The first thing Dr. Carey Andrew- Jawa does with each and every newborn he delivers is sing “Happy Birthday” to them.
Dubbed the “Singing Doctor,” Andrew-Jawa inherited the delightful tradition from a mentor “who used to sing ‘Happy Birthday’ very lustily to his babies,” he told the
The bitter end has come to one of America’s sweetest bakery chains.
On Monday, Crumbs Bake Shop announced all its stores would be shut down by the end of the business day, according to the Wall Street Journal.
“Regrettably Crumbs has been forced to cease operations and...
Break out the stretchy pants, Toronto. All-you-can-eat poutine is coming to town.
PoutineVille, a popular Montreal-based chain of poutine-focused restaurants is poised to open their first location in the Big Smoke this summer, setting up shop in the city’s downtown Annex neighbourhood (by Bloor St. and Brunswick Ave.)....
For San Francisco Pride, one Burger King location decided to serve something special to its customers.
A video uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday shows diners given the option of ordering regular Whoppers or a new item called the Proud Whopper. The difference between the two was...
Happy birthday, Canada! You're looking better with age.
This Canada Day marks the country's 147th anniversary since Confederation, and nearly everyone seemed to be in the mood to party, despite the holiday landing on a Tuesday this year.
"Today, as we celebrate with family and loved ones, let's remember what...
Your Canuck heart is about to swell with pride because Chris Hadfield and his family just delivered their latest gift to the Internet: a music video titled, “In Canada.”
American soul music legend Bobby Womack has died at the age of 70, Rolling Stone reports.
A spokesperson from XL Recordings, the label representing the singer-songwriter, confirmed the death to the magazine on Friday.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Womack was raised in a musical home with...
Isaiah Austin’s world turned upside down after the NBA hopeful was diagnosed with a career-ending genetic disorder days before the league's draft on Thursday.
So the organization orchestrated to do something special for him.
The crowd at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center rose to their feet after NBA Commissioner Adam...
Congratulations! You made the move. Or you made the move and hightailed your way back to that West Coast nirvana locals offhandedly call "Vancity."
Regardless of choosing to stay or go, you know the nuances between Vancouver and Toronto run deeper than having mountains or not.
There's a learning curve...
The English forward scored his first World Cup goal ever on Thursday after tapping in a shot past Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera. But despite the jubilance on the field, Team England went on...
Wildlife enthusiast Drew Hamilton had his camera at the ready when a big brown bear came lumbering up beside him.
Hamilton, a technician with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, shot the footage in the state’s McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, a popular attraction for bear watchers during summer....
Flags, they’re everywhere during the World Cup. Brazil! Portugal! Germany! It's hard not to cross paths with enthusiastic soccer fans proudly waving their banners.
Some even adorn their cars with flags. And similar to a great ship, they sail past pedestrians begging for attention.
"Look at my...
The Cambridge, Mass.-based blogger has kept herself busy in recent months, bringing tantalizing dishes envisioned in the popular fantasy series by author George...
If names are any measure of a person’s future, then one Florida woman was destined for infamy from the start.
Florida police arrested a woman named Crystal Metheney in May after she allegedly fired a "missile" into a sitting car.
It isn't clear why Metheney launched the "missile" into the...
The mayor, who checked into an Ontario rehab facility on April 30, is currently on a temporary leave of absence while he...
Meet Sabre Norris. She can't ride a bike, but she can land a mean 540 on a halfpipe.
The fearless 9-year-old girl is winning hearts around the world after a video was uploaded to YouTube Monday of her aerial achievement.
“I watched Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins do it on...
Because your inner child needs to freak out over something familiar every now and then.
3. Na na na na na na na na na...
Uniquely-named individuals of the world, unite!
1. Souvenir shopping has always been a little bit disappointing
2. Which explains why this appeals to you
3. This is how you remember feeling about roll call at school:
10 names away...
Three names away..
... And then the new teacher screws up your name
4. Though every once in a while, a substitute teacher would ace the pronunciation
5. But the reality is nothing really changes when you're out of school and working
This happens all the time.
6. So by now you're pretty good a deciphering what this face means at the doctor or dentist's office
7. Which you've accepted
8. Because some people take longer than others to learn how to say your name right
9. Which means you likely don’t care for this personalized coffee cup business
10. When a barista asks for your name, you groan inside
11. Because there's a good chance this will happen
Credit: The Bored Ninja
12. At one point in your life, there was someone who consistently said your name wrong
To correct or not to correct? That is the awkward question.
13. Which likely triggered emotions like this
14. But sometimes people react positively, and it makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside
15. Plus, search engine victories are almost a given
16. As you get older, your feelings toward your name changes – you actually begin to dig it
Hell, you almost encourage people to give it a try
17. Because at the end of the day, your name is awesome…
... And you wouldn’t change it for the world
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A Conservative senator earmarked as one of the Senate's top spenders holds a master’s degree from a school whose phone number directs calls to a customer helpline for a website that sells iPads and printers.
Senator Don Meredith, a Toronto-area Pentecostal pastor, has a master's degree in religious...
The news that it’s now a state rule for some North Korean men to get “Lil’ Kim” haircuts has turned out to be an unfounded rumour.
Earlier, Radio Free Asia reported that a “Dear Leader” hairstyle rule was implemented across the country this month for male...