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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.
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A BBC documentary crew in Antarctica made a rare decision to intervene when several Emperor penguin mothers and their chicks became trapped in a ravine and cut off from the colony.
An IKEA store in Italy is being praised by animal lovers all around for opening its doors to stray dogs during the winter months.
The seventy-nine students abducted by gunmen in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon have been freed, but two of the three staff members abducted with them are still being held, the country's communications minister told AFP last Wednesday.
Garbage collectors in Ankara, Turkey, have come up with an amazing way to use discarded books they found on their routes-- rather than hauling them away with the rest of the city’s trash, they built a free library.
A London-based charity has come up with an incredible idea to help dissuade youth from getting into trouble on the streets-- an outdoor fitness gym that is made entirely out of recycled knives and blades that were confiscated by the police.
In the village of Dedham, England, a pair of thieves tried to access an ATM machine in a stupefying way-- by ramming their car through the convenience store where the cash dispenser stood.
Doctors in China have recently dealt with an astounding case-- they had to remove a steel spoon stuck in a man's esophagus, a year after he had swallowed it on a dare.
A group of art students won Halloween by impersonating famous paintings, bringing some of the world’s masterpieces to life during the 2018 Halloween Parade in Kawasaki, Japan.
The 'French Spiderman' has struck again-- this time by climbing the Heron Tower, one of London's tallest buildings, with his bare hands.
Calling all unemployed pup-lovers-- a Texas company is looking for a ‘puptern’, and no, we are not recapping a Paw Patrol or Puppy Dog Pal episode.
Lyft is back with a new installment from its revived Undercover series, as Chance the Rapper goes undercover to surprise fans as their Lyft driver. The 25-year-old musician drives individuals around h...
History buffs and cinephiles can now stream rare films free of charge through the Library of Congress.
Female members of the Japanese royal family have to relinquish their title if they marry a commoner, but that did not deter Princess Ayako from marrying the love of her life, a non-royal.
A family dog, believed to have perished after a brick wall collapsed on him in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood, was found alive under the rubble two days later, according to NBC10 News.
A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son 31 years ago during a court-ordered visitation was arrested Friday in Connecticut, according to the United States Department of Justice.
Watch out, residents of Prospect, Ohio-- one little boy might just win first prize for the coolest costume in your neighborhood this Halloween.
Zimbabwe has spearheaded a surprising mental health program in the shape of the Friendship Bench, which is yielding incredible results– and the rest of the world is following suit.
An adorable Oklahoma City pooch named Princess has devised an impressive scam that is earning her free meals at her local McDonald's, and this is driving her human absolutely crazy!
Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams has absolutely no qualms about leaving Arya Stark behind to focus on making a success of her new app-- Daisie, which helps fight nepotism in the entertainment industries.