Archive | July 2013

Faster, Higher, Stronger, Straighter?

Russia's new punitive anti-gay laws provoke calls for an Olympic Boycott over fears that gay tourists and athletes could be fined or jailed

Russia’s new punitive anti-gay laws provoke calls for an Olympic Boycott over fears that gay tourists and athletes could be fined or jailed

Requiem for the Glaciers

"I know its a Requiem, but I didn't hear any shots." Orchestra and Chorus perform Paul Walde's Requiem at Farnham Glacier in the Kootenays to draw attention to the world's disappearing Glaciers

“I know its a Requiem, but I didn’t hear any shots.”
Orchestra and Chorus perform Paul Walde’s Requiem at Farnham Glacier in the Kootenays to draw attention to the world’s disappearing Glaciers

Re-emergence of the Pink Panther?

"Calling Inspector Clusaud!"  Notorious "Pink Panther" gang strikes again stealing $53 million in jewels from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, France.

“Calling Inspector Clouseau!”   Notorious “Pink Panther” gang strikes again stealing $53 million in jewels from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, France.

Key of X-Flat

 Wolverine: "I can't seem to play anything except triads"

Wolverine: “I can’t seem to play anything except triads”

Robot Home-Invasion

Scientists predict that home robots will become common within 10 years

Scientists predict that home robots will become common within 10 years

Celine Dion, Order of Canada

Celine Dion is elevated to the Order of Canada; at the same time she is criticized for not making free tickets to her Quebec concert available to the survivors of the Lac-Megantic survivors, as Paul McCartney did last week.

Celine Dion is elevated to Companion to the Order of Canada; at the same time she is criticized for not donating free tickets for her Quebec concert to the survivors of the Lac-Megantic disaster, as Paul McCartney did last week.

Weiner Roast

Former congressman, Anthony Weiner, who resigned after sexting lewd photos of his groin, is facing demands that he withdraw from civic elections after it was revealed he was up to his old tricks, "sexting" under a pseudonym.

Former congressman, Anthony Weiner, who resigned after sexting lewd photos of his groin, is facing demands that he withdraw from New York civic elections after it was revealed he was up to his old tricks, “sexting” under a pseudonym.