Monthly Archives: November 2011

Copyright Law And The Record Labels

Earlier this year the big record labels in Canada settled a copyright lawsuit by agreeing to pay over $50 million to compensate for hundreds of thousands of infringing uses of sound recordings. Just to be clear, this is the record … Continue reading

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Governmentium and The Skyrocketing Cost Of The Civil Service

Lawrence Livermore Laboratories has discovered the heaviest element yet known to science. The new element, Governmentium (Gv), has one neutron, 25 assistant neutrons, 88 deputy neutrons, and 198 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of 312. These 312 … Continue reading

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“Every Year In This Country 300 Kids Take Their Own Lives”

I think that at one point or another almost all kids, even the popular ones, and even the bullies themselves become a victim of bullying. But there are some kids that spend the bulk of their childhood as the targets … Continue reading

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Sympathy For The Modern School Teacher

The following editorial cartoon is making the rounds amongst Ontario teachers on Facebook. I’m not a teacher, but I know a number of Ontario teachers, which is how I happen to have seen this comic. Most of the teachers I … Continue reading

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