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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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Ottawa Police Searching For Missing 70 Year Old Man

The Ottawa Police Service Missing Persons Unit is seeking public assistance to locate Joseph Charlebois, 70 years old from Ottawa. There are concerns for his health and wellbeing as he is without his medication. He is described as a Caucasian

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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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Prime Minster Trudeau, On Front Cover Of Rolling Stone

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau graces the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine accompanied by a provocative headline: “Why Can’t He Be Our President?” Trudeau is pictured with his shirtsleeves rolled up leaning against a table in the

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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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[Video] Something Else To See On Route 66 – The World’s Tallest Gas Pump!

An Oklahoma museum dedicated to the heyday of Route 66 is said to be nearing completion of its latest feature: The world’s tallest gas pump! The Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum in Sapulpa, Oklahoma posted a video to Facebook

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Really? Some Viewers Disappointed After Watching Phelps Vs. Great White Shark Race

What did you expect? Mankind’s latest setback, and might I add, ‘embarrassment’ happened yesterday when one of the greatest Olympians ever, Michael Phelps, lost a 100m swimming race to a great white shark. To add insult to injury, the shark

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On This Date –July 21

A glimpse backwards to significant  happenings on this date: -On this date in 1955, The Roy Rogers Show ended — On this date in 1969, The Beatles started work on the John Lennon song ‘Come Together’ at Abbey Road studios

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No Hot Dogs, Just Cool Cats

Summer is here, and for some people in Ontario that means road trips and exploring the outdoors with family and friends – including furry companions. If your pet is travelling with you in your car, keep their needs in mind

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Have You Seen This Plant?

Local conservation experts are waging war on a new enemy.  It’s a plant known as Japanese knotweed, an aggressive invasive plant species which has taken root in more than a dozen places along the Ottawa region’s shorelines.  If it’s not

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Sears Liquidation Sales Start Today

Dozens of Sears stores destined for closure begin liquidation sales today. The ailing retail giant is counting on shoppers to scoop up discounted merchandise as soon as possible so it can avoid bankruptcy. But despite the sales, one marketing professor

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Snail Slime — A Hot New Beauty Product

Bloomberg claims snail slime has become a hot new beauty product for women. Target, CVS and Ulta Beauty stores are all selling different variations of skin repairing snail cream. The snail secretion heals cuts and smoothes skin. “People used to

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