Monday, April 30, 2007

Citizens With Disabilities - Ontario - Home Page

Citizens With Disabilities - Ontario - Home Page: "Citizens With Disabilities-Ontario (CWD-O) is dedicated to the full participation of all persons in the social, economic and political life of their communities. It actively supports and promotes the rights, freedoms and responsibilities of individuals to determine their own destinies. Key areas of activities are community development, social action, social development, referral, and member services. Its primary activity is to advocate on behalf of persons with disabilities and promote their personal participation in changing social and physical barriers that allow for full participation in the mainstream of society"

Sunday, April 29, 2007

chumby

chumby

The chumby is a compact device that displays useful and entertaining information from the web: news, photos, music, celebrity gossip, weather, box scores, blogs — using your wireless internet connection. Always on, it shows — nonstop — what's online that matters to you

Monday, April 23, 2007

Funny or Die

Funny or Die

This site was created by Gary Sanchez Productions and a bunch of Silicon Valley guys who drive Hondas and watch old episodes of Babylon Five. Venture capitalist, Mark Kvamme and his son came up with a concept for a new kind of comedy site and approached Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s company, Gary Sanchez Productions. Randy Adams, a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur, signed on to handle design and implementation. They along with writer/producer Chris Henchy sought to make a comedy site where established comedians and regular users could put up stuff just because they think it’s funny. At the same time they wanted to eliminate all the junk that people have to pick through to find funny stuff. So they came up with the funny or die idea.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Pearl the Landlord

Funny or Die -

: Will Ferrell meets his landlord.

Pearl the Landlord

Pearl the Landlord

Funny or Die -

: Will Ferrell meets his landlord.


"Will Farrell arguing with his landlord, Pearl. Though his landlord isn't exactly what you might think"

Friday, April 20, 2007

The King of Queens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The King of Queens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "The King of Queens is a long-running, Emmy nominated, American comedy series that debuted on September 21, 1998 on CBS (the very same day that Will & Grace debuted on NBC), and is scheduled to end after the 2006-2007 season. It is also in syndication and reruns have been showing on TBS since October 2006. "

Alec Baldwin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alec Baldwin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "Alexander Rae Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) Academy Award-nominated, Screen Actors Guild Award-winning, and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor. The eldest of the Baldwin brothers, Alec Baldwin has starred in many movies and TV shows such as 30 Rock, and has hosted Saturday Night Live 13 times."

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Washroom, disabled » gor[b]

Washroom, disabled » gor[b]: " This room is reserved for the use of staff and visitors with physical disabilities.

“Huh?” I thought to myself, “ONLY people with disabilities?” Not that I have strong feelings about the matter, but I’ve never heard of these washrooms being off-limits to the able bodied. And what prompted the signage? Were there complaints from people with disabilities who had to wait while the able-bodied used their johns? Is it poor form to use them at all? Or does our property manager just want to cut back on cleaning? I resolved to find out"

DreamsAway.ca

DreamsAway.ca: "DreamsAway is a small group of Adults with disabilities working hard at raising funds to help pay for Attendant care workers / helpers to assist us with going on a much needed holiday. Our group consists of people with many different disabilities 2 of whom depend on a ventilator to breath. This is why we would like our trip to happen within a year because with our disability increasing year after year & we may never see our dream come true."

WUVT-FM - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

WUVT-FM - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "WUVT-FM 90.7 has been an independent radio station operating from Virginia Tech's campus for 50+ years, making it one of the longest running radio stations in Virginia. It originally began operation as an AM station in 1948 after a student created an AM transmitter in his dorm room."

WUVT broadcasts from 350 Squires Student Center while the transmitter, affectionately dubbed "Harriet," is stored in Lee Hall. Currently, the station is in the process of raising money to purchase a new transmitter and relocate it in order to reach a larger audience.

Victim from Quebec was 'proud Canadian, dedicated to French'

Victim from Quebec was 'proud Canadian, dedicated to French': "A French teacher originally from Montreal was one of 32 people killed by a gunman at Virginia Tech in Monday's tragedy, state police have confirmed"

Cho Seung-hui - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

VERY SICK VERY SAD

Cho Seung-hui - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "Cho Seung-hui (January 18, 1984 – April 16, 2007) was the perpetrator of the Virginia Tech massacre[4][5] of April 16, 2007, in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States, according to police reports. He committed suicide after law enforcement officers breached the doors of the building in which he had killed 30 of his 32 victims and wounded many more, both staff and students. Approximately two hours before, he killed two students in a campus dormitory. Some suspected Cho was mentally unhealthy; according to a December 14, 2005 court ruling, special justice Paul M. Barnett declared that Cho 'presented an imminent danger to himself as a result of mental illness.'[6]"

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Virginia Tech massacre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Virginia Tech massacre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "The Virginia Tech massacre was a school massacre that occurred in two separate shooting incidents committed by a student, identified by authorities as Cho Seung-Hui,[3][4] on April 16, 2007, at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. Government officials, the university, and most news sources have confirmed 32 victims dead as well as the gunman,[5][6][7][8][9] making it the deadliest civilian shooting in U.S. history.[7][10]"

Monday, April 16, 2007

Q | CBC Radio

Q | CBC Radio: "Q is CBC Radio One's daily exploration of all facets of arts, culture and entertainment. The show is about the diversity of creativity: inspiration, passion and originality are our raw material."

Sunday, April 15, 2007

CBC.ca - Program Guide - Q

CBC.ca - Program Guide - Q: "Q is an arts, culture and entertainment program that is smart, broad and Canadian.

Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, Q is an entertaining, lively, and daily look at the cultural life of this country. While its focus is on Canada it will broaden its lens to look at the States and the World, when stories happening outside this country are of interest to Canadians."

Friday, April 13, 2007

Symantec Security Response Weblog: Attack of the Facebook Snatchers

Symantec Security Response Weblog: Attack of the Facebook Snatchers: "Facebook is quickly becoming one of the most popular social networking sites for the 20-something crowd. It was initially focused on college students, but has since opened up to the wider public. Recent statistics place Facebook among the most popular social networking sites on the Internet."

Facebook 'ideal' for phishing attacks: researcher

Facebook 'ideal' for phishing attacks: researcher: "Privacy settings on social networking websites such as Facebook give people a false sense of security that could expose them to phishing attacks, a computer security researcher says."

Monday, April 09, 2007

Canadian National Vimy Memorial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Canadian National Vimy Memorial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is one of Canada's most important overseas war memorials to those Canadians who gave their lives in the First World War. It was constructed as the national memorial for Canada's 60,000 war dead and is located in France, on the site of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The memorial stands atop Hill 145, near the towns of Vimy and Givenchy-en-Gohelle, in the Pas-de-Calais département of northern France. France deemed the area surrounding the monument, about 1 km², to be Canadian territory in 1922, as an expression of gratitude to the Canadian people for their sacrifice during the war and for capturing Vimy Ridge in April 1917. The entrance to the park bears the sign 'the free gift in perpetuity of the French nation to the people of Canada"

Battle of Vimy Ridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Vimy Ridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "The Battle of Vimy Ridge was one of the opening battles in a larger British campaign known as the Battle of Arras during the First World War. It is also considered a major event in Canadian history for the primary role the Canadian Corps played in the attack."

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

CBC.ca Arts - 11th hour for 7th Heaven

CBC.ca Arts - 11th hour for 7th Heaven: "Long-running family drama 7th Heaven has been given the axe, for the second time.

The show about a minister, his wife and their seven children will air its last episode, titled 'And Away We Go,' on May 13 on the CW network"

Monday, April 02, 2007

Podlinez - Podcasts On Any Phone

Podlinez - Podcasts On Any Phone: "Toronto's Molar Radio Podcast +1 (815) 526-1625
CBC Radio: Comedy Factory +1 (832) 532-0427
CBC Radio: Rewind +1 (210) 569-0535
CBC Radio: Listeners Choice +1 (281) 912-0543
CBC Radio: The Best of As It Happens +1 (512) 696-0748
CBC News: World at Six +1 (718) 977-5936
CBC News: Hourly Edition +1 (845) 826-6136
CBC Radio: Editor's Choice +1 (214) 377-0542"

Podlinez - Podcasts On Any Phone

Podlinez - Podcasts On Any Phone: "

to listen to the CBC HOURLY NEWS

+1 (845) 826-6136"

Spaghetti tree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Spaghetti tree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "The spaghetti tree is a fictitious tree, a joke designed to fool those who do not know how spaghetti is produced.

The report that it is a product grown on trees was first produced as an April Fools' Day joke by the BBC TV programme Panorama in 1957, reporting on the bumper spaghetti harvest in Ticino, Switzerland due to the mild winter and 'virtual disappearance of the spaghetti weevil.' The report was given additional gravitas by the voiceover by respected broadcaster Richard Dimbleby. Pasta was not an everyday food in 1950s Britain, and was known mainly from tinned spaghetti in tomato sauce. It was considered by many to be an exotic delicacy.[1] It was partly filmed at the (now closed) Pasta Foods factory on London Road, St Albans in Hertfordshire, and also at a hotel in Castiglione Switzerland."

April Fools' Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

April Fools' Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "April Fools' Day or All Fools' Day, though not a holiday in its own right, is a notable day celebrated in many countries on April 1. The day is marked by the commission of hoaxes and other practical jokes of varying sophistication on friends and neighbors, or sending them on fools' errands, the aim of which is to embarrass the gullible. In some countries, April Fools' jokes (also called 'April Fools') are only made before noon on 1 April.[1] It is also widely celebrated on the Internet"

Nunavut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nunavut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "Nunavut (Inuktitut syllabics: The word 'Nunavut' in Inuktitut syllabics; IPA pronunciation: [ˈnunəˌvut] ) is the largest and newest of the territories of Canada; it was separated officially from the vast Northwest Territories on April 1, 1999 via the Nunavut Act[2] and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act[3], though the actual boundaries were established in 1993. The creation of Nunavut resulted in the first major change to Canada's map since the incorporation of the new province of Newfoundland including Labrador) in 1949.

The capital, Iqaluit (formerly 'Frobisher Bay') on Baffin Island, in the east, was chosen by the 1995 capital plebiscite. Other major communities include the regional centres of Rankin Inlet and Cambridge Bay. Nunavut also includes Ellesmere Island to the north, as well as the eastern and southern portions of Victoria Island in the west. Nunavut is both the least populated and the largest of the provinces and territorities of Canada. It has a population of only 29,474[1] spread over an area the size of Western Europe. If Nunavut were a sovereign nation, it would be the least densely populated in the world: Nearby Greenland, for example, has almost the same area and twice the population."

International Children's Book Day

International Children's Book Day: "Each year a different National Section of IBBY has the opportunity to be the international sponsor of ICBD. It decides upon a theme and invites a prominent author from the host country to write a message to the children of the world and a well-known illustrator to design a poster. These materials are used in different ways to promote books and reading. Many IBBY Sections promote ICBD through the media and organize activities in schools and public libraries. Often ICBD is linked to celebrations around children's books and other special events that may include encounters with authors and illustrators, writing competitions or announcements of book awards"

International Children's Book Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

International Children's Book Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "Each year, the International Childrens Book Day celebration allows one of their 60 National Sections the opportunity to be the international sponsor of International Children's Book Day. The host National Section decides upon a theme and invites a prominent author from the host country to create a message for the celebration and a well-known illustrator to design a poster."

CN Tower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

CN Tower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "The CN Tower, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is the world's tallest freestanding structure on land, standing 553.33 meters (1,815 ft 5 in) tall. It is considered the signature icon of the city, attracting more than two million international visitors annually.[1] Guinness World Records has listed the CN Tower as the world's tallest building since its completion in 1976. From a technical perspective, however, it is not considered a building by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, which ranks tall buildings."

Toronto Blue Jays - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Toronto Blue Jays - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "The Toronto Blue Jays are a Major League Baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario, notable for being the only team from outside the United States to win the World Series. They are in the Eastern Division of the American League. 2006 was the Blue Jays' 30th season."

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