There is more to life than Vancouver, you know (but not much more). FIB looks at the myriad newsworthy things that interest us from over the mountains, across our shores and far away.
Just before sailing to England for a violent raid, a Viking leader is reminded by his community to protect his head.
It's blown before and it will blow again. We don't know when, but we know where, and it's a little close for comfort.
Police say members of Taiwan's Bamboo Union crime ring did the dirty deed at Taipei's G House restaurant over an unpaid debt.
Poking chopsticks through a hot layer of wagyu beef to get at some ramyun noodles is what we'd like to be doing right now...
Taiwanese blacksmith Wu Tseng-dong, aka Maestro Wu, uses his skills to transform the things that once terrified him.
Is it possible to believe in due process while also delighting in seeing the people who raided the US Capitol get publicly outed?
Then as now, to paraphrase Edmund Burke, the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing.
The change would mean it could reopen to sit-down patrons...er, worshippers...from the same household or bubble.
In this German ad, we fast forward to a future that sees an elderly man looking back to 2020 and the 'sacrifices' he had to make.
Prague's beautiful 14th century Charles Bridge has survived world wars, revolutions and floods. Now watch it being built...
It's been pretty smoke this past week, thanks to all the forest fires burning down in Washington. It's looks to be worse in California.
Jugs of kerosene and acid. Thousands of tons of ammonium nitrate. The New York Times shows how it all went wrong.
Our libraries do an excellent job overall, they jazz up their marketing and follow the lead of Texas' Curbside Larry...
If you've ever seen 'Alone in the Wilderness' you've probably already fallen a little in love with Dick Proenneke.
The Darien Gap remains dangerous on so many levels that building an actual road through it might not be such a great idea.
The Wall Street Journal takes a look at the competitive present and future of a market that will be worth $1.1 billion by 2023.
There have been many Trump moments that have been worthy of the title "Worst", but this might just be the champ.
Chicago's famously abusive late night hot dog stand, The Wiener's Circle, is enduring the pandemic with attitude.
This short video explains the myriad forces behind a recent massive increase in visitation to National Parks in the USA.
In this short documentary, Richard Tilney-Bassett explains a fascinating pop phenomenon at the end of the 19th century.
Copenhagen's Noma is set to reopen this week with a surprising new concept: burgers and wine in the garden.
Dubbed "Holy Trinity", Jim Bachor's latest work sees three mosaics celebrating toilet paper, hand sanitizer and beer.
Unherd interviewed the refreshingly blunt Professor Johan Giesecke about his country's controversial pandemic response.
Have you ever been to a bar or restaurant where part of the interior schtick is to let customers tape or staple dollar bills to the ceiling?
At the time of writing (March 30th, 2020), the death toll in Italy is over 10,000 -- now the highest in the world.
Hand sanitizer scarcity is stressing people out, and since stress weakens the immune system, it's a problem that needs solving fast.
Nine years ago this week the island nation of Japan suffered the devastating T?hoku earthquake and tsunami.
The practice is called On-nomi, or 'drinking on[line]'. "It's the touchless, pathogen-free gathering of the immediate future."