Category Archives: Canadian Inventions

Using boiling water to make snow on a -25C sick day

Someone in the Northwest Territories uploaded a video to YouTube showing how to make snow with boiling water… I know, finally someone found a use for the Internet besides spreading Mayan propaganda and killing off the music industry. Basically a … Continue reading

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Canadian Inventions — Hollywood

A long time ago in a state far, far away… and at least sixty years before Scientology took over, Hollywood was invented by Canadians. Mary Pickford, who starred in 248 movies between 1909 and 1950 as well as co-founding United … Continue reading

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How to get your digital camera back after you’ve lost it

. My girlfriend recently lost her pocket digital camera, on the data stick were a months worth of baby photos… maybe two. Which, when you’re the parent of that baby, sucks in large ways. She’s been pretty messed up about … Continue reading

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Canadian Inventions — The Wonderbra

Buck 65: Canadian “Wicked & Weird“; ‘Talkin’ Honky Blues’ (2003) When does a piece of clothing become more about attracting attention than aboot personal convenience? About twenty minutes after you get out of the bathtub. And the one piece of … Continue reading

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Canadian Inventions — Basketball

Maestro Fresh Wes: Canadian “Let Your Backbone Slide”; ‘Symphony In Effect’ (1989) The most popular urban sport in the world was invented by a Canadian who, as a child raised in rural Canada, thought a game where kids threw rocks at … Continue reading

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Ottawa Senators: Tearing My Family Apart OR Does Anyone Have A Recipe For Roast Duck?

Lyndon Slewidge: Canadian “O’Canada”; ‘First Round, Game Five’ (2007) . Eastern Conference Finals Best of Seven: Ottawa Senators 4, Buffalo Sabres 1 . Oh Baby, We’re In Uncharted Territory Now. . When I was a kid my grandfather had season … Continue reading

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