Author: Scott

NYC Salon’s Lockdown Waiting List For $1,000 Dollar Haircuts Is Booming

As clients’ hair grows in lockdown, so does this shuttered Manhattan salon’s waiting list.  But the $1,000 price tag for a cut hasn’t budged, despite the pandemic and the recession.  “We have over 1,000 people on a waiting list,” Julien Farel tells Bloomberg News of his tony Julien Farel Restore Salon, Spa & Fitness.  Many customers will … Read more

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More Regions Will Learn Today If They Are Moving To Phase Two – Full COVID19 Update

On Friday many regions outside the G.T.H.A. made the move to “Phase 2” of the COVID19 reopening plan. Restaurant patios, hair salons, nail salons, shopping malls and more opened their doors for the first time in nearly 3-months. Today the government will announce which, (if any) more regions are moving to Phase 2 this Friday.

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Jessica Mulroney Is Taken Off CTV And Missed Connections

CTV has cut ties with Jessica Mulroney, Some of the new rules under Phase 2 of reopening, Dairy Queen has new Blizzard flavours, A strange theft, Missed Connections and What changes when you become a parent?  … Read more

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New Twitter Feature Challenges Users To Read Articles Before Sharing

In an effort to suppress misinformation and knee-jerk retweets, Twitter is testing a new feature that would ask users whether they’ve actually read the content they’re about to share. The new function has already been added to some Android devices.  “Sharing an article can spark conversation, so you may want to read it before you tweet it,” said … Read more

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The New DQ Summer Menu Features New Blizzards And A Cotton Candy Dipped Cone

Dairy Queen has brought back their summer menu and this year brings lots of new treats to try. In addition to the new cotton candy dipped soft serve cones, there are 4 new Blizzards and another favourite that is returning. Here is the list… Read more

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Today Is The Beginning Of Phase 2 For Much Of Ontario – Full COVID19 Update

It’s a big day in much of Ontario — with the exception of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area, the province is moving into phase two of its COVID19 reopening plan. That means places including restaurant patios, malls, hair salons, childcare centres and swimming pools will be able to welcome clients back. Provincewide today, the limit on social gatherings will … Read more

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705 And 519 Need To Stop Demonizing 416 And 905

It’s Phase 2 Eve, People outside the GTA need to stop demonizing people in the GTA, Someone tried to smuggle a lot of weed across the border, Cutting out alcohol to avoid cancer and renaming Dundas St in Toronto. … Read more

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Customer Suing Apple For $1 Trillion Over iPhone Features

After experiencing an alleged phone mishap, Missouri’s Raevon Terrell Parker attempted to get even with the world’s largest tech company by suing them for $1 trillion — their approximate net worth. If successful, he would become the richest man in the world, eclipsing Amazon’s Jeff Bezos by almost $850 billion, according to Forbes.  Parker, 39, claimed his iPhone was stolen … Read more

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New Guidelines On Cancer Prevention Say You Should Cut Out Alcohol Completely

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has made a major change to its guidelines on cancer reduction and prevention, now saying it’s best to cut alcohol completely out of one’s diet.  “It is best not to drink alcohol,” said the ACS in the new guidelines.  Previously, the society recommended limiting alcohol consumption to one drink a day for … Read more

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Man Notices Unexpected Message On The Bottom Of Arby’s Bags

A social media user recently shared a video after making a discovery about Arby’s bags: they can reportedly hold 25 pounds of weight. While this may seem like overkill for a bag that will presumably be used for fast food, Arby’s did provide an explanation.  Austin Bennet and his friends recently noticed that the bottom of an Arby’s bag says … Read more

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More Than 80 Percent Of Ontario COVID19 Cases Are Now Resolved – Full Update

More than 80 per cent of COVID-19 cases in Ontario are now resolved. The announcement was made yesterday when the province announced just 251 new cases and only 11 more deaths. The number of resolved cases was up by 551 to 25,380. Most of the new cases reported yesterday were in the Greater Toronto Area — which is not being … Read more

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Michael Jordan Catches Monster 442-Pound Marlin

Michael Jordan and his fishing crew reeled in a 442.3-pound blue marlin yesterday during the annual Big Rock Blue marlin fishing tournament, which includes $3.3 million in prize money.  “Oh my gosh, for Michael Jordan to be in our same air space is exciting and thrilling enough, but for him to land a fish at our tournament and bring Read more

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Nintendo Says Hacks On Customer Accounts Affected Nearly Double The Amount Of People Previously Reported

A wave of hacks affecting Nintendo customers affected double the number of users previously reported.  According to the company, an investigation of the breach has confirmed that 300,000 user accounts were accessed as opposed to the 160,000 noted in April.  Nintendo says that it has contacted owners of newly discovered accounts and has rest their passwords automatically.   As was the … Read more

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Government Asking The Courts To Preserve The Wreck Of The Titanic

The U.S. government is trying to stop a salvage mission planned for late August to retrieve the Titanic’s wireless telegraph machine. Last month, a federal judge ruled the radio equipment in a deck house near the ship’s grand staircase is historically important and could soon disappear within the rapidly decaying wreck. But in a legal challenge filed before the same Read more

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The Second Wave Of Cannabis Products Have Been Very Popular

The Ontario Cannabis Store says a second wave of legalized cannabis products have generated nearly $20-million dollars in sales since they hit store shelves this year. Cannabis vapes, topicals, concentrates and edibles including gummies and chocolates only hit store shelves in January and beverages in March. But in a report on the country’s first full year of legal cannabis operations Read more

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Daycares Allowed To Open As Of Friday – Full COVID19 Update

All child care centres in Ontario will be allowed to resume operation when much of the province enters a new phase of reopening on Friday. Premier Ford says child care needs to be in place so people can return to work as more COVID19 restrictions are lifted in most areas outside Greater Toronto. But child care centres will face restrictions … Read more

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It’s OK To Go To Phase 2

Some people are upset about parts of Ontario going to Phase 2, a threesome that got violent and the guy who offered to buy a girl a drink but ended up walking … Read more

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Krispy Kreme Introduces Three New Dessert Donuts

Krispy Kreme has introduced three new dessert inspired donuts that are only available for a limited time. Banana Pudding, Coconut Cake and … Read more

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Today Is The Funeral For George Floyd

George Floyd, the black man whose death has inspired a worldwide reckoning over racial injustice will be buried in Houston today. Floyd, who was 46 when he was killed while in Minneapolis police custody, will be carried in a horse-drawn carriage and laid to rest next to his mother.

A judge has ordered bail at $1.25 million dollars for a … Read more

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Most Of Ontario Enters Phase 2 On Friday – Full COVID19 Update

Premier Ford has announced a regional approach as the province moves to the next stage of COVID19 reopening on Friday. Ford says more businesses including restaurant patios, hair salons and tattoo parlours will be allowed to re-open in most regions. Restrictions will not be eased in the golden triangle from Durham right around Lake Ontario to Niagara, which has a … Read more

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Elmer Fudd Loses His Gun And Missed Connections

The protests this weekend were peaceful, Ford is announcing Phase 2 today, Kat’s birthday weekend, A woman lost her wallet with $7,000 inside, A man keeps getting pizzas delivered that he didn’t order, A police chief arrested himself, Elmer Fudd is … Read more

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Wallet Lost At Walmart Returned With More Than $7,000 Still Inside

A B.C. woman said she was overwhelmed with relief when a wallet she lost at a Walmart store was returned with its contents — more than $7,000 in cash — still intact.  River Johnson of Enderby returned home from taking her elderly parents shopping at the Walmart store in Vernon before she realized she no longer had the wallet, which … Read more

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The NFL Apologizes To It’s Players

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday the league should have listened to players earlier about racism concerns in response to NFL players calling on the league to condemn racism and support its black players.  Goodell posted a video to the NFL’s social media on Friday in response to the video “Stronger Together,” which features multiple black NFL players asking the … Read more

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Mourners Prepare For George Floyd’s Funeral As Minneapolis Prepares To Disband It’s Police Department

Mourners in George Floyd’s hometown of Houston will be able to view his casket today, as the series of memorials in his honour reach their final stop. A six-hour public viewing will be held at a local church, with thousands expected to pay their respects, including Joe Biden (the democratic candidate for U.S. president.) Floyd died May 25th after a … Read more

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New Ontario Cases Down As Ford Prepares To Announce Phase Two – Full COVID19 Update

Ontario reported 415 new cases of COVID19 yesterday, more than half of which are from a previous reporting delay. There are now a total of 30,617 cases and 24,252 of them are marked as resolved. The province also recorded 19 more deaths related to the virus, for a new toll of 2,426. The number of people in hospital for the … Read more

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The Buffalo Protest Video And Missed Connections

It’s Kat’s birthday, people don’t seem to be following public health guidelines anymore, The solidarity march in Toronto this weekend, lawyers defending the cops involved in George Floyd’s death, The Buffalo video, a bride that isn’t happy about her fiance wanting a female “best man” and… Read more

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists Six Ways to Address Police Brutality

One of the most famous scientists in the world stepped out this week to address George Floyd’s death, and the protests that have been going on. Neil deGrasse Tyson wrote an op-ed while he watched thousands of protesters march past his home in New York.  It touches on Colin Kaepernick, Rodney King, the stats behind white privilege, and his own … Read more

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Update On Court Cases Related To The Death Of George Floyd

Defence attorneys say two of three Minneapolis police officers accused of aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd were rookies barely off probation. They say a more senior white officer ignored Floyd’s cries for help and pressed a knee into his neck. Earl Gray says former officer Thomas Lane had no choice but to follow the instructions of … Read more

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[Video] Buffalo Police Claimed He Tripped – Now Video Has Been Released

There were more protests in America last night and for the most part, they stayed peaceful. Thousands of people in New York City protested the death of George Floyd after the 8pm curfew last night. They gathered in Brooklyn at the site where police used batons against demonstrators on Wednesday. In Buffalo, the police commissioner has suspended two officers following … Read more

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The Drive-In Reopens Tonight: Mustang Is Showing Trolls World Tour And Back To The Future

Now that they are allowed to open again, the Mustang Drive-in in Guelph is reopening tonight. Due to COVID19 restrictions, the concession stand won’t be open so they are allowing people to bring their own snacks and drinks.  There will also be marked spots where people should park their cars, and guests must stay inside of their forward facing vehicles … Read more

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It Will Soon Be Harder To Get A Mortgage And New Federal COVID19 Models Predict Many More Deaths – Full Update

Yesterday Ontario reported 356 new COVID19 cases and 45 deaths. By the end of the weekend, the province will mark it 30,000th case. Over 23,000 are resolved. Yesterday was particularly encouraging because … Read more

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How To Know If He’s Not That Into You

How to know if he’s actually into you, Justin Trudeau’s hair is out of control, Media coverage of the protests sucks, The proper way to brush your teeth, Preparing for protests this weekend, and what exactly is almost milk?… Read more

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Trump Now Has The Highest Disapproval Rating Of Any President … Ever

President Trump has the highest disapproval rating of any president at this point in office, according to a new poll.   Opinion poll analysis website FiveThirtyEight shared numbers showing that Trump’s disapproval rate is at 54 percent, the highest it’s been since October 2019.  “Trump’s disapproval rating has been on the rise again, now up to 54 percent. There were Read more

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Charges Laid Against All 4 Police Officers Involved In George Floyd’s Killing

The three other Minneapolis police officers involved in the arrest that led to the death of George Floyd are now being charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder. Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou … Read more

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A Memorial Will Be Held Today For George Floyd

A private memorial is planned for George Floyd in Minneapolis today, more than a week after his arrest and subsequent death in the custody of local police. Floyd’s killing sparked a series of protests calling for an end to racism and police violence that spread across the U.S. and around the globe. Officials say although the event is private, a … Read more

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Some Areas May Open Bars And Patios Before Others – Full COVID19 Update

Yesterday the province reported 338 new COVID19 cases and 19 more deaths. That brings the total in the province to 29,047, including 2,312 deaths. The testing numbers were solid.  More than 17,500 tests were done on Tuesday, which is well over the 16,000 the province pledged.

Ontario May Reopen Regionally:

Premier Ford says he’s looking at the possible reopening of … Read more

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Pepper Spray And Black Lives Matter Shirts Become Amazon Best Sellers

Protest gear is selling like hotcakes on Amazon.  Pepper spray and “Black Lives Matter” merchandise have become some of the e-tailer’s best sellers amid raging demonstrations over the police killing of George Floyd.  A pocket-sized bottle of pepper spray with a keychain attachment was the top-selling item in Amazon’s “Sports & Outdoors” section as of early … Read more

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Black Drivers More Likely To Be Pulled Over During Day

Researchers at Stanford University led the largest-ever study specifically focusing on racial profiling during traffic stops. They say that while black drivers are more likely to be pulled over than white drivers during the day, the shade of night reduces the likelihood that they’ll be stopped because “a veil of darkness” masks their faces.  The term “veil Read more

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Apple Is Tracking iPhones Stolen By Looters

Apple has an eerie message for the looters who have pillaged its stores during recent protests: We’re watching you.  Thieves who made off with iPhones from ransacked Apple retail locations in recent days quickly learned that the gadgets were loaded with special security software, as they displayed a message on their screens indicating that their locations were being monitored.  “… Read more

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The Latest On Anti-Racism Protests And The Death Of George Floyd

Despite an 8pm curfew thousands of defiant demonstrators continued to march through the streets on New York City, late into the night– but much of the recent destruction and looting seems to have been tempered. Mayor Bill de Blasio shifted the citywide curfew from 11pm to the earlier hour, while at the same time rejecting President Trump’s demands that he … Read more

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