Aleisha Collingridge

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‘I should’ve known better’: Grandma caught trying to smuggle drugs into Edmonton prison — in a body cavity

A grandmother admitted in court Monday that she attempted to smuggle drugs hidden in her vagina and bra into a maximum-security prison during a visit …

Muted Diwali celebrations for Indo-Canadians as religious tensions rise in India

In supposedly secular India, religious tensions are again on the rise – to the point where the lights of Diwali have been dimmed here in British Columbia.<p>Over the past several months, there have been numerous outrages against various religious minorities on the Indian subcontinent.<p>In the populous …

‘A horror’: French president vows ‘pitiless’ counterattack after terrorists kill 120 in Paris

[np_storybar title=”Jump to live updates” link=”#1″]<p><b>Reports put the number of known dead at about 120</b>• <b><br>There was a hostage taking at a Paris music hall</b> …

The Latest Brabus-Tuned G-wagen Is Predictably Insane

At the Frankfurt auto show, you can be count on seeing plenty of modified Mercedes-Benz G-wagens, from small operators such as Khan in the UK to just about any German workshop with an engine mapping kit. That encroachment doesn’t sit well with Brabus, the longtime Mercedes-Benz tuner, which is why …

Mercedes-Benz

2016 Jaguar F-Pace SUV final street-ready look revealed

This morning Jaguar has revealed their first official image of the 2016 Jaguar F-Pace SUV. This vehicle’s first photo is captured in Shanghai – …

Auto Shows

How NatGeo's Traveler Photo Contest Proved that the Camera Doesn't Matter

Whale Whisperers. © Anuar Patjane<p>When National Geographic announced the winners of its Traveler Photo Contest, all anyone could talk about was the …

Cameras

Tour de France stopped for nearly 20 minutes after massive crash involving around 20 riders

HUY, Belgium — Spanish veteran Joaquim Rodriguez won the crash-marred third stage of the Tour de France on Monday, with British rider Chris Froome …

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Nutrition Basics: Trying to lose weight this summer? Stay away from alcohol

Dietitian Leslie Beck explains how easy it is to pack on the pounds if you indulge in one too many cocktails

The sad, strange life of Joseph Stalin's daughter

Svetlana Alliluyeva spent a lifetime trying to escape the shadow of her father. Patricia Treble speaks to her biographer, Rosemary Sullivan<p>The first …

'Eavesdropping' new Barbie has parents group worried

Parents who pick up a new “Hello Barbie” for their kids could be bidding "adieu" to their privacy -- at least that's what a U.S.-based children’s …

Go to bed tonight. On Time. (Or else.)

The sleep crisis and the science of slumber<p>The sleep doctors are coming and they want you to go to bed. On time. Tonight. Every night. Or else.<p>They …

Space

KFC’s edible coffee cup isn’t made of chicken, but we wouldn’t put that past them

I’m reluctant to write about the fact that KFC has apparently disrupted the fast-food industry with an edible coffee cup. The primary reason for this …

Neurosurgeon details plan for first human head transplant in two years

An Italian neurosurgeon says it is possible to transplant human heads from one body to another to extend the lives of people whose muscles and nerves …

Mars One shortlist: five Britons among 100 would-be astronauts

More than 200,000 people applied to join the proposed one-way Mars One project, aiming to set up a permanent human colony<p>An Oxford physicist who can recall 90 digits of the mathematical entity pi is among five Britons to make the shortlist of would-be astronauts for a proposed one-way trip to …

Space Science

This Is Where House Prices Are Rising And Falling Across Canada

Home sales in Canada fell for the third month in a row in January, signalling the likely end of a hot run for real estate as lower oil prices cool …

Toll from faulty GM ignition switches rises to 52 deaths, 79 injuries

The families of 52 people killed in crashes caused by faulty General Motors small-car ignition switches will receive millions in compensation from a company fund.<p>The new total, which is one more than last week, was posted Monday on an Internet site by compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg.<p>Each death …

The Year in Photos: Events from around the world

Protesters on fire as they stand behind burning barricades during clashes with police Feb. 20 in Kiev. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)<p>Tear gas reigns down on a woman kneeling in the street with her hands in the air after a demonstration over the killing of teenager Michael Brown by police officer …

How-To: Cara Delevingne Brows for the Rest of Us

So you over-tweezed. Brow expert and makeup artist Jo-Anna Lynn of the Sally Hershberger Salon in New York City coaches us through growing them back.<p>Earlier this month, the consumer research group NPD reported a 28 percent increase in eyebrow makeup sales in the past year. (For perspective, overall …

Immunotherapy: The high cost of hope for cancer patients

A new generation of drugs that target cancer cells, while sparing the rest of the body, are being hailed by some doctors and patients as a …

Cancer

Killed by the Common Cold: Why Ebola Isn't the Biggest Problem Facing West Africa

The text arrived just after lunchtime. Augusta had managed to punch out a long message on her old cell phone. As I read it, I thought of her sitting …

The Most Horrifying Fast Food Menu Items Of 2014

According to Chinese zodiac, 2014 is the year of the horse. People born this year are said to be full of personality, enjoy socializing and have a great sense of humor. But, there's nothing funny about the fast food nightmares this year brought. From black hamburgers to chicken corsages, let us …

How car dealerships must change to stop upsetting customers

You go to Amazon.com to buy a book or a television. You can pick up a couch at Etsy.com. You can purchase an entire vacation – flights, hotels and a rental car – at Expedia.com. The opportunities to empty your wallet are but a few clicks away.<p>But are you willing to spend tens of thousands of …

eCommerce

Hamilton woman and her children kept husband’s corpse in bedroom for six months, praying for his resurrection

A Hamilton, Ont., family lived with the rotting corpse of their patriarch for roughly six months, believing he would rise from the dead, a court …

6 Major Mistakes You Make Ironing

Here's how to not destroy your favorite clothes—or your appliance.<p><b>1. Ironing fabrics that are too dry.</b>Wrinkles are easier to remove from fabrics that are slightly damp. If it's not convenient to iron garments as you take them from the dryer, use the spray feature of your iron to mist and soften …