Bachelor producer Elan Gale live-tweets epic feud with rude airline passenger

Categories: Community

si_elan_gale_tweets.jpgAmerican TV producer Elan Gale is being praised around the web for standing up to a rude woman aboard a delayed plane -- and live-tweeting the entire epic battle between passengers that ensued.

5 short videos that tell the story of Black Friday

Categories: Community, World

black-friday-220.jpgUsers of video social networks like Vine and Instagram are using the services to document the huge crowds and shopping mayhem ensuing from Black Friday, the busiest shopping day in the U.S.

Sharkeisha: sucker-punching teen turns viral sensation

Categories: Community

si_sharkeisha.jpgShe's gone viral on Facebook, has hit the top of Google's search results, and on Wednesday evening her name was at the top of Twitter's trending topics list, leaving many to ask: Who is Sharkeisha and why is she so popular?

Pot-smoking Mountie should leave RCMP, readers say

Categories: Canada, Community

mountie-220.jpgA Mountie who smokes medical marijuana everyday while at work in uniform does not respect the RCMP or Canadians and should either stop it or leave the force, say readers.

Thanksgivukkah mashes up rare double holiday

Categories: Community, World

thanksgiving-hanukkah-220.jpgJews in the U.S. are marking an unusual convergence of secular and religious holidays with American Thanksgiving falling on the second day of Hanukkah, creating the once-in-a-lifetime hybrid holiday Thanksgivukkah.

Why are gay men not extinct? A discussion of science, history

Categories: Canada, Community, World

SOTF-220-title.jpgReplay our live chat with gay filmmaker Bryce Sage, director of the documentary Survival of the Fabulous, which airs this week on CBC.

Teacher goes viral with lesson about dangers of posting online

Categories: Community

si_teacher_viral_dangersofonlineposting.jpgBe careful about what you post online, because any image can go viral.That's the message behind one fifth-grade teacher's attempt to teach her students a lesson about digital privacy, and she managed to drive it home by going viral herself.

Girl's "distracting" hair prompts school to threaten expulsion

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big hair-220.jpgWhen 12-year-old Vanessa VanDyke was bullied at school for not having straight hair, instead, letting it grow out naturally, her school responded by telling her it was distracting other students so she must cut it or be expelled. 

Gap's response to racist graffiti praised by Sikh community

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si_gap_ad.jpgGap's response to racist comments scrawled across one of its subway advertisements has sparked an important conversation about tolerance in the United States, and prompted an outpouring of love and support for the American retailer online.

CBC readers split on Trudeau's use of Layton's words

Categories: Community, Politics

TrudeauCBC readers were split in their reaction to Justin Trudeau's invocation of Jack Layton's dying words in a byelection victory speech Monday night.