If the road to Hell is paved with good intentions, what is the road to heaven paved with?
It’s currently -38Â°C in Lethbridge. That’s -36Â°F. Only a little colder and then numbers for Celsius and Fahrenheit converge. Oh and did I mention that’s WITHOUT the wind chill factor. Yeah, with wind chill it’s more like -47Â°C!
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A seventh grade student, BridgeAnne d’Avignon, and her 80 year old grandfather traced President Obama’s ancestry back to a common relative with most of the other presidents. They’re all related to the former King of England from 1199 to 1216, John “Lackland” Plantagenet. You may remember John “Lackland” Plantagenet, or John of England from the […]
Foursquare is the iPhone app that rewards social behaviour. It’s not out yet, but according to The New York Observer, it should be available in time for SXSW. “What we wanted to do is turn life into a video game. You should be rewarded for going out more times than your friends, and hanging out […]
In an obvious effort to get Internet attention (apparently a successful effort), Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is on Dancing with the Stars. Don’t miss the judges’ harsh criticism and Woz’s response: [YouTube Link]
Q. What do you get when you mix Chinese Food with German food? A. I don’t know, but an hour later you’re hungry for power. What do you get when you mix Chinese food with other cultures? In this video, New York Times reporter Jennifer 8. Lee talks about her quest to find the origins […]
The Oscar nominations were just announced. Best picture nods go to The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader, and Slumdog Millionaire. More after the jump.
The National Film Board finally went online today. Canadian classics like The Log Driver’s Waltz, The Cat Came Back, and Neighbours are now in reach of the people they were created for, Canadians! (you other folks from around the world are welcome too). They’ve included links to various social networking bookmark sites and enabled embedding. […]
Enjoy these awesome things: Hit play or watch Some Awesome Things at Youtube. (via) What’s really awesome is that it’s warm enough (here) to go play basketball and street hockey at the end of November. (Don’t get me wrong, climate change is very bad news for the long term).