Apple Watch saves kitesurfer from potential shark encounter, Tim Cook reacts with 'wow'

Apple’s smartwatch ads are full of feel-good stories about how the wearable changes people’s lives for the better, mainly on the physical activity side of the everyday spectrum, but this next story is something else, and forced even Tim Cook to react.

Armed with his kitesurf and Apple Watch 3 on his wrist, one John Zilles took against the waves on a new underwater hydrofoil wing, but about a mile in, he wiped out, and couldn’t get his heavy kit airborne again. Thus, he had about two hours of slowly swimming against the current with all the kite …


Man's encounter with bears is the most Canadian thing you’ll ever see

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If a bear happens to enter your yard, experts say you should attempt to scare it away with loud noises, creating a negative experience for the wild animal. This way, bears won’t lose their fear in humans, which can become incredibly dangerous. 

Jordan Cote took a more polite approach. 

“How a Canadian responds to wildlife,” Cote wrote on Facebook along with a video which shows him politely asking a mama bear and her two cubs to please move along. 

“I need you guys to go, OK?” Cote says to the three bears. When they start to walk away he thanks them, before a final sendoff.

“Hope you enjoyed my yard. Have a good day,” Cote says calmly.  Read more…

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