An interesting new “PSA” making its way around the internet touts the importance of staying in school and uses some fucked-up images to make its point.
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A Guelph, Ont. father has decided he, his girlfriend and two kids are going to live life like it’s 1986. In response to their children’s inability to look up from their iPads, Blair McMillan and his girlfriend Morgan decided to ban from their home all technology created after 1986 — the year he and Morgan were born.
Facebook is facing public scrutiny from a coalition of over 50 women’s groups, media organizations and individuals working in prevention of gender-based violence.
Congratulations, gay men of Canada! Come summer, Canadian Blood Services and Héma-Québec can accept your blood donations for the first time since 1983. That is, if you haven’t had any sex with a man for the past five years.
Remember when you were younger and life was good? That is, except for all the hardships that kids have to go through like ghosts under your bed, girls having cooties and of course floors that are entirely made of lava.
Wow! Look how far we’ve come as a country. Almost half our leaders are ladies! Cue the marching band and drop that “MISSION ACCOMPLISHED” banner. We’ve done it! Congrats women’s rights activists, the fight is over! What could be more indicative of a win for the movement than having almost half the country’s provincial leaders come from your team?
Compared to a group of Paraguayan youth who turned the landfill that happened to be their neighbourhood into an orchestra, we are pretty much just shitty, shitty people.
Melbourne, Australia’s metropolitan rail service doesn’t want you to die. At least they don’t want you to die of stupid. In a departure from the usual “don’t be an idiot around subway trains” safety messages, Metro has created a catchy tune and cute web video demonstrating all the dumbest ways you could off yourself. Watch at your own risk; this tune will most definitely get stuck in your head.
In light of all the scandals brewing across the country right now, the Albatross has graciously combed through the shit piles to give you a briefing on some of the best scandals and allegations plaguing Canada’s mayors.
American downhill skier Lindsey Vonn will not be permitted to compete in the men’s competition on November 24 in Lake Louise, Alberta. Vonn, one of the world’s most decorated alpine skiers, evidently does not have what it takes to compete against men — a penis.
The British Columbia government is being criticised for its latest efforts to encourage youths to get off the couch and get a job. A new ad series put out by the B.C. Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training features catchy zingers such as “Hipster is not a full time job.”
A new poll finds that some people like to have sex on vacation, but they fantasize about doing it outside their hotel rooms. Because why go to the Bahamas if not to bang on the beach?
If you like pizza parties, prison may just be the place for you. That is until party-pooping Vic Toews gets his way. Turns out that prison is very similar to grade in the ’90s when Pizza Hut would throw your class a party for reading books. Except in prison it’s more like they just spend their own money and buy pizza.
Its been a great few weeks for news — that is if you completely hate the idea of people covering interesting events and helping you understand what is going on in the world.
For many of us a good dose of this youthful insight came from the regular sunday morning comics of Calvin and Hobbes. The strip ran from 1985 until 1995 and featured Calvin, a philosophical, trouble-making six-year-old, and his his imaginary friend, a stuffed tiger named Hobbes.