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Warren Buffett sings for Chinese New Year: Video

The world's third-richest man sang on his ukulele, wishing China a happy Year of the Water Dragon.

Movies in Vancouver this weekend: new releases

Win Win, Source Code, Insidious, Hop, Essential Killing and a couple of Italian movies are the new movies in Vancouver this week. Find out what's worth seeing in the following reviews.

A father who loved cars

My dad was a model-railroader. Trains defined him. He belonged to model railroad clubs and collected train books, photos and memorabilia. Our basement was a miniature country with beautiful 3-D...