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Some U.S. Posts.

  1. California City

    "In the desert 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles is a suburb abandoned in advance of itself"

  2. Hometown newspapers no more

    City newspapers may, for all practical purposes, disappear in the U.S. by year's end

  3. 10 at-risk U.S. newspapers

    Time's list of newspapers possibly following the path of Rocky Mountain News or the Seattle P-I

  4. U.S. vs. Canadian Smarties

    Canadians know them as Rockets, Americans call this Canadian-made candy Smarties. How bizarre.

  5. Gigapixel image: Where's Obama?

    Amazing panorama of the U.S. president giving his inauguration speech (try viewing full-screen on a 30" monitor!)

  6. Obama's inauguration

    Poynter's collecting screen shots as news sites cover this historic day in U.S. politics

  7. Canadian political slander

    Keeping track of the various ways Canadian politicians insult one another from the perspective of a Canadian watching his country's election while living through an American election.

  8. Toronto as seen by a San Franciscan

    Interesting take on my home city from a resident of a city I newly appreciate

  9. Noticing differences

    When asked about the differences I’ve seen with the U.S. and Canada, my response has not been about the money, the accents, or the milk containers, but rather it involves the level of cultural tolerance.

  10. Does this mean the tide is turning?

    This Free iPod banner doesn’t want you to hit the monkey — it invites you to sound of on the war in Iraq.

  11. Judith Miller freed

    Her source (U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney’s chief of staff) “voluntarily and personally” released her of her promise of confidentiality.

  12. New Orleans: Post-Katrina

    Google Maps has updated its coverage to include images from the devastated city of New Orleans.

  13. Where (or where not) to buy marijuana in Chicago

    ChicagoCrimes shows a disturbing concentration of arrests around, ironically, Humbolt Park.

  14. Is this Area 51?

    Google Maps may reveal what Mulder and Scully long searched for.

  15. Man am I glad I got my passport

    But this kind of move is what makes me reticent to visit the U.S.

  16. Coulter on Carlson elucidate on Canada

    The pundits of conservative America demonstarte their skills.

  17. Why Google News is still “beta”

    The WSJ’s Online Journal caught Google News link, as its top story, to a satirical article claiming Canada had arrested U.S. President Georg

  18. Open Letter to Devil Dogs of the 3.1

    Kevin Sites explains to the marines how his story of the mosque shooting happened

  19. Best of luck today, neighbours

    May your vote for president (cough, not Bush, cough) be easier than depicted in this video.

  20. Implanting identity chips

    The New York Times discusses the ramifications surrounding the approval of a RFID-like chip for storing a 16-digit number used to retreive medical records.

  21. Newsworld Gore’d

    As speculated, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has bought Newsworld, the international network once owned by the CBC. Although the Mother Corp. will continue to provide the content, the purchase continues the politicalization of the American broadcast media. Like the country itself, it seems the U.S. media is splitting along so-called left and right lines (or liberal-conservative, or Democratic-Republican) with the common ground held, surprisingly, by the Big Three plus CNN

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