- Mandela's remarkable life will be forever preserved in his legacy. His mark on South Africa can be seen in almost every smile, every interaction, and every rugby game in the country. This is how a prisoner became South Africa's 'greatest son.'
- In a recent global ranking of environmental protection initiatives, Canada placed last - dead last. Not only did we drop from 12th place to 27th in one year, we were the only country that didn't make progress in the environmental field. Here are some government secrets that might explain why:
- If you want to take in the beauty of the Amazon Rainforest, you better do it soon. Initial data from Brazil’s space agency suggests that deforestation of the vast Amazon - the largest rainforest in the world - has spiked by over a third during the past year, wiping out an area more than twice the size of the city of Los Angeles. Here's a look at some of the damage.
- As the world pauses to commemorate another Remembrance Day, we take a look back at some of the forgotten successes of Canada's military. From the War of 1812, to the dense forests of North Korea, Canada's proven itself to be a whole lot tougher than you're probably giving it credit for.
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- Surfer Garrett McNamara would. He's returning to Portugal in search of a wave large enough to beat his very own surfing record - riding a wave 78-ft high.
- Every year, Forbes releases a list of people 'who truly rule the world.' Candidates must either have power over lots of people, be very wealthy, control resources, or in some cases, have all of the above.
- What could the company be hiding in this thing?
- If you thought the space film "Gravity" was cool, wait until you see how astronauts really get through day-to-day life.
- Margaret Tyler turned the inside of her house into a shrine filled with royal memorabilia.
- We drew on 2013’s biggest viral and entertainment stories (and a few hard news stories to boot) to present you with these 13 timely costumes. By Devon Scoble
- Alison Munro recently became the first Canadian to win the Nobel literature prize, but she's far from the first Canuck to blow us all away. Here are some other amazing Canadians.
- Still in service, this machine hasn't received any major repairs since 1953.
- An environmental group is racing to stop a developer from threatening this 1,500 year old attraction.
- From the most amount of people twerking to who can wear the most bees - a look at some of the weirder world records accomplished.
- Wang Wuka, 3, vows to be a top snooker player as he undergoes five hours of training daily with his father in China to shoot the balls with precision.
- Summer is a season where everything stinks, re-runs play all day and one where beautiful landscapes turn barren - good riddance! Here are all of the reasons why you should be rolling out the red carpet for autumn, instead of dreading the end of the heat.
- In a feat of unprecedented, mammoth engineering, 6,000 tonnes of pressure were applied to a cruise ship in an effort to right the massive vessel. While officials say progress is going slower than expected, the ship has broken free of the Italian reef it has been stuck in for almost a year.
- This Chinese artist applies painted-on camouflage to his subjects. Can you find them?
- Victims' loved ones gather on the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York to read the names of the dead, and hold moments of silence. Nearly 3,000 were killed when hijacked jets crashed into the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon in 2001.
- Developers are trying to find a quick fix after London's Walkie Talkie tower reflected sunlight at an intensity that melted parked cars.