Archive | May 2014

“Otter” Rubinstein?

A video shows otters in the Smithsonian National Zoo playing an electric  keyboard with "wild" enthusiasm. The instrument was provided  as part of the zoo's "animal enrichment program".

A video shows otters in the Smithsonian National Zoo playing an electric keyboard with “wild” enthusiasm. The instrument was provided as part of the zoo’s “animal enrichment program”.

“Cad”bury

Muslims have declared jihad on the British Chocolate company after Pork was found in "Dairy Milk" chocolate bars.

Muslims have declared jihad on the British Chocolate company after traces of Pork were found in “Dairy Milk” chocolate bars.

Bike to Work Week

Vancouver's bike culture

Celebrating Vancouver’s bike “culture”; this week is HUB’s 8th annual “Bike to Work Week”

Big Sissi!

Egyptian former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. who ousted Egypts first freely elected president, is hoping for a landslide victory in Monday's election.

Egyptian former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, ¬†who ousted Egypt’s first freely elected president last year, is hoping for a landslide victory in Monday’s election.

“Fast” Sloths

Vets at the London Zoo were astonished to discover that their 2-toed sloth, "Marilyn" had become pregnant a mere 6 months after being introduced to a male.  Sloths can take up to 10 years to bond and breed

Speed-dating? Vets at the London Zoo were astonished to discover that their Two-Toed Sloth, “Marilyn”, had become pregnant a mere 6 months after being introduced to a male. Sloths can take up to 10 years to bond and breed

Hell’s Kitchen?

Giving a new meaning to "Slow food": fried noodle -wrapped whole prawns, whole crab, crickets and fried Tarantulas are now all on the menu for adventurous foodies!

Giving a new meaning to “Slow food”: fried noodle -wrapped whole prawns, whole crab, strir-fried crickets and fried Tarantulas are now all on the menu for adventurous foodies!

“It’s that Iker-Gang again!”

The bc teachers' dispute is escalating after Education Minister Fassbender sent a letter to BCTF President Jim Iker threatening to cut teacher's wages by 10% if they stet job-action.

The B.C. teachers’ dispute is escalating after Education Minister Peter Fassbender sent a letter to BCTF President Jim Iker threatening to cut teacher’s wages by 10% if they start job-action.