. Or at least, that is what it appeared to do. Researchers – after studying calcified plaque on Neanderthal fossil teeth found in El Sidrón cave in Spain – last year concluded that members of this extinct human species cooked vegetables …

Homo habilis, erectus were the same species, study suggests

The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides a vivid picture of early …

Could Young Voters Make Trudeau Prime Minister In 2015?

OTTAWA — Could young voters deliver the keys to 24 Sussex Drive to Justin Trudeau?<p>The Liberal leader has made a great effort to reach out to young …

Mmm, what bacon is doing to male fertility and sperm quality

Sorry, gents. New research shows that eating bacon on a regular basis can reduce your fertility. It's a good thing Homer Simpson already has three kids.<p>As reported by The Daily Mail, the recent study by Harvard University researchers in Massachusetts indicated that men who consume a regular-sized …

Two divers killed on deep dive near Nanaimo

Rescue teams raced to the scene within minutes of getting calls for help, but it was too late to save two of three divers who ventured into the depths on Snake Wall, in the waters of Georgia Strait.<p>The rock wall, described on some diving websites as "the abyss," plunges to more than 180 metres on …

Air Canada admits comments about lost dog ‘inappropriate’

Air Canada acknowledged that a company spokesperson made "inappropriate comments" to a news outlet reporting on a woman's dog that was lost by an airline employee.<p>On Monday, the TV station CBS Sacramento aired a story about a local woman, Jutta Kulic, who received word that Air Canada had lost an …

19 Idiotic (But Real) Travel Complaints

A vacation is supposed to be your time away from the crazy. Remind me never to travel to any of the same vacation spots these people have booked. I'll take that upgrade and trade you a bus tour of "OH MY GOD THESE PEOPLE ARE NUTS!"<p>--<p>These are actual complaints received from dissatisfied customers …

If normal parents acted like hockey parents

“Focus, Emma! Get your head in the song!!!”<p>As minor hockey resumes across our country, it’s time to turn our attention to an age-old question: What …

Bill banning children’s beauty pageants should be lauded – and lamented

"Nice try" is what I thought when I heard that the French Senate recently voted to ban beauty pageants for girls under 16.<p>And, "<i>Bonne chance</i>!"<p>The new bill, which France's National Assembly has yet to pass, turns the crowning of princesses into a crime worthy of dungeons. It calls for a two-year …

London Dig Uncovers Roman-Era Skulls

Subway tunnelers uncover first-century skulls of Londoners.<p><b>Tunnelers expanding London's Underground (Tube) stations have stumbled on a cache of more than two dozen Roman-era skulls. The skulls likely date from the first century A.D. and may possibly—just possibly—be victims of the famed Queen</b> …

Gum disease may have ties to Alzheimer’s

Oral bacteria from poor dental hygiene have been linked to brain tissue degeneration, a finding that shows a potential association between gum …

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