Category Archives: Science & Technology

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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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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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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Being likeable is nasty business

This just in: Canadians are disgusted with political parties. We think politicians don’t care what voters think.
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Time to nuke energy debate

When I hear the constant fracas over energy policy in Canada, from pipelines to rising hydro bills to fracking to windmills, I want to nuke the whole discussion. No really. I want to settle it with nuclear power, the energy … Continue reading

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