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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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Rick Mercer Says U.S. Primaries Have Him Feeling Pretty Good About Canada

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 4:38 PM

Canada can officially look down its nose at U.S. politics once more.

And Rick Mercer kind of likes it that way.

The host of CBC's "Rick Mercer Report" said as much in his latest rant, which was posted to YouTube on Wednesday.

In it, Mercer talks about watching...

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OK Go's Zero Gravity Video For 'Upside Down & Inside Out' Is Astonishing

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 3:50 PM

OK Go are true innovators as music video producers go.

The alt-rock group has released videos that show band members traversing treadmills and singing with the Muppets to spectacular effect.

But they've outdone themselves with the video for "Upside Down & Inside Out," which they filmed...

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Ranveer Singh Hits Toronto To Celebrate Valentine's Day With Deepika Padukone

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 2:07 PM

A movie shoot in the Great White North can't keep this Bollywood star away from his honey for Valentine's Day.

Ranveer Singh, the star of hit films such as "Lootera," was spotted in Toronto by celebrity blogger Will Wong on Wednesday.

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Portsall Waves Sweep A Man Up In The Water. It's Scary, But He Survives.

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 1:28 PM

A retired couple was enjoying a pleasant day on the beach in northern France when a scary situation befell them.

Video captured on Feb. 8 shows the elderly couple and another man standing between some rocks on Porsguen beach in Portsall, watching the waves roll in.

Everything...

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Girl Feeds Bull Elk In Parc Omega, Que. This Is Canada At Its Cutest.

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2016 | 8:19 PM

Canada has rarely looked more adorable than it did when a little girl named Lana made friends with a bull elk on a family trip last weekend.

The two-and-a-half-year-old from Montreal was visiting Parc Omega, a drive-through nature park about an hour from the city, when the car...

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Justin Trudeau Photo With Hadrien Helps Him Mark 100 Days In Office

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2016 | 6:43 PM

Justin Trudeau has been prime minister for 100 days.

And he found a heartwarming way to mark the occasion on Wednesday afternoon.

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Ashley Graham On Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue, And The Next Barrier To Break Down

(4) Comments | Posted February 10, 2016 | 5:28 PM

People may look back on the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue as a marker of progress in fashion history.

A year after the magazine featured Ashley Graham as its first curvy model in an ad, it has made her one of its official rookies.

It also has...

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This Van Gogh Bedroom Airbnb Is An Art Lover's Dream

(17) Comments | Posted February 10, 2016 | 4:47 PM

It's officially possible to spend a "Starry Night" in a "Bedroom in Arles."

The Art Institute of Chicago has partnered with Airbnb to create a suite that's an art-lover's dream.

"Van Gogh's Bedroom" is big enough to sleep two people. It's "decorated in a Post-Impressionist style, reminiscent...

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Canada's Cheapest Gas Prices Are In This Alberta City

(16) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 9:17 PM

Edmonton. City of champions — and low gas prices.

The price of fuel in Alberta's capital city has fallen to the lowest level in the country.

Monitoring site GasBuddy.com found that the price of regular gas is as cheap as 57.9 cents per litre in some parts of...

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Kanye West Tweets 'Bill Cosby Innocent,' Twitter Erupts

(95) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 8:48 PM

Kanye West is under fire on social media after the message "BILL COSBY INNOCENT" was tweeted from his account on Tuesday.

West hadn't clarified his comment as of press time. It...

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Nicola Griffin's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Ad Is Smmmokin'

(13) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 5:34 PM

At 56 years old, Nicola Griffin has just nabbed one of the biggest coups of her young modelling career.

The U.K. model only started in the business three years ago, but she's already scored a spot in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue as part of Swimsuits...

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Wedding Photos Taken Amid Ruins In Homs, Syria Are Breathtaking

(9) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 5:20 PM

Homs was once considered Syria's largest city, a place that was home to as many as 1 million people.

Today, it is a shell of its former self, its hollowed-out buildings the result of a being flashpoint in the war between the Syrian government and rebel forces for...

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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

(17) 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

(49) 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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