Monthly Archives:: May 2007

Google Images: New Face Filter

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Google added an exciting new feature to Google Images: a face filter to search for faces! If you go to Google Images and type in the word you’re looking for and then append &imgtype=face  to the end of the search results url, Google will return images with faces only. Here’s an example: Searching for “Canada”… Read more »

Warehouse Sales Canada: In Accessories

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Got info about this warehouse sale in my email: In Accessories is having their famous semi-annual blowout sale.With extended hours, the designer jewelry wholesaler will be clearing out samples, one-of-a-kinds, and overruns at up to 90% below wholesale cost. Come find over 2000 brand-name designs in sterling silver, Swarovski crystals, and semi-precious stone items starting… Read more »

Sam the Record Man closing it’s doors

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Just got word from the fine folks over at fjetsam (ok, that’s me) that the flagship Sam the Record Man store on Yonge St. will be closing its doors for good on June 30th. It’s a Canadian landmark, and an absolute shame to see it go. More details and editorial over at fjetsam.

Future Shop: HD-DVD Player Bundle

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It’s not a huge sale, but if you happen to own an HDTV and an Xbox 360 and haven’t picked up the HD-DVD Player to go along with it, nows your chance. Future Shop is bundling the XBox 360 HD-DVD Player with the newly released HD-DVD release of The Matrix Trilogy for only $249.99. That’s… Read more »

McDonald’s Mondays: Rappin’ Big Macs

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[youtube]5sw2OvIgoO8[/youtube] This one goes out to all my homies. Word to your mothers and so on. It’s hard to not be amused by a man teasing the drive-thru box — but rapping his order at it? That’s priceless. Interesting fact. I can go to any McDonald’s drive thru in North America, say “It’s Jim,” and… Read more »

Facebook

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I’ve been very busy lately and hadn’t checked my smartcanucks email for a while… today I went through my unread emails and guess what I found… not deals, not freebies… but facebook invitations! from people I’ve never met: and note that this is not my personal email! Facebook is the 19th most visited website in… Read more »