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‘Can I Come Too?’ Today’s Comic by Benny Montero

Posted  May 27, 2017  by  Anonymous

Froggy’s high-spirited group of friends share everything, from magic coins to sporadic bike rides.

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Friday’s ‘Drag Race’ Eliminee ‘Could Easily Have Gone in Harder’

Posted  May 27, 2017  by  Brian Moylan

But she chose not to, and she told us the behind-the-scenes factors that led to her unfortunate elimination.

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Jared Kushner Reportedly Wanted a ‘Secret and Secure’ Way to Communicate with the Kremlin

Posted  May 27, 2017  by  Anonymous

Allegedly to evade government eavesdropping.

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Former Obama EPA Official Now Lobbying for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Posted  May 27, 2017  by  guest
Gas pipeline being laid into the ground

This is a guest post by  and originally appeared on LittleSis.org.

A new disclosure by Dominion shows that a long-time employee for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now lobbying for the controversial Atlantic Coast pipeline (ACP).

Laura Vaught is Dominion’s Federal Affairs Policy Advisor, a position she began in March 2017.

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Every Birthday Party You’ll Go to in Your Twenties

Posted  May 27, 2017  by  Anonymous

From the BYOB curry house to the dinner party that is definitely just an excuse to do a bucket of drugs.

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Saturday Stories: Special End Of Life Edition

Posted  May 27, 2017  by  Yoni Freedhoff

Have an hour and bit this weekend? Spend it listening to the podcast Sickboy who interviewed friend and one of our office’s former RD’s, 37 year old Candace Reid, whose husband Layton (whose brilliant letter to his metastases I published as a guest post on this blog last September) died this January, on life Newly Widowed.

Carol Cowan-Levine in The Walrus on the failure of Canada’s healthcare system and the death of her daughter by suicide.

Catherine Porter in The New York Times on the living wake and medically assisted death of John Shields.

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‘Interloper’ Is a Magazine About The Lies the Media Tells

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Amelia Abraham

A magazine which is in itself a lie.

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‘Catboy Meets Some Kids,’ Today’s Comic by Benji Nate

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Anonymous

Henry realizes teaching isn’t for him after assisting Olive, and getting mobbed by a whole bunch of “tiny, younger folks.”

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Melania Trump’s $51,500 Coat Reminds Us We Live in an Oligarchy

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Harry Cheadle

Look upon it and despair.

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For the Record: Fairness for the Middle Class

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Liberal Party of Canada

Every single Canadian deserves a real and fair chance to succeed. Don’t let the middle class fall behind again under the Conservative Party.

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Trump Kicks Off Ramadan with a Statement About Terrorism

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Anonymous

“America will always stand with our partners against terrorism and the ideology that fuels it.”

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Anadarko Execs Buy up Depressed Stock After Lethal Colorado Explosions

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Steve Horn
Anadarko stock prices going down

Buy low, sell high. It’s a maxim taught to stock traders from day one and one which Anadarko Petroleum’s upper-level management seems to have taken to heart in the aftermath of the April gas line explosion that blew up a Colorado home, leaving two dead and one badly injured. 

Since the explosion, five members sitting on either Anadarko’s board of directors or executive officer team have purchased a combined $2.6 million worth of company stock, totaling over 46,700 shares, according to data on InsiderInsights.com and first reported by investor analyst site SeekingAlpha.com. Anadarko’s stock price has fallen nearly $10 per share since the April 17 blast.

However, the trouble may have just begun for the Texas-based company at the center of Colorado’s hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) boom. On May 25, an Anadarko oil well exploded just a few miles from the mid-April gas line explosion site. That incident, also in Firestone, Colorado, left one dead and three others injured.

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For the Record: On Jobs and Growth

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Liberal Party of Canada

A stronger Canada starts with a stronger middle class. We can’t risk going back to the Harper-era policies that left the middle class behind in favour of the wealthiest one percent.

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Adam Sandler’s New Movie Seems… Good?

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Anonymous

The actor’s performance in ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)’ apparently got a four-minute standing ovation at Cannes.

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Why Live in Newfoundland? A Great, Terrible Question

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Anonymous

Are we sure Australia was the penal colony?

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Salmon Falafel

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Julie

Look at me, posting something not sweet! Something you may already know about me: I love homemade falafel, all crispy and warm, straight from the pan. It occurred to me that a kind of amalgamation between fish cake and falafel might be possible, and it turns out salmon gets along brilliantly with chickpeas (doesn’t everything?) and adds a meaty richness to the already delicious falafel. It’s a match made in frying pan heaven. I don’t know what else to say about these except that you should probably make them as soon as possible, if you’re a fan of both – they make tasty little-kid finger food, work as an appetizer, or can be stuffed into soft pitas the traditional way, and loaded with chopped tomato, cilantro and garlicky tzatziki. (I like to flatten the traditional falafel balls slightly, to make crunchy raggedy edges.) They’re also delicious with all manner of aioli, or just plain, eating with fingers straight from the pan.

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New York Attorney General: Feds Must Address Bakken Bomb Trains. Feds: Maybe Later?

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Anonymous
Fireball

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has joined with attorneys general from California, Illinois, Maryland, Maine, and Washington in calling for limits on the volatility of crude oil transported by rail. The failure of federal regulators and Congress to address this known safety issue has led Schneiderman to continue to pressure regulators on it.

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Blogging resumes Monday morning…

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle
Blogging resumes Monday morning…

More from my siteBlogging resumes Monday morning…Blogging resumes Monday morning…Blogging resumes Monday morningBlogging resumes Monday morning…

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Newfoundland photographer captures video of rare piebald moose

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Anonymous

piebald moose Newfoundland photography

“Looking for a white moose is like looking for an alien,” Gerard Gale remembers thinking to himself on the evening of May 22. The Newfoundland-based photographer had gone out for a drive with the intention of taking pictures of the sunset, but with the quiet hope of finding the elusive white moose that had been spotted in the area before.

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Matthew Continetti: Why are Americans gripped by nostalgia?

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle

Matthew Continetti writes: Chuck Klosterman asks, “What if the feeling we like to call ‘nostalgia’ is simply the byproduct of accidental repetition?” He has listened to Ozzy Osbourne’s Bark at the Moon “more than all the other Ozzy solo albums combined,” he says, for the sole reason that “I had only six cassettes” as a […]

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10 amazing world maps created by children

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Anonymous

Hands all meeting in centre from all around the world. Skin painted green and blue, pieces of earth.

The world seen through a child’s eyes can be beautiful and unexpected. So, it stands to reason that the maps they create would be just as fascinating.

The International Cartographic Association has been holding a bi-annual children’s map drawing contest for the past 24 years. The kids submit themed-maps which are then displayed and judged at the International Cartographic Association conference held that year.

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Mark Steyn talks to Raheel Raza (video)

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle
Mark Steyn talks to Raheel Raza (video)

More from my siteEzra Levant talks with Mark Steyn (video)Giuliani talks to Mark Steyn about 9/11 — and those who celebrated (VIDEO)Ezra Levant talks to Mark Steyn about the new edition of ‘Passing Parade’ and more (video)From Winston to Donald: Mark Steyn talks with Dr. Larry Arnn

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Parents, How Many Of These Scenes Resonate For You?

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  Yoni Freedhoff

As a father of three, today’s Funny Friday sure was familiar.

Have a great weekend!

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Quirks & Questions: Are humans the only mammals with different blood types?

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

The answer is no, dogs, cats, horses, cows and primates have different blood types as well.

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Out of Africa, or maybe Europe?

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

A fossilized tooth and jawbone point to Europe, not Africa, for the emergence of human ancestors.

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Do I look fat in this face?

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

An experiment shows that people systematically think their faces look fatter than they really are.

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What science says about the risks of energy drinks

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Energy drinks could result in giving you more than just wings

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When did whales get super-sized?

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Why some whales became monster-sized was a mystery. New research has solved it.

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The Sherpas’ super-power

Posted  May 26, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

Genetic changes have made it possible for Sherpas to excel at living and climbing in high altitudes.

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For the Record: On the Environment

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  Liberal Party of Canada

Fighting climate change, creating good middle class jobs, and leaving a healthier planet for our children and grandchildren is up to all of us.

We can’t risk returning to Harper era policies – show your support to continue real progress to protect our environment:

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Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson Stands Between Nevada and a Renewable Energy Future

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  guest
Sheldon Adelson

This is a guest post by David Pomerantz crossposted from Energy and Policy Institute

The Nevada Assembly passed a bill yesterday that would dramatically increase the growth of renewable energy in the state, but Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate and major donor to Donald Trump, is attempting to prevent the bill from becoming law.

The bill, AB 206, would ensure that Nevada gets 80 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040. AB 206 passed the Assembly with bipartisan support by a margin of 30 to 12, but it must now pass the Senate and be signed by Gov. Brian Sandoval.

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Stuff to Check Out: Pre-Vacation Edition

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  deansomerset

Next week I’ll be heading back to the old country of British Columbia to visit my parents, and as the wifi connection in the mountains is less than stellar, I’ll only have internet when I can wrestle the cable away from the bears. You might not believe it but black bears are all about them…… Read More

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Attempting Relevance, the Canadian Space Agency Announces Industry Focused & Small Business Funding

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  Chuck Black

          By Chuck BlackThe Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has issued another in a series of mostly expected announcements of opportunity (AO) for new programs funded under its longstanding Space Technology Development P…

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“Clint Eastwood’s Wrong–PC Already Ruled Hollywood By 1974’s DEATH WISH”

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle
“Clint Eastwood’s Wrong–PC Already Ruled Hollywood By 1974’s DEATH WISH”

It was already too late in 1974, when Death Wish producers were forced to change muggers who raped Bronson’s characters wife and daughter from black males to white, so as not to be called “racist” (…) Adding to the queasiness of the scene are the performances of the three scary-looking actors who played the attackers. […]

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Climate change might help Quebec vineyards, say researchers

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  Anonymous

If the climate continues to warm over the next two decades, southern Quebec wineries may be growing more of the European grapes – think pinot noir and chardonnay – than the province’s harsh winters typically allow. 

Grape vines in Quebec are limited by length of frost season, winter temperatures and annual growing days – as such, most of the grapes produced in Quebec are hybrids, which are hard to compare against non-hybrids on the international market.

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It’s time to up our game

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  Liberal Party of Canada

We’ve worked so hard together to support positive politics and a stronger middle class – and we can’t let up for a moment. There is much more we need to accomplish together. Let’s make sure we do.

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Mark Steyn, Tucker Carlson and Nigel Farage on Islamic terrorism in Manchester

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle
Mark Steyn, Tucker Carlson and Nigel Farage on Islamic terrorism in Manchester

More from my siteWatch Mark Steyn and Nigel Farage LIVE tonight at 7pm ETMark Steyn and Tucker Carlson: Need we say more?Mark Steyn quotes Laura Rosen Cohen on Tucker Carlson!Mark Steyn AND Tucker Carlson?!?

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Gavin McInnes on “the myth of white terrorism”

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  Kathy Shaidle
Gavin McInnes on “the myth of white terrorism”

Gavin McInnes writes: The white-supremacist deaths are around the “death from spider bites” level. There was Klansman Frazier Glenn Miller, who hated Jews so much he shot three men in an old-folks’ home he assumed were Jewish. There’s also that guy who came to NYC to kill blacks and got one. Finally, we have the […]

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7 Ways to String Lights in your Backyard!

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  Anonymous

Make your backyard a twinkly retreat with some quick and simple ideas using string lights! – – – – – – This post has been sponsored by Wayfair Canada!  But as always all thoughts, ideas, opinions and such are my own. One of the nicest things about summer nights, is being able to sit out on the deck under all of our twinkly lights.  There’s just something so pretty about the light they cast…it almost feels as if we’re sitting in our own little fairy garden. The best thing about using string lights for lighting is how easy they are to hang.  Pretty much anywhere you would like them, you can hang them.  My favourite though, is to drape them along sort of droopy looking, as opposed to a straight line. Last summer I put together the easiest patio light project and I still love it SO much.  Above is a picture of the lights strung around our deck space, hung from wooden poles on each of the corners.  I used to just go out and sit there under all the lights.  Pretty pretty pretty. This year I’ve added more string lights, but this time I have draped them all […]

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Why insects still aren't a food staple in Western diets

Posted  May 25, 2017  by  Anonymous

crickets, insects

What’s crunchy, full of protein and more sustainable to farm than chickens? Crickets, of course! Tucking into a big bowl of these chirping grasshopper-relatives might sound like an episode of Fear Factor, but researchers from the University of Copenhagen say that cricket farming could be a nutritious solution to lowering the environmental impacts of food production.

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