Weekly roundup: July 30 - Aug 5


NBC’s No. 1 tweeting critic has been suspended from Twitter from Deadspin

Jonah Lehrer’s deceptions from Tablet

Opening Ceremony to ‘reinvigorate careers in engineering’ from The Telegraph [via the CWRS blog]

Military Technology: Trucks, not limos from The Economist

Xs of evil: America’s algebra crisis from Maclean’s

Elections Ontario fails to encrypt data after losing info on 2.4 million voters from Toronto Star

Dear McDonald’s from Maclean’s

Barenaked Ladies wax nostalgic as Gordon turns 20 from National Post

Calgary airport touts possibilities as countdown for new runway hits one-third mark from Calgary Herald

There are lots of benefits to renting in Toronto from Toronto Star [Though he does not talk about very many benefits, it is still a good column]

No ideologues remain in the Conservative caucus from National Post

Team GB crash out of Olympics with defeat by Canada from The Guardian [An Olympic story about the sport and its play rather than human interest. Also, we are tired of Missy whoever she is.]

Face the music from Maisonneuve

For the love of Ikea from Toronto Star


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