Monthly Archives: July 2019

Viral App FaceApp Now Owns Access To More Than 150 Million People’s Faces And Names – Forbes

Composite image of a diverse group of people – GETTY – GETTY https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2019/07/17/viral-app-faceapp-now-owns-access-to-more-than-150-million-peoples-faces-and-names/ — We as human beings are social and trusting to a degree by nature. It has been a positive trait until it started being used maliciously. Many … Continue reading

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The life-changing magic of making do – The Globe and Mail

BENJAMIN LESZCZ SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED JULY 13, 2019 Opinion https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-the-life-changing-magic-of-making-do/

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Monopoly on real estate listings and data being broken up

A sold sign is shown in front of west-end Toronto homes Sunday, May 14, 2017. The end might be near for a seven-year battle that has kept the public from easily finding out online what homes in the Greater Toronto … Continue reading

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No laughing matter

The warming Arctic permafrost may be releasing more nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas, than previously thought https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2019/06/harvard-chemist-permafrost-n2o-levels-12-times-higher-than-expected

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My Canada is upside-down – Winnipeg Free Press

Graham Hughes / The Canadian Press Files There was plenty of flag-waving on Canada Day, but at least one citizen felt compelled to fly his flag as a sign of distress. My Canada is upside-down. What I see around me … Continue reading

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Editorial cartoon for July 2, 2019 – Winnipeg Free Press

Greg Perry – Winnipeg Free Press — I hope more of the public have learned to check news sources and writers to give appropriate weight to news and information as we approach elections in at least Canada and Manitoba. Here … Continue reading

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Globe editorial: The real carbon tax is the money provinces are spending on lawyers – The Globe and Mail

Suncor oilsands plants in the Fort McMurray region (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press) https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/article-the-real-carbon-tax-is-the-money-provinces-are-spending-on-lawyers/

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