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Britax Recalls Strollers Due to Fall Hazard; Report

Britax Recalls Strollers Due to Fall Hazard, Report

Britax has recalled more than 600,000 strollers after discovering an issue that could cause child seats to disengage from the device. The recall affects Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Britax has received 33 reports of car seats unexpectedly disconnecting from the strollers and falling to the ground, resulting in 26 reports of ... Read More »

OPP: Innisfil man dies in head-on snowmobile collision

OPP: Innisfil man dies in head-on snowmobile collision

Barrie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a two snow machine collision, that occurred at 1:46 pm Saturday, Feb. 18 just off Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club Trail B near Line 15 north in Oro-Medonte Township. A Red Yamaha snowmobile traveling southbound near OFSC Trail B collided head on with an Arctic Cat travelling north bound off the trail. The ... Read More »

Researchers revive weird microbes after freeing them from ancient ‘cave crystals’

Researchers revive weird microbes after freeing them from ancient cave crystals

Microbes found stowed inside giant crystals in caves in Chihuahua, Mexico, may have survived there for tens of thousands of years. The extraordinary micro-organisms were found trapped in crystal in a volcanically heated Mexican cave system where temperatures reach 60C (140F). Some of them are believed to have been there for 60,000 years and were shut off from light or ... Read More »

Winston Churchill’s essay on aliens discovered, Report

Winston Churchill's essay on aliens discovered

A newly unearthed essay by Winston Churchill reveals he was open to the possibility of life on other planets. The worldwide media was exercised over the surfacing of what was alleged to be an unpublished Churchill article, held by the National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Missouri, in which our author contemplates the possibility of extraterrestrial life. The Museum, which received ... Read More »

Bijou Phillips Reveals She Needs a Kidney Transplant, Report Says

Bijou Phillips Reveals She Needs a Kidney Transplant, Report Says

Actress Bijou Phillips, daughter of the late Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Phillips, reportedly has been hospitalized in need of a kidney transplant. According to TMZ, the 36-year-old actress was rushed to a hospital in Santa Barbara, California, on Wednesday night due to a complication of her ongoing kidney disease. Phillips’ representatives revealed on Thursday that the actress ... Read More »

Printable Solar Panels on the Horizon, says new research

Printable Solar Panels on the Horizon, says new research

A U of T Engineering innovation could make printing solar cells as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper. Dr. Hairen Tan and his team have cleared a critical manufacturing hurdle in the development of a relatively new class of solar devices called perovskite solar cells. This alternative solar technology could lead to low-cost, printable solar panels capable of turning ... Read More »

BlackBerry to fight severance lawsuit, Report

BlackBerry to fight severance lawsuit, Report

BlackBerry may face a class-action lawsuit seeking more than $20 million in damages for allegedly misleading employees who accepted a transfer to Ford Motors as part of a strategic partnership. A notice of claim filed by local law firm Nelligan O’Brien Payne says Ottawa’s David Parker worked for BlackBerry for 14 years before being among more than 300 employees from ... Read More »

Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years for murders of Nathan O’Brien and grandparents

Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years for murders of Nathan O'Brien and grandparents

Douglas Garland sentenced to 75 years in prison without parole for ‘meticulous’ triple murder. Justice David Gates sentenced the convicted triple-murderer to serve three 25-year sentences consecutively – meaning Garland would be 129 years old before being eligible to apply for parole. Garland was convicted of killing Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their five-year-old grandson, Nathan O’Brien in June of ... Read More »