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BC teacher banned over ‘intimate relationships’ with ex-students

A high school teacher from BC’s Lower Mainland has been banned from his profession for 15 years after entering into “inappropriately intimate relationships” with three former students shortly after they graduated. The teacher also told one of those former students how to help “protect” him after he learned their relationship had raised concerns among his …

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American woman shares the biggest cultural changes she’s noticed since moving to France: ‘[They’re] just far superior’

An American is going viral after sharing some strange cultural differences between the US and France. The TikToker, named Mackenzi (@mack.on.the.move) moved to France over two years ago. During that time, she’s had plenty of realizations — both big and small — about the two countries. Mackenzi’s page documents her life abroad, and has sparked …

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Traveler fined nearly US$2k for undeclared McMuffins found in luggage

A traveler arriving in Australia from Bali has been hit with a hefty fine after failing to declare two McMuffins at the border. The unnamed traveler was handed a fine of $2,664 Australian dollars (US$1,874) after two undeclared egg and beef sausage McMuffins were found in the backpacker’s luggage while arriving at Darwin Airport last …

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Camilla needs to give ‘straight-talking’ to Charles amid donation scandals

Camilla needs to give ‘straight-talking’ to Charles amid donation scandals Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, should give her husband Prince Charles ‘a good talk to’ amid his donations scandals, suggested a journalist. In his opinion piece for dailymail, Stephen Glover noted that the Duchess of Cornwall weighed in on Prince Philip’s ‘philosophy’ at the recent …

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Remnants of an uncontrolled Chinese rocket reentered the atmosphere over the Indian Ocean, US Space Command says

Sharif Paget and Christina Maxouris, CNN Published Saturday, July 30, 2022 9:02PM EDT (CNN) — Remnants of a massive Chinese rocket that was descending uncontrollably back to Earth reentered the atmosphere over the Indian Ocean at roughly 12:45 p.m. ET Saturday, the US Space Command said on …

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Invasive reptiles and amphibians have cost the global economy billions, study suggests

Invasive reptiles and amphibians have cost the global economy more than $17 billion US between 1986 and 2020, a recent study suggests. The analysis, published this week in the journal Scientific Reportssays the transportation of “alien species” into new areas is increasing at an unprecedented rate due to the globalization of human activity, and that …

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A lottery expert says players should not use birthdays or anniversary numbers ‘because that’s what a lot of people do’

Laura Spears narrowly missed being notified of her $3 million lottery win.Peter Dazeley via Getty Images A lottery expert says to avoid using birthday or anniversary dates for better odds. “Well simply because that’s what a lot of people do,” Richard Wheeler told Inside Edition. Wheeler said that choosing higher numbers will give a player …

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Antibiotic use in children linked with asthma risk

A new study has found that early antibiotic use in children could cause issues with allergies and asthma. Researchers from Rutgers University report in the study that antibiotic use in young children destroys the good bacteria in the digestive tract, and can potentially cause lifelong allergies and asthma issues. In collaboration with researchers from New …

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COVID: Face shields fail to give high levels of protection

During the pandemic, face shields became a part of the daily attire for many hoping to protect themselves against COVID-19. However, a new study tested how much protection face shields provide and found that many fail to yield high levels of protection against external droplets. Researchers at the University of East Anglia tested 13 face …

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