Articles Index

The Last Thing I Will Think About Moments Before I Die

#Death
Mon, June 30th, 2014 10:00 by Lord Lansdowne

Death is an interesting if often under-discussed topic. Unfortunately, people fear that just talking death could mean their own. It's a stupid juxtaposition considering that,…

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Yo Gabba Gabba: DJ Lance Rock as God

There's a party in my scriptures

#Television
Sat, June 21st, 2014 11:00 by Lord Lansdowne

With his 21st century commandments, DJ Lance Rock is the modern representation of God, leaving the image of the bearded old geezer in a toga…

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May Europans Not Be That Smart

and by 'Europans' I mean the people living on Europa the moon, not Belgium

#Opinion
Sun, May 11th, 2014 12:00 by Lord Lansdowne

If there really are life forms on Europa, I hope that they are no more advanced than single-celled creatures. They'll be just as fun to…

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Bouncing

#Workplace
Tue, May 6th, 2014 12:00 by Lord Lansdowne

I'm boring.But I like boring. I like it a lot, actually. I prefer the solitude of my thoughts to the company of others. My job…

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Remember the Internet?

#Internet
Mon, April 28th, 2014 00:58 by Lord Lansdowne

You know what's funny? In 1989, while connected via 2400 baud to The Flat Earth BBS, I first learnt about the existence of the Internet.Let's…

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High School Sucks

Then It Doesn't Matter

#Childhood
Fri, April 4th, 2014 22:31 by Lord Lansdowne

Recently, one of my Facebook "friends" added me to a secret group for our high school. The group was meant to reconnect alumni that hadn't…

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Everything I Need to Know About Morality I Learned From Star Trek

#Culture
Sun, March 30th, 2014 10:00 by Drew Costen

I’m going to let you in on a secret.The best source of morality generally can’t be found in a church. Likewise, you won’t learn how…

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The Old Lady at the Grocery Store

#Life
Sat, March 29th, 2014 00:58 by Leo N.

The grocery store near my house is 24-hours. I often go there late at night to grab last minute supplies. There’s always a homeless old…

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Your University Sucks

#Bitterness
Fri, March 28th, 2014 00:08 by Lord Lansdowne

I recently got a call from my old university asking not only if I’d provide them with my updated information but to also consider donating…

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Lessons Learnt from Running Google AdSense

Basically, nobody cares.

#Advertising
Mon, February 10th, 2014 10:00 by Leo N.

I'm often told that I should run advertising on this site, monetising on the number of people that visit. While I appreciate the enthusiasm, I…

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Das Berliner Buchstabenmuseum

The Berlin Museum of Letters realizes a typographic vision from A to Z

#Art
Mon, January 20th, 2014 10:00 by Jakob Straub

The Berlin Museum of Letters is a non-profit organization devoted to documenting and preserving letterforms. Founded in 2005 and first opened to the public in…

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Syria: #WTF?

It's Kinda Like Iraq: Still About Oil, Flaky Evidence and WMDs Being Replaced by Chemical Weapons

#Opinion
Fri, September 6th, 2013 20:00 by Lord Lansdowne

I never thought I'd find myself agreeing with anything coming from the Prime Minister's Office, but reportedly while "Canada is preparing to increase humanitarian aid…

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If #Snowden is Lying, Why Does the US Want to Charge Him With Spying?

#Internet
Fri, August 2nd, 2013 20:00 by Lord Lansdowne

You've probably heard by now of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency (NSA) analyst turned whisteblower who revealed the extent of spying on internet…

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All the Cops Involved in the Streetcar Killing Should Be Taken Off the Force #SammyYatim

Toronto now sporting Los-Angeles-like policing

#Culture
Mon, July 29th, 2013 14:51 by Lord Lansdowne

I'm both shocked and angry: the video you see above shows Toronto Police killing a scrawny 18-year-old boy armed with a 3-inch knife during a…

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Does Anyone Actually Read ‘The Economist’?

Seriously

#Newspaper
Tue, June 25th, 2013 22:00 by Lord Lansdowne

As I find myself still reading the first issue of The Economist I received in June, two more issues have already appeared in my mailbox.…

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Facebook Killed the Instagram Star

WTF, Instagram?

#Bitterness
Sun, June 23rd, 2013 02:46 by Lord Lansdowne

When Facebook bought Instagram, the first thing they said was that they were not going to change it one bit. Well, they lied.Although you had…

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Ten Bands You Shouldn't Be Listening To

And ten you should, instead

#Art
Sun, April 21st, 2013 19:07 by David Dylan

Damnit, I may be building a reputation for the grumpy ex-punk here who thinks the kids of today just don't get it... But I learned…

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Ten Things You Should Be Told

By anyone who likes you enough to care

#Bitterness
Fri, March 1st, 2013 12:00 by David Dylan

I remember vividly how, one day, I wasriding the escalators up to a subway station in Amsterdam South-East,a part of the city that gives depressing…

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Ten Things You Are Not Entitled To

(And your parents should have told you about)

#Culture
Sun, February 3rd, 2013 01:00 by David Dylan

When I wrote Things My Father ShouldHave Told Me As A Child and Things Your Mother Should HaveTold You As A Child the fit did,…

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Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal “What the Fuck” Quetzal

#Computers
Fri, November 2nd, 2012 10:00 by capnasty

When I complain about Windows or OSX, I feel somewhat justified: I opened up my wallet and paid some pretty hefty cash for an operating…

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