You’ll have to dig deep into your pockets when you head to the gas pumps this week, regulated gas prices jumped up by 2.8 cents per litre. Elsewhere, diesel went up by a shocking 7.3 cents per litre. Furnace oil is up by 2.14 cents, stove oil increases by 3.58 cents, and propane remained steady.
Bill Gates’ 24-year winning streak at #1 atop the Forbes 400 has come to an end. The financial magazine revealed its annual richest-people rankings on Wednesday, and for the first time ever, the list is topped by Jeff Bezos. The Amazon founder’s fortune increased by a whopping $78.5 billion since last year. Here is the […]
Oscar winner Christian Bale, is that you? The actor and bona fide chameleon is once again wowing fans by turning in a gripping–and unrecognizable–turn as Dick Cheney in the first trailer for the upcoming feature film Vice. HuffPo notes that the 44-year-old Bale “gained 40 pounds, shaved his head and dyed his eyebrows for the […]
The writer of a bizarre interview with Drew Barrymore that was recently published in EgyptAir’s in-flight magazine is defending the piece’s credibility. “…the interview with Drew Barrimoor [sic] which took place in New York is genuine & far from fake,” Aida Tekla, whose name appears on the byline, tweeted Wednesday. “As far as Drew, we […]
Lady Gaga returns to the big screen this weekend, going head to head with some pretty big competition. While fans of Mother Monster will surely be flocking to the theatres to see the pop star alongside Bradley Cooper in A Star is Born, comic books fans are also expected to come out in droves to catch […]
Newfoundland and Labrador dies for a bit of the lottery. According to Atlantic Lottery, residents of this province spent $405 000 000 on the chance to win big bucks last year, the most of any other province in Atlantic Canada. In total, AL exceeded it’s projected target by $1.8 million, reporting profits of $419.2 million […]
Canadian Donna Strickland became the first woman in 55 years to win the Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday–and if that’s not cool enough, she’s known as a “laser jock” who fashioned “tools made of light.” The Washington Post reports that Strickland, who works at the University of Waterloo in Ontario and is one of […]
Chance the Rapper, John Mayer and Travis Scott are among the artists set to perform at a tribute concert in honor of late rapper Mac Miller. Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life will be held on October 31 at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre as a launch party for Mac Miller Circles Fund, a foundation meant […]