Harriet offers an action movie take on abolitionist Harriet Tubman — and these Canadians are here for it

Harriet offers an action movie take on abolitionist Harriet Tubman — and these Canadians are here for it

The new movie bringing Harriet Tubman — the Underground Railroad’s most famous conductor — to the big screen offers a different portrait of the celebrated figure than the stately image typically depicted in American history. And its tale of a steel-willed young heroine in an action-packed story has a special resonance in the Canadian city the […]

Hilarious Gun Store Ad Bypasses Facebook Censorship – Watch It Here!

Hilarious Gun Store Ad Bypasses Facebook Censorship – Watch It Here!

< ?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?????> An Oklahoma gun store has released a witty advertisement circumventing Facebook’s ban on saying or showing pictures of “guns” in commercials. Murf’s Guns[1], out of Duncan, Oklahoma, released the ad on Tuesday and it has received over 100,000 views. To avoid breaking Facebook’s rules, the promotion bleeps out any mention of […]

How does Kawhi-apalooza end? Here are some ideas

How does Kawhi-apalooza end? Here are some ideas

Okay, so the suggestion yesterday that the coolest way to find out any news to the positive for Raptors fans on Kawhi would be if Drake were to drop a “He Stay” track out of nowhere but I would presume a globally important entertainer and businessman might have other pursuits to worry about. So … […]

NBA draft interest level at an all-time low around here

NBA draft interest level at an all-time low around here

Happy Draft Day! And, oh, how times have changed. I can honestly say I’ve paid less attention to what might happen tonight than I have for any other draft ever, even years when the locals haven’t had a pick or have had a late one that was impossible to guess at. Sure, I got the […]

How new telescope technology captured this image of Neptune from down here on Earth

How new telescope technology captured this image of Neptune from down here on Earth

It’s big, cold, blue and 4.3 billion kilometres away. But astronomers using cutting-edge optics technology have taken an image of Neptune that is nearly as sharp as those taken from the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope. The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), nestled in the mountains of Chile’s Atacama Desert, was recently outfitted with a new type of adaptive […]

Want to spend winters where it’s warm? Here are some tips

Want to spend winters where it’s warm? Here are some tips

Every year, soon after Halloween is over, Canadians head south in droves, looking to escape the plunging temperatures and the impending snowfalls. Though snowbirds might spend the winter months lounging on Florida’s beaches, exploring the California coast, golfing in Arizona or even ranch hopping in Texas, there’s a lot of work they need to do […]