Global warming revealed its benevolent side yesterday as Toronto recorded the hottest Thanksgiving Day ever. Screw you, polar bears and drought-ravaged farmers—we got patio weather in October!
Dalton McGuinty said that he wasn’t taking the election for granted in spite of polls showing the Liberals headed for another majority government. “There’s lots of time left for voters to make up their mind,” said McGuinty as he passed around party hats and pieces of a giant “Congratulations Dalton” cheesecake.
The RCMP say that gang members in British Columbia are favouring the Blackberry over other communications devices because of security features which make it difficult for police to intercept email messages. The revelation may explain RIM’s new marketing campaign which features the slogan “Yo, Pimp Out Your Crackberry” and new accessories like a Kevlar case and diamond-encrusted Bluetooth headset.
A study has found that telephone counseling can decrease the probability of cardiovascular disease. Participants were able to reduce their risk of heart problems by receiving a regular health “report card” which they then discussed over the phone with a lifestyle counselor. Researchers did not report on the potential health benefits of spending Saturday nights calling party lines while drunk and alone.
Photo by Trevor Haldenby from the Torontoist Flickr Pool.