Posts tagged with ‘quebec

Canadian Maple Syrup Heist To See Big Screen Adaptation

The massive theft of an estimated $18 million worth of maple syrup from a storage facility in Quebec last year is set to become a Hollywood movie.

Sony Pictures has announced plans to make a film based on the theft, with comic actor Jason Segel in line to star.

Seth Gordon, whose last movie was the hit comedy Identity Thief, will direct. Family Guy writer Chris Sheridan is slated to write the script

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In Quebec, pizza and spaghetti flavored slushies are apparently a thing
I love pizza, I love spaghetti… but in slushie form? Mixed together? Non monsieur.
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In Quebec, pizza and spaghetti flavored slushies are apparently a thing

I love pizza, I love spaghetti… but in slushie form? Mixed together? Non monsieur.

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Canadian college student finds major security exploit in the school’s network, tells the school, gets expelled

If you were skilled in programming and networking and you discovered a critical flaw in your university’s network, a flaw that would have exposed the personal data of over 250,000 students, you would think the right thing to do would be to inform the school so they can fix it. Well that’s what Ahmed Al-Khabaz from Montreal’s Dawson College thought, and for his trouble, the school expelled him. In the meantime, the news has gotten Mr. Al-Khabaz tons of job offers, even if the college refuses to reinstate him.

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A golden eagle tries to steal a baby out of a park in Montreal

And the eagle would have gotten away, too if it weren’t for those meddling parents. And now the eagle is probably going to starve. Happy?

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Schoolkids in Montreal try to figure out the purpose of retro tech

And it makes me sad and makes me feel really fucking old. Pretty much the only one they got right was the rotary telephone, but even then… I wonder how much longer before kids of the future don’t even recognize the traditional telephone shape as a telephone?

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