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What I Learned This Week: Where the Opportunity Lies

Andy Nulman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

True opportunity lies where there is no opportunity. It's the macro version of the stock market adage "Buy low, sell high," or golden age baseball star Willie Keeler's advice for success: "Hit 'em where they ain't."

►Driver In Vancouver Bike Lane Almost Hits Cyclist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver police are following up on a video that shows a car almost running over a cyclist in a bike lane. The clip posted to YouTube shows a whit...

A Conversation With YouTube Stars Humble the Poet and Superwoman #Leh

Raji Aujla | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Living
Raji Aujla

YouTube stars Lilly Singh and Kanwer Singh, better known as Superwoman and Humble the Poet sit down with Raji Aujla to talk about the process of creating their viral music video, #Leh.

There's Something Catholic About YouTube Confessions

Michael Harris | Posted 09.27.2014 | Canada Living
Michael Harris

Recently, I spent a glum and rainy afternoon scrolling through a couple dozen YouTube testimonials from bullied and traumatized youths. I found that the narrative tradition these videos most closely resemble is not a literary one at all -- it's the Catholic tradition of confession.

YouTuber Proves Beauty Is More Than Just Physical With Stunning Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada Style

YouTuber Rebecca Brown was diagnosed with Trichotillomania when she was 12. Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder, similar to OCD, which cau...

This Video Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Style

Get ready to watch this video over and over again because your mind will be blown. Seriously. In a YouTube video posted on June 28, a young man per...

What I Learned This Week: The Three-Word Secret to Tourism Success

Andy Nulman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Andy Nulman

Most greeting moves are micro, but their effects are macro.They set the mood and the tone for one's stay, no matter how long and no matter where, be it a few nights in property, two weeks at a destination or even an hour or so at a simple restaurant or attraction.

WATCH: Jump. Sleep. No, Wait, Jump.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

We all know the feeling. You just had a huge lunch. The room is so stuffy. And you just can't keep your ... eyes... open.. a...n...y...m...o...r...e.....

What I Learned This Week: How Fans Have Blown Audiences Away

Andy Nulman | Posted 06.21.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

"What's the difference between an audience and a fan base? An audience tunes in when they're told to; a fan base chooses when and what to watch." The concept of fans, most notably "raving fans" has been kicking around the marketing world for a while.

What I Learned This Week: Here Are The Crayons

Andy Nulman | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

Since January, I've been teaching a somewhat different type of course at McGill University. While saddled with the unfortunate standard curriculum name "Marketing and Society," the class is anything but. I think it's the different nature of the work that may be throwing them.

WATCH: Killer Whales Attack Sea Lions

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Sea lions swam for their lives as a pod of killer whales chased them on B.C.'s North Coast in a new video uploaded to YouTube. The footage, posted ...

Three Examples of Contextual Advertising Done Right

Jeff Quipp | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Business
Jeff Quipp

The Sochi Olympics, like other popular television viewing events (read: Oscars, Super Bowl) reinforced the importance and potential effectiveness of contextually relevant ads. Think of the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion spot that went viral, or Proctor & Gamble's Thank You Mom commercial.

B.C. Government Math: When 1 Million May Actually Mean 210,000

Dermod Travis | Posted 05.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The B.C. ministry responsible for jobs says the province has been clear on its job numbers. Yeah, clear as mud.

WATCH: B.C. Man Jumps Into A FROZEN LAKE

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When a Terrace, B.C. man was challenged to fully submerge himself into a cold body of water (known as the Winter Challenge), he decided to take a dip ...

Do You Know The Social Media Secret?

Mitch Joel | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Living
Mitch Joel

The San Francisco based startup Secret (that was founded by two former Google and Square employees) is getting tons of attention, followers and fans. In short, you can write anything that's on your mind, add photos or colors to the background and customize this content while being able to share it, free of judgment, and without attaching any of your personal information or profile to it.

Google Brings Awesome New Service To Canadians First

CBC | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Business

Google Inc. has launched a video performance-grading system, describing the feature as a tool to give users a clearer picture of how their internet se...

The Way We Watch Video Will Soon Change Forever

Shahrzad Rafati | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada
Shahrzad Rafati

Viral video material can pop up at any time, and there are now a ton of apps on the market that can make mobile recording that much easier and higher quality. There are a few apps in particular like Camera MX, that allow you to combine effects and photo frames to get more creative with your camera.

Relax, Rebecca Black Says No "Sunday" After New Song "Saturday"

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

Rebecca Black says while her song "Saturday" is getting attention following her 2011 AutoTuned-to-death single "Friday," there are no plans for a "Sun...

Coming Out Of The Closet.. On YouTube

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

It's hard to reveal something personal about yourself to those you care about, let alone the entire Internet. But that's just what Michael Gorlick ...

WATCH: Feminist "Blurred Lines" Parody Briefly Banned By YouTube

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Music

Robin Thicke's mega-hit "Blurred Lines" was basically asking for a parody -- the song's been criticized as "rapey" ever since it aired earlier this su...

The Death of Humour?

David Martin | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Living
David Martin

It's time to accept that not-so-funny fact and move on. In the world of humour, it's now the video camera, not the pen, that's mightier than the sword.

WATCH: Distraught Man Shot With Bean Bag Bullet

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A video posted to YouTube by office workers shows Vancouver police shooting a distraught man on the grounds of the city's art gallery. A shirtless ...

How Three Muslim Teens Are Breaking Barriers on YouTube

Samaritanmag.com | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada Impact
Samaritanmag.com

Like many Muslim-Americans in a post 9/11 world, Adam, Sheikh and Abdullah have been made to increasingly feel like they're on the outside. Unwilling to accept such alienation, the trio set out on a simple proposition: they wanted their fellow Americans to "Meet a Muslim Person."

People For Good Use Good Deeds to Make Your Day Better

Karen Cleveland | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada Impact
Karen Cleveland

To cram into a packed subway train, you might never guess this is a country known for its politesse. But People for Good, a coalition formed in 2011 by a collaboration between a media and creative agency, has a simple, albeit grandiose, mandate: to make the world a kinder place, one good deed at a time.

SavvyMom Roundup: Talking with Toddlers and More

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 07.30.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Our crack team at City Hall wasn't all that caught my attention this week. Funny parenting videos, more viral ads from Kmart, technology in sports and a great bike for families, all the way from Denmark, made the list. Sorry Rob, you've had too much air time already.