The week's biggest stories
The Rundown returns, ticking off milestones and benchmarks, so you don't have to. Consider:
The video 'Gangnam Style' by the South Korean rapper Psy has become the most-viewed on YouTube with at least 805 million hits. If you're wondering how a video of a song with Korean lyrics and over-the-top dance moves achieves such status, you are not alone.
The Rolling Stones have embarked on a series of concerts to celebrate 50 years together.
Elsewhere this week:
The state of New York estimates the bill to repair the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy will be about $42 billion.
Canadians are prouder of universal health care than they are of the monarchy, according to a recent survey.
There has been an increase in Canadians who prefer wine to beer, says a recent study.
The Grand Canyon may be older than previously thought.
A new study shows all but one of the world's major ice sheets are melting, and doing so rapidly.
The so-called "exergames," the active video games, should not be considered a substitute for real exercise, says Active Healthy Kids Canada.
This winter in Canada? Much harsher than last year.
Engineers at the University of Toronto have received a $2.2-million grant, partly financed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to research a better toilet.
The United Nations is indicating it may get involved in Internet governance.