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Sports

The Best Things We Saw at the Toronto Raptors Parade

While our favorite thing was Marc Gasol’s, uh, exuberance, there was lots of joy to be found around Toronto.
Mack Lamoureux
6.18.19
Tech news

This Man Is Suing a Cryonics Organization for His Father's Frozen Head and $1 Million

"They chopped his head off, burned his body, put it in a box and sent it to my house," Kurt Pilgeram alleges of Alcor Life Extension Foundation.
Mack Lamoureux
6.13.19
food news

Supermarket's Plan to Cut Waste with Embarrassing Plastic Bags Backfires in Major Way

The bags are printed with logos like The Colon Care Co-Op, Dr. Toew’s Wart Ointment Wholesale, or the Into the Weird Adult Video Emporium.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.12.19
food news

Teen Pulled Over for Driving 105 MPH Blamed Hot-Wings-Induced Bathroom Emergency

The cops said that “an adult” came to pick up the Camaro—but didn't say whether the driver made it to a bathroom.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.10.19
tech-science

Scientists Discover a Meat-Eating Plant That Feeds on Salamanders

Add salamanders to the list of things that pitcher plants will eat.
Sarah Emerson
6.10.19
security

Company Advertised American, Canadian, Indian Phone Location Data for Sale

TeleSign’s advertisement highlights how the sale of phone location data is not restricted just to the United States.
Joseph Cox
6.5.19
tech-power

CEO Who Sold Encrypted Phones to the Sinaloa Cartel Sentenced to Nine Years

Vincent Ramos was sentenced to nine years and forfeited more than $80 million for providing criminal organizations with encrypted devices.
Mack Lamoureux
Joseph Cox
5.29.19
tech-science

Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic

The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
Becky Ferreira
5.22.19
food news

Some Guy Dressed as the Joker Is Terrorizing Toronto Restaurants

The hero Toronto needs right now is somebody who can finally take down this hacky facsimile of Joker.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.13.19
PROFILES

Nav Is Finally Self-Aware

The Punjabi-Canadian rapper may be a frequent target of maligning memes and industry plant accusations, but The Weeknd’s homegrown favorite now has a Billboard chart-topping album.
Gary Suarez
5.8.19
climate change

At Least One in Six World Heritage Glaciers Will Be Gone by 2100

In worst case scenarios, nearly half of these protected glaciers would disappear by the end of the century.
Becky Ferreira
4.30.19
Canadian Far Right Extremism

This ‘Uncensored’ Right-Wing Facebook Clone Allows Racism but Not Nudity

According to an expert, the attempted recruiting of far-right social media users by one Canadian man shows that deplatforming has its downsides.
Mack Lamoureux
4.25.19
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