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According to Statistics Canada, roughly 40 per cent of all the food we produce in Canada goes to waste, or about $27 billion a year. That’s greater than the combined GDP of the 32 poorest countries in the world. Fortunately or unfortunately, more than half of the food waste in Canada is generated in the home, so the problem and solution starts with individual consumers. 

Scary clouds in Saskatchewan. 

(images via twitter)

Happy Canada Day

Alec Baldwin has another meltdown on Twitter

The newest CFL team is the Ottawa RedBlacks. Here’s what the mascot should be.

Everything you need to know about the Rob Ford crack scandal, courtesy of Taiwan’s best animated news.


We Promise Not to Screw

Quick, someone teach the Yahoo social team how to use the Tumblr Twitter box. STAT.

Image: Automated tweet from Yahoo’s Tumblr to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s Twitter account.

From the Baguette-me-nots project.