Mystery woman leaves 'creepy' dolls outside the homes of 8 girls

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si_dollscalifornia.jpgAn elderly, church-going woman in San Clemente, Calif., inadvertently spooked an entire town -- and much of the internet -- this week by anonymously leaving porcelain dolls on the front porches of several homes with young girls in them.

World's 85 richest under fire for being worth more than 3.5 billion poorest

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niger-poverty220.jpgA shocking statistic, claiming that the world's 85 richest people are worth more than Earth's 3.5 billion most impoverished, has CBCNews.ca readers questioning who -- if anyone -- should be responsible for ensuring income equality.


Imoji app lets users turn their own faces into custom emoji

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Imoji220.jpgA new app is letting users turn their own faces into custom emoji, taking the trend to a whole new level. 

CNN column about eating dogs sparks social media firestorm

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si_eatingdogscnn.jpgAccording to the ASCPA, more than 1.2 million dogs each year are euthanized in the U.S. alone -- dogs that could then potentially be consumed by people, argues CNN columnist John D. Sutter.

Cruise ship's treatment of pregnant woman divides CBCNews.ca readers

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Tags: Community Reaction, Health, Travel

A Canadian woman's long-awaited family vacation turned into what she calls a "disaster" when she was denied permission to board a cruise ship after revealing her pregnancy. Her experience and the ensuing discussion about cruise ships' health policies regarding pregnancy divide CBCNews.ca readers. Some readers argue that the cruise company is simply enforcing rules that are aimed to protect the safety of its passengers, some find the policies targeting pregnant women discriminatory and unreasonable.cruise-220.jpg

TIME mocked for explainer on the word 'bae'

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si_bae.jpgIn a July 23 piece entitled "This is what 'bae' means," TIME magazine attempted to teach its readers about a hip new slang word that's become quite popular among those gosh-darned crazy youths.

Oculus Rift virtual reality stunts a big hit at San Diego Comic-Con

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Fans at 2014 Comic-Con International get the chance to track X-Men mutants, pilot Pacific Rim Jaegers and scale the Game of Thrones Wall using Oculus Rift virtual reality technology.

B.C. music festival bans aboriginal headdresses

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Tags: Aboriginal, Ban, British Columbia, Headdress, Reaction, Social Media, Storify

headdress-220.jpgA B.C. outdoor music festival is taking a stern stance on donning aboriginal headdresses at its upcoming four-day event, saying "their spiritual, cultural and aesthetic significance cannot be separated" regardless of their "aesthetic" lure for some festival attendees.

Paper bill fees 'ridiculous,' CBCNews.ca readers say

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Tags: Business, Canada, Community Reaction

Paper bills prove to be a weighty issue, as Canada's telecommunications regulator announced on Thursday that it is launching a probe into the practice of charging a fee for paper bills in the communications industry. Although a small number of CBCNews.ca readers say the fee is an incentive for customers to reduce their paper usage, the majority of the readers find the practice unfair. CRTC-220.jpg

Queen Elizabeth photobombs selfie at the Commonwealth Games

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si_queenphotobomb.jpgJust weeks after setting the internet alight by paying a visit to the Iron Throne of Westeros, Queen Elizabeth II is once again making the viral rounds by gracing the web with one very royal photobomb.