A Virginia coffee shop is drawing international attention after a photo of a sign promoting politeness with selective pricing went viral. The sign outside CUPS Coffee & Tea went viral after a photo of the sign was shared on Reddit.
The sign reads:
Small coffee – $5.00
Small coffee, please – $3.00
Hello, one small coffee please – $1.75
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Comedy Central has announced that Anthony Jeselnik, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman and David Spade will serve as celebrity judges for “Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle”. The insult competition series will be taped at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, airing as four … Read more
Most of us would recognize a photo of a Pizza Hut pizza. But would we understand an entire menu written in pictures? Customers will soon find out as Pizza Hut launches a menu that’s written entirely in emojis. With no words to explain, customers will only have images including chillis, slices of cheese, cow’s faces and mushrooms to help them … Read more
Following McDonald’s lead, Starbucks has announced they will use filters to block customers from using their free Wi-Fi to watch porn. Anti-porn groups Enough is Enough and the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, who fought for the changes, commended the decisions. “Parents can have peace of mind that, when they or their children go to McDonald’s, they will have … Read more
The Toronto Maple Leafs have launched a talent search to find their next in-arena host and anthem singers for this season. Here is the job posting and details on how to apply:
BECOME THE IN-ARENA HOST FOR THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS
As part of the Game Presentation team, the Toronto Maple Leafs In-Arena host is an integral part of the … Read more
Today Uber is doing something cool. It’s #UberIceCream day. When you use the UberEATS app between 11am-3pm, you’ll be able to order a free box of 3 Magnum ice cream bars. It’s available in Toronto, Mississauga and Kitchener-Waterloo. Uber users in participating markets without the UberEats app can request a box of Magnum bars for $5.
**How It Works (Uber … Read more
It’s a devastating end to the search for missing 5-year-old, Taliyah Marsman. Calgary Police say a body believed to be hers has been found on a rural property near Chestermere, Alberta. At a sombre news conference, Calgary police revealed that by the time they were called earlier this week, the little girl was already dead. An autopsy will be performed … Read more
In France, 84 people are confirmed dead and dozens are injured after an attack in Nice where a man plowed a large truck into a crowd of people. It happened last night when crowds gathered for a fireworks display to celebrate the French holiday – Bastille Day. Officials say the driver of the truck was shot and killed by police, … Read more
Jeff Teat (Brampon, ON) had four goals and two assists as Canada beat the Iroquois Nationals 14-11 on Thursday to earn a spot in the under-19 lacrosse world championships. Ryan Lanchbury (Burlington, ON), Treton Leclaire (Surrey, BC) and Rylan Rees (Port Coquitlam, BC) each had a pair of goals for the Canadians, who will face the United States in the … Read more
Starbucks baristas have found themselves at the center of a race debate. Baristas find themselves yelling Black Lives Matter in-store thanks to a Facebook post that has gone viral. Starbucks customers across the US have been telling baristas that their name is “black lives matter,” so the baristas shout “black lives matter” when their drinks are … Read more
The OPP are warning about fraudulent Canada’s Wonderland tickets for sale on the Internet. They say the fake discounted tickets have surfaced on the website redgroupdeals.com. Investigators say Canada’s Wonderland has confirmed tickets purchased from Red Group Deals are not valid. Police say in one instance a couple bought tickets from the site to take their grandchildren to Canada’s Wonderland, … Read more
A teenager from Oakville has come up with a pretty amazing invention. 17-year old Emma Mogus says having a friend with ALS inspired her to develop a type of computer mouse that can be directed with your tongue. Her Tongue-Interface-Communication project — also known as “TIC” — consists of a sports mouthguard with five buttons that can be pressed with … Read more
UPDATE – 7:43am: Calgary Police took a man into custody last night. Investigators believe he may have information about the disappearance of Taliyah. Information was obtained that has pointed police in the direction of a rural area east of Chestermere for evidence related to the investigation.
Original post – 5:30am:
The Amber Alert issued Tuesday in Calgary is still in … Read more
A Colorado sheriff’s office said deputies rescued a bear that somehow managed to close itself inside a local resident’s car. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded Tuesday morning to a call about a bear inside a car and they arrived to find an intriguing mystery: the bear was inside the car with no broken or open windows, and … Read more
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Ocean Brands is recalling some of its tuna because of leaking cans. The products being recalled are six packs of Ocean Brands flaked white tuna and solid white tuna in 184-gram cans. The CFIA says anyone who believes they have become ill from consuming the recalled product should call a doctor. Any recalled product … Read more
The landscape of Niagara Falls is going to be changing. Work is underway on a new $35 million hotel on the American side of the falls. The Hyatt Place will be located on Rainbow Blvd. It will be a 128-room, 111,000 square foot hotel and will be completed in the fall of 2017. New York’s Governor says it’s one of … Read more
Metrolinx will issue a ‘slow order’ for Go Trains and Up Express trains today, due to the extreme heat. The slowdown is expected to add 5 to 10 minutes to the average train ride, but it could be as much as 15 minutes for some trips. It’s being done for safety reasons. Last week Metrolinx issued a statement saying “… Read more
Today could end up being the hottest day of the year and could set a brand new record. If Toronto gets over 34.9 degrees Celsius … we beat the mark set in 2005. The coldest it has ever been on July 13 was back in 1940 when Toronto only reached 8.9 degrees Celsius. Cooling centres are open once again today … Read more
The company that owns the Ashley Madison dating website has dropped the signature tagline: “Life Is Short. Have An Affair.” AshleyMadison.com is now going with the tagline: “Find Your Moment.” In addition, the company’s corporate identity has been switched to Ruby Corp., from Avid Life Media.
The changes are part of a rebranding campaign that was … Read more
The makers of Pokemon Go were forced to make emergency fixes to the game because the app gave the company an unprecedented level of access into players’ personal lives. For some users with iPhones, signing into the game with the most convenient option — using a Google account — allows the company to read your email. That’s because the Pokemon … Read more
UPDATE: 7:07am – Calgary police say mother of the missing five-year-old Calgary girl who is subject of Amber Alert has been found dead.
Calgary police have issued an Amber Alert for a five-year-old girl they believe has been abducted. Taliyah Leigh Marsman is described as a mixed-race female with a slim build, brown curly hair and brown eyes. … Read more
We’ve had ice bucket challenges, “belfies” (bum selfies, for the unaware) and stacking Cheerios on sleeping babies. But now there’s a new craze sweeping social media – and it’s weird. Women are making bras out of fish. How? Well, they’re just going topless and holding fish up to cover their breasts. For some reason, it’s proving very popular among female … Read more
A passionate debate on whether Anglicans should bless same-sex marriages came to a head last night when delegates to their triennial conference narrowly voted against authorizing such unions. More than 200 delegates to the six-day synod just north of Toronto rejected the resolution after speakers lined up to make their points, with most speaking in favour of the resolution. To … Read more
What do you think … does Toronto have enough condos? Apparently not. According to the Toronto Real Estate Board, sales of condos in Toronto have gone up by 36 per cent this year, while available listings are down 26 per cent. Less supply and more demand is pushing prices through the roof. The hottest types of properties in the market … Read more
A Toronto man has a court date and his license is suspended after police found him so drunk behind the wheel, he didn’t realize he was parked in a police station parking lot. York Region Police say an officer walking through the Markham station’s lot on Saturday evening noticed a man sleeping in the driver’s seat of a van. They … Read more
It’s going to be 38 degrees today. What a perfect day to fire up the oven and bake a cake. Keep this in mind … General Mills is recalling one flavour of Betty Crocker cake mix sold in Canada and two more in the US because they use flour that was recalled earlier, because it could contain E.coli. The Canadian … Read more
Last night at the U19 World Lacrosse Championships in Coquitlam, B.C. Team Canada earned a bye directly to the semi-finals after posting a 17-3 win over Australia. Canada clinched second place in the Blue Division as they closed out the round-robin portion of the tournament with a 3-1 record. Ryan Lanchbury (Burlington, ON) scored 4 times and posted 3 assists … Read more
Disney lovers should be excited to hear that soon we will be able to download and use a keyboard of Disney emojis. In a video released Thursday, the company teased its brand-new collection of more than 400 Disney- and Pixar-themed emojis. If you watch the teaser trailer closely, you’ll see these emojis will include, among many others, characters from Alice … Read more