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Batman spotted helping Montrealers dig cars out of snow

Batman has a bit of a sore back this weekend after shovelling cars out of the Montreal snow for several hours on Thursday.A devastating...

Boot, wheelbarrow, thimble ousted from Monopoly board game

The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the...

If these walls could talk: Charlottetown restaurant reveals secret notes

Diners at The Gahan House in Charlottetown may have noticed there's a little more behind the restaurant's brick walls than meets the eye."I believe...

Publisher accuses Symphony N.S. of banning Rita MacNeil biography at tribute...

Rita MacNeil's son says talk of banning a new book about Cape Breton's first lady of song is nothing but a "big brouhaha."The biography,...

Still flipping: 80-year-old sensei lands in judo Hall of Fame after...

Sensei Brian Jones has flipped his fair share of judo opponents over his 61 years on the dojo mat — and the number keeps going...

Ottawa trivia buff's exclamations winning over Jeopardy! fans

An Ottawa software developer is looking to make it three wins in a row on Jeopardy Thursday, and his popularity with fans of the game show...

How a Vancouver pub 'annoyed an entire country' with a poorly...

Wednesday March 15, 2017more stories from this episodeRead Story TranscriptDan Olson, owner of the Railtown Cafe in Vancouver, woke up on Tuesday morning to find...

Robot enters, stage right: British play Spillikin uses 'robothespian' to explore...

When Judy Norman walks on stage for the play Spillikin, she performs beside a somewhat different cast member — a humanoid robot. Featuring a...

Massachusetts retirees knit tiny sweaters to warm backyard chickens — and...

Tuesday March 14, 2017more stories from this episodeWhen a group of Boston retirees learned that their feathered next-door neighbours were too cold to lay...

Your dog may be manipulating you to get what it wants

That little pooch you shower with love and affection knows how to get what it wants.A new study published in the journal Animal Cognition has...

Popular Regina ice cream shack opens for 'spring' on –20 C...

It's nutty and freezing cold — and we're not talking about the ice cream. It may be bitterly cold outside (about –20 C), but that's...

Elton John walks into Vancouver record store, asks for gangster rap

Store clerks ask, "May I help you, sir?" all the time but it's not every day that they get to ask, "May I help...

Not-so-convincing Ryan Gosling impersonator accepts La La Land prize in Germany

The Oscars aren't the only awards show this season plagued with an epic mix-up.A not-so-convincing Ryan Gosling impersonator managed to take the stage to accept...

Time changes can leave dairy cows udderly unimpressed, farmer says

There's a lot of grumbling over the switch between daylight time every year — and perhaps a bit of unhappy mooing, too. On Sunday, most provinces...

Ashes to glass: a Yukon studio's colourful way with cremated remains

A Whitehorse glass-blowing studio is finding a lively business in ... death.Lumel Studios, which opened a year ago, has been working the cremated remains...

Peep shows: Laurier students use marshmallows to depict crimes, court cases

A witch burning in Ireland. A cheating husband, a jealous mistress and two murders. The execution of British serial killer Mary Ann Cotton.They're all...

Bunny Museum owners have so much stuff they're hopping to a...

Monday March 06, 2017more stories from this episodeThe California couple who hold the Guinness world record for most bunny-related items now have so much rabbit stuff,...

Historic mansion that went viral sells for more than asking price

A century-old mansion in Newport Landing, N.S., that went viral last month after it was listed for less than the average price of a...

Hidden for decades, 'the Yukon gold mine of vinyl' sees light...

Attention vinyl junkies.A large stash of used LP records, squirreled away decades ago, has been donated to Whitehorse's community radio station for a fundraising sale this...

For just $1, you can bid on the grand old Bank...

One of Toronto's architectural gems could be yours — all for a $1 bid. Grand columns frame the old Bank of Toronto building at 205 Yonge St., which...

You'd have to be nuts to miss this squirrelly Yukon art...

It started a few years ago, when Cindy Klippenstein was practicing her taxidermy skills on a squirrel."I accidentally cut his foot off," the Whitehorse...

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Thursday March 02, 2017more stories from this episodeA Norwegian tech news site has introduced a novel new comments policy — if you want to share your thoughts...

Alexander Fleming's penicillin mould nets $14K at auction

How much is an old, dried out piece of mould worth? Apparently more than $14,600 US if it was created by the doctor who...

Spared: Disqualified child bowlers to receive medals, adults apologize for fuss

The black bowling pants controversy appears to be over after provincial bowling official Gord Davis said gold medals will be presented to the disqualified team.In...

After 60 years, street hockey will be legal in Hamilton again

It's been illegal since the 1950s, but with a city hall decision Wednesday, Hamilton kids will soon be allowed ball hockey on city streets again.'Kids need an...