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Commuters de-brief for annual 'No Pants Subway Ride'

Categories: Community, World

220-nopantssubway.jpgPantless riders elicited glances, laughter and some disapproving stares as they stood amidst other passengers in some of the world's busiest subway systems on Sunday for the 'No Pants Subway Ride.'

Disney princess lingerie sparks controversy

Categories: Business, Community, World

A Japanese company has horrified and delighted the online community with the revelation of a new line of bras and panties inspired by Disney's princesses.

Bill de Blasio cheered for keeping NYC safe from the storm

Categories: Community, Politics, World

The new mayor of New York City has taken on his first challenge with gusto.
Bill de Blasio jumped to action on the snowstorm and mucked in with the snow clearing efforts earning him the approval of his constituents.

'Ford more years': Toronto mayor runs for re-election

Categories: Canada, Community

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is keeping his promise. His hat was ceremoniously flung into the ring for re-election today and CBC readers are now cheering and jeering the embattled mayor.

Stranded crew live-tweets Antarctic rescue

Categories: Community, Science & Technology, World

220-antarctic.jpgAfter battling boredom and blustery winds, the stranded crew aboard the Antarctic exploration ship Akademik Shokalskiy were finally rescued - and they left a compelling social media tale in their wake.

Ani Difranco fans slam singer over plantation retreat location

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Community, World

Folk singer Ani Difranco is in hot water after organizing a songwriting retreat on a Louisiana plantation.
Critics are calling the location racially insensitive. 

4.6M Snapchat usernames and cell numbers leaked online

Categories: Community, Science & Technology, World

Upon waking up on New Year's Day in a groggy haze from last night's revelry, Snapchat users discovered that 4.6 million usernames and private phone numbers had been leaked online.

Bloomberg's last day in office triggers fond, bitter farewells

Categories: Community, Politics, World

220-bloomberg.jpgNew York City bid farewell today to their beloved and beleaguered mayor Michael Bloomberg. 

The out-going mayor's mighty 12-year tenure has seen major changes to America's biggest city and divided its population.

Beyonce slammed for using Challenger disaster in new song

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Community, Science & Technology, World

Pop diva Beyonce also left the world stunned this week with the release of her new music video for her song XO that samples audio from the 1986 Challenger disaster that killed a crew of seven.

The Brick's website glitch has readers hitting a wall

Categories: Business, Canada, Community

After Boxing Day shopping went awry for The Brick, readers and consumers are huffing and puffing, over how the retailer has dealt with the glitch that affected their online store.