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.
California's famous sequoia trees have been known to grow to heights over 130 metres, but they are hamstrung by fascinating limitations.
Pablo's Escoburgers in Melbourne, Australia takes the cake when it comes to offending sensitivities...
In filmmaker Toby Harriman's 'The Block Tower', the camera takes us on a trip through the Chinese city's forest of architectural ubiquity.
Watch the contiguous USA slowly revealed as the labyrinthine network of numbered highways grows out of the eastern seaboard.
Filmmaker/drone pilot Ivan Bondarenko flew his Mavic Pro around the stunning limestone hills of Guilin, China to make this short film.
Dylan Brayshaw was flying a drone over a New Zealand beach when he spotted three orcas introducing themselves to a lone woman.
All November, Ibis hotels in Zurich and Geneva have been leasing 'social media sitters' to their guests, who post on their behalf.
We don't think this applies to Vancouver's geography, but it's nevertheless an interesting (and quickly explained) hypothesis.
Flooding is almost an annual occurrence in the beautiful Italian city, and its citizens and visitors are learning how to take it in stride.
Formerly homeless eccentric Englishman Hamish McKenzie likes to think of himself as a "boat renovator"...
This short explainer provides some background on one of Japan's most iconic mechanical engineering accomplishments.
"For leaders like Trump and Putin, telling big lies isn't about persuasion -- it's about power." So states this explainer from Vox.
NPR's Ron Elving breaks down the fascination Constitutional mechanism that could force the removal of the President.
The duo were out hiking in Montana's Glacier National Park when it suddenly became necessary to evacuate in dramatic fashion.
This 18 minute-long doc on idiosyncratic Texas cook/restaurateur Ralph Gilmore is inspiring, heartwarming and appetizing...
Remember Han Solo and Luke Skywalker being rescued in The Empire Strikes Back? This is like that, only more recently and in this galaxy.
Few have set foot in Nicosia Airport since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus resulted in the forbidden zone that now contains it.
Asian Boss walk the streets of Tokyo with common examples of the types of "fusion roll" that typically pass for sushi in North America.
We can't wait to watch the results of 1000s of miles floated (and 100s of interviews conducted) on the Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers.
The story of Sweden's beautiful but doomed 'broccoli tree' is a well told parable that reminds us to think before we share.
Dawson Tamatea, 55, was the school's Dean of Student Achievement and a keeper/teacher of Maori traditions. Get your Kleenex ready...
Ronald Clark's father was the custodian of the NYPL in the 1940s, back when they lived in a small apartment on the premises.
These fish croquettes, chorizo tacos and morsels of foie gras were all grown from cells in laboratories in San Francisco.
On a small lake in the Swedish wilderness a skater glides along the ridiculously thin ice emitting a series of bizarre sounds.
With just one table and hours restricted to one day a week, Warung Selasa is located at the back of a tiny, two-aisle grocery store.