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WATCH: You've Never Seen Water Like This

Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada

According to this look at water droplets courtesy of the Discovery Channel, water falls in the shape of a sphere and not a teardrop as some might assu...

Watching the Watchdog: Would You Hunt and Kill a Lion?

Tim Knight | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada
Tim Knight

Her name's Melissa Bachman. She kills wild animals on American TV for a living. Sometimes with a rifle, sometimes with bow and arrow. Then she killed a full-maned male lion, and posted a picture of herself, cradling her rifle, laughing triumphantly, while the once-magnificent lion sprawled dead at her feet. And all hell broke loose.

As I Kayak to Hawaii, I'll Be Sleeping With The Sharks

Wave Vidmar | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada Travel
Wave Vidmar

As I prepare for my kayaking trip from San Francisco to Hawaii, my pseudo-brother says "you know you'll be in the Red Triangle, don't you? It's where all the Great White Sharks are!" I count out how far I might paddle in it and realize I'll be sleeping with the sharks for two or three days. My mind races, I imagine what my kayak might look like from the sea below. Will I be tasty? Or even tempting?

Watching the Watchdog: Daily Planet Still Fails to Thrill

Tim Knight | Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

Each of the stories is doubtless scientifically sound, but seldom do any of them inspire the kind of interest and anticipation which makes a viewer hang in (postpone the beer or bathroom break) to find out how it all turns out.

Watching the Watchdog: Daily Planet Fails in the Name of Science

Tim Knight | Posted 05.16.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

But today's young people aren't fools, particularly when it comes to science. Hosts Ziya Tong and Dan Riskin serve the young (and the rest of us) badly. They're both attractive and presumably intelligent. Their version of Daily Planet isn't either.

'Cash Cab' Kills Pedestrian In Vancouver

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - The TV production company for a trivia show that's filmed inside a fake taxi has offered condolences after its vehic...