It’s the eleventh straight week that the price of gas has gone up. Gas prices increased by 1.7 cents a litre. Diesel went up by 1.5 cents. Elsewhere, furnace and stove oils rose by 1.29 cents a litre. While, propane only went up by 0.3 cents.

TIME is out with its 2019 edition of the TIME 100, the magazine’s picks for the 100 most influential figures in the world. Taylor Swift, Dwayne Johnson, Nancy Pelosi, Gayle King, Sandra Oh, and soccer star Mohamed Salah grace six different covers of the magazine’s special issue, while inside, other celebs named to this year’s list include […]

When an 80-year-old Florida man found an alligator in his backyard on Tuesday evening, he didn’t wait for the police to show up to help him wrangle the 6 1/2-foot animal. He just did it himself. According to UPI, Ed Chapman was alerted to the gator by his dog Rocco. He proceeded to grab a […]

Mental Floss has compiled this list, which explains the origins of several commonly-used slang expressions. Here they are: FOMO. Credit for the popular usage of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) often goes to venture capitalist and author Patrick J. McGinnis, who used the term in 2004 in an op-ed for Harvard Business School’s magazine The […]

Early reviews of Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold phone are not encouraging, with multiple users reporting that the foldable phone breaks after just a day or two of use. According to Motherboard, reviewers from The Verge, CNBC, and Bloomberg have all reported faults with the phone–including bulges and creases in the screen that inevitably lead to full-on […]

A French woman has set a new world record for running a marathon while in high heels. Christelle Doyhambehere, 34, finished the Paris Marathon with a time of 6:04:07, crushing the previous record of 7:27:53. Doyhambehere said she was inspired to run the race in her heels when her partner joked about doing so after seeing […]

Attention facial hair enthusiasts, beards are riddles with germs and bacteria. “Researchers found a significantly higher bacterial load in specimens taken from the men’s beards compared with the dogs’ fur,” Prof. Andreas Gutzeit, of Switzerland’s Hirslanden Clinic, wrote in a report. The study of 18 men were tested against 30 canines of varying breeds. All of […]

Following Monday’s unprecedented leak of footage from the highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame, the directors took to social media to implore fans not to spoil the movie for each other. As the Los Angeles Times reports, some spoiler-heavy footage from the long-awaited film made its way online Monday, leaving some fans fleeing from social media until […]

  Some of Sesame Street‘s biggest stars may soon be coming to a street near you. The Associated Press reports that iconic characters from the popular series will be embarking on a nationwide road trip in celebration of Sesame Street‘s 50th anniversary. According to the nonprofit Sesame Workshop, the 10-city trip will bring a selection […]

  HBO has confirmed that SZA, The Weeknd and Travis Scott are among the artists who will appear on the upcoming For the Thrones soundtrack, which is being released in celebration of Game of Thrones’ final season. Billboard reports that the network and Columbia Records have shared the compilation’s full track list, which also includes […]



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