Alternative browser helps Chinese users get around Great Firewall
The Maxthon browser -- built on top of the MSIE rendering engine -- allows users to apply a web proxy that can get around firewalls like the one that keeps most Chinese users from seeing big parts of the broader Internet. One more way in which technology is disrupting the power of totalitarian governments.
Salt Lake City mayor wants city to have regular bars
Apparently, there's no such thing as a bar in Salt Lake City -- only membership clubs where drinks are available in a maximum size of 1 ounce
Ontario's economy strangled by high taxes
Combination of federal and provincial tax rates for business stands at 42.2% -- higher than anywhere in the industrialized world except China
Contractor injured by fall into water tank