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Movie theatres are shut down, so what’s streaming?
Some modest recommendations and stay for the last one, an alarm about what has happened to the internet.
Mar 19th, 2020
Google joins protests against online piracy bills
Google joins growing movement in protest of proposed American anti-piracy legislation.
Jan 17th, 2012
Was social media the newsmaker of the year?
Facebook and Twitter are powerful, but do they really set the agenda for Vancouverites?
Dec 19th, 2011
Holy viral video, Batman! Chilliwack teens saluted as heroes
Teens spoofed Dateline series "To Catch A Predator" -- but it's not clear who they caught.
Nov 16th, 2011
Soldier tells father he's gay on YouTube
On Monday, just one day before the U.S. military formally ended its ” don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, a 21-year-old soldier stationed in Germany confessed over the phone to the father in Alabama...
Sep 20th, 2011
Actress Mila Kunis grants a Marine's YouTube wish
She'll be his date for the big ball, thanks to his Internet request.
Jul 12th, 2011
Moments leading to Vancouver riot kiss caught on video
A new video posted on YouTube further unveils the mystery surrounding the now-famous riot kiss photograph taken during the Stanley Cup riots. Just last week the identities of the young couple...
Jun 23rd, 2011
Calgary gorilla becomes online hip-hop sensation
Zola, the nine-year-old gorilla living at the Calgary zoo, is puting b-boys to shame with his acrobatic dance moves. Zookeepers spotted the gorilla "breakdancing" late last week, and shared...
Jun 21st, 2011
Vancouver riot YouTube parodies: video
Vancouver riots are now the subject of a number of parody videos on YouTube. Particularly popular in China is Next Media Animation, a Taiwanese animation team owned by Hong Kong media group...
Linda Solomon Wood
Jun 20th, 2011
Lady Gaga feels like a "loser kid in high school"
But not to worry. She reminds herself daily that she's really a superstar.
Apr 26th, 2011