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Canadian Slang, eh?


I came across a Wikipedia article on Canadian English Words with an interesting list of Canadian Slang words! It’s a very fun read. But wait… think you’re a Canadian Slang whiz? Take the Canadian Slang Proficiency Test before reading the Wikipedia article and see how well you do.


Video.ca: A New Canadian Video Sharing Site


David Peralty just emailed me this awesome news: There is a Canadian Video Sharing site going up, and it’s still in “closed beta” but if you go to www.video.ca/test.php you can register and access the site. You and your readers might be interested in that. Its not ready for a full launch, but if they …Read More


Kids, Write to Santa… or even email him!


Looks like Santa learned how to use the Internet at last ;-). This year you could email Santa instead of mailing him a letter. I still like the good old snail mail more, especially when you don’t have to buy stamps.. yes letters to the North Pole are free :-). Whether you send your letter …Read More


Remember, remember the fifth of November


Remember, remember the fifth of November, Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I see no reason why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes,’twas his intent to blow up the King and the Parliament. Three score barrels of powder below, Poor old England to overthrow: By God’s providence he was catch’d With a dark …Read More


Deal or No Deal Coming to Canada – Want to be a Contestant?


Yes! Deal or No Deal is coming to Canada! The application form and details are online here. It’s a very long form with 39 questions! If you’re going to fill it in, make sure you’re relax and patient… the better you fill in the form the better your chances of getting accepted I guess. Hosted …Read More


Dell Canada Offers Free Windows Vista Upgrades


If you purchased a Vista Capable Dell system on or after October 26, 2006 you’ll be eligible to a free Microsoft Windows Vista upgrade when it comes out 🙂 You can visit http://www.dellvistaupgrade.com beginning on November 13, 2006 to get your free Windows Vista upgrade. If you have no idea what Windows Vista is checkout …Read More


Free Hugs


Posted on the forum by julieonmymind. Inspiring story… Sometimes, a hug is all what we need. Free hugs is a real life controversial story of Juan Mann, A man whos sole mission was to reach out and hug a stranger to brighten up their lives. In this age of social disconnectivity and lack of human …Read More


Halloween Safety


Came across this very useful “Halloween Safety” article at Safe Kids Canada: Did You Know? Halloween is a great time for children. However, all the excitement can cause them to forget safety rules, particularly when trick or treating. The tips below will help you to keep your kids safe during this fun time. All about …Read More


No Wonder our Perception of Beauty is Distorted – cont.


mrG has a very interesting point of view on face photoshoping. Here is the comment he posted on my No Wonder our Perception of Beauty is Distorted post: I think we maybe miss the point with these excerises. It’s like what Carl Jung said about UFO’s and how it is not nearly so interesting whether …Read More


No Wonder our Perception of Beauty is Distorted


This is a video from dove’s campaign for real beauty where you see a girl get a heavy makeup and then get “fixed” in Photoshop before she’s beautiful enough for an ad. Watch Dove’s video here


Super Mario 1988 – dedicated to jimmycanuck


jimmycanuck is a Super Mario fan so I thought I’d share this Nintendo 1988 Inside Edition TV news report about Super Mario 🙂 [youtube]yGFRi_ueq-M[/youtube] jimmycanuck has a very enjoyable blog. Check it out here


How to Hack a Coke Machine… in Canada?


I don’t remember coming across this type of Coke machines in Canada. Has anyone seen these Coke machines here? [youtube]BIUSonlasl8[/youtube] Even if there is such a machine, this is totally not cool and it’s unethical. I’m only posting it for fun 🙂 [via gizmodo]


How JimmyCanuck traded 15 minutes of his life for $342


I came across this interesting post on JimmyCanuck’s blog. It shows how you can save loads of money at stores like Future Shop just by trying. … That being said, the sale was for 12% off the regular price of $2599, rather than the $2499 I paid. I worked out the difference between the two …Read More


Weird Al Yankovic – Canadian Idiot


I was reading Brem’s blog when I came across his post about Weird Al Yankovic’s new album. The new album Straight Outta Lynwood is coming out on September 26. Weird Al Yankovic made a parody of American Idiot by Green Day. It’s called Canadian Idiot. The lyrics are hilarious. Watch song and read lyrics below. …Read More


CTV Accidentally Aired the Wrong Episode of Grey’s Anatomy!


This is probably old news by now but I just came across the second episode on youTube so I thought I’d mention it here. Last Thursday CTV accidentally aired the wrong episode of Grey’s Anatomy! They aired the second episode of Season 3 instead of the season premier! I’m sure many Canadian fans are frustrated …Read More


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