Recent Stories »

Of all the questions I regularly get asked about working at the Straight, the second-most frequent has to be "How many people meet up through the I Saw Yous?" (Most frequent: "...
It's masochistic of me, but yet I'm still clicking on any link to a Shit People Say video that comes across my Twitter feed. (Yes, I'm sorry. You can blame me for the...
While Mitt "Mittens" Romney may have technically won the Iowa caucus by eight votes, nerdy statisticians (are there any other kind?) can't help but pointing out that,...
Newest entry in the Shit People Say video parodies? Shit White Girls Say...to Black Girls. While the meme is getting increasingly tired (and I didn't find the original funny in...
Do you need another reason to feel less than successful in your day to day employment? A report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows the highest paid Canadian...
Have you been living under a rock for the past 12 months? The kids at TalkingPointsMemo.com have put together a video of some of the most newsworthy moments of the year. And no...
The big hullabaloo this morning is about the declassification of papers from Margaret Thatcher's 1981 government. Among the revelations: Thatcher was a spendthrift who questioned...
Yesterday, amid the post-holiday consumer orgy that is Boxing Day, a young kid got stabbed to death outside a Foot Locker in London, England. The deceased was identified as 18-...
This was the year that the curtain started coming down on denial. This applied not only to the most serious issues facing humanity, but also to some of the more mundane. In...
So, IBM's come out with five predictions on where technology will be in five years from now. Apparently we can look forward to harnessing kinetic energy to run machines, the...

Pages