From Salon: (free with a daypass) The plastic bag is an icon of convenience culture, by some estimates the single most ubiquitous consumer item on Earth, numbering in the trillions. They're made from petroleum or natural gas with all the attendant environmental impacts of harvesting fossil fuels. One recent study found that the inks and [...]
The New Yorker's Jane Mayer has a fascinating article on the CIA's “black” prisons, focusing on the case of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the man who confessed to beheading Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in Pakistan in 2002 and involvement in at least 30 other terrorist plots. Or did he? How reliable is the information [...]
In the Canadian Tire at Dundas and Bay, hockey equipment and snow scrapers are now on the shelves.