For those of you out there who visit McDonald’s restaurants and always feel like the burgers just don’t cut it, you may soon have an option to satisfy your cravings. This new burger, nick named the third pounder, is currently available at 600 restaurants in California and weighs in at 1/3 of a pound instead […]

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Ever wonder what happens to that old PC you put in your trash on garbage day? Well it probably ends up in your local municipal land fill allong with over 80% of the estimated 133,000 PC’s discarded each day in the United States. In addition to PCs the bulk of nearly 2 million tons of our […]

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In an attempt to help track down parents who walk out on their families, the government of Ontario, Canada, has launched a new website designed to enlist the public’s help in tracking down dead beat parents. Good Parents Pay is very similar to the FBI most wanted list, except in this case it displays the […]

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It seems like every few months an article comes out highlighting the U.S. failure to keep up in the global broadband race. While the same excuses continue to be made for why the problem is happening (country size, lack of need, greedy corporations, to much legacy infrastructure), the fact of the matter is the U.S. […]

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A coalition of U.S. software, music, and movie producers has urged the Bush administration to add Canada to the countries blacklist of intellectual property villains. The list is currently populated with countries such as China, Russia, and Belize. Citing Canada’s so-called chronic failure to modernize its copyright regime, the group contends that Canada has developed […]

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What do you do if your country is attacked on multiple fronts simultaneously, from a foreign or domestic group, where it’s very difficult to pinpoint exactly where it is originating from? This is the question the US Government and the National Cyber Response Coordination Group (NCRCG) is asking itself as it currently develops an official game plan for […]

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Investors, founders, and several employees at YouTube are very happy today with the announed payouts from Google. Back in October, 2006 Google agreed to purchase YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock. “YouTube’s three founders and Sequoia Capital, its main financial backer, received the biggest windfalls.” Chad Hurley, YouTube’s chief executive, was paid in Google shares with […]

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently confirmed a diagnosis of mad cow disease (aka Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) in a mature bull from the province of Alberta. The animal’s carcass is under CFIA control for BSE, and no part of it entered the human food or animal feed systems, the agency said in a release […]

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