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July 29, 2018 11:35 PM Dustin Johnson captures Canadian Open

A Canadian has not won the national title since Victoria’s Pat Fletcher accomplished the feat in 1954. Johnson entered the day in a four-way tie for the lead with Kim, Hun An and Kevin Tway but had seven birdies and a bogey to pull away from the group. A nearby lightning storm delayed play for an hour and 45 minutes and shrunk the massive crowd that usually 12

July 26, 2018 1:00 PM Every Tom Cruise stunt that blew our minds in ‘Fallout’

Yup, that’s Cruise flying on a motorcycle between — and into — traffic for the action involving famed Paris landmarks such as the Arc de Triomphe. Hunt didn’t grab a helmet in his run from police, so Cruise’s mop flies in the hair-raising scene. French officials gave the film crew two hours starting at 6 a.m. on a Sunday to shoot the scenes near the closed-down 21

July 25, 2018 7:34 PM Flying lizard time: Researchers use leaf blower to see how lizards endure storms

WASHINGTON—Tropical lizards have a stick-to-itiveness in high wind that puts TV weather reporters to shame. Now we know why, thanks in part to a high-powered leaf blower. Hurricanes Irma and Maria put a group of little tree-hugging lizards to the test, and scientists were perfectly positioned to see which reptiles survived and why. Then, Harvard researchers 14

July 24, 2018 7:59 PM Rick and Morty creator Dan Harmon deletes Twitter account as online culture wars heat up

Right on the heels of Disney firing James Gunn from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” over “indefensible” tweets from as far as a decade back, “Rick and Morty” co-creator Dan Harmon is weathering his own social-media storm. In 2009, Harmon made a two-part satire — briefly posted to his Channel 101 website — titled “Daryl,” which spoofed the murderous 10

June 11, 2018 1:01 PM His Scarborough house was wrecked in a fire. He says the contractor left halfway through the $100,000 cleanup

When a freak electrical fire caused a portion of the roof to cave in at Agith Ananthagobal’s Scarborough bungalow in January, his family saw a silver lining amid the ashes — the chance for a fresh start in the form of a full home renovation. But five months later, that plan appears to also have gone up in smoke. Ananthagobal says a contractor abandoned 21

May 29, 2018 10:35 PM Justin Trudeau’s $4.5 billion Trans Mountain pipeline purchase met with a storm of criticism

OTTAWA—The Liberal government’s $4.5-billion Trans Mountain pipeline purchase was met with swift criticism Tuesday, as environmental groups and Indigenous leaders vowed to keep protesting the controversial expansion project and opposition politicians slammed the move. “We are absolutely shocked and appalled that Canada is willingly investing taxpayers’ 12

May 24, 2018 2:31 PM Canadian meteorologists to reveal what to expect in 2018 hurricane season

U.S. forecasters say 5-9 hurricanes will develop during what they call a near-normal season Environment Canada meteorologists are releasing their predictions for the upcoming 2018 hurricane season today at a news conference in Dartmouth. The Canadian Hurricane Centre is holding the technical briefing to prepare the public for upcoming storms and to provide 26

May 15, 2018 2:37 AM Modigliani painting fetches $157M at auction

Painting of reclining nude woman was once considered obscene in Paris A 1917 painting by Amedeo Modigliani of a reclining nude woman that was once considered obscene in Paris sold for over $157 million at an auction in Manhattan on Monday. Nu couché (sur le côté gauche) was the highlight of Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art sale featuring Pablo Picasso 37

May 10, 2018 7:04 PM Yes, those are live crabs on a Toronto subway train

'Leave your crabs in the bucket,' Toronto Transit Commission says If there wasn't enough reason to be crabby on the TTC, images of a man taking up several seats on a crowded subway train earlier this week is stirring up a storm. A Facebook post by TTC rider Kristine Hughes went viral Thursday, showing two crabs — each sitting in its own seat during Monday 56

May 6, 2018 4:55 PM Stormy Daniels makes surprise SNL appearance with message for Donald Trump

Adult film actress was part of show's opening sketch Stormy Daniels made a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live to deliver a message to President Donald Trump: "A storm's a coming, baby." The porn actress, who says she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006 and was paid $130,000 US the month before he was elected to stay silent about it, delivered 26