Author: Robert Shawn

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A new research project aims to extend the lives of man’s best friend.  The Dog Aging Project already has 32 000 pups signed up for the study and aims to better understand why canines tend to age at vastly different rates and why some breeds fall prey to different illnesses. “Dogs vary enormously in how […]

Ever wanted to live at DisneyLand? Well now you can. Sort of. The Walt Disney Co. has announced it will design residential communities on brand with the company’s theme parks and entertainment businesses. Its first development, Cotino, will contain 1900 housing units, including single-family homes and condominiums in Southern California. The development will also include […]

Just when you thought it was safe to doo doo doo doo doo doo again.. Paramount+ is in the process of turning beloved toddler sing-along song, “Baby Shark”, into a full length movie. Co-produced by Nickelodeon Animation and the Pinkfong Company, the feature film will is expected to hit streaming services in 2023. To date, the “Baby Shark Dance” […]

A couple in Hawaii were in disbelief when they received an electric bill for nearly $18 000. You may even go as far to say they were ‘shocked’. (See what I did there?) Desha-Ann and her husband Rashaan Kealoha of Waianac, Oahu say they have an outstanding balance of $17,860.09, representing years of unpaid invoices, according […]

A British zoo is looking to increase the population of its endangered monkeys and are hoping to set the mood with some sultry love songs. The Trentham Monkey Forest in Stafford, England says it has hired an experienced Marvin Gaye impersonator to perform for some of the zoo’s Barbary macaques. His set list includes classic […]

For those feeling forlorn this Valentine’s Day, police in Port Orange, Florida are offering to lock up your ex. In a Facebook post, the Port Orange Police Department suggested the best way to celebrate Love Day is to report ex-partners with outstanding warrants. “This Valentine’s Day month-long special starts off with a set of limited-edition […]

Imagine winning hundreds of thousands of dollars and not even know it. A man from Arizona hit the literal jackpot when he scored nearly $230 000 on a slot machine in Las Vegas last month. The problem is, he didn’t know he won. According to the Nevada Gaming Board, the individual was playing the slots […]

Some dogs can sit. Some can speak. Some can stay. This dog can skate, and is doing it for a good cause. Cheryl Delsangro says she has taught her 8-year-old Labrador retriever, Benny, to skate. “He’ll just run on the ice whenever he wants and skate around after me and chase me and so he […]

Julie-Anne Morgan says she was blown away when she pulled a 7 inch French fry from her freezer. (her husband insists it’d be closer to 9 inches if it wasn’t so cold) “When we lifted the chip out, we said ‘oh my god, look at the size of that’. It’s the biggest chip I’ve ever […]

Following a strong response to COVID-19 booster shots here in the province, Newfoundland and Labrador will be moving to a modified Alert Level 3. The change comes into effect on Monday, February 7th. In Alert Level 3: Bars, cinemas, lounges and bingo halls can reopen with capacity restrictions Your tight 10 can now expand to […]



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