Amazon is great. The reviews are sometimes awesome, like this for Canada: Good Neighbor to the World. Image of Canada: Good Neighbor to the World’s 1 Star Review What School Library Journal has to say on Canada: Good Neighbor to the World: Grade 3-6 A broad overview of multicultural Canada, focusing primarily on the present, but supported by excursions into the cultural history of Canada’s European settlers. The native population gets relatively short shrift. The book includes chapters on ethnic composition, legends, holidays, foods, education, and sports. While it touches on such standard school-report topics, these are presented from the perspective of their basis in or impact on cultural or ethnic consideration in insufficient depth to serve as a single source. The index, which sometimes supplies incorrect page numbers, does not lead to some subjects found in the text (free-trade, for instance). Okay, so a not so glowing review. […]
I’m not sure if this is the official video or not. Wait, I am sure. I have certainty. I guess the real question here is, what are you doing this weekend? If you answered anything but “making an awesome video that involves fake beards”, then you’re wrong.
This post over at BuzzFeed got me googling old soft drinks I spend far too much time thinking about, especially considering how little I drink soda. Still, discontinued products form something of a shared culture of loss that you can discuss with anyone in pretty wide age bracket.