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My Life In Canadian Netflix Hell

I’m American, but I’ve spent a big chunk of the last eight years in Canada, first for affordable education, and then for love. Canada is a gentle foster motherland, suckling me on her polite, maple-flavored bosom. But Netflix here is some bootleg FUBAR bullshit.


The World's Largest Gathering Of Snakes Looks Like A Slithering Sea

Briefly: Imagine your worst nightmare. And then imagine your living room filled with thousands and thousands and thousands of snakes. That’s what it’s like at the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba, Canada. It’s the largest concentration of snakes in the world. It basically looks like an ocean of snakes.


BlackBerry's Potential Canadian Spokespeople, Ranked

Finally BlackBerry (reportedly) called on Canada’s most reputable citizen, Drake, to promote the upcoming BlackBerry Passport. But despite Drizzy’s only cares being money and the city that he’s from, he declined. So who should BlackBerry call?


This Terrifying Glass Deck Lets You Walk Off A Cliff

This is the Glacier Skywalk, a newly finished observation deck in Canada’s Jasper National Park, smack dab in the middle of the Rockies of the Great White North. It makes you feel almost like you’re walking on air.


Canada Wants To Send Its Astronauts To Space In Computer Shirts

Wearable technology has a long way to go. Sure, a smartwatch that lets you read text messages on your wrist is neat, and a pair of glasses that take pictures is innovative (or whatever). But what about technology we can really wear? Like clothes?


Awesome Guy Builds Colourful Ice Fortress

Winter is no fun, especially when it comes too soon or overstays its welcome. How can you make it more enjoyable? By being awesome like Chris Marchand who decided to turn snow into snowlemonade (snowade? water?) by making a beautiful and colourful ice wall fortress in his yard. Look at it. It glows.


It Was So Cold In Canada, The Ground Exploded

Even before the polar vortex put large swathes of the US into a deep freeze, subzero temperatures in Canada were causing frost quakes. A few nights ago, residents around Ontario woke up to mysterious booms — like an explosion or falling tree. Turns it was just the cold.


Canada Spent $US14,000 Asking People If Superheroes Can Fly

Can superheroes leap over tall buildings? Can they become invisible? Can they walk through walls? Can they fly? These are the types of cutting-edge questions asked in a recent study commissioned by Canada’s armed forces. Weird, huh?


This Truck Is Made Of Ice, And You Can Actually Drive It

Behold the first self-propelled ice sculpture ever — a truck made of ice that actually works! It’s a real truck, using 5000kg of ice over a regular truck chassis complete with engine and electrical system. Check out the videos to see how they built it — and how it melted.


Canada's About To Claim The North Pole As Its Own

Have you spent the past decade believing that Canada is nothing more than the friendly, innocuous country north of the US? Good — that’s what they wanted you to think. In reality, Canada has given the past 10 years of its life and $US200 million dollars in taxpayer money to file the ultimate claim: 2.6 million square kilometres of Arctic seafloor that, yes, includes the North Pole.