April Wine frontman, Myles Goodwyn, sure has to make up for lost time with his beloved 1962 Gibson Melody Maker, stolen in 1972 and found just a few days ago, on New Year's Eve.
Aleiya Polin is a translator, news writer, and former educator. She holds a B.A. in English and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Aleiya also has a Graduate Diploma in Translation and a Master’s in Translation Studies from Concordia University. Book worm and language enthusiast, she is also the proud helicopter mommy to two adorable monsters. Born and raised in Mauritius, Aleiya is now based in Montreal, irresistibly drawn to its cultural mosaic, outdoorsy spirit and stunning architecture.
Articles by Aleiya Polin
A letter to Santa, written by a five-year-old girl 120 years ago, was discovered hidden inside a book and is now on display at a toy shop in Canterbury.
“I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues.”
Thousands of people recently marked the first Car Free Day in cities across Ethiopia by walking and exercising in the streets.
A man in Edmonton, Canada recently made international headlines for holding onto a wrapped Christmas gift from a high-school girlfriend who dumped him nearly 50 years ago. The suspense is now over for...
This is a story not about a cat in a hat but about a cat in a box— an adorable young cat named Baloo was accidentally shipped 1,100km away from his home when he unwittingly sneaked into a cardboard box, according to CTV Montreal.
A heroic eight-year-old boy manoeuvered his mother's car to safety after she blacked out at the wheel on a highway.
An 88-year old woman has been reunited with the daughter she believed died 69 years ago.
American actor, playwright, filmmaker, and comedian Tyler Perry is fully embracing the Christmas spirit through a very generous act-- he paid for more than $434,000 in layaway goods at two Atlanta-area Walmart stores, according to People.
Shawn Eastland may not be with us anymore but his mother, Karen, sure hopes to continue his legacy by publishing a children's book he wrote and sketched shortly before he passed.
A homeless man is being praised after he turned in $17,000 he found inside a bag outside a food bank in Washington.
An inebriated driver smashing his car into a tree does not usually make international headlines, but when said driver tells police that he crashed because he was trying to drive “like Ace Ventura,” we...
'Walking Dead' Star Jeffrey Dean Morgan Adopts Emu And Donkey That 'Fell In Love' To Keep Them Together
TheThings recently wrote about an emu and donkey who were in love and were looking to be adopted together. Well, we are pleased to say that the adorable pair made their way to their new home last Tuesday-- on Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s farm of all places.
A seven-year-old boy who sent a birthday card to his dad “in heaven” received a tear-jerking response from the U.K. postal service, Royal Mail to assure him it had indeed been delivered safely.
A 50-year-old Australian just became the first woman ever to wingsuit over frigid and windy Antarctica at more than 100mph, with her husband by her side. Heather Swan does not only wingsuit, but she a...
They are not called man's best friend for nothing. A German Shepard is being hailed a hero after she woke her owner up in the middle of the night after smelling gas.
A homeless man found rare artwork from Disney's Bambi in a trash can in Edmonton, Canada, and when it sold for $3,700, the seller decided to track him down to share the money with him.
Zoo Miami spokesman Ron Magill announced some good news in a press release-- an endangered Indian rhinoceros, who lives at the zoo, is pregnant.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has unveiled the toilet of the future-- a toilet which does not require sewers or water lines.