Category: Community

Canada's smart gun: Department of National Defence wows the world with new high-tech assault rifle

Categories: Canada, Community

si_canadasmartgun.jpgCanadians may not be huge on carrying guns, but when it comes to building insanely cool next-generation assault rifles, our government is leading the pack.

#RIPElijah: Canadians Share Outpouring Of Grief After Death Of Toddler

Categories: Canada, Community, Health, Transparency

Canadians mourn the death of a Toronto toddler found dead in the bitter cold Thursday morning.

Happy lunar new year, but is it the Year of the Sheep or the Goat?

Categories: Community, World

year-of-the-ram-220.jpgToday marks the beginning of the lunar calendar used in many parts of Asia and celebrated around the world. But the lunar new year brings an interesting linguistic and cultural question: Are we in the Year of the Sheep or the Ram or the Goat?

92-year-old driver hits 9 cars in a parking lot, doesn't receive ticket

Categories: Community

si_92yearolddriver.jpgIf you've ever wondered what someone playing Grand Theft Auto might look like in real life (if the entire game were restricted to a parking lot in Wisconsin,) we've got a video for you.

Boston mayor to snow jumpers: 'Stop your nonsense right now!'

Categories: Community, World

boston-snow-220.jpgThe mayor of Boston has a message for people who are jumping out of windows into the record piles of snow in the city: "I'm asking people to stop their nonsense right now."

LIVE CHAT replay: David Suzuki and Dr. Niobe Thompson on human evolution

Categories: Community

si_greathumanodysseylivechat.jpgReplay our LIVE VIDEO CHAT discussing the spectacular story of human survival with David Suzuki The Great Human Odyssey's and host and director Dr. Niobe Thompson.

#SNL40 anniversary show spotlights highs, lows of Saturday Night Live

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Canada, Community

Last night's three and a half hour Saturday Night Live 40th-anniversary show was on par with how SNL usually goes down: sometimes hilarious, leaving viewers giggling like bad; sometimes so awkward that "cringe-worthy" doesn't come close to defining the human reaction.

Barack Obama uses a selfie stick to promote in Buzzfeed video

Categories: Community

si_obamafunnyface.jpgAnimated GIFs of U.S. President Barack Obama wielding a selfie stick, wearing Joe Biden's famous shades, and sticking his tongue out in the mirror are blowing up the internet right now. Here's why.

Teen's profane tweet about starting a new job gets her fired before the 1st day

Categories: Community

si_firedteen.jpgIn 2015, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out how "public" tweets can be (even when they're "private,") how fast they're able to spread (even if you've only got 10 followers,) or how long they'll stick around (even after they've been deleted.)

Canada's cutest hockey-playing robot learns how to ski

Categories: Community

si_jennifertheskiingrobot.jpgJennifer, the world's "first ice hockey playing humanoid robot," was created by the University of Manitoba's Autonomous Agents Laboratory in 2012. Since that time, she's been taught how to ski -- a skill that researchers hope to win the DARwIn-OP Humanoid Application Challenge with once again in May.