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Millions of bubbles spew into Hong Kong for art exhibit

Bubbles floated across Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour by the boatload on Wednesday as part of the latest public art exhibition by Japanese artist Shinji Ohmaki. (Kin Cheung/Associated Press) Bubbling up Ohmaki’s project, titled Bubble Up, uses a three-metre tall, six-tiered machine with 50 bubble-producing units to spew out 10,000 bubbles every minute. (Jerome Favre/EPA) Lots of suds In order to create the millions ...

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Young golfing siblings sink holes-in-one just days apart

Calgary golfers Kohen and Kali Yeske have taken sibling rivalry to new heights. Last Tuesday, 10-year-old Kohen hit a hole-in-one on the fourth hole at the Gull Lake Golf Course — making him the youngest ever to do it at the club about 180 kilometres north of Calgary. Four days later, eight-year-old Kali matched the feat on the same hole. “It’s ...

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Women who flew to wrong ‘Saint John’ take on Fundy Footpath

Three Ontario women who managed to — separately — book plane tickets to the wrong Atlantic Canadian city made the most of their blunder, tackling and finishing a challenging hiking trail in New Brunswick considered one of the toughest in the country.

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Do you see it? Man claims face of Jesus can be seen in wooden shelf

It wasn’t until Mick Scanlan turned his wooden shelf upside down that he saw an apparition that had eluded him for the 10 years that he’d previously owned it: the face of Jesus in the wood grain. “This was from Ontario. We had it on our wall for about ten years.…I just happened to one day turn to turn it over ...

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Wisconsin company offers microchip implants to employees

A Wisconsin vending machine company is offering its employees a chance to have a microchip implanted in their hands that they could use to buy snacks, log in to computers or use the copy machine.

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