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60-million-year-old fish fossil—give or take 59,994,000 years or so. A Canadian man from Alberta discovered the fossils of five 60-million-year-old fish in a Calgary basement.
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 08:55 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
It’s easy to think of spiritual practice as something separate from ordinary life: the time one spends on a meditation cushion or chanting prayers or sending praisesongs into the world. But for me ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 07:30 AM PST with 10 Recommends
So, I'm up here in Calgary, near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in the Great White North, in this month dubbed Snowtember. But that was so last week, if you catch my drift. Our mayor, Naheed ...
by lotac
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Tuesday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Six tankers loaded with petroleum hang over the swollen Bow River in Calgary as train derails and bridge fails. It appears the jinx is definitely on Calgary right now. So sorry for the innocent ...
by akmk
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 02:36 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
I've been writing the last couple of days about the disastrous flooding that has happened in and near the city of the Calgary, Alberta. What appears to have started the mess is a warm air front ...
by lotac
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 07:03 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Last night, I posted this diary about the rising waters in the city of Calgary, Alberta, and neighboring communities. Today, the news is bad. The Calgary Herald local newspaper has much more ...
by lotac
Comment Count 76 comments on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 10:22 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
Yesterday, here in Calgary Alberta, we got the warning that major rain was coming. Up to 100 mm of rain (about 4 inches) predicted for the city, much more in the foothills just an hour or so to the ...
by lotac
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 06:42 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
and therefore ineligible to ever be President... That may not be such a big stumbling-block to possible Presidential ambitions as some think... including on Lawrence O'Donnell's show last night. ...
by chimene
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 02:26 PM PST with 8 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST with 28 Recommends
- or - Americans, don't bring your guns to Canada (not that you would). On Tuesday, the Calgary Herald newspaper published a letter to the editor under the heading Nose Hill Park confrontation ...
by lotac
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Aug 09, 2012 at 07:44 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Since I'm sure that most Kosacks don't read the Calgary Herald, let me brief you on this story. Back in December, and 18 year old woman was raped at a light-rail station. She was from out of town ...
by SierraDrinker
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed May 11, 2011 at 11:57 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
They elected Canada's first Muslim Mayor!! One day after his historic victory, Calgary mayor-elect Naheed Nenshi says he hopes his unlikely election is an inspiration to Canadians. "...
by MsLibrarian
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 02:59 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
We knew that Sarah Palin has, as French call it, a huge "D�lire de Grandeur" inside her empty head, but we didn't know how important Palin considers herself. Last month, while criticizing ...
by LaurenMonica
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Mar 08, 2010 at 08:20 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Spencer "Attackerman" Ackerman's made a post last night ( "I Said I Said What I Said" ) on ...
by 60th Street
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2009 at 11:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
The good news for George W. Bush is that in his first trip abroad since leaving office, he is not likely to be charged with war crimes. Today, George W. Bush comes to the relatively friendly ...
by Bobs Telecaster
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2009 at 03:50 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Grab a stubbie out of your two-four, get comfy on your chesterfield, put on a toque, and get ready for the great white north's pundit round-up.
by MrvnMouse
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Sep 12, 2008 at 10:50 AM PDT with 8 Recommends