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It's Asteroid Day

David W Brown

“One of the major threats to intelligent life in our universe," said Stephen Hawking, "is a high probability of an asteroid colliding with inhabitable planets.”

A Clean Break: San Francisco Bans Styrofoam Products

Anna Green

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to ban polystyrene foam.

15 Products You Can (Usually) Only Buy in Canada

Karen Rocznik

You can bet your back bacon that Canadians enjoy some special products only available in the Great White North.

Why Do Canadians Drink Milk in Bags?

Jake Rossen

Minnesota and Wisconsin are getting in on the action, too.

A Brief History of Canada’s Most Iconic Blanket

Luke Spencer

It's been on sale for more than two centuries, and played a vital role in how modern Canada came to be.

FDA Announces an Unexpected Reason to Avoid Raw Cookie Dough

Jake Rossen

This is quite a raw deal.

7 Pets Who Rescued Their Humans

Jake Rossen

When her owner had a heart attack, LuLu the pig played dead in the road until help arrived.

Fumbled: The Story of the United States Football League

Jake Rossen

The 1980s NFL alternative became so cash-strapped that athletes had to ride school buses to practice.

Google Maps Adds Multi-Destination Option for Mobile Users

Andrew LaSane

Because sometimes you need to get to Points A, B, C, and D.

Brexit Dating App Helps ‘Remain’ Voters Find Each Other

Michele Debczak

Heartbroken Britons can now find someone to commiserate with.

IMAX Wants to Build You a Home Theater

Rudie Obias

For a mere $400,000, you can avoid crowds and headaches at your local cineplex.

Today's Amazon Deals You Won't Want to Miss

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, June 30.

Watch the First-Ever Footage of a Napping Great White

Michele Debczak

This clip from Shark Week is the first of its kind.

10 Canadian Slang Terms Explained

Karen Rocznik

Here's a primer on speaking like a Canuck.

The World's Oldest Photo Studio Shutters For Good

Anna Green

The closure marks the end not only of a historic shop, but of the longest continuously running photography studio in the world.

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