Jason Cohen

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NHL, NHLPA clarify anthem conundrum, won’t play music before Team Europe’s World Cup games

Two anthems are better than one. Or, in the case of Team Europe, nothing is better than a song that has no meaning.With the World Cup of Hockey …

Why it matters that Nintendo put Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto on Apple’s stage

One of the most accomplished and well-regarded game designers in the history of the world just made a pitch for his new app today during Apple’s annual iPhone conference. Here’s why that matters more than an update to the Apple Watch or even an iPhone 7.<p>Shigeru Miyamoto announced that Super Mario …

Is America's Thirst for Oil Just an Illusion?

Could it be that the U.S. demand that's helped drive a near doubling of oil prices since mid-February was illusory? That may be a reasonable …

The 2016 Collection Of Terrible Video Game Shirts

Having already assembled a list of over 50 shirts gamers should never wear, I've returned to the cesspit of the internet to track down the worst …

Crunchtime for Global Tax-Avoidance Push

Efforts to amend details of new rules on corporate profits raise questions<p>Nearly 50 governments are set to agree this fall to a new set of rules to clamp down on tax avoidance among multinational corporations. Their chance of success, however, is unclear.<p>If the rules work as planned, they will help …

Jackie Maxwell to close Shaw tenure with Sweeney Todd

<i>Sweeney Todd</i> and <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> will help bring an end to Jackie Maxwell's time at the head of the Shaw Festival in 2016.<p>Maxwell, artistic director at the Southern Ontario repertory theatre since 2002, announced her final season of programming on Wednesday with a slate of plays she said …

Leap seconds: Why our clocks are being set ever-so-slightly back

Just before midnight Greenwich mean time on June 30, official timekeeping bodies around the world will add a single second — the so-called leap …

Earth Science

Europe Rejects Netanyahu's Call For Mass Migration Of Jews To Israel After Attacks

PARIS (AP) — Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Denmark, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from …

Israel

3D Model Service Sketchfab Adds Minecraft Export Support, Quirky Integration

Embeddable 3D model service Sketchfab today announced the addition of a Minecraft exporter and new integration with crowdsourced product development company Quirky.<p>Sketchfab offers a universal viewer that lets users embed their 3D models across the Web. With the Minecraft support, the company …

Return Of The $750 Gaming PC Build: Now With Blu-Ray, Modular PSU, Double The SSD Storage

In April I posted an article titled “How To Build A Powerful Gaming PC For $750 — SSD And Operating System Included.” In less than three months it has attracted a shocking amount of views and inspired throngs of readers to wade into the exciting waters of PC gaming. Hundreds of you built that …

Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education

Would a person with good handwriting, spelling and grammar and instant recall of multiplication tables be considered a better candidate for a job …

Grow up, Libertarians!

Your philosophy is superficial, juvenile nonsense. Here’s what you should focus on instead<p>Since I published my Salon essay, “The Question Libertarians Just Can’t Answer,” true believers in the libertarian cult have been struggling to answer the simple but devastating question I asked: If …

A Look Behind Steven Spielberg's Falling Skies , One of The Best Sci-Fi Shows in Years

Steven Spielberg's <i>Falling Skies</i> has unexpectedly become one of the best sci-fi TV shows in years -- a dark, gritty and emotional look at an American society struggling to survive after an apocalyptic alien invasion.<p>The show's third season debuts on TNT this Sunday, June 9th, one week before …

Toronto Food Events: Toronto Taste, Sausage League Round 3, Fish Fry Day, 4Suppers, Back Door Burgers

<i>Toronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious events: festivals, pop-ups, winemaker dinners, supper clubs and other food related happenings in</i> …

Dci BBQ Branding Iron

Well, your Father’s Day shopping is done. No gift has ever screamed “Dad!” as much as this BBQ Branding Iron. To be fair, it is fairly awesome. Now …

Philips updates Hue App with recurring schedules and more

We have talked about the Philips Hue LED lighting system several times over the last year or so, in fact we reviewed the system late last year. The …

Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class

Kodak employed 140,000 people. Instagram, 13. A digital visionary says the Web kills jobs, wealth — even democracy<p>Jaron Lanier is a computer science pioneer who has grown gradually disenchanted with the online world since his early days popularizing the idea of virtual reality. “Lanier is often …