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Brain fart has a whole new meaning when you find out your butt has a brain too!

That “gut feeling” is actually your gut “thinking” according to scientists in Australia. Apparently, the study published in JNeurosci says the human body has a “second brain” in the rear end, and it may be smarter than you think. It

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[ WATCH ] IN STUDIO: Paul Murphy from Wintersleep promoting new project Postdata

Paul Murphy was AWESOME in studio! He spoke about new, old and in between! Check out Scotty Mars & Ferne’s full conversation with him below: Thanks to Benoit for shooting the video!

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[ Good Friday ] IWK was running low on finger puppets….now it has THOUSANDS!

Story & Picture Courtesy of TheStar Halifax A couple of years ago, the hospital was running low and asked for more — and now it has so many, that it’s running out of places to store them. Back in September

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IN STUDIO – Alert the Medic chatting about new album, events & Spinning with the Stars!

Alert the Medic’s Troy and Ryan were in the studio with Scotty Mars & Ferne to chat about their new album, life on the road and their upcoming act at tomorrow’s Spinning with the Stars. Their new album is called

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Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day

Today is put a pillow on your fridge to bring good luck and wealth to your home because it is Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day. According to thefactsite.com the day goes back to the early 1900’s where families

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Bell Aliant Payphone Prices are Rising….

Today, Bell Aliant is doubling the cost for pay phones to 50 cents in all four Atlantic provinces. It’s the first pay phone price increase in Atlantic Canada in more than 20 years. The rest of the country has been

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You’re being listened to….better hope it’s not sending your conversations!

I think we all know Alexa, Siri and Google devices are listening to us…..they’ve been caught sharing private conversations like in THIS STORY from The Guardian It says a family in Portland, Oregon has unplugged all devices after Amazon’s Alexa

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Winner of record-breaking $2.5m lottery prize plans retirement, trip & pool – What would you do?

Leisa Coolen of Hubbards bought a $30 scratch ticket and ended up with a top prize of $2.5 million in the Atlantic Lottery’s Multi-Millionnaire scratch ticket game. Nine other top prizes from across the country  are still waiting to be

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[ REMINDER ] Sunshine + vehicle = too hot for your pet

RCMP say interiors of vehicles can quickly heat up, making it intolerable for pets, so think twice about taking them to run errands. In as little as ten minutes, an animal can be overwhelmed by heat. The temperature in a

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Happier people live in rural areas

A University of British Columbia and McGill University study finds people who live in rural areas are happier than their city counterparts. Researchers drew from 400,000 responses dating back to 2010. It turns out that Canadians are pretty happy; on a

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Share Spring Fling Pics & Videos

Did you go to Spring Fling 2018? The Lazys, The Standstills and Modern Space ROCKED OUT at Alexander Keiths Brewery! CLICK on the Facebook post below and share your pics and videos with us! We’d love to see how you

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New law says Kansas cops can’t have sex during traffic stops

According to kansas.com a new law makes it a crime for police to have sex with people they pull over for traffic violations or detain in criminal investigations. The new law bans sexual relations “during the course of a traffic

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Asteroid 2010 WC9 comes within 126,419 miles of Earth today!

EarthSky says estimates of its size range from 197 to 427 feet (60-130 meters), making the May 15 pass one of the closest approaches ever observed of an asteroid of this size. This asteroid was “lost” and then found again

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Sorry Mom Winner for $500 to Charm Diamonds is…..

Cassandra! She told her police officer mom she’s sorry for telling her mom a lie about how she broke her leg when she was younger. Long story short – her brother threw a basketball at the front tire of her

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Is the term “Newfie” derogatory?

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s CNN TV show “Parts Unknown” is apologizing for calling Newfoundlanders “Newfie”. This is a nickname many find offensive. “Parts Unknown” used the term “Newfie” in a tweet (now deleted) promoting this Sunday’s episode on Newfoundland and

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