Slavoj Zizeknot

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More accusations expected to fly today in Ontario election campaign

A day after Doug Ford faced accusations of selling bogus party memberships, his Ontario Progressive Conservatives say they will announce revelations …

Elections

Can Rob Ford’s Brother Hang On to the Lead He Inherited in Ontario?

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: He’s a populist who upended the party establishment, pledging tax cuts, mocking elites and riding a wave of …

Canada

Globe investigation: The Ford family’s history with drug dealing

<i>This investigative report reveals that:</i><p><i>Doug Ford, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s brother, sold hashish for several years in the 1980s.</i>• <i><br>Another brother, Randy, was also involved in the drug trade and was once charged in relation to a drug-related kidnapping.</i>• <i><br>Their sister, Kathy, has been the victim of</i> …

Crime

Doug Ford could bring Trumpism to Ontario

<i>John Lorinc (@johnlorinc) is a Toronto-based journalist who writes about politics and urban affairs. He is senior editor of Spacing Magazine.</i><p>After Justin Trudeau was elected prime minister in 2015, Canada found itself praised for being an island of progressivism in a world increasingly plagued by …

Canada

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

America has problems, but not the ones you hear about

As a foreign correspondent, you learn not to believe what countries say about themselves. Don't base your reporting on headlines or campaign speeches meant for domestic consumption: They express not the country's genuine circumstances, only its national obsessions. France is always in crisis. …

Cauliflower Marsala [Vegan] - One Green Planet

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Green Living

Slow-Cooker Sticky Thai Meatballs Recipe

The key to these slow-cooker Thai-style chicken meatballs is to understand that the sauce gets better as it slowly cooks, but the meatballs don't. To fix that, we first cook the sticky sauce, packed with aromatics like lemongrass, ginger, and chilies, then add the flavorful meatballs right at the …

Slow Cookers

13 Recipes for Chow Mein Noodles

Skip the takeout menu entirely and make your own delicious chow mein noodles instead. From standard shrimp chow mein to creative cold noodle dishes, …

The most disappointing video games of 2015

Oh my. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 was a flaming hot Dumpster fire on arrival, filled with countless bugs, mindless mission objectives and an overall lack of polish that failed to pay any of the previous titles a notion of respect. Worst of all, this empty mess of a title went for a full …

Mad Max

The world shouldn’t have to rely on the kindness of Bill Gates

<i>Gerald Caplan is an Africa scholar, a former NDP national director and a regular panelist on CBC's</i> Power & Politics<i>.</i><p>For years, Bill Gates has been among the most extraordinary people in the world – extraordinarily successful, rich, ambitious, generous and tough.<p>So it was somehow predictable to see …

Metro 2033 strategy game now available on Android and iOS (correction)

You can play a new Metro game, but it's not a first-person experience developed by the people behind <i>Metro 2033</i> or <i>Metro: Last Light</i>. Mobile publisher TapStar Interactive recently launched <i>Metro 2033: Wars</i> on Android and iOS, and it's a very different kind of game than the shooters you may have played.<p>…

In-App Purchases

Mobile Game of the Year - IGN's Best of 2015 - IGN

EditLara Croft GO<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>From IGN's Review: "From the opening menu screen of Lara Croft Go – a wheel of items you cycle through, reminiscent …

Cover Story: Moving Images

(This video is best enjoyed in full-screen mode.)<p><i>The New Yorker</i> is arguably the primary venue for complex contemporary fiction around, so I often wonder why the cover shouldn’t, at least every once in a while, also give it the old college try? In the past, the editors have generously let me test …

Forget 'Sit down!' Students now standing up to learn

<b>(CNN) —</b> Juliet Starrett and her husband were running the sack race at their children's school field day when they noticed something was wrong -- the kids couldn't get into the sacks.<p>"A lot of kids at our school literally lacked the hip range motion to get into the sack and then were having …

Teaching

How to fix Raspberry Pi boot problems

The big difference between your Raspberry Pi and your PC is that the Pi doesn't have a BIOS. It's the BIOS you see first when you turn on your …

Living in a Converted Garage With a Master's Degree

I am suffocated by student debt. I am 36 years old, I'm employed, and I live slightly above the poverty line.<p>I flirt with falling into poverty every single year. I'm sure most of these stories start out the same way. I would love to be a spokesperson or an activist for the plights of the indentured …

Average Is Over. Abundance Is Not.

<i>Co-authored by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. Heather E. McGowan, MBA</i><p>Average is over. The world is not just flat and connected; it is hyper-connected. There are three to four billion participants on a global collaborative platform. Routine work - anything that is repetitive either mentally or physically …

How To Set Up Your Raspberry Pi For The First Time

My Raspberry Pi arrived with the evening mail—by midnight, my husband and I had turned it into a working print server. And neither of us had any background in computer science.<p>Raspberry Pi is a computer the size of a credit card that’s so simple, anyone can program it. Designed as an introduction …

12 Cool Projects For Your Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi, the affordable, credit-card sized computer, has inspired tinkerers everywhere. Originally designed to get kids interested in computing, it has also developed a following among programmers looking for a smaller, cheaper medium for projects.<p><b>See also:</b> <b>Raspberry Pi: Everything You Need To</b> …

Grand St. wants to do for gadgets what the App Store did for software

The indie hardware site launches a new marketplace for preorders and betas<p>Hardware is still hard, but it’s getting easier. After high-profile success stories like Pebble and the Oculus Rift, independent hardware is getting new attention from consumers and, more importantly, new ways to navigate the …

This $75 synthesizer will turn anything into an instrument

Yuri Suzuki, the designer that brought you cabs that create music from street noise and helped Disney turn your earlobe into a speaker, is launching a Kickstarter through his company Dentaku for a circuit board that turns anything and everything into a musical instrument. Calling Ototo a circuit …

Ototo: Make Music from Anything

<i>Ototo has got everything you need to make sound interactive: it’s a synthesiser, it’s got 12 onboard touch sensitive inputs and a range of different</i> …

Kano Kickstarts A Pi-Based, DIY Kit Computer Designed To Make Learning To Code Child’s Play

In the late 1980s a select group of British teens were given (or saved up their pocket money to buy) a small, rubber-keyed home PC called the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. My brother was one of them. And that little box, with its blank canvas start screen that prompted you to try out a few lines of code …

Raspberry Pi – TechCrunch

Mar 26, 2018<p>As we enter the upcoming Golden Age of connected robotics it’s important to stay well-lubricated. Thus we must invite the Walabeer tank, a DIY, Alexa-connected robotic tank that serves beer, int<p>Dec 06, 2017<p>Raspberry Pis are usually very lonely. These tiny, single-board computers sit …

Teaching our children to code: a quiet revolution

The next wave of the digital revolution arrives next year, with every child in the UK being taught computer programming. But is Britain ready?<p>In just under a year, England will become the first country in the world to mandate computer programming in primary and secondary schools. Children will …

Education