- Friday May 24 2013 : Closing military ceremony for Aboriginal Awareness Week 2013 (No Comments)
Today, the Canadian Armed Forces hosted the closing ceremony for Aboriginal Awareness Week at the Cartier Square Drill Hall in Canada’s capital
- Friday May 24 2013 : HMCS Iroquois to participate in United Kingdom’s Battle of the Atlantic commemoration ceremonies (No Comments)
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Iroquois and her embarked helicopter air detachment will participate in the United Kingdom’s Battle of the Atlantic commemoration ceremonies in Liverpool, United Kingdom on Sunday, May 26
- Friday May 24 2013 : 100 NYC restaurants commit to less food waste (No Comments)
With more composting and recycling, the city’s eateries aim to send less to the landfill.
- Friday May 24 2013 : The Week in Design: I <3 New York, but readers love those tiny homes (No Comments)
Much of the design coverage this week came from New York Design Week, although the two top stories are about tiny houses.
- Friday May 24 2013 : AP Source: Jets RB Goodson to practice Tuesday (Yahoo! Sports) (No Comments)
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press that Jets running back Mike Goodson is expected to return to practice Tuesday despite his legal troubles.
- Friday May 24 2013 : Freelance Filmmaker Christoper Di Armani Wins The Internet (No Comments)
You can no more outlaw “hate” than you can outlaw murder, rape, theft or lying politicians.Pride of the speechys, this guy.
- Friday May 24 2013 : Heat, Pacers say Game 2 should be even better (Yahoo! Sports) (No Comments)
MIAMI (AP) — Losing a game at the final buzzer, no less than a playoff game on the road against the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat, would seem to have potential to demoralize the Indiana Pacers.
- Friday May 24 2013 : Bears to retire Ditka’s No. 89 (Yahoo! Sports) (No Comments)
CHICAGO (AP) — Hall of Famer Mike Ditka will have his No. 89 retired by the Chicago Bears next season.
- Friday May 24 2013 : Report: Raptors going after Ujiri (Yahoo! Sports) (No Comments)
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets are letting general manager Masai Ujiri, the NBA’s Executive of the Year, meet with the Toronto Raptors about their GM vacancy, Yahoo Sports is reporting.
- Friday May 24 2013 : Hockey Canada parts ways with Prendergast and Tugnutt (No Comments)
Go to TSN.ca for details. #TSN
- Friday May 24 2013 : Watch an old video of Kanye West freestyling in 2005 (No Comments)
Kanye West is a prolific guy, yes. Even back in his early days – okay 2005 isn’t that early, but still – he was proving his chops to everyone.
In the clip below, we see West on a UK radio show freestying for 12 minutes pretty much consecutively. At one point, he even starts a freestyle with a message from a fan sent into the show for her boyfriend.
Seriously, this is some impressive stuff. Check it out!
- Friday May 24 2013 : Facial-recognition technology proves its mettle (No Comments)
In a study that evaluated some of the latest in automatic facial recognition technology, researchers at Michigan State University were able to quickly identify one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects from law enforcement video, an experiment that demonstrated the value of such technology.
- Friday May 24 2013 : Study ranks Canada third-worst among affluent nations for paid vacation (No Comments)
With peak vacation season set to kick off, a U.S.-based economic policy think tank has sobering news for Canadians.Among the 21 affluent nations studied by the Center for Economic Policy and Research, Canada ranked third-worst in terms of legally mandated time off from work, with vacation and statutory holidays combining to give Canadian workers a minimum of 19 paid days off each year.Austria and Portugal both require employers to grant 35 paid days off — 22 in vacation and 13 in holidays — while workers in Germany and Spain are entitled to a minimum of 34 days.The study, titled “No Vacation Nation,” is the sequel to a similar survey conducted six years ago, and lead author John Schmitt says the results haven’t changed much.He points out that the Eurozone economic crisis hasn’t prompted cutbacks on paid vacation time in places such as Spain (34 days) and Greece (26), where hobbled [More...]