Jesse Ferreras

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Amal Clooney Offers Masterclass In Shutting Down Stupid Fashion Questions

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 5:10 PM

Picture this: you're Amal Clooney, an internationally-renowned human rights lawyer.

You're representing Armenia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in a case involving denial of the 1915 genocide, in which an estimated 1.5 million people were killed.

Turkish politician Doğu Perinçek had been found guilty by...

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Gumby Birthday Marathon Celebrates 60 Years Of Flexible Fun

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 1:20 PM

It's party time, Gumby!

The lovable, green, bendy character officially turns 60 on Thursday, Jan. 29, and Teletoon Retro is celebrating with a marathon starting at 6 p.m. ET/PT, according to a news release.

The marathon will reunite viewers with Gumby, his pony pal Pokey and, of course,...

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'Hockey Wives,' W Network Series, Introduces You To The ‘Captains Off The Ice'

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 11:58 AM

The "Real Housewives of the NHL" it is not, but a new series on the W Network is offering viewers new insights into the lives of professional hockey players and their spouses.

"Hockey Wives," an eight-part documentary series, has added the last of its cast members and is set to...

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Mikey Bustos, Ex-'Canadian Idol' Contestant, Turns Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' Into 'Circumcising Me

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 9:25 AM

Fans of "Canadian Idol" might remember Mikey Bustos from its first season.

Lately he's devoted himself to (very effectively) covering and parodying pop hits on his YouTube channel, with a Filipino flavour.

For example, he does an excellent a capella version of Bruno Mars' "Just the Way You...

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NFL's Super Bowl Commercial About Domestic Violence Is Disturbing And Effective

(3) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 10:13 PM

Of all the ads that will be shown during Super Bowl Sunday, this is probably the one that matters most.

On Monday, the NFL released a 60-second version of a 30-second ad for its "No More" campaign, which will be aired during the game between the...

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Wedding Invitation Wordings To Properly Address Your Hosts And Guests

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 9:56 PM

Congratulations, the big day is coming up!

You have your venue, and you have your catering set. Now comes the important part: asking people to come and share your special moment.

How you word your invitations can set the tone for the wedding; communication is key. You can be formal...

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Vancouver Weather Photos Rub Warmth In Cold Canadians' Faces

(4) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 6:20 PM

For just one time in its history, Toronto isn't the most hated place in all of Canada.

This week, that honour goes to the West Coast, where social media users have been throwing images of warm weather right in the faces of Canadians enduring the effects of an...

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A Man Pawned His Wedding Ring To Care For His Sick Wife. Then Something Wonderful Happened

(9) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 5:58 PM

Police in Cornwall, Ont. are being commended for buying back a senior's wedding ring after he pawned it so he could afford groceries, The Cornwall Seaway News reported Monday.

Officers were called to a home over the weekend where an elderly couple was arguing.

They soon learned the...

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Tess Munster Is The 'First' Model Of Her Size To Land Major Agency Contract

(4) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 8:22 PM

This is Tess Munster.

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Rodney Constantine, Newfoundland Suspect, Keeps Facebook Pledge To Turn Himself In

(4) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 6:31 PM

A man wanted by police turned himself in to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC), after promising to do so on Facebook.

The police service said in a Saturday post (which is no longer available) that it was looking for 29-year-old Rodney Constantine in connection with warrants...

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Chris Sutter, Darryl's Son, Was The Real Star At The NHL All-Star Game

(1) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 5:29 PM

The 2015 NHL All-Star Game put some of hockey's best players head-to-head in an annual exhibition match on Sunday.

But it was one of the faces behind the bench who stole the spotlight for us.

L.A. Kings coach Darryl Sutter directed play for one of the all-star teams...

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Seahawks Bandwagon Fans Should Really Know These 19 Things

(1) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 3:40 PM

The Seattle Seahawks have made the Super Bowl for the second consecutive year.

You know what that means: euphoria throughout the Pacific Northwest, and a whole lot of fans jumping on the bandwagon.

Anytime a team makes a championship, a wave of newborn fans rises up...

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Charlotte McKinney, 'Next Kate Upton,' Appears In Carl's Jr. Super Bowl Ad

(9) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 5:17 PM

A model who's been touted as the "next Kate Upton" appears in a steamy new Carl's Jr. Super Bowl commercial, um, just like, Kate Upton did.

Charlotte McKinney is the face of the fast food chain's new ad, titled "Au Naturel," in...

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Miss Universe Canada's Hockey Costume Was Created By 'Saw' Designer

(2) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 4:13 PM

Miss Universe Canada inspired both horror and praise when she stepped out in a hockey-inspired costume at the annual pageant on Wednesday.

Chanel Beckenlehner's garb shocked many during the "National Costume" contest, where contestants wore outfits that represent their countries.

Her dress was composed of a...

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Deadmau5 Visits Tim Hortons Kitchen, Makes Very Deadmau5 Doughnuts

(3) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 3:34 PM

Tim Hortons must have known what they were getting into when they allowed Canadian EDM superstar Deadmau5 into its test kitchen.

The producer and DJ looked like he had a delectable time as he created some Mau5-inspired concoctions on Thursday and posted pictures of them to...

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'Simpsons' Infographic Captures Its Voice Talents' Greatness

(1) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 12:01 PM

Any diehard "Simpsons" fan knows just how many characters a single actor voices on the show. But it's still pretty astonishing to see it visualized in a graphic.

Amsterdam- and Tel Aviv-based data visualizer Jishai Evers has put together an image that illustrates just how...

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Calgary Is Canada's Top Performing Metro Economy, Report Says

(11) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 7:05 PM

Calgary's economy outperformed those in all of Canada's biggest metropolitan cities last year, says a report released Thursday.

The Brookings Institution has ranked Cowtown 53rd out of 300 metropolitan economies on its 2014 Global Metro Monitor.

The report, released as part of the Global Cities Initiative, a joint...

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Banff Fireball Photo Has Scientists Seeking Space Rock

(1) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 5:27 PM

A stunning photo of a fireball streaking across the sky over Banff National Park last month has University of Calgary (U of C) scientists chasing after fragments of space rock.

Lincoln Hanton and Alan Hildebrand of U of C's geoscience department have attempted to locate the

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Hockey Dad Shatters Glass At York Ice Arena

(18) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 4:30 PM

A hockey dad at the York Ice Arena in York, Pa. just made a great case for banning parents from games.

A video posted to YouTube on Monday shows a father standing up during a weekend girls' hockey game and hitting the glass, only to see...

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Chinese New Year Animal Signs: What Do Zodiac Symbols Mean?

(6) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 12:19 PM

Chinese New Year is coming up on Feb. 19.

As the date draws closer, you'll likely hear plenty of talk about how 2015 is the "year of the sheep." But what does that mean?

Every year in the Chinese calendar is associated with an animal as part of...

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