Author: Robert Shawn

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A blueberry picked in the ‘Land Down Under’ has set a new Guinness World Record for the heaviest ever. Guinness has confirmed the blueberry grown by David and Leasa Mazzardis in Wilbinga, Western Australia, set a new world record at 0.57 ounces. (16.16 grams) The gigantic berry has a diameter of 1.4 inches. (3.6 cm) The Mazzardis say […]

2020 has been hard on Hollywood. Following the news that Disney has pushed the release of Black Widow and the latest 007 James Bond flick not hitting theatres until 2021, Warner Bros. is opting to delay the Caped Crusader’s return to the big screen. The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson, originally had been scheduled for an October 1st, 2021, but […]

The Department of Health and Community Services has issued an advisory for those who traveled on Air Canada Flight AC604 departing Toronto for Halifax on Wednesday, Sept. 30, and seated in rows 13,14,15,16 and 17, to immediately self-isolate for 14 days upon their arrival in Newfoundland and Labrador, if they are not already doing so. […]

When is bread not actually bread? Ireland’s Supreme Court has ruled that the “bread” used to make sandwiches at Subway cannot be legally defined as bread. The ruling came as a result of a tax dispute brought by an Irish Subway franchisee, which argued that some of its takeaway products were not liable for value-added […]

Just when you thought 2020 could not get any weirder. Mountain Dew is teaming up with iBurn, a hot sauce shop, and pro basketball player Joel Embiid to release a limited-edition hot sauce inspired by the neon green soda. #DEWnation: it’s time to fire up your taste buds with an explosion of the DEW flavor you […]

A zoo in Britain has been forced to remove five parrots from public display after the birds added some not so nice words to their lexicon. The Lincolnshire Wildlife Park said the African grey parrots, named Eric, Jade, Elsie, Tyson and Billy, were given to the facility by five different owners in the same week and spent […]

As if 2020 wasn’t bad enough, it looks like Netflix will be upping their prices soon. Sources report that the streaming service is planning to raise its subscription prices to boost revenue, as much as $1 to $2 a month “in all four of its geographies”. While Netflix has not yet confirmed any such price […]

This Christmas, if you travel through the seven levels of the Candy Cane forest, through the sea of swirly twirly gum drops, and then walk through the Lincoln Tunnel of your local grocery store, you may see a box of Elf-inspired cereal on the shelf. General Mills says the holiday themed cereal will consist of maple-flavored corn […]

With the threat of COVID-19 ever looming over us, many were concerned that Halloween and Trick-or-Treating would be affected, or even cancelled, as a result. This past Wednesday, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, Chief Medical Officer of Health for the province, assured the public that celebrating Halloween can be done safely and will not be affected by […]

In general it’s a good idea for the environment to live by the three R’s. (Reduce, reuse, and recycle) Except in this case.. A factory in Vietnam has been caught washing and reselling more than 320 000 used condoms, passing them them off as new. According to police, the factory’s owner had roughly 1000 used […]



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