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PHOTOS: Canadian photographer caught in poo-storm from giant sperm whale (Updated)

Sometimes, it's a dirty job for underwater photographer Keri Wilk. (Photo courtesy of Keri Wilk)

Sometimes, it's a dirty job for underwater photographer Keri Wilk. (Photo courtesy of Keri Wilk)

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It's a poo-nado, a poo-nami, or just a poo-storm. Whatever you want to call it, it's a rare underwater event that most people would do their best to avoid.

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Ukraine shelling, EU Greece: Syriza party, St. Lawrence rocket daredevil, and more...

Ukraine shelling, EU Greece: Syriza party, St. Lawrence rocket daredevil, and more...
The Ukrainian city of Donetsk continues to be a war zone, as Russian-backed rebels take control of its airport, and civilians are killed when mortar fire strikes a bus...As Greece heads into national elections, the leading party promises to scrap austerity measures that were a condition of the EU's financial help...and Meet "Mad" Mike Hughes, who plans to cross the St. Lawrence River strapped to a rocket.

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Boston eatery gets in on the Deflategate scandal - with Deflategate cookies

Boston eatery gets in on the Deflategate scandal - with Deflategate cookies

The annual two-week run up to the Super Bowl is always full of weird moments, but the weird has reached a new level this year. All anyone can talk about is "deflategate."

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Sub-glacial lakes suddenly drain away, according to new research

Sub-glacial lakes suddenly drain away, according to new research
They are accidental discoveries, but they're raising new concerns about the ongoing changes to Greenland's ice sheet.Two new research papers reveal that two different sub-glacial lakes in Greenland have drained of their water. In one case the lake drained within weeks and is now simply a crater. 

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"Buy America" flap, Greenland lakes drained, whale poo photographer, and more...

An Alaska Marine Highway ferry terminal renovation is cancelled over concerns it can't use exclusively American materials -- because the building is actually in Prince Rupert, B.C...A climate-change study reveals that at least two sub-glacial lakes in Greenland have dried up - one even after it refilled...and a photographer shooting underwater pictures of a sperm whale finds himself on the business end of its bowel -- and in an immense cloud of poop.


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Widow fights liver transplant policy, husband denied because he was an alcoholic

Widow fights liver transplant policy, husband denied because he was an alcoholic

Mark Selkirk died while he was waiting for a liver transplant in 2010. He wasn't waiting because the doctors didn't have a liver to give him, or because there was any doubt about the severity of his liver disease. He was an alcoholic and was told, according to policy, that he needed to be sober for six months before being eligible for a transplant. His wife is launching a constitutional challenge to that policy.

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Bank of Canada interest rate cut, LRA leader in the Hague, Converse shoe collector, and more...

Bank of Canada interest rate cut, LRA leader in the Hague, Converse shoe collector, and more...

That sounds like a drop in the bucket -- but because it's a drop in the Bank of Canada's key interest rate, it hit the markets, and the dollar, with a crunch...one of Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony's senior aides arrives in The Hague, where he'll stand trial for war crimes...and Converse takes legal action against dozens of companies it claims are copying its classic Chuck Taylors -- and an avid collector with more than eight hundred pairs of Chucks has no objection.

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Hurry hard, Mom! Double Saskatchewan mother daughter curling team make Provincials

Hurry hard, Mom! Double Saskatchewan mother daughter curling team make Provincials

There aren't many situations where it is appropriate for a daughter to yell at her mom to sweep harder, while hurling a large rock in her direction. Actually, there's only one: if they're part of a mother-daughter curling team.

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British 'Sun' newspaper quietly moves Page 3 topless model to online-only (updated)

British 'Sun' newspaper quietly moves Page 3 topless model to online-only (updated)

For 44 years, when you opened up the British Sun tabloid, you'd be greeted with a photo of a smiling, topless female model. However, as of Tuesday, the iconic "Page 3 Girl" has been quietly exiled from the print edition to an online exclusive.

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Paris - FOX News lawsuit, halibut by-catch, Easter Island statue snow sculptor, and more...

Paris - FOX News lawsuit, halibut by-catch, Easter Island statue snow sculptor, and more...
The Mayor of Paris says the city will sue the Fox News network, after its commentators repeatedly refer to "No-Go Zones" for non-Muslims...A group dedicated to preserving halibut stocks wants fishermen to stop throwing back millions of kilos of unwanted "bycatch"...and when it comes to snowmen, an Ontario man abandons the carrot-and-stick approach to build hulking frozen replicas of the statues on Easter Island.

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Tiny Michigan radio station hacked with "ransomware" -- twice in two weeks

Tiny Michigan radio station hacked with
Jim Higgs runs WAKV AM 980, an oldies radio station, out of his home. And after hackers ruined his computer files because he wouldn't pay them $500, he spent hours rebuilding his music, station ID, and advertising files. Finally, he was back on the air. Then today, they struck again.

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