POV podcast: Silken Laumann on mental health among athletes

One of Canada's most celebrated Olympians has a thoughtful answer to a thorny question — why is it so hard for athletes to talk about mental health? Silken Laumann argues that it's simply because athletes are tough. To make it in the high performance world means years and years of a "no excuses, suck it up, […]

Olympic champ among curling foursome booted from bonspiel for being 'extremely drunk'

The curling foursome of Jamie Koe, Ryan Fry, Chris Schille, and DJ Kidby was kicked out of the Red Deer Curling Classic on Sunday for "unacceptable behaviour" that included being "extremely drunk." The four were ejected from the World Curling Tour event and forced to forfeit their final match. After receiving numerous complaints from opponents […]

Leicester City owner confirmed among dead in helicopter crash

The owner of Leicester City football club, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, has been confirmed as among those killed when the Thai businessman’s helicopter crashed after taking off from the club’s stadium on Saturday night. Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people to die in the incident, Leicester City FC confirmed on Sunday night.  READ MORE: Helicopter of Leicester City FC […]

People are struggling to find the sun among the leaves in this autumn-themed brain teaser — can you spot it?

Rattan Direct Rattan Direct, a garden and conservatory furniture retailer, created a fall-themed brain teaser. There’s a sun hidden among the leaves and acorns. If you can’t find it, scroll down for the answer. With daylight saving time (DST) going into effect on November 4 this year, sunlight will become scarcer as the clocks turn back […]

Here’s how to see if you’re among the 30 million compromised Facebook users

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The attackers who carried out the mass hack that Facebook disclosed two weeks ago obtained user account data belonging to as many as 30 million users, the social network said on Friday. Some of that data—including phone numbers, email addresses, birth dates, searches, location check-ins, and the types […]

New number plates 2018 – Pro-Brexit licence plates among those BANNED from British roads

New 2018 ’68’ number plates were introduced on September 1st. Every time new plates are introduced there is a list of numerical and letter combinations that are immediately banned. DVLA guidelines dictate that any plates that ‘may cause offence’ will be removed before they end circulation. One of the plates to be banned in the […]

AAA Study: Depreciation Costs Rising Among Smaller Vehicles; Your Beautiful Truck Has It Made

Not to hammer too obvious a point here, but the decreasing popularity of a certain car model, combined with increasing incentivization, can seriously influence that model’s depreciation. Ask Cadillac about that. While a boon for savvy used car buyers a few years down the road, it doesn’t help anyone’s lease payment and can leave you […]

12yo boy among 3 Palestinians killed during ‘March of Return’ at Gaza border

Three people, including a 12-year-old boy, have been killed on the Gaza border as Israeli forces used live ammunition against Palestinian protesters rallying against the Israeli occupation. Some 248 people have been injured. The deadliest Israeli-Palestinian clashes since the 2014 Gaza War have resulted in three more casualties: Hani Ramzi Afaneh and Mohammad Khalil Shaqoura, […]

ISS hole rumors undermine relations among crew, Russian space boss warns

The head of Russian space corporation Roscosmos has called on reporters and the public to stop speculating about a recently discovered hole in the ISS hull, saying that such rumors harm the relations between crew members. “Spreading rumors and speculation about what has happened on the ISS [International Space Station] does not help experts in […]