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  1. karrie

    Behind the Scenes at Sochi

    The Tweets have started rolling in, and the world is watching with anticipation, to see just how badly the Sochi Olympics run. No, this thread is not for competition results, this is for the behind the scenes issues.
  2. karrie

    Letterkenny Problems: Language Warning

    Letterkenny Problems Ep. 1 - YouTube
  3. karrie

    Coca-Cola Infuriates the Right

    Coca Cola Super Bowl 2014 Commercial "America The Beautiful" [HD] - YouTube Why Coca Cola's Multicultural 'America the Beautiful' Ad Was Offensive "As far as the executives at Coca Cola are concerned, however, the United States of America is no longer a nation ruled by the Constitution and...
  4. karrie

    Does Society Have a Responsibility to Educate Children on Guns?

    In this video, an NRA News spokesperson makes the argument that, in much the way that we train children to swim to mitigate their risk of drowning, we also have a responsibility to, as communities, push for gun education for children to prevent accidental gun deaths. Billy Johnson for NRA...
  5. karrie

    Calgary Humane Society Investigating Two Deaths

    Calgary Humane Society investigating two cases of animal abuse | CTV Calgary News In a gruesome display of animal cruelty, Calgary SPCA has discovered the remains of both a cat, and a husky, with their mouths taped shut and their paws bound. Both animals were clearly left like this until they...
  6. karrie

    Prisoner Escapes: Turns Himself in to Escape Cold

    Inmate escapes prison, turns himself in after going outside - National | Apparently one ought to check the weather network before planning a prison break. A Kentucky prisoner was forced to turn himself back in after making his escape, only to find himself trapped outside in...
  7. karrie

    Alberta Expands HPV Vaccine Coverage to Boys

    Alberta expands HPV vaccination program to boys | CTV Edmonton News Alberta Health announced today that it will be expanding its HPV vaccination program to include boys in Grade five as of next fall. It will also do a 'catch up program' in grade nine for the next four years, for boys who...
  8. karrie

    The Great Egg Debate?

    To wash, or not to wash... that is the question. In North America, standard practice (and law in the US, I'm not sure about Canada), is to give eggs a sterilizing wash before they are packaged and put into refrigerators to be shipped to the consumer. In the EU, the opposite takes...
  9. karrie

    Why Poor People Make The Decisions They Do

    An interesting blog post/article about poverty This Is Why Poor People's Bad Decisions Make Perfect Sense | Linda Tirado
  10. karrie

    The Politics of Smoke

    This is a weird and interesting time in Canadian politics. Never before has support been so high within Canada, for the legalization of marijuana. A previously taboo product, views have steadily been shifting toward widespread tolerance, if not flat out acceptance, of the place of this mind...
  11. karrie

    Illegal Cavity Search in New Mexico Goes to Court

    4 On Your Side investigates traffic stop nightmare | Pulled over for failing to completely stop at a stop sign in New Mexico, when he was asked to step out of his vehicle, officers felt David Eckert seemed like a bit too much of a tight ***.... literally. They decided that his stance...
  12. karrie

    Everyone's a Critic

    trumpet fight - YouTube
  13. karrie

    Soldier Handcuffed for Resisting Off Duty Officer's Advances

    An off duty officer who tried to arrest a female soldier after she rebuffed his advances at a bar, has been suspended following his ensuing arrest for assault and battery. Drunken off-duty deputy tried to arrest woman at bar when she resisted his advances | Police State USA
  14. karrie

    Free Spirit Quits Job

    This video recently made huge waves across the internet. Applauded and celebrated, her free spirit style and 'stick it to the boss' attitude struck a chord with many who'd love to do the same. It annoyed the _____ out of me. Especially when she references how she wanted to make one final...
  15. karrie

    Love Is All You Need

    An upside down look at homophobia and bullying. "Love is All You Need?" HD OFFICIAL MOVIE VERSION (CC) - YouTube
  16. karrie

    The French Beauty Pageant Debate

    France has recently taken the step to ban beauty pageants for children under 16 years old, to prevent the 'hyper-sexualisation' of children (once they're sixteen, we're good to go though I guess?) My initial reaction was 'hell yeah, go France!' But, the more I think on it, the less impressed...
  17. karrie

    Pope Francis: Church Too Obsessed With Contentious Issues

    In a recent interview, Pope Francis has declared that the Church's intent focus on contentious issues such as gay rights and abortion, needs to change. Pope Francis says church too obsessed with gays, abortion - World - CBC News
  18. karrie

    RCMP Officer Left For Dead After Traffic Stop Assault

    Officer injured during traffic stop | Daily Herald Tribune Following a traffic stop near Wanham, an officer was strangled and left in a ditch. Stars Air Ambulance was called in, and the officer is currently in hospital. Police are asking for any information regarding the incident...
  19. karrie

    Hurt- A Boxing Tribute

    Hurt - Boxing tribute - YouTube
  20. karrie

    Blurred Lines

    A snippet of a feminist movement, brought to you by Robin Thicke. [Verse 3: T.I.] One thing I ask of you Let me be the one you back that *** to Go, from Malibu, to Paris, boo Yeah, I had a bitch, but she ain't bad as you So hit me up when you passing through I'll give you something...