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SAIT announces new mummification program

May 19th, 2017 | By

By Urban Anomie Students looking to pursue a career in mummifying will soon be able to enroll in SAIT’s Mummification program. Launching in 2018, the two-year diploma program is being touted as the first of its kind in over 2000 years, according to Cindy Amenhotep, the program’s Academic Chair within the School of Health and

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Internet giant Facebook rushes to ban mentions of turnips. Fake news still okay

Nov 21st, 2016 | By
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By Urban Anomie Owing to recent criticisms and to the world’s disgust over turnips, the king of social media has made a move to ban any and all topics of conversations surrounding the unsightly vegetable. In a Nov. 20 Facebook post, CEO Mark Zuckerberg voiced his concerns, and reminisced how his grandmother made him eat turnips

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Earl Cowan cast as Wicked Witch in stage production of the Wizard of Oz

Aug 20th, 2015 | By
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By Urban Anomie “You are a lying piece of shit . . . and your little dog, too: you’re all lying pieces of shit!” Presumed Conservative party supporter and lunatic Earl Cowan has been tapped to play The Wicked Witch of the West in Royal Canadian Stratford Company’s [RCSC] production of The Wizard of Oz,

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Ashton Kutcher to reprise roll as Moron in ‘Dude, Where’s my Apple TV remote?’

Jul 7th, 2015 | By
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Twentieth Century Fox confirmed Tuesday that Ashton Kutcher will reprise his role as Moron in a sequel to the 2000 box office flop Dude, Where’s my Car? with Charlie Sheen slated to direct. The sequel titled, Dude, Where’s my Apple TV Remote? has been in the works since February, but no details have been forthcoming until now.

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Calgary Flames to convert former Target location into new arena

Jul 1st, 2015 | By
New Calgary Flames Arena

By Urban Anomie After years of speculation and rumours, the Calgary Flames have officially unveiled plans to convert an old Target location in the city’s northwest into their new world class arena. The new state of the art facility attached to Market Mall will house a Starbucks location, escalators that can move visitors and their friend

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CBC severs ties with Peter Mansbridge for allegedly failing to use reusable grocery bags

Jun 10th, 2015 | By
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TORONTO — The CBC has severed ties with its chief correspondent and host of The National, Peter Mansbridge, saying it determined his environmental stance on the use of grocery shopping bags failed to meet the network’s code of ethics. Just hours after receiving an anonymous tip that Mansbridge had his groceries bagged in non-biodegradable plastic

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Calgary councillor introduces motion to have all dogs’ teeth pulled in light of recent dog attacks

May 15th, 2015 | By
Dog Teeth

By Urban Anomie Ward 15 Councillor Charlie Bain introduced a motion Friday that would require all Calgary dog owners to remove their dog’s teeth, regardless of breed, before the dog turns six months old. The motion comes after several dog attacks in the city in recent weeks, and Bain is confident that without teeth, dogs will

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Dog suicides on the rise as Canada Post claws back home delivery

Mar 31st, 2015 | By
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By Urban Anomie Suicide rates among family dogs have risen sharply in the past six months, prompting concerns from families and professionals. The reasons for human suicide are often complex and multi-faceted, and officials and researchers acknowledge that no one can explain with absolute certainty what is behind the rise in suicides of our K9

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Monsanto to begin spraying cities with chemical designed to make people not hate Monsanto

Aug 3rd, 2014 | By
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By Urban Anomie CALGARY, AB – Monsanto, one of the world’s largest producers of genetically engineered crops, will begin spraying entire cities with a new chemical called Vynthium-9, which is designed to make people more receptive to genetically engineered food, and the Monsanto name, in general. The controversial agricultural/biotechnology giant has been in the spotlight in

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Calgary falls into complete disarray after Nenshi walks away from Twitter for a few days

Jul 15th, 2014 | By
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By Dylan Random On Tuesday Calgarians awoke to a horrible bit of news: Mayor Naheed Nenshi tweeted, “I’m taking a few days off to enjoy a family wedding ( . . . )” That’s when all hell broke loose. When things went sideways. When the shit hit the fan. Within hours, traffic became disorderly, food

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