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.
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."
A unique set of circumstances may have elevated David Rice Atchison to the Office of the US President for a single day in 1849.
Wuhan has become ghost town since the coronavirus scare rose to Threat Level: Freak Out. Not everyone is on lockdown, however.
"It’s a language called ku? dili that is still used to this day, though fewer people are learning it in the age of the cell phone."
According to widespread local legend, duped investors they thought they were investing in a 480 foot high skyscraper...
This wonderful, fast-moving short film from Christoph Gelep brilliantly captures two sides of the bustling Japanese city of Osaka.
This explainer from CNBC details the ascension of the American fast food company with the famous chicken sandwich.
It's been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and we never knew that there was an alternative to braving the "death strip".
The Knightscope K5 acts as a mobile robotic security guard with a slew of built-in sensors to help it patrol and monitor an area.
With sweet moves like this it looks like these guys are just starting to hit their stride. Respect!