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Hot new web series: Why the future of television is on the internet From side-splitting comedies to boundary-pushing dramas, web series of all kinds are bypassing TV as a means of distribution. The art of independent web series production is being celebrated this weekend in Toronto.
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 10:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The week in pictures: From a migrant crisis to Cannes and Letterman's last show Amid a humanitarian crisis playing out in the Andaman Sea and on the shores of Southeast Asia, migrants find shelter after a diplomatic breakthrough grants them a temporary reprieve. These and other images are featured in our top pictures from around the
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Solar halos, sun dogs, eclipses and other optical phenomena From the moon passing between the sun and Earth during an annular solar eclipse to a weather phenomenon formed by the reflection of ice crystals that creates rainbows around the sun, here's a look at some optical phenomena.
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Who needs eyes? An octopus can detect light with its skin A blindfolded octopus isn't blind, a new study suggests. That's because octopuses can detect changes in brightness with an organ that's not typically linked to a sense of sight their skin, U.S. researchers have found.
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hillary Clinton's personal Benghazi emails classified, upgraded to 'secret' Former Secretary of State and U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server that has now been classified about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi.
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 5:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unexploded WW II bomb removed near London's Wembley Stadium An unexploded Second World War 50-kilogram bomb discovered Thursday by workers at a construction site near London's Wembley Stadium has been safely removed by the British army, police say.
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'The virus will end with me': HIV-positive man with an HIV-negative family shares his story Andrew Pulsipher of Phoenix, Ariz., was born HIV-positive. He lost both of his parents by the age of eight. But now he's being praised for sharing his story about living a happy, normal life.
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CMHC finds 84% of condo owners want to live in them, not rent them out A second annual survey of Canada's two largest condominium markets found that the financial health of owners might be, on average, better than bleak headlines have suggested.
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 4:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What we're saving at gas pump, we're losing on low loonie We may be saving money at the gas pump, but the increased cost of food and consumer goods is likely wiping out the benefits for most Canadian families.
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 4:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Warn me next time,' says J.K. Rowling after Neville Longbottom's risqu fashion shoot Matthew Lewis, who played the shy but courageous Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter movies, shocked series creator J.K. Rowling with an undies-only spread in Attitude magazine.
CBC.ca | May 22, 2015 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend