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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 5 - 11, 2007 
The “O Canada” Personality Test TM
Take a journey into the deep, dark soul of Canada.
NEWS/OPINION
Commentary
Alberta, Canada's home to what may be the most valuable resource for oil in the future: tar sand—and everyone wants a piece.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Canada Rocks!
Want to win the obscure band competition that occurs when any two hipsters are in one another's ego field? Get hip to bands from Canada you should know about.
FOOD
Know Your Ingredients
Learn to distinguish the color, taste and grade of good maple syrup. Experiment with Canada's delicious curd- and gravy-covered poutine in the comfort of your own large, American, cow figurine-covered kitchen.
FILM & TV
Idiot Box: Oh, Canada!
Remember "You Can't Do That on Television," one of the only non-lame Canadian shows ever? O'Leary does.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Book Review
Anne of Green Gables books were a good read but the Prince Edward Island-centered series set up false expectations by being nothing like real life. For instance, Anne never ranked other children into her fake gang.

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News

The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed

The Daily Word

A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.

It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.

Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.

Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".

Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.

Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.

North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.

"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.

news

The Daily Word in Star Wars, exploding churches and crapping on the green

The Daily Word

Glaciers are melting faster than they ever have before.

Three new super-Earths discovered.

Ever seen a guy surf a wave on a dirt bike? Here you go!

Churches are exploding in Las Cruces.

Drinking too many margaritas in the sun can lead to phytophotodermatitis.

Washington D.C. is sinking into the ocean.

Brighten your day with these Werner Herzog inspirational posters!

For over a decade, a mystery man has been crapping in the holes of a Norway golf club.

Mark Hamill will do more than just sign your Star Wars card.

Thanks to Geoff Plant and Carl Petersen for the links!

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The Daily Word in mine sweeping rats, spray-on condoms and Morrissey’s junk

The Daily Word

Citizens live without cell phones or WiFi in this West Virginian town.

These Italians really want the Foo Fighters to come play their hometown.

Iconic percussionist and drumstick maker Vic Firth has died at the age of 85.

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition James Palmer, who is currently nowhere to be found.

Specially trained rats are saving lives in Cambodia.

Everything you hate about wearing glasses.

I present to you the spray-on condom.

Prepare to be disappointed by tonight's blue moon.

Morrissey claims the TSA at the San Francisco Airport grabbed his junk.

Check out Prince's new song!

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