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12 Movies That Are Unmissable For Philosophy Lovers

It isn’t easy to come up with a list of 12 great philosophical films. Such a list could be based on several criteria. Are these the 12 best films …

20 historical sites that could disappear in your lifetime

Cultural heritage sites around the world are at risk, threatened by war, economic uncertainty and political insecurity.<p>But these sites are steeped in …

Watch it, eh? Dems take turns cracking Canada jokes at Cruz' expense

Democrats have unveiled a new weapon against Ted Cruz: Canada jokes.<p>The Canadian-born American citizen, and Republican presidential candidate, was the butt of two north-of-the-border jabs this week.<p>Ahead of Tuesday's 2016 debate, the Democratic Party’s official Twitter account tweeted it was so …

Toronto Blue Jays

Canon PowerShot G5 X and G9 X: Premium Compacts with 1-Inch Sensors

In addition to the new M10 mirrorless camera, Canon today also announced two new cameras for its premium PowerShot line. The G5 X packs a high-res …

Gaffes: When candidates accidentally tell the truth

A gaffe, said Michael Kinsley, is what happens when a politician accidentally tells the truth – "or more precisely, when he or she accidentally reveals something truthful about what is going on in his or her head." A former editor of The New Republic, Mr. Kinsley thought gaffes were instructive. In …

Conspiracy theorists claim to have cracked Da Vinci Code and linked Mona Lisa to aliens

PARANORMALCRUCIBLE•YOUTUBEThe website says this image is an alien priest and was hidden in the Mona Lisa<p>A new video by the Paranormal Crucible web …

“Dear President Putin”: Open Letter Regarding Russia’s Launching of Air Strikes against the ISIS | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Dear President Putin,</i><p><i>As members of the global reality-based community, we’d like to extend our appreciation and support for the Russian Federation’s</i> …

Toronto fans start petition to have Canadian mounties investigate conspiracy against Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays got a much-needed win Sunday night, winning 5-1 at Texas.<p>Perhaps the threat of Canadian mounties getting involved made all the …

Toronto

Erik Rush: Mass Shootings are Government False Flag Operations

October 12, 2015 by Ed Brayton<p>Erik Rush, the world-class paranoiac who thinks America suffers from an excess of “negrophilia” and who has never met a …

End of An Era: Playboy Will No Longer Publish Nude Photos

"It's just passé at this juncture."<p>According to the New York <i>Times</i>, Playboy, one of the most iconic publications in American history, is making a huge change and doing away with the very thing that made them famous. Starting in March, the magazine will no longer publish photographic images of naked …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens won't be Disney-fied

He's still locking down the final cut of December's <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. Yet JJ Abrams has taken a little time out to take part in a …

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Infographic: 20 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Your Decisions

Do you really thing you are a rational person? Are you aware of the way these cognitive biases screw up your decisions?

Photographer of the week: Svetlana Melik-Nubarova

' .This week we will look deeper into Svetlana Melik-Nubarova's impressive and fascinating portraiture work. She is not only an accomplished artist …

Street Photography

Mark Zuckerberg explains why he thinks that critics of his plan to connect the world are wrong

Critics, particularly in India, have been calling Internet.org an affront to the principles of net neutrality.<p>Net neutrality is the idea that all internet traffic should be treated equally, no matter what service it comes from.<p>Internet.org's app, called Free Basics, allows users in developing …

According to Stephen Harper, there are two types of Canadians

<i>Geoff Plant was British Columbia's attorney-general from 2001 to 2005. He practises law with Gall Legge Grant & Munroe in Vancouver.</i><p>A friend of mine once suggested that a good way to end a particularly troublesome media scrum would be to say, "That question is un-Canadian." His point was that …

What 'ruin porn' tells us about ruins -- and porn - CNN Style

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We might be headed for a recession in 2016

Slowing global growth has been one of the predominant investing themes in 2015, causing enough turmoil to send both the S&P 500 and the MSCI World Index down about 4 percent.<p>The $73.5 trillion global economy is expected to grow 3.1 percent in 2015 and 3.6 percent in 2016, according to the latest …

Markets

Canada baseball comment ‘was a joke' says Fox commentator: 'I never ever want to offend'

Television broadcaster Harold Reynolds apologized on Monday and said that he didn't mean to upset Canadians with a comment he made during Game 3 of the American League Division Series.<p>After a foul ball by Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista in the fourth inning of Sunday's 5-1 win over the Texas …

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Australians' rights and freedom to speak out under threat, warns UN official

Important rights and freedoms are at risk of being “chipped away” in Australia, the United Nations special rapporteur for freedom of expression has warned.<p>In an interview with Guardian Australia, David Kaye said laws restricting reporting on asylum seeker policies were “a real threat” to sources …

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