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House votes to slash IRS tax enforcement budget
The GOP-controlled House has voted to slash the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer audits of taxpayers...
Gang of murderous dolphins off the coast of Wales
Bottlenose dolphins off the coast of Wales are in an extra-murderous mood lately, according to concerned volunteers at a wildlife centre who last week watched three of the playful mammals spend 20 minutes ganging up on a porpoise.
45 ridiculous things global warming will supposedly cause
Whether you believe global warming is caused primarily by humans and will bring about Gaia’s destruction or not, you can’t help but laugh at some of the more absurd things alarmists have claimed the phenomenon will cause.
There have been some doozies lat
Olivia Chow vows handgun ban
Olivia Chow’s mayoral rivals — including Mayor Rob Ford — were quick to shoot down her push for a handgun ban Monday.
Booming U.S. oil and gas elbowing out Alberta’s crude
The dramatic rise of U.S. crude oil and natural gas production is disrupting even long-established trade flows inside Canada, as Alberta producers are increasingly finding themselves competing for — and losing — market share to American petroleum supplier
Military tests robotic mule
The U.S. Marine Corps. has enlisted the help of a four-legged soldier.A robotic mule known as the Legged Squad Support System, or LS3, is taking part in military exercises in Hawaii.
Attack on British embassy in Iran put Canadians on alert
As protesters set fire to the U.K. embassy in Tehran in 2011, Canadian diplomats considered leaving Iran and debated what they could do for their British counterparts — including sheltering someone from the household of the U.K. ambassador.
E-Cig Salvation, and New Dangers
According to a recent study out of England, vaping is 60 percent more effective for quitting cigarettes than nicotine patches, gum, or going cold turkey. But just because e-cigarettes are tar-free doesn't mean they're risk-free.
Violent Anti-Jewish Riots Rock Paris
Violent anti-Jewish riots in Paris on Sunday, sparked by Israel’s ongoing operation in Gaza to halt rocket attacks from the coastal enclave, left Jews in the French capital fearing for their lives.
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