10 Fascinating Facts About Canada

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Like many of the world’s nations, Canada is often the subject of gross stereotypes. One of the most sparsely populated places on the globe, Canada is often seen as a frozen wasteland of moose, Mounties, and maple syrup. But beyond the funny accent, there are few better places on earth to live, as Canadians consistently […]

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Pod of Killer Whales Swim past Galiano Island (Video)

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Dozens of orcas were filmed swimming through the Active Pass, a narrow stretch of water separating Galiano and Mayne Islands in British Columbia, Canada. This is definitely not something you see every day… via Global News Read more: http://dailypicksandflicks.com/2013/08/28/pod-of-killer-whales-swim-past-galiano-island-video/

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80′s Kids Show SwitchBack Tries To Explain What Is Rap?

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Back in 1987, rap was still a very new and very underground concept for white people. So what exactly is “rapping?” Back on the Canadian 80′s show Switchback, Stu Jeffries tries to explain to new musical fad with the help from some ‘talented’ kids.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/01/10/80s-kids-show-switchback-tries-to-explain-what-is-rap/

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Kayaking Down Drainage Ditch is Crazy Fun (Video)

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Ben Marr kayaks down a drainage ditch called the Lions Bay Slide at 34mph. Action starts around the 38 second mark. via GrindTV Read more: http://dailypicksandflicks.com/2013/10/03/kayaking-down-drainage-ditch-is-crazy-fun-video/

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Learn CPR from Zombies (Video)

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Zombies are teaching you how to perform CPR in this creepy PSA ad from Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. via Pleated-Jeans Read more: http://dailypicksandflicks.com/2012/10/05/learn-cpr-from-zombies-video/

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Elk Herd Filmed Swimming in Canadian River (Video)

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A herd of elk was caught on camera swimming in the Bow River, near Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Another video, unfortunately this one is vertical: First video by Emily Compton. H/T: CBC.ca Read more: http://dailypicksandflicks.com/2014/04/24/elk-herd-filmed-swimming-in-canadian-river-video/

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Budweiser Canada Surprises Recreational Hockey Game Super Bowl Commercial 2012

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Beer commercials are a staple for any sporting, especially the Super Bowl. But since Canadians also loves hockey, it was only natural for BudweiserCanada to make a hockey themed Super Bowl commercial this year. They told a recreational hockey league they wanted to record a documentary, but it was really a set up for the ultimate surprise. […]

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Canada VS America One On One Soldier Tug Of War

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Canada has been good friends with America for decades, so now it’s time for some fun competition between the two armed forces. Prior to leaving Camp Atterbury, Indiana, Canadian soldiers noticed that the US National Guardsmen were playing a very unique one-on-one backwards version of tug of war. One young Canadian soldier was daring enough to volunteer for […]

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Giant Robot Snake

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Canadian scientists in East Vancouver, BC, created this gigantic, working, slithering robot snake. They named the bot Titanoboa as a metal reincarnation of the ancient 50ft long serpent rendered extinct so many years ago. The video is shared on YouTubeTrends.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/11/18/giant-robot-snake/

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Blizzard Reserves Full Fury for Canadian Meteorologists During Live Report

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The blizzard that bypassed New York City on Tuesday night went on to became one of the strongest winter storms to churn the waters of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, striking Canada with its full fury. he storm slammed the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland, bringing winds equivalent to a Category […]

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Where Should You Live In Canada?

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Because we’ve all threatened to move there at some point. ✓ ✓ ✓ iStock ✓ Moose iStock ✓ Beaver iStock ✓ Blue Jay iStock ✓ Puffin iStock ✓ Red Fox iStock ✓ Goose iStock ✓ Caribou iStock ✓ Arctic Fox iStock ✓ Grizzly Bear Getty ✓ Arcade Fire, “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)” Getty ✓ […]

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‘American Girl-Canadian Boy’ A Cappella Mash Up By Bonnie McKee And Mike Tompkins

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Pop sensation Bonnie McKee has teamed up with popular YouTube vocalists Mike Tompkins to perform a special a cappella cover of her hit single American Girl.  With only their voices to create all the instrumentals, the two seamlessly meld Mike’s Canadian heritage into the hit song to perform a one of a kind American Girl-Canadian Boy mash up […]

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