East West Market in Vancouver, B.C. had a terrific idea to get people to start bringing their own reusable shopping bags: design plastic bags with messages too embarrassing to carry. Unfortunately, while hilarious, it's backfiring. They made them too good and now everyone wants a set of them! Collect all three: the Colon Care Co-op, Into The Weird Adult Video Emporium, and Dr. Toews' Wart Ointment Wholesale.
Members of Parliament in Canada are to be given panic buttons "amid growing harassment, intimidation and threats of violence," reports the BBC. The buttons, which summon police, were announced by Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino. MPs are also being offered cameras, alarms and other security measures to be installed in their homes, and training on… READ THE REST
A recent proposed update to the Canada's Criminal Code will extend the Mounties' jurisdiction to the moon. As CBC reports: In the Budget Implementation Act, under the subhead Lunar Gateway — Canadian crew members, the amendment reads: "A Canadian crew member who, during a space flight, commits an act or omission outside Canada that if committed in… READ THE REST
Embedded above for your NSFW listening pleasure is Ram Ranch, the song of the hour for those disrupting anti-vaccine protestors in Canada. Comms channels used by protestors were repeatedly infiltrated by counter-protestors, who spammed them with Grant McDonald's gay cowboy anthem. On Twitter, Paul McLeod reports from the front lines of Zello, the protestors' live… READ THE REST
Maybe you're stuck on what to buy the kid who has everything, or you'd like to get somebody an incredibly unique gift. Don't bother buying yet another Lego set, doll, or video game for them. Instead, you can get them a toy that allows them to, well, just keep creating more toys! Of course, we're talking… READ THE REST
From your daughter's first trip to Disneyland to that epic fried chicken dish your favorite restaurant served you last weekend, you like to capture every precious moment of your life on your phone. And when you combine all those photos with the many different files you've saved on your devices, you've got a pretty hefty amount of data on… READ THE REST
For years coffee experts have recommended pourover as the best way to make coffee at home. But now, thanks to an ingenious design that was recently perfected, the traditional pourover has some serious competition. If you're the kind of person who thinks life is too short for bad coffee, say hello to the all-new VacOne… READ THE REST