Thursday: Hill Harassment - NDP, Berlin Wall anniversary, squirrels on steroids, and more...
Hill harassment: NDP
Milene Freeman, the Chair of the NDP's Women's Caucus, says the government's done nothing to address calls for Parliament to deal with harassment complaints.
Tailings ponds birds
More than a hundred birds die after landing in tailings ponds in the Alberta oilsands -- proving that whatever deterrents have been put in place, they're not always working.
Hipster effect study
A new formula shows why non-conformist "hipsters" wind up conforming.
Berkeley sugar tax
Even after an expensive campaign by the big soft-drink companies, the city of Berkeley, California votes to levy a tax on soda.
Squirrels on steroids
Not only does the Arctic ground squirrel flood itself with steroids, it also has a way of preventing those steroids from making it go bananas.
Berlin Wall anniversary
A Berlin artist prepares to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall by building a wall of light through the heart of the city -- comprised of 8,000 balloon lanterns.
Chewing gum waste
A new documentary examines the effect of all that bubble gum we so blithely discard when it loses its flavour.
Hamilton Nazi painting
The Art Gallery of Hamilton has determined that its 17th-century "Portrait of a Lady" was pilfered by the Nazis, and has now agreed to return it to its rightful owners.