Monthly Archives: April 2010

Mississippi Doesn't Like Gay

http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2010/04/29/us-mississippi-lesbian-student-yearbook-excluded.html Apparently being a lesbian and wanting to wear a tuxedo for your grad photo is not so cool in Mississippi. This is Mississippi, so I imagine this whole thing comes down to some kind of Bible argument, but that … Continue reading

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Boobquake

The Boobquake experiment has begun!  It is an global scientific effort to prove if ‘immodest’ clothing on women can indeed cause earthquakes, as proposed by imam Kazem Sedighi. The theory is if enough women show enough cleavage, an earthquake should … Continue reading

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Eyjafjallajökull

Eyjafjallajökull.  How do you pronounce the name of that troublesome volcano?  It’s actually not the name of the volcano, but of the glacier on top of it. The word literally means “island mountain glacier.”   It’s easy to say! ˈeiːjafjatlajœːkʏtl̥ … Continue reading

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Printer Ink

I just spent 120 bucks on printer ink.  Around 100ml of coloured fluid.  That’s like 10 times the price per millilitre of Dom Pérignon.  That ain’t right.

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The Media Industry is Coming to Get You

Well that’s not anything new.  But this time around, they want you to install software that scans your computer for ‘infringing content’, sort of like anti virus software. Oh, it gets better.  They want to make it illegal for you … Continue reading

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Get 'er done

As he turned the bolt a dozen times, Anderson urged, “Come on, baby. Get on there. Yeah, get ‘er done.” http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/04/11/space-walk.html If you want to colonize space, that’s the kind of attitude you need.  Interestingly, exactly 40 years ago, Apollo … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom Does Have Limits, Macleans

Comparing Muslim women with bikers is an interesting stretch, but to call out Quebec over trying to restrict how masked people interact with the government is too much.  Let’s be frank here, if you are wearing a niqab, you might … Continue reading

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