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A letter to Canadians from the Honourable Jack Layton

And finally, to all Canadians: Canada is a great country, one of the hopes of the world. We can be a better one – a country of greater equality, justice, and opportunity. We can build a prosperous economy and a … Continue reading

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The Case of The Traveling Text Message — Michele Tepper walks through one of the most powerful features of BBC’s Sherlock, which is just one of the many reasons why I love the series. I can’t wait for new episodes this … Continue reading

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A final word and a thank-you | Slave Lake Book Auction

Well folks, that’s a wrap for the Slave Lake book auction. [...] While the auction was an unbelievable amount of hard work, it was also a lot of fun. I LOVED watching the bidding wars going on and all the … Continue reading

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Swoop the Owl – Mobile Plush (on Kickstarter)

I pledged. Because I’m not afraid to admit that I sleep with my phone beside me. Maybe you should too?

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On the failures of Online Banking

It seems to me that with every upgrade or enhancement, online banking (in Canada) get less useful and far more difficult to use. Having had a 4-month co-op stint at a bank (doing QA for the Online Banking team), I … Continue reading

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Photo: The Large Bucket

Two large buckets. Inexperienced golfers. Flying clubs. Good times.Posted from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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Terry Moore: How to tie your shoes

I’ve officially switched all of my shoelace-tying to this technique. It’s awesome. (via TED Blog)

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Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Cookie Monster: Whoever invented Cookie Dough ice cream is genius! Me think dey deserve their own national holiday. Who agree? May 17, 2011 2:55 pm via webReplyRetweetFavorite @sesamestreet Sesame Street I agree, Cookie Monster. I agree.

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The Survey For People Who Make Websites, 2010

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Twitter Tip: Email Notifications for @replies

Ever get one of those out-of-the-blue @replies? Someone off-handedly mentions you in a Tweet, but because you’re out-and-about, you don’t actually see it until you got back to your computer and fire up your favourite Twitter client. Wish you could … Continue reading

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