CBC.ca Surrey election race focused on crime and transitCBC.caIssues of public safety and transportation dominated the race to lead the fast-growing City of Surrey as a former mayor squared off against two current councillors in a field of eight mayoralty candidates. Doug McCallum led B.C.'s second-largest city … Read more: www.cbc.ca

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2 killed, 2 police officers injured in shooting in Germany

Authorities say that two people have been killed and two police officers seriously injured in a shooting in southwestern Germany. Police and prosecutors said in a joint statement that police had been deployed at about 8:30 a.m. Friday to deal with a “dangerous situation” in Kirchheim an der Weinstrasse, a small town near Mannheim. They said that a shooting ensued in which two people died and a male and a female police officer were seriously injured. They said there was no longer any danger, but didn’t elaborate on the identity…

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From Birth To Old Age, Here’s What Americans Are Most Likely To Die From At Every Age

The biggest risks to our life change as we grow and develop. When we’re toddlers, being near water can put us in serious danger, while in middle age, our DNA is more susceptible to damage. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracks the 10 leading causes of death for Americans at every stage of life. The health agency’s data from 2016 reveals that some of the greatest hazards to our young lives include everyday activities like riding in a car, while deadly cancers and heart conditions become more…

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The Behind-the-Scenes Choreography of this One-Shot Take is Incredible

A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at how the sequence of “Shaina’s (Riki Lindholme) transformation”, after being inspired by watching “Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time,†was filmed, side-by-side with how the scene played on-screen in episode 3 of Kidding starring Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, Catherine Keener and Judy Greer. The choreography and teamwork of all those involved is remarkable and seeing the final result as a split-screen made me re-watch this video a few times. Truly gives you an appreciation for the art of filmmaking. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/behind-the-scenes-of-one-shot-take-jim-carrey/

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James Corden went full Michael Myers for this ‘Halloween’ true crime spoof

You’ve gotta love a good true crime documentary, with all its real-life drama and grainy courtroom footage. James Corden took it upon himself to give Michael Myers, the famously silent killer of the Halloween movie franchise, the true crime treatment. In a sketch on The Late Late Show, Corden donned the signature Halloween mask and sat down for interrogation with a pretty thin claim to innocence.  “I don’t know where this ‘he doesn’t talk’ thing comes from, I thought I had the right to remain silent, but whatever,” Corden says.…

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Even Moderate Warming Will Melt A Big Part Of The World’s Largest Ice Sheet

The West Antarctic and Greenland Ice Sheets are vulnerable to even small amounts of global warming. The East Antarctic Ice Sheet, on the other hand, appears more stable. This is fortunate, because East Antarctica holds three-quarters of Earth’s ice. Its melting would leave the planet unrecognizable. Although there is little danger of this happening soon, new research suggests a 2ºC (3.6ºF) rise in global temperatures could melt more than a million square kilometers (386,000 square miles) of ice if the temperatures are sustained long enough. The East Antarctic Ice Sheet…

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These 28 Psychological Tricks Are So Easy, Youll Probably Want To Try Them On The Next Person You Meet

There is no shortage of books and psychology articles with tips on how to use body language to achieve success. But let’s be real – no language trick will make your date instantly fall in love with you, or your dream company hire you. However, there are some psychological tricks that are so easy, you can use them every day. What can you gain from these tips? Well, you could appear more confident than you really are and that is a great start. One internet user compiled a list of…

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Anyone can go for a ride in these self-driving cars

Try out a self-driving car for free in Arlington, Texas.Image: drive.ai If you’re visiting Arlington, Texas, and have been itching to try out an autonomous vehicle, you’re in luck.  Starting Friday, three Drive.ai self-driving cars (and eventually five) will be available to ride — for anyone, not just office workers, city officials, or a select group of “early riders.” Back in July, Drive.ai piloted the autonomous Nissan NV200 vans in Frisco, Texas. The Arlington deployment will be around for the next year. “This is a not a quick demonstration,” CEO…

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Seal Slaps Kayaker in the Face with Octopus

Kyle Mulinder was kayaking off the coast of KaikÅura in the South Island of New Zealand when he was slapped in the face by an octopus wielded by a seal. According to The Guardian, ‘the seas off the coast of KaikÅura are renowned for their marine life, drawn to the region by the 50km-long KaikÅura canyon, which creates an unusual series of sea currents that sustains a rich food chain.’ The video clip was first seen on Taiyo Masuda’s Instagram page but has since spread online after going viral on…

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