August 2008

Canada seeks industry, not consumer input on secret treaty

The controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement has been shrouded in more secrecy than seems healthy. As a major negotiating meeting wraps up today in Washington, news also emerged that Canada planned to give industry groups exclusive access to the text of the agreement and the negotiators, but it didn't bother to ask civil liberties groups.

6 Terrifying Things They Don't Tell You About Childbirth

You know what's scarier than death? Birth. For those of you about to have your first child, or who are considering it, you should know that there are some things about childbirth they don't include in the movies. Disgusting, horrifying things.

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Yes, McCain wants to overturn Roe v. Wade

McCain wants to overturn Roe v. Wade

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Hilarious new viral video on McCain, absolutely brilliant

"The Commander in Chief Test," from Humanitainment, the folks who brought you "The Empire Strikes Barack." It's the funniest McCain video I've seen. (Resubmitted because the McCain bury brigade sunk first submission despite 180 diggs in the first 2 hours.)

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Beijing Olympics, One World, One Dream... This Is Sad [PIC]

Disturbing pic from Beijing, China. I'm sure this has occurred at other Olympics, maybe just not as dramatic.

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Media coverage of the Propane Depot Explosion

Bill Dunphy covers the coverage of a propane depot explosion in Toronto and finds old school media comes up short. WebU: Propane depot explosions expose shortcomings in breaking news coverage by newspapers living in a Web 2.0 world

Madonna's Set List for Sticky & Sweet

Candy Shop
Beat Goes On
Human Nature
Vogue
Into The Groove
Heartbeat
Borderline
She's Not Me
Music
Devil Wouldn't Recognize You
Spanish Lesson
Miles Away
La Isla Bonita
You Must Love Me
4 Minutes
Like A Prayer
Ray Of Light
Hung Up
Give It 2 Me

Kevin Smith (Sort of) Reviews The New Star Trek Movie

TrekMovie previously reported that JJ Abrams has completed a first rough cut of his Star Trek movie and now it appears that he is showing it off. Director Kevin Smith was a guest on KROQ’s Kevin and Bean show this morning and the subject of the new Star Trek movie came up with Smith giving a review of the movie in a roundabout way.

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Madonna is still awesome

Madonna kicks off 'Sticky and Sweet' tour in UK

Amid a four-act show at Cardiff's packed Millennium Stadium, a video interlude carried images of destruction, global warming, Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, Zimbabwe's authoritarian President Robert Mugabe - and U.S. Senator John McCain. Another sequence, shown later, pictured slain Beatle John Lennon, followed by climate activist Al Gore, Mahatma Gandhi and finally McCain's Democratic rival Barack Obama.

Poison Ivy

A few weeks ago I was in Niagara Falls, NY. We went to an abandon factory and to get into it we had to go through some tall grass. My first thought was "I better avoid the poison ivy". I was wearing shorts so I figured this could be a problem. Well after a few days I thought I was lucky and that I had avoided it. A week after I had been there I had two scratches on my legs and I started to itch my legs... a lot. Went to Vegas and it got worse (hot weather don'tcha know).

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