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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.

Google joins protests against online piracy bills

Google joins growing movement in protest of proposed American anti-piracy legislation.

Was social media the newsmaker of the year?

Facebook and Twitter are powerful, but do they really set the agenda for Vancouverites?

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.

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...

Actress Mila Kunis grants a Marine's YouTube wish

She'll be his date for the big ball, thanks to his Internet request.

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...

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...

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...

Lady Gaga feels like a "loser kid in high school"

But not to worry. She reminds herself daily that she's really a superstar.