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Breaking News: Singing Legend Glen Campbell Passes Away At Age 81

Glen Campbell, the unmistakable voice behind 21 Top-40 hits including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Wichita Lineman” and “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” passed away earlier today. He was 81. R.I.P. During a career that spanned six decades, Glen Campbell sold

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ByWard Market Valet Service Offered In Pilot Project

I came across a new valet parking service in the ByWard market last night, coming back from Volta. Did a little digging and here’s what I found out… The ByWard Market BIA has entered into a partnership with Responsible Choice

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Behold The Ta-Ta Towel – Is It Genius, Or “Kinda Ugly”?

Introducing the Ta-Ta Towel – the new towel bra that’s gone viral. The ta-ta towel, also known as a “boob hammock” is essentially a towel that wraps around your neck like a halter-top and cups both breasts individually. Not only does

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Happy Colonel By Day, Or Whatever You Call It!

The Civic Holiday is the most widely used name for a public holiday celebrated in most parts of Canada on the first Monday in August, though it is only officially known by that term by in Nunavut, the Northwest Territories,

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Why Facebook’s Principles Don’t Work In The Real World

I don’t usually share emails sent to me by family and friends, but this one struck a funny bone with me – Steve For those who do not, and cannot, comprehend why Facebook exists: I am trying to make friends

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[Video] Canadian Film Institute Wants To See Your Old Home Movies

Do you have any old home movies, or more recent family videos feature Parliament Hill, the RCMP Musical Ride, a picnic by the Ottawa River, skating on the canal or anything ‘quintessentially’ Ottawa? If the answer is yes, and you’re

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[Video] R.I.P. June Foray -The “Female Mel Blanc”

If you grew up in the 1960s & 70s and watched cartoons on TV, the name June Foray might not be familiar to you, but her voice probably was! June Foray, who gave voice to Rocky the Flying Squirrel and

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[Video] After 16 Years Apple Silences The Iconic iPod Nano & Shuffle

The iPod has been in trouble for some time… but today it was officially terminated. After nearly 16 years on the market, more than 400 million units sold, Apple quietly pulled the iPod Nano and Shuffle out of its virtual

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Changing Of The Guard – Bill Gates Is Now The Second Wealthiest Individual In The World

Amazon.com founder and the Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos became the richest person in the world today, displacing Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos’s rise to No. 1 followed a surge in Amazon.com shares today. Bill Gates, who built his fortune

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A North American First – La Machine Descends On Ottawa

La Machine has arrived in the Capital. One of the creatures is perched atop the Notre-Dame Cathedral, across from the National Art Gallery. It’s an amazing sight, but some people aren’t happy about it. One local Twitter user wrote, “Are

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[2 Videos] Random Acts Of Piano From Two Superstars

You just never know who’ll take the bench behind a public piano. Onlookers were surprised when Diana Krall showed off her chops on a public piano in Liverpool, just a couple of weeks ago. She and her husband, Elvis Costello

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Toilet Paper Folded Into A Point And A Chocolate On The Pillow Just Doesn’t Cut It Anymore

The hotel industry is a highly competitive one, and if you stay in them often, you know that even the slightest effort to make your stay more comfortable can go a long way. The website www.boredpanda has gathered a series

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Reprieve For Fans Of Much Beloved MS Paint Program

They say “love can move mountains”… Apparently social media works much the same way. Tech giant Microsoft has caved to a public outcry and says it will keep its iconic Paint program, after announcing just last week that it would

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R.I.P. Barbara Sinatra, Wife Of Frank Sinatra

Barbara Sinatra, the wife of late-singer Frank Sinatra, died earlier this morning at her Rancho Mirage home in California. She was 90. A spokesperson for The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center told Fox News that she died of natural causes and

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Record Setting Spring/Summer Rainfall Causes Cancellation Of Rock Balancing Festival

Fed up with the rain? According to one of my Facebook friends, who lives on the Rideau River, the water level rose by a full foot yesterday after the 80mm of rain we received. If we get another 4.7 mm

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