Friday News Bites: Canadian Election Results, SCIENCE! + More

Hello, unicorns. Why, yes, I do rather enjoy using “SCIENCE!” in a headline rather than typing it like a reasonable person. By the way, did you know that October 22 is International All Caps Day? WHY YES IT IS. That said, let’s shout about this week’s news, shall we?

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Friday News Bites: Obituaries, Comic Book Movies + More

Happy Friday! We have some more marriage equality updates, a timeline for future comic book movies, and the untimely passing of some notable people. Also, there’s a rather weird music/intelligence “study” with which I have some problems. Let’s get started:

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Oh, Canada! An Election Primer for the Otherwise Clueless

I’m a U.S. American living in Illinois but (as of last Wednesday) married to a Canadian and making plans to move to Toronto in less than two months. The past couple of weeks have been really tumultuous in Canadian politics, and as comfortable as I am with the intricacies of the U.S. political system and the generalities of many others, the process of an election in a new country has been surprisingly hard to wrap my head around. My poor American brain with its overloaded political-awareness lobe couldn’t quite deal.

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Politicians Making Funny Faces

When you work in politics, you learn a lot of things, but there are some that you never imagined yourself ever thinking about. Like how to use a coat hanger to make a flag hang in a way that will look good in a photo, for instance. But two of the things I learned that have actual relevance to this post are: Read More Politicians Making Funny Faces