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Canada History: Apr 28, 1939: the unexpected arrival of Soviet record flight

The year 1939 began in hope, The World’s Fair was being held in New York City, with the theme of “The Land of Tomorrow” to open on April 30. The still young Soviet Union was eager to promote itself as »

Environment & Animal Life

Oppressive heat strikes most of Canada

Heat warnings were issued for nearly every province in Canada today, reports Canadian Press. Government climatologist Dave Phillips told the wire service the heat wave is coming from a high-pressure system over Bermuda. It is expected to last until the »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Arts:Non-fiction- The incredible story of Aloha Wanderwell.

It’s an absolutely amazing story: and if it had been written as a novel, people would think it too outlandish and impossible. But in fact it is true. A young girl, barely 16-years-old, joins up with an older man on »

Environment & Animal Life, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Guide sees record-long polar bear dive

A guide in Norway’s Svalbard Islands saw an emaciated polar bear stay underwater for a very long time to stalk a bearded seal. Rinie van Meurs knew it was highly unusual and sent two videos of the event to Canadian »