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Stop Nazi salutes, Jewish groups tell Quebec protesters
MONTREAL-The appearance of so-called Nazi salutes at some Quebec student protests is being condemned by different Jewish organizations. Some protesters have been using the gesture in recent weeks to mock Montreal police at demonstrations during which chanting crowds have referred to local officers as the "SS," calling them fascists and comparing them to Nazi police for their alleged brutality.
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What makes something go viral? The Internet according to Gawker's Neetzan Zimmerman
In March, I wrote about Gawker's new quantity-over-quality experiment. Each day, one Gawker staffer was tasked with pageview-chasing duty, a quest to post enough cat videos, Miley Cyrus pics, and local news ephemera to keep the clicks coming en masse. That staffer's work would free up others to work on longer, more involved pieces.
How The Internet Is Going To Kill "Call Me Maybe" - New York Music - Sound of the City
It's nearly impossible to definitively pinpoint the moment when a phenomenon hits its saturation point. Thanks in no small part to the internet's insistence on not only "more," but also "now," we as consumers live in an era where there are more opportunities to kill the things we love even faster, and with only the click of a mouse.
Alberta's Most Radical Tory | Edmonton Journal
Henry Marshall Tory, Methodist minister and master mathematician, was the founding president of the University of Alberta, and a true social revolutionary.
Folk Fest considers ticket sale changes - Edmonton - CBC News
Posted: Jun 3, 2012 6:26 PM MT Edmonton Folk Fest organizers say they're looking at changes that could be made to how they sell tickets for the festival, after tickets sold out in record time this year. "In some way it's a nice problem to have.
Good night college daily. Hello future.
After 92 years, the Oregon Daily Emerald newspaper is going away. What's next? Find out.
Sigur Ros streaming new album in full during "Valtari Hour"; --- "Inni" screening tonight
Sigur Ros will release their new record, Valtari , on May 29 via EMI/XL. You've already heard "Ekki Mukk", and another album track, "Dauoalogn," premiered on the CW's "The Vampire Diaries" last week (listen to that below).
MCA (What Does It Mean?) - Questlove and Respect To The End " Okayplayer |
there's a funny story rick rubin once told me about the first time the beastie boys met schooly d. lemme do a quick side note. "PSK (What Does It Mean?)" came out in the fall of 1985. that song alone (and its followup "Gucci Time") had timely influence on The Beastie Boys-from cadence to minimalist loud drums to menacing attitude.
Tickets go on sale Saturday for Garth Brooks's July 12 Calgary Stampede show
Let the real stampede begin - the stampede for tickets to Garth Brooks's July 12 concert at the Saddledome. Organizers of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth announced that ducats for the much anticipated date by the country music superstar will go on sale Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m.
Nickelback Launch Tour, After Giving Album Time to 'Seep In'
When Nickelback released its new album, "Here and Now," in November, drummer Daniel Adair promised the Canadian rock quartet would "bring our biggest, baddest, most over-the-top show yet" to the road. And as the group prepares for the tour's April 10 launch in Moline, Ill., it's apparently delivering on that promise.
Eggs thrown at newscaster live on air
A newscaster in Greece has been covered with eggs and yoghurt by protesters who broke into the television studio.
Update: At least one dead in collision at intersection in southeast Edmonton
Edmonton police are at the scene of a fatal two-car crash that sent a man and woman to hospital on Thursday morning. It is unclear who was killed in the accident. The collision happened around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of 76th Avenue and 75th Street.
AP News: AP source: Israel won't warn US before Iran strike
KIMBERLY DOZIER Published: 50 minutes ago WASHINGTON (AP) - Israeli officials say they won't warn the U.S. if they decide to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, according to one U.S. intelligence official familiar with the discussions.
Simons: Human rights commission to hear Morinville school complaints
The Alberta Human Rights Commission has agreed to investigate complaints from four mothers from Morinville, who alleged that the province and the Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division violated their rights by denying their children access to a secular public education.
Alberta Justice to investigate autopsy files of forensic pathologist
For the second time in just over a year, Alberta Justice has launched a review into criminal files handled by a Calgary forensic pathologist in the medical examiner’s office. The pathologist, who worked on 426 death investigations during his 13 months in the Calgary office, left his position in September, 2011 for reasons unrelated to the review, said Justice Minister Verlyn Olson.