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Holy Hell, Canada’s Alleged Mafia Were Living Good Until They Were Arrested

Police in Ontario have arrested leading members of the Figliomeni family in the biggest mob bust in the province’s history.
Mack Lamoureux
an hour ago
LGBTQ

Berkeley's Effort to Abolish Gender is Chaotic and Fabulous

The city is replacing all gendered language—including "man hole" and "fraternity"—with new terms.
Diana Tourjée
2 hours ago
Terraform

Seeking a Contemporary Education for My Daughter

Welcome to the future of private education.
Kendall Krantz
2 hours ago
tv

Netflix Originals Are More Mediocre Than Ever

Netflix is losing the "The Office" and "Friends," but it's counting on "Netflix Originals." Those aren't as good as they used to be.
Bettina Makalintal
2 hours ago
food news

You Can Airbnb an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile This Summer, If That's Your Thing

Hey, Chicago: "For the first time ever, your wildest hot dog dreams can come true with a stay in our 27-foot-long hot dog on wheels."
Jelisa Castrodale
3 hours ago
News

It's Time for Woodstock 50 to Just Give Up Already

After two rejections, organizers are applying for yet another permit to host a three-day festival in upstate New York.
Josh Terry
3 hours ago
tv

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Brilliant 'Fleabag' Play Is Heading to Movie Theaters

For one night only.
River Donaghey
3 hours ago
Film

Watch a Clown Scare the Pants off Bill Hader in the New Trailer for ‘It 2’

Pennywise is back, and he's looking even more terrifying this time around.
Drew Schwartz
3 hours ago
Hacking

No, You Don’t Need a Burner Phone at a Hacking Conference

Every year, infosec Twitter debates whether people should bring a burner phone to conferences like Def Con or Black Hat. Here’s why we think you don’t need to worry about that.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3 hours ago
housing

Low-Income Workers Can’t Afford Rent in 91% of Canadian Cities

A new study shows how unaffordable this country has become as cities like Vancouver and Toronto are basically out of reach for anyone making less than $70,000.
Anne Gaviola
4 hours ago
News

A Man Got Trapped Inside a Concrete-Entombed Weed Shop

The city of Toronto put the concrete up outside the unlicensed dispensary only to tear it down again when they found out the man was inside.
Mack Lamoureux
5 hours ago
Internet

The Internet Has Spent Three Years Taking Care Of This Guy’s Plants

The subreddit r/takecareofmyplant has 11,300 members, all dedicated to, well, taking care of a plant.
Madeleine Gregory
5 hours ago
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