Author: Robert Shawn

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You have heard of it raining cats and dogs, but have you ever heard of it raining fish? Residents along the Texarkana, Texas reported small fish falling from the sky last week as the area saw strong winds. The phenomenon can be explained by powerful waterspouts, a column of rotating, cloud-filled wind along a water’s surface. […]

Mere days following her passing, Betty White’s hometown has declared what would have been her 100th birthday to be “Betty White Day.”  For Betty White Day on January 17th, local businesses in Oak Park, Illinois will be honouring the late actress in their own unique way. Mickey’s Restaurant, for example,  is offering a special meal […]

A team of scientists in Israel have developed a “Fish Operated Vehicle” and taught goldfish to drive. “Overall, this study suggests that fish can learn to control a vehicle and use simple navigation strategies to successfully perform a task,” researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev say. “The vehicle was designed to detect the fish’s […]

A set of twins in California have the unusual distinction of being born on two different days, two different months, and two different years.  Although born just 15 minutes apart, Alfredo and Aylin Trujillo have different birthdays as one was born just before the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve and the other just […]

Beloved actress Betty White has died at the age of 99. The star of hit TV shows such as The Golden Girls and The Nary Tyler Moore Show passed away earlier this morning, according to her agent. The news comes just weeks away from her 100th birthday on January 17th. Over the course of an 80 […]

A Cheezie that kind of, sort of looks like the Loch Ness Monster (maybe?) is selling for over $800 000 USD (£630,000) on eBay. The seller says, “This Cheeto reminds me of Nessie the Loch Ness Monster. I wouldn’t recommend eating this item… it will be packaged and shipped with care. Please feel free to message […]

Newfoundland and Labrador has 312 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. Of the new cases, 216 are located in the Eastern Health region, 49 in Central, 30 in Western, 16 in Labrador-Grenfell Health and 1 case through a private lab with no region specified. There 1111 active cases currently. There is no one in hospital […]

Theatre goers need not to look to Toronto to catch Come From Away on stage. Mirvish Productions has announced the curtain has fallen on the Toronto production of the award winning musical, citing financial difficulties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, The show, which had just recently returned to performing following a 21 month hiatus due to the […]

A Minnesota park has scaled back on its Christmas decorations this year after it was discovered that squirrels have been chewing on the electrical wires. Lee Ann LaBore, co-chair of the Friends of Mears Park, says the foundation had to cut back on their annual holiday display this year due to vendors refusing to hang […]

Newfoundland and Labrador has 60 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. All of which are under inverstigation. There have been 12 new recoveries, leaving 223 active cases. There is no one in hospital due to COVID-19. Due to the ongoing spread of the Omicron variant, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald has announced that the entire province will […]



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