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More American Than Apple Pie

The phrase “as American as apple pie” describes something or someone that is typical of the U.S. or the people of the U.S., so is a first-place apple pie then even more American than just any ordinary everyday apple pie? 348 more words

Food And Drinks

Rad Ripoffs - Korean KO's

The Knight Rider Z-car!

Looks like the Korean KO manufacturers have done it again to the gestalts, this time with a Santa Clause-y redeco of Stunticon Motormaster and a Banana Republican version of Protectobot Streetwise, all under the watchful eye of Michael Knight. 19 more words

G1 Transformers

Five-year-old B.C. girl saves mother, baby brother after serious car crash

A five-year-old B.C. girl is being hailed as a hero for helping save her mother and baby brother’s lives following a car crash in which she hiked barefoot up a steep embankment to flag down a passerby for help. 749 more words

Canada

Japanese whisky set to blast off into space

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Chris Hadfield, and now . . . Japanese whisky?

The whisky will soon join an illustrious list of explorers, as Japan’s Suntory brewing company announced on Friday that it will send alcoholic beverages into space. 206 more words

World

Police in New Jersey arrest man for stealing bag of cash forgotten by ATM workers

MAHWAH, N.J. – Police say they’ve arrested one of two men who made off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash after two employees filling ATMs mistakenly left it on a northern New Jersey lawn. 96 more words

World

Speeder wanted to see sunset at cottage: OPP

ST. JOSEPH, Ont. – A desire to get to the cottage before sunset was cited by an Ontario woman accused of driving at nearly double the speed limit. 111 more words

Canada

Woman alleges discrimination for being Canadian

A Canadian woman living in the United States is suing her former employer on the grounds that she was discriminated against because of her country of origin. 418 more words

Canada