Canadian Rock Icon Gord Downie Dies at Age 53

Canadian Rock Icon Gord Downie Dies at Age 53

Gord Downie, frontman of the alt-rock band the Tragically Hip, died Tuesday at age 53 from terminal brace cancer. His family said in a statement: “Last night, Gord quietly passed away with his beloved children and family close by. Gord knew this day was coming – his response was to spend this precious time as he always had – making…

Melissa Etheridge Arrested For Drug Possession At Canadian Border

Melissa Etheridge Arrested For Drug Possession At Canadian Border

Over the summer, Melissa Etheridge was busted for possessing marijuana while traveling from Canada back to the United States via North Dakota. The singer’s tour bus was stopped by Customs Border Patrol in August. Drug-sniffing canines indicated that drugs were on board, and agents found marijuana oil, TMZ reports. Etheridge, a cancer survivor, and California resident told authorities that she…

See Phenomenal Footage Of One Of Earth’s Most Remote Places

See Phenomenal Footage Of One Of Earth’s Most Remote Places

Less than 50 people visit Quttinirpaaq National Park on Ellesmere Island every year so few have seen its natural beauty in person. The park is located on the northernmost end of Nunavut about 800 kilometers from the North Pole. Quttinirpaaq means “top of the world” in Inuktitut, the language of the local indigenous people. Technology is now allowing people who…

Men or Women – Who Makes a Better Surgeon?

Men or Women – Who Makes a Better Surgeon?

  The medical field has long been dominated by male surgeons. Historically, fewer women enrolled in surgical residency programs, and many male surgeons believed females didn’t have what it takes to make crucial decisions in the operating room. Stereotypes like this are being challenged for a reason. A new study reveals that women surgeons tend to have lower death rates,…

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