Covid-19; The timeline of a killer

Can this be over already…. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) dominated 2020. This is a look back at how the pandemic evolved and progressed through the year, which closed with the arrival of vaccines, but also continued challenges. Updated January 1, 2021   As the year ended, the United States surpassed 20 million infections from SARS-CoV-2,…

Walking Dead Last Comic Issue

Walking no more…. The Walking Dead comics are coming to a surprising ending this week, with the first issue in the aftermath of Rick Grimes being the last issue of the long-running post-apocalyptic zombie series. Rick Grimes was killed off in a dramatic couple of issues, sprawling out the events of his death across issue #191…

Cloverfield Paradox

Paradox………it sure is… Few answers are given in the Cloverfield universe’s third entry, The Cloverfield Paradox. Its story takes on some great horror elements, but lets go of them around its half-way mark. The thrilling experience of finally discovering some more about this secretive narrative riddled with conspiracies and real-world ARG hints lingers on, however.…

Thor Ragnarok leaks online

We have a HULK…and a BAD APPLE…… Thor Ragnarok, the third installment in the Marvel Studios movie series, has leaked online almost a month ahead of its scheduled digital release date. The blame is being laid squarely at Apple’s door. Customers who pre-ordered the movie through “MoviesAnywhere” and “Vudu” were able to immediately download the film…

Mythbusters Returns….

Back from the dead……….. After a season finale last year, “Mythbusters” is back — with all new hosts. It features the same myth-busting we known and love, but with new people doing the busting. If you loved the original premise, you’d definitely love the reboot. Why should you care: Mythbusters is back from the dead .…

Whittamore’s Farm Closing Down….

Umm…Thank-you? Why are you going?….. Whittamore’s is a family farm in Markham that has opened its grounds to the public for more than 60 years will close its gates come November. The farm says that as of November it will stop offering its popular pick-your-own fruits and vegetables program and close its farm shop, which features…

KickassTORRENTS = DEAD

Strong peg leg…. 30-year-old KickassTorrent (KAT) founder Artem Vaulin in Poland, and the subsequent shuttering of the popular torrent site. In less than 24 hours, a good portion of KAT has made its way back online, this time as a simple mirror of the original complete with identical design and a similar domain — kickasstorrents.website.…

The “New” Instagram logo

You can polish a turd….but why the heck would you want to? Instagram changed its logo on Wednesday and the Internet was not entirely pleased. To put it bluntly: It freaked out. Lets look at this “horrible” design….. The popular app ditched its old-timey camera icon (the one that actually looked like a camera) and…

Trudeau Legalizes Marijuana

Thank-you for Introducing More Problems….. Justin Trudeau said the Liberal government would get to work “right away” on a policy to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana, but won’t commit to a timeline for legalization….. But guess what? He’s been in office for less then a month and he accomplished what he said…..I guess legalization of marijuana seems…

BIG Pan AM Baby

Kanye West needs a diaper change The closing ceremonies of the Pan Am Games took place on Sunday night and Kanye West was signed to close the show. He ran through a career-spanning collection of his hits to close out a Pan Am Games headlined by a harder, better, faster, stronger Canada…. until a faulty microphone didn’t…

CARPOOL Ford

Made FORD tough! Rob Ford says he has been illegally using the temporary HOV lanes while driving alone despite a vigorous campaign by police to get residents to respect the laws governing the use of the lanes. Lets take a look at this”flawed” design….. Ordinarily HOV lanes can be used by any vehicle with two or…

Toronto Police nab driver in HOV lanes

Who’s the dummy? Toronto Police nabbed a man Wednesday morning using dummies as passengers while driving in lane temporarily designated for high-occupancy vehicles during the Pan Am Games. Why was he stopped? Lets take a look at this design. Police say they spotted the man’s Dodge pick-up truck traveling eastbound on the Gardiner Expressway in the HOV lane with…

Germanwings Airbus Plane Crash

Smash the Door Down! On March 24th the we heard about the Germanwings airbus plane crash in the French alps. As officials struggled Wednesday to explain why a jet with 150 people on board crashed in relatively clear skies, an investigator said evidence from a cockpit voice recorder indicated one pilot left the cockpit before the…

Walmart Movie Madness Poster

Two suns shining from both sides? Today while walking in Walmart I saw a movie poster. Within a minute of glancing at the design I cringed at one major design error. First thing that came to my mind was how on earth is this poster even published?!?!……I’m in no means saying I am perfect at designing, but…