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Three Stories From The CP Canadian Women’s Open

1. Local golf star, Brooke Henderson ended up tied for 12th over the weekend at the CP Canadian Women’s Open, after setting a course record at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Cub with a blazing 63 on Saturday. The tournament

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Emoji Inventory About To Expand – Soon We Won’t Need Any More Words

These days, modern communication has evolved to the point that there’s now a visual counterpart to go along with virtually any situation, however nuanced… I’m talking about emoji. Quite literally, one can use an emoji or a combination of many

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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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Adele Joins In The Outpouring Of Support For Victims Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

Adele was among the people who gathered on Wednesday night close to a London tower block that was destroyed in a catastrophic fire, according to posts on social media. The fire swept through the 27-storey Grenfell Tower block in just

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Goat Yoga Is A Thing And It’s Happening At The Agriculture Museum

For the first time ever, the Canadian Agricultural Museum is hosting a goat-yoga class. No, the goats won’t be assuming any postures themselves. They’ll just wander around, but they have been known to occasionally jump onto people’s backs while they

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Crayola Cliff-Hanger This Friday!

Talk about a cliff-hanger… and I’m not referring to a TV series. The world’s most famous crayon-maker is planning to make this year’s National Crayon Day – Friday, March 31st, one for the record books. As TIME reports, for the

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Face-Palm and Photobomb Make The Latest Edition of The Merriam-Webster Dictionary

The team of language experts behind the Merriam-Webster dictionary have adding over 1000 new words the latest volume, some of which may raise a few eyebrows. Many of the new words come from social media. The new entries also include

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What Does Your Social Media Profile Say About You?

What kind of person is your social media profile portraying you as? Is it really all that important?   A new survey by Monster.co reveals that 30% of employers have rejected a job applicant after looking at their social media

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Heartbreaking Image of War In Syria

Images of a five year old Syrian boy – covered in dust and blood after being plucked from a bombed-out building – have gone viral after they were posted to social media. The footage, released by opposition activists, shows the shocking

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