After decades of protracted conflict, Canada officially has a new neighbor, Denmark. For nearly seven decades, the two countries have been involved in a costly battle over the ownership of a nondescript island, Hans Island, a barren 1 km long rock island located between Nunavut in Canada and Greenland, a Denmark territory.
Queen Elizabeth is the only Monarch in Britain’s long history who has served seventy years. This week, Britain is celebrating her Platinum Jubilee. Below is a funny story about two American hikers who accidentally ran into the Queen while out hiking: Though many don’t realize this, Canada is a constitutional monarchy, which means that we have a parliament that passes legislation, but they don’t officially become law until the Queen or her representative sign them into law. In other words, the Queen of England is Canada’s official leader. Canada even has two thrones set up in the Senate specifically reserved for the King or Queen and their spouses, or for the official representative of the Queen.
The Daily Mail had a story of a brazen seagull that regularly robs snacks from a Tesco Plus store in Paignton, Devon, England. The store owner estimates the ‘serial shoplifter’ has stolen £300 ($370US).
A cute video out of Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City, filmed in the first week of February 2022, shows how a Snow monkey seems utterly shocked by a trick conducted by magician Maximiliano Ibarra.
In the midst of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, security at the US Pentagon was on high alert. Thankfully, it was as reports are circulating of a chicken trying to breach the security fence surrounding the Pentagon early Monday morning, March 7, 2022.
According to a recent study of Google search analytics, nomophobia, the fear of losing your cell phone, is the number one unusual fear of people living in New York, Oregon, Connecticut, Tennessee, Virginia, and Massachusetts.
There is a cute story about a one-year-old boy from Georgia, USA, Locklan Samples, who has what is technically called the ‘Uncontrollable Hair Syndrome’.
According to a recent study, every new mama seal gets an iPhone or at the very least a link to google maps.
The Toronto Sun had a story on how one person reported having a letter delivered to his home in Cushendall, Northern Ireland, with the following address written on the envelope. Basically, it was the man’s abbreviated biography:
A cute video from down under shows a Ram getting irritated by a big bucket and charging it.
A cute story in the National Post, about a border collie and red heeler mix brought a smile to my face. Linda Oswald and her family were driving on a highway in Idaho recently when they had an accident with another car.
According to a study by researchers at the University of Cambridge in England, we may have some serious questions about who are the real bird brains.
Lucky is a Husky and the dog’s owner, who also runs a jewellery store in Thailand, wanted to use Lucky for protection. So he decided to do a test run to see how well his Husky would do. The fake robbery was caught on CCTV camera.
PETA, an animal rights organization, recently tweeted that people need to quit using animal names when insulting people, because it portrays a sentiment that people are superior to animals. By doing this, we become a human supremacist.
Our dogs always wanted to sleep on human beds. I found it annoying, because invariably us humans got squished into the corner of the bed. So this guy decided to sleep in his dog’s bed. It’s not so much fun when it happens to you.
A theological debate on whether dogs go to heaven, apparently, played out in a church sign debate between The Lady of Martyrs Catholic Church and the Cumberland Presbyterian church across the street. Make sure you scroll down, there are a few photos. Click on the link: Do dogs go to heaven?