Category: WTF

  • Life causes cancer, booze edition.


    So today I learned a few things, mostly work related. But over the weekend I learned a little bit more of my life is a lot less cancer free than I thought it was. It’s not a secret, but it may as well be. Few Canadians know the truth, and … Read the rest

  • Norton Crypto? How about Norton No-No?


    Everyone knows who/what Norton antivirus is, or should by now. that’s the program you end up uninstalling within 20 minutes from setting up your computer, only to call me a month later because you’ve been infected with all the things. and I mean I get it. Norton sucks, so I’ll … Read the rest

  • Toronto schools figure out kids can get hurt, move to ban it.


    Ah, Toronto. That lovely little nowhere place where bad ideas go to get themselves one last kick at the can. That place that brought us joys like, you know, rob ford, and the idea of separating the city from the rest of Ontario–it never was actually explained, by the … Read the rest

  • Marriage: Not just for people in love anymore.

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    Depending on who you ask, marriage hasn’t meant what it used to for years already. In Austrailia, if you’re one couple in particular, it means even less now. You may or may not be aware that same-sex marriage is a thing. In Austrailia they’re becoming aware of that. And as … Read the rest

  • Attention all disabled people. You officially oppose net neutrality. Thank you, Verizon.

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    So stop me if you’ve heard this one before. You walk into a place, $guy you don’t really know proceeds to play twenty questions with you. Then, when it comes time for you to get yourself some service, $guy figures it’s his turn to speak up on your behalf. Now, … Read the rest

  • And sometimes, law enforcement is an ass.

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    It’s been a while since I’ve done a one of these. So clearly, somebody somewhere’s due, right? Right. IT’s time to pick on a combination of the US education system and US law enforcement again. Pennsylvania’s probably an awesome place to visit. Hell, it might even be a moderately decent … Read the rest

  • It’s official. Charity is insanity.


    If you were to suddenly come into a bit of extra money, odds are pretty good you’d consider–at least for 5 seconds–giving some of it to the homeless, or some officially recognised charity of some sort. That is, provided it didn’t all go towards paying off this or that bill … Read the rest

  • The day kindness stopped being politically correct. Or: What are you smoking, Calgary?

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    We’re heading for another winter that’s supposed to suck, according to folks, in a few ways. So it seems vaguely appropriate that this happened at the end of last winter, which also ended up sucking in a few ways. A Calgary school bus driver ended up running into a problem … Read the rest

  • I’m… too ‘Sexy’ for my name.


    People who decide they absolutely despise their given ame aren’t exactly uncommon. Hell, people who decide to do something about it are equally not entirely all that uncommon. But some of the choices folks will come up with kind of makes you wish it were. Take Sheila, for instance. She … Read the rest

  • Precrime preorder.

    Most folks figure, you know, they’ll wander into a video game store, grab a bunch of whatever’s handy, make a break for it. Maybe they’ll get lucky and the junk they grab will mostly be stuff they won’t want to toss on the side of the road just to decrease … Read the rest

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