Many of us have heard of time capsules before: You fill a box with keepsakes significant to you at the time, bury them in a box in the ground, and open it years later for a personalized time warp. But one teacher in Saskatchewan, Canada, took that idea one step further by having his high school students write letters to their future selves and promising to mail them 20 years letter. He’s now been making good on this promise for five decades. Bruce Farrer, 72, hatched this idea as a young teacher back in 1961, mainly as a lesson to his students about keeping commitments.
Sunnybrook is live-tweeting a heart surgery. This is an incredible video of a beating heart during surgery. Much more here.
We’re not exactly sure what they’re trying to sell, but we’re oddly drawn to the store due solely to its TV spot. The commercial features a kid doing a little breakdancing, capes, a baby with a stuffed giraffe and a closeup of multiple eyebrow piercings. It’s absolutely mesmerizing.
There’s that old stereotype that all Canadians are polite and helpful. But this car crash video proves it’s actually true, and then some. Dash cam video captured the scary scene of a car crashing off an interstate and flipping into the woods. The driver of the car filming the crash immediately pulled over to help, but the video also captured several other vehicles pulling over to the side with their drivers running to help. Injuries? Nothing major.