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5 TV Shows For Kids You Didn't Know Were Canadian

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2017 | 3:21 PM

When you think of iconic Canadian TV shows for kids, series like “Mr. Dressup” and “Polka Dot Door” come to mind instantly. But did you know that plenty of your other favourite children's shows are Canadian, too?

Take “Inspector Gadget,” for instance. Believe it or not, the...

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Woman Who Is Deaf Reveals Shocking Questions People Ask Her

(2) Comments | Posted May 19, 2017 | 12:05 PM

There’s no such thing as a stupid question, right? Wrong!

In a video shared by BBC The Social, a woman from Scotland named Bea has revealed all the stupid questions people have asked her because she’s deaf. While Bea says she welcomes questions to help...

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Supermodel Niki Taylor Stuns In First Swimsuit Campaign Since The '90s

(1) Comments | Posted May 19, 2017 | 10:40 AM

Supermodel Niki Taylor is proving she’s still a total beach babe.

The 42-year-old recently appeared in Swimsuits For All’s latest summer campaign alongside plus-size model Ashley Graham and singer and dancer Teyana Taylor. Although Taylor hasn’t posed in a swimsuit since the '90s, the campaign...

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'Growing Pains' Co-Stars Reunite To Pay Tribute To Their Favourite TV Dad

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2017 | 11:45 AM

Alan Thicke is a TV dad we’ll never forget — and neither will his cast members from “Growing Pains.”

On a special episode of “The Dr. Oz Show,” airing Thursday, three cast members reunited for the first time since Thicke’s death to talk about how they’re coping...

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We Can All Relate To Kirsten Dunst's Reason To Not Lose Weight For A Role

(3) Comments | Posted May 18, 2017 | 10:22 AM

Kirsten Dunst has the best reason for not losing weight for a role.

In a new interview with Variety, the actress revealed that her longtime friend and director Sofia Coppola asked her to lose a few pounds for her character as a school teacher in...

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You CAN Have Outdoor Sex In Canada, But There's A Catch

(18) Comments | Posted May 17, 2017 | 2:38 PM

For adventurous lovers, the arrival of warmer weather means more opportunities to get frisky in the great outdoors. But is having sex outside legal in Canada? And if so, should you do it?

According to Toronto criminal defence lawyer Stephen Hebscher, having sex outdoors isn’t illegal per...

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Girl Didn't See Herself In Her Books, So Dad Made One For Her

(4) Comments | Posted May 17, 2017 | 11:28 AM

Asian protagonists in children’s books are rare, which is why one U.S. father decided to write his own after his four-year-old daughter declared she “didn't want to be Chinese anymore.”

The words came out of Jerry Zhang’s daughter’s mouth after she realized all the heroes in...

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Brad Pitt Has 'Nothing To Hide' When It Comes To His Divorce And Kids

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2017 | 2:15 PM

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have come a long way since they first announced their divorce in September.

In an interview with the Associated Press, Pitt revealed the two are focused on “keeping the ship afloat” and “figuring out the new configuration of our family.”

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'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay Will Tackle Race From Day One

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2017 | 12:11 PM

Rachel Lindsay is proud to be ABC’s first black “Bachelorette,” which is why she’s planning to use her new platform to address issues of race.

“I always say, it's something that should be talked about,” Lindsay said in a March interview with Entertainment Tonight. “I'm...

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10 South Asian Baby Names That Sound Beautiful

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2017 | 2:37 PM

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Indian baby names are unique in their own right, but an added appeal is their sweet, melodic sounds. Take the Hindu name Binali, for instance, that seems to roll off the tongue. Fittingly, the moniker means “musical instrument.”

If you’re looking to pay...

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Michelle Kwan Found Out She Was Getting A Divorce From Twitter

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2017 | 12:48 PM

Michelle Kwan and her husband Clay Pell are getting a divorce after four years of marriage, but the split was far from amicable.

In a harsh turn of events, Kwan found out about her divorce from Twitter.

“Plaintiff initially learned that the Defendant had filed...

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Céline Dion And Other Celebs Who Shared Sweet Tributes On Mother's Day

(3) Comments | Posted May 15, 2017 | 11:23 AM

On Sunday, Céline Dion’s three sons filmed a sweet video message for the singer in honour of Mother’s Day.

“Happy Mother’s Day, mom! We love you very much,” her eldest, 16-year-old René-Charles, said in the video, before repeating the message in French. Behind him, his six-year-old twin...

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5 Quirky Things You Didn't Know About Margaret Atwood

(5) Comments | Posted May 12, 2017 | 3:16 PM

Margaret Atwood is known as an award-winning author, literary critic and environmental activist. But did you know she’s full of interesting quirks?

Her literary office, for instance, goes by the anagram O. W. Toad and in the room where she writes, she has two desks,...

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School Launches '13 Reasons Why Not' To Combat Teen Suicide

(4) Comments | Posted May 12, 2017 | 1:52 PM

Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” has sparked criticism for its portrayal of suicide, and now a group of teens at a Michigan high school are fighting back with “13 Reasons Why Not.”

The initiative at Oxford High School calls on students to share their mental health stories...

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Eva Longoria On Why We Need More Latinas In STEM

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2017 | 12:04 PM

Eva Longoria has one solution to help the world move towards gender equality: get more Latinas into STEM.

In an essay for Refinery29, the 42-year-old actress reflected on the underrepresentation of Latina women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Only...

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Biggest Baby 2017: New Zealand Mom Gives Birth To Whopping 16-Pound Baby

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2017 | 10:09 AM

A New Zealand mom just gave birth to one of the biggest babies of 2017 so far!

The baby boy was born at Wellington Hospital via c-section on Monday, weighing a whopping 16 pounds, four ounces. According to the New Zealand Herald, the infant was so big that...

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An Edmonton Woman Is Auctioning Off Seven Of Britney Spears' Most Iconic Outfits

(5) Comments | Posted May 10, 2017 | 12:12 PM

Ever since Britney Spears made her music video debut in 1998 wearing pigtails and a schoolgirl outfit, we just knew her career would be filled with iconic looks. And now, thanks to one Edmonton woman, Spears’ most famous costumes could be yours.

Dana Proctor is...

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Mall Introduces Breastfeeding Mannequins To End The Stigma

(3) Comments | Posted May 10, 2017 | 10:33 AM

Women are often shamed for breastfeeding in public, but now a mall in Colombia has launched a new initiative to help end the stigma.

Last month, breastfeeding mannequins were placed in store windows of Bogotá’s Centro Mayor, the largest shopping mall in Colombia. The mannequins...

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Beautiful Photos Reveal Unique Bond Between Adoptive Moms And Their Kids

(2) Comments | Posted May 10, 2017 | 10:10 AM

A mother is so much more than just a caretaker. She is a teacher, a chef, a doctor and a coach. She not only provides for her children, but loves them unconditionally.

Adoptive mothers, in particular, are truly something special because they open their hearts to a child who...

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6 Ways To Make Your Partner (And Yourself) Feel More Attractive

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2017 | 1:12 PM

Feeling attractive can empower you in romantic relationships because it has a direct impact on your confidence level. And, according to relationship expert and Viviscal Spokesperson Dr. Laura Berman, confidence is the key to a successful relationship.

“If you don’t feel worthy of love or you...

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