American Cheese Was Invented By a Canadian

It's like learning that French fries aren't from France. Or that apple pie isn't from the United States. Well, here's another food origin story that might shock you: American cheese was invented by a Canadian. » 3/26/15 12:53pm 3/26/15 12:53pm

How Photos Lie

At first glance, this photo of two people kissing amidst the Vancouver hockey riots seems incongruous. You instantly assume they're activists, following through with the old adage of making love, not war. Or are they? » 6/17/11 6:40am 6/17/11 6:40am

I'm a Lumberjack and I'm Okay, Keeping Toasty-Warm Thanks to My Giant…

Those Canadian lumberjacks must know a trick or two about staying warm. While gadgeteers console themselves in heated jackets and Slankets, lumberjacks were out there slapping bits of steel together to create the Bullerjan furnace. Toasty. [Bullerjan via Uncrate] » 12/15/10 9:00am 12/15/10 9:00am

Would You Trust Robots With Prostate Surgery?

Robots named McSleepy and DaVinci, I might add. I'm not sure I'd trust them with anything other than bed-making and painting, but one chap agreed to go under the knife in the world's first robotic surgery. » 10/22/10 4:20am 10/22/10 4:20am

Canadian Android Users Can Now Pay For Apps

According to BGR, customers of both Rogers and Fido in Canada are now able to download paid-for Android apps, after Google's long-going battle with Canadian carrier support. Unfortunately if you're a Bell or TELUS customer you may have to wait a wee bit longer to get your hands on the likes of the Car Locator app. [BGR » 3/16/10 6:04am 3/16/10 6:04am

The History of Computing as Told by Pixelated Dancing Scientists (and…

You might think the history of personal computing » 9/27/08 8:00pm 9/27/08 8:00pm is way too complex to explain in under four minutes. But Canadian animators Superbrothers teamed up with singer-songwriter and all-around awesome dude Jim Guthrie to create this amazing music video that'll prove you wrong. The story: two heavily-pixelated scientists…

Apple Not Selling iPhones in Canadian Apple Stores on Launch Day

Apple's apparently so fed up with the high pricing that Rogers is shoving into Canadian iPhone owners' faces that there will be no iPhone 3Gs sold at Apple Stores in Canada this Friday. This follows up Apple's previous action of diverting stock from Canada to Europe, and really sets the tone that they're unhappy with… » 7/08/08 12:41pm 7/08/08 12:41pm