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[Video] 2016 Was The Hottest Year On Record

The World Meteorological Organization announced this morning that 2016 was officially the Earth’s warmest since they started keeping records back in the 1880s. A.k.a. we just set a global heat record for the third year in a row. According to NOAA,

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It’s Official – Toronto Sets New Record Thanks To Hot Weather

Thanks to the high temperatures, Toronto just broke an 11-year heat record today!

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The Raptors Can Still Clinch First – Round One Playoff Scenarios

The Toronto Raptors can (mathematically) still clinch first place in the Eastern Conference after they beat the New York Knicks 93-89 last night. Toronto is now two games behind the Cleveland Cavailiers with two games to play for both teams.

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2015 Warmest Year On Record

The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and NASA says 2015 was by far the hottest year in 136 years of record keeping. “NOAA” says 2015’s temperature was 58.62 degrees Fahrenheit (14.79 degrees Celsius) passing 2014 by a record margin of 0.29

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Justin Bieber Breaks The Beatles Chart Record

Justin Bieber is officially more successful than The Beatles, at least on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. For the new chart data to be dated December 5, Bieber has 17 songs on the Billboard Hot 100. That breaks The Beatles’ record of 14, which

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Adele Is Going Shatter The Sales Record

Everyone knew that when Adele’s new album “25” went on sale it would be massive. But the numbers are actually staggering. “25” sold more than 2.3 million copies in the U.S. alone during its first 3 days on the market. To

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Western Student Breaks The Beer Mile World Record

Canadian Lewis Kent broke his own world record for running the “Beer Mile” and then announced a shoe deal with Brooks.  The 22-year-old University of Western Ontario student achieved a new record in the beer mile, which involves running a mile

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It’s Game 6 Tonight

Once again, the pressure is on the Blue Jays tonight. For the fifth time in this postseason, the Blue Jays are playing in an elimination game. Game 6 of the American League Championship Series starts at 8:07pm, Toronto time. David

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[Video] Kids Get Trampled At An Easter Egg Hunt

Chaos erupted at an Easter egg hunt in Sacramento over the weekend.  The event was an attempt at breaking the record for the world’s biggest, with 500,000 eggs laid out for thousands of kids.  But it descended into mayhem

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Jeff Corwin Catches An 800 lbs Stingray

A stingray weighing nearly 800 pounds has become the largest freshwater fish ever caught by rod and line. The gigantic flat fish, which was 8-feet wide and 14-feet long, took nearly 2 hours to reel in. It was caught by

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Meet The Australian Clark Griswold

An Australian lawyer named David Richards has put together a holiday light display at a local mall that features more than 1.2 million lights.  The massive Christmas light display was assembled as a way to

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Joey Chestnut Wins Another Eating Contest

In honour of the U.S. Thanksgiving on Thursday, there was a Thanksgiving themed competitive eating contest in Connecticut over the weekend. Joey “Jaws” Chestnut beat out 9 other contestants to take home another Major

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Taylor Swift Makes Chart History

In the 56-year history of the Billboard chart, no female artist has ever replaced themselves at number one…until now.  Taylor Swift’s new single, “Blank Space” jumps from #13 to #1 this week, replacing her previous release “Shake it

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[Pics] Two Giant Alligators Caught

Alligator hunting season is underway and a record-breaking gator was reeled in yesterday in the waters of the Mississippi River.  The (almost) 800 pound, 13.5 foot gator was captured near Vicksburg, Mississippi.  This barely beats the record that was set over

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[Pic] He Caught A 297 Pound Fish

A man from Texas caught a fish so big, it has landed him in the Louisiana record books.  Cullen Greer caught a 297-pound Warsaw Grouper in about 500 feet of water, 35 miles away from land and next to an offshore

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