A river otter stands up after hitting the waterslide at Ichikawa Zoological and Botanical Garden in Ichikawa, east of Tokyo, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Playful otters spend their time swimming and playing in the waterslide that was built two years ago in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the zoo for the mammals to beat the summer heat.
"I could see the lights of the ship starting to go under water, then soundlessly, perhaps a mile away, it just went down. It was gone. Oh yes, the sky was very black and the stars were very bright. They told me the people in the water were singing, but I knew they were screaming." Madeleine Mellinger in a Toronto Star interview, April 15, 1974, Titanic survivor
Ontario farm’s water buffalo are the big cheese: The New Farm
Ontario farm’s water buffalo are the big cheese: The New Farm. Jolene, the baby water buffalo, was born last month, but in a few years she’ll be producing up to 10 litres of milk per day. There’s growing demand for versatile milk, mozzarella and gelato (Toronto Star 1 May 2017)
A graphic reminder to think twice about driving through flooded underpasses and roadways: you never know how deep that water is! Forty years ago, the driver of this car managed to escape before it was completely submerged in the waters that engulfed the Summerhill underpass on Yonge St. Courtesy: Toronto Star Photograph Archive
Flint residents were poisoned. Now, they're being billed for it
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic | Halifax Waterfront: 1675 Lower Water St. | Cruise-ship passengers all it the "Titanic Museum." Includes artifacts from shipwrecks like TItanic, 1917 Halifa Explosion that killed 6000, a pirate display. | Toronto Star