Category Archives: Arts & culture

In technology we trust — too much

Heartbleed scares me. Internet weaknesses really are big news, unlike a lot of things that get headlines. So our reaction scares me even more.
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Can they build it? No they can’t!

Here’s a surprise. Ontario’s all-day kindergarten program to produce the creative, secure, early developing multicultural Wunderkinds of the future is in trouble. Cost overruns? Pedagogic issues? Um no. Seems they haven’t managed to build the classroom space on time.
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How ’bout some spring with our spring?

Dear Easter Bunny,
How’s it going? All ready for that egg thing? Us too.
Thing is, though, it’s kind of cold here. Spring officially started Thursday but apparently it didn’t “take.” And while I realize you already have lots on your harebrain … Continue reading

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Holy Crimea Batman! Who will help?

You know what I think we need in Crimea? Batman, that’s what. Dana nana nana nana… No, wait. It might be too much for him. We should get the whole Justice League or whatever that one is that had the … Continue reading

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Kids need hugs, not drugs

Remember when “kids on drugs” meant them smoking joints after school?
Now it’s taking antidepressants during it. What have we done?
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