VIDEO: The ‘most cosmopolitan’ of butterflies could migrate to B.C.

The painted lady butterfly will likely arrive this summer from Southern California

Alexa, what’s your gender?: Female-voiced virtual assistants spur debate

Default settings in Canada is a woman’s voice for Alexa, Siri, Cortana and Assistant

B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada

University of the Fraser Valley says the mostly-online program focuses on self-care and well being

Small solar storm coming to Earth but no big light show

Flare is too weak and any light show would be limited to Alaska, Canada, Iceland and Norway

A rare albino penguin makes its debut at zoo in Poland

The albino penguin hatched in mid-December and has been under veterinary care

Florida Man Googles self to find out which ‘Florida Man’ he is

People are looking up what version of Florida Man they are based on their birthdays in online challenge

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Fierce house cat spotted as ‘aggressor’ in face off with coyote in B.C. backyard

North Vancouver resident Norm Lee captures orange cat versus coyote in backyard showdown

VIDEO: Restaurant robots are already in Canada

Robo Sushi in Toronto has waist-high robots that guide patrons to empty seats

Vancouver makes top 10 list for most dog-friendly cities

Dog-friendly restaurants, veterinary services, and accessible dog beaches and parks criteria in ranking

Respecting elders: Maya Angelou clip sparks courtesy debate

Old clip of the late Maya Angelou sharply chiding woman for addressing her as Maya instead of Miss Angelou

Cali man uses nude mannequins to send message to ‘nosey’ neighbour

Four of the fashion dummies were seated in wicker chairs around a matching table

Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

World Video Game Hall of Fame recognizes electronic games like arcade, console, computer and mobile

First artificial intelligence Google Doodle features Bach

Doodle uses machine learning to ‘harmonize the custom melody into Bach’s signature music style’

VIDEO: Can you believe it? This B.C. hill pulls cars backwards up a slope

Sir Isaac Newton had clearly never been to this Vernon anomaly when he discovered gravity

VIDEO: Dozens of rattlesnakes removed from under Texas home

Workers pulled 45 rattlesnakes from underneath the home near Albany

B.C. man ‘parks’ horse during liquor store pit stop

As long as animal wasn’t jaywalking, no problem, says Parksville official

‘Full worm super moon’ to illuminate B.C. skies on first day of spring

Spring has sprung, a moon named in honour of thawing soil marks final super moon until 2020

U.S. teen lacrosse player benched because his head is too big

Regulation helmets aren’t available in the teen’s size

Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores in B.C., U.S. cities

The company also said it plans to redesign its stores as it adapts to increasing mobile pick-up and delivery orders

Vancouver driver ticketed twice within 6 minutes for same offence

The man was written up by two different officers for using an electronic device