Ryerson in talks over Maple Leaf Gardens

September 17, 2009

Ryerson in talks over Maple Leaf Gardens. We totally need this place, and it should be used for hockey. Ryerson is taking over the downtown core… and making it come alive!

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Read Kafka, get smarter: UBC study

September 17, 2009

Read Kafka, get smarter: UBC study Reading books by Franz Kafka — or trying to make sense of bizarre, surrealist and surprising concepts — could make you smarter, according to a new study co-written by UBC researchers. What of us who live in a Kafkaesque world?

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Medical Journal blames disabled people “who want to live”

September 16, 2009

Medical Journal blames disabled people “who want to live” An editorial appearing in the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) has blamed disabled people “who want to live” for the difficulties surrounding the debate in the UK on assisted suicide. Tony Delamothe, deputy editor of the BMJ, bluntly admitted that he is in favour of assisted […]

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AMC Dundas Square – For Lease

September 13, 2009

AMC Dundas Square – Let him be Poster, originally uploaded by Christian Dion.

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Web-monitoring software gathers data on kid chats

September 8, 2009

Just what we all need. What happened to TALKING to your kids and SHARING online experiences? In June, EchoMetrix unveiled a separate data-mining service called Pulse that taps into the data gathered by Sentry software to give businesses a glimpse of youth chatter online. While other services read publicly available teen chatter, Pulse also can […]

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Rare yellow spider named after David Bowie

September 8, 2009
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Rare yellow spider named after David Bowie A newly-discovered spider has been named after rock star David Bowie, in an effort to raise awareness about the number of arachnid species threatened with extinction. Bowie was apparently selected for the honour because of his musical contribution to arachnid world – the 1972 concept album The Rise […]

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Japan Plans $21 Billion Solar Space Post to Power 294,000 Homes

September 2, 2009

Japan Plans $21 Billion Solar Space Post to Power 294,000 Homes The concept of space-based solar power was introduced way back in 1968, but it’s only recently that the world has latched on to the idea. Japan is definitely getting in on the action with its latest spacey plan – a $21 billion solar-powered generator […]

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Spanking Kids in School Still Common, Especially Among Disabled | The Autism News

September 1, 2009
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Spanking Kids in School Still Common, Especially Among Disabled | The Autism News a new study by the ACLU and Human Rights Watch, as reported here and here. More than 200,000 U.S. schoolchildren were subjected to corporal punishment during the 2006-2007 school year, the study shows. And the South has a big lead in whacking […]

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