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Oddly Enough in June: Miley’s Brazilian, Insane Germans and the G20

25 Jun

Well cripes and begorrah, friends, hasn’t it been an interesting few days? I’d say it has, and frankly I’ve got a lot to nail down here, so bear with me. Of all the months for which I’ve done an “oddly enough” post this month has to take the proverbial cake. Got some doozies for you courtesy of the Strangest June in History.

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Norway Is Scary: SOA Reviews Until The Light Takes Us

23 Feb

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I don’t get out enough. I live in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, and I feel like I never see anything but the walls of the Compound or the walls of my modest apartment. It’s something I’m trying to remedy, because there’s way too much cool stuff to do in Toronto for me to languish in my room all the time, watching life pass me by through the lens of the interwebs.

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Oddly Enough In January: State of Affairs Weird Stories Roundup

26 Jan

The internet is awesome, but sometimes it pisses me off. “But Alex”, you might be saying, “the internet is your bread and butter! How can you ever be angry at something that loves you so much? Why won’t you love me back? Was it something I said? I’ll make it up to you any way I can, I promise! I’ll nag less! I’ll stop sleeping around! Just come back, baby!”

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12 Jan

Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve been hinting at this for some time now, and I’m sure many of you lost considerable sleep upon seeing this message when you dropped by for your daily dose of rage:

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Fat-Free: Dating Site Cans Users For Gaining Weight

7 Jan

Well friends, I’ve got a good one for you today.

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Pervert Hackers: New Computer Virus Downloads Child Porn To Unsuspecting Users

18 Nov

My friends, the internet is a pretty wild place. I should know; most of my waking hours are spent online, jacked in, cyber-surfing the Information Superhighway. Now how’s that for Every 90s Internet Cliche in one sentence?

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GigaBandits: ISPs to Cap Internet Use

22 Oct

It’s a time-honoured tradition in capitalist societies: as soon as the big companies catch on to what’s popular (which sometimes takes a few days, as in the case of yearly toy fads, or a few years, as is the case with social media), they up the prices. Cause and effect, I suppose, but also supply and demand.  If there’s a demand, they can put a cap on the supply – which is exactly what price markups equate to.

(Yeah, not really)

(Yeah, not really)

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