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Jesse Ferreras is associate news editor of trends and traffic for The Huffington Post Canada. He was previously an online editor at canada.com and the Pique Newsmagazine in Whistler.

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Super Bowl Halftime Show Moments We Can't Forget

(5) Comments | Posted February 5, 2016 | 5:23 PM

The Super Bowl halftime show provides viewers with something to look forward to when they don't care as much about the big game.

This year's show will see Coldplay hit the stage alongside Beyonce, in a performance that is sure to bring the house down — just like Queen Bey...

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Jason Kenney's Twitter Handle Is NOT @JasonKenney. But @JasonKenney Is Cool About It.

(24) Comments | Posted February 5, 2016 | 3:32 PM

For a long time now, Jason Kenney's name has put him closer to Canadian politics than most Americans.

That's because the Richmond, Va. resident shares it with Conservative MP Jason Kenney. But it's also because he beat the politician to the @jasonkenney Twitter handle.

His username means that...

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TV Shows That Have Stood The Test Of Time

(16) Comments | Posted February 5, 2016 | 2:36 PM

TV shows come and go.

But there are some that seem to stay around forever.

These shows go above and beyond what viewers expect from comedy, drama, or anything in between. They may relate to situations that resemble your own life; or they may have lines you can't stop repeating...

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Super Bowl Food: 66-Pound Nachos Are The Ultimate Snack

(1) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 7:14 PM

You could make a bunch of different dishes for the Super Bowl this Sunday.

Or you could make one epic snack that will feed a party of 20 people.

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Susan Sarandon Smacks Piers Morgan's Cleavage Shaming Down With A Single Tweet

(48) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 6:19 PM

Susan Sarandon looked gorgeous in a Max Mara suit on the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.

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Her jacket showed some cleavage, as did numerous outfits other attendees wore that night.

But Daily Mail columnist and talk show host...

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ASOS' 'Slave' Shirt Listing Prompts Company Apologies

(2) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 5:13 PM

U.K.-based clothing retailer ASOS is apologizing after it advertised this "slave" shirt being worn by a black model on its online store.

The shirt was...

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Super Bowl: 10 Canadians Who Have Played In The Big Game

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 4:04 PM

Super Bowl 50 is this Sunday, pitting the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos.

Canadians may not have skin in the game like they do at the Grey Cup. But historically, there have been plenty of players from the Great White North who've come up victorious down south.

Some have...

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Valentine's Day: Netflix Picks Can Tell You Whether He (Or She's) The One, Data Suggests

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 11:03 AM

It isn't always easy to tell whether you're with the right person.

But Netflix can help you figure that out. So says user data released by the streaming service on Thursday.

A survey shows that Netflix now plays a key role in helping people find a partner, and it even...

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Adriana Lima, Victoria's Secret Model, Doesn't Like Working 10 Hours With A Cold

(1) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 9:21 AM

Modelling is a tough job. Just ask Adriana Lima.

The Victoria's Secret angel said as much in a no-makeup selfie she posted to Instagram on Wednesday.

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Homer Simpson-Stormtrooper Cake By Letterpress Bakery Looks D'oh-Licious

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 7:31 PM

This is one cake that Homer Simpson himself would be looking for.

Vancouver baker/designer Kylie Mangles of Letterpress Bakery released a video that showed the process of creating a "Stormtrooper Homer" cake just over a month ago.

The concoction combined "Star Wars" with one...

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Tim Hortons Roll Up The Rim Prizes For 2016 Include Honda Civic Sedans

(3) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 4:52 PM

Thumbs up, Tim Hortons lovers! It's time to Roll Up the Rim!

The iconic coffee and doughtnut chain is rolling out its annual contest for the 30th year in a row.

Running from Feb. 3 to April 17, there are lots of prizes to be had this time...

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Apple Eyes Wireless Charging For iPhones and iPads

(2) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 8:15 AM

Apple founder Steve Jobs was known for improving other people's ideas.

And his company may do exactly that, again, as it looks to capitalize on wireless charging technology.

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In this Sept. 9, 2015 photo, people look over the new Apple iPhone 6s models...

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Naheed Nenshi Appears On '22 Minutes' To Sell Energy East Pipeline

(9) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 9:51 PM

Montreal isn't quite sold on the Energy East pipeline.

So Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is looking further east — to Halifax, where CBC's "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" is taped.

Nenshi appeared on the sketch comedy show on Tuesday to talk the controversial pipeline that was recently opposed by Montreal...

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Mount Allison University Cutting Women's Studies Program, Prof Says

(15) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 5:03 PM

Mount Allison University was the first university in the British Empire to offer a woman a Bachelor's degree.

Today, it is cutting funding to its Women's and Gender Studies (WGST) program.

The WGST student society tweeted the news on Tuesday.

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David Suzuki Says Harper Should Be Jailed Over His Climate Positions

(299) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 3:21 PM

David Suzuki thinks inaction on climate change is serious enough to land you in jail — and he'd like to see former prime minister Stephen Harper behind bars.

The prominent environmentalist said as much in an interview with Rolling Stone Australia that is featured in its February issue.

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Mary Black's 'Quiet' Poem Drops The Mic On The Subject Of Indigenous Women

(9) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 6:38 AM

Generations of indigenous people were taught to be quiet.

In residential school, staffers would stick needles in the tongues of students who spoke their language, or who opened up about abuse. And that pain lingers with former students who, even today, can't speak up about their experiences.

But Mary Black...

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Super Bowl Commercials: Ryan Reynolds Is Everyone In This Hyundai Ad

(1) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 6:55 PM

The Super Bowl kicks off this Sunday.

And that means a few things: good snacks, great football, and even better commercials leading up to the big game.

Hyundai released an ad Monday featuring Vancouver-born actor Ryan Reynolds, playing every single resident in a town known as "Ryanville."

You...

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Vanity Fair Cover Shows Diverse Cast Of Female Actresses

(4) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 5:16 PM

Vanity Fair has produced a front cover reflecting diversity in Hollywood amid a scandal over how few people of colour can be found among this year's Oscar nominees.

The cover for the magazine's "Hollywood 2016" issue shows diverse races and ages by including actresses such as Viola Davis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw,...

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Groundhog Day 2016: Wiarton Willie And Punxsutawney Phil Often Get It Wrong

(5) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 3:16 PM

Groundhog Day gives North Americans hope for an early spring — or grim portents of a longer-lasting winter.

But research around the annual tradition suggests that people shouldn't put much stock in the critters' predictions.

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Wiarton Willie looks skyward in order to give...

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Netflix Canada: What's Good In February 2016?

(3) Comments | Posted January 29, 2016 | 1:07 PM

February. It's a month that lovers cherish. And a time that single people dread.

Luckily, Netflix Canada has titles for both of them in 2016.

The streaming service is rolling out a slew of new titles in the coming month, and many of them are perfect for people who just...

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