Follow @theurbancountry on Twitter Find us on Facebook Subscribe to theurbancountry.com via e-mail Subscribe to theurbancountry.com via RSS
Follow @theurbancountry on Twitter Find us on Facebook Subscribe to theurbancountry.com via e-mail Subscribe to theurbancountry.com via RSS

George Costanza’s Tips for Working Hard 4

George Costanza’s Tips for Working Hard 1. Never walk down the hall without a document in your hands. People with documents in their hands look like hardworking employees heading for important meetings. People with nothing in their hands look like they’re heading for the cafeteria. People with a newspaper in their hand look like they’re ...

Humans blindly indulge prepared food 6

Humans are an interesting species when it comes to food. (Don’t worry, I’m talking in third person here; I don’t consider myself to be another species; although some may disagree). When it comes to food, humans will blindly indulge food that has been prepared for them subconsciously ignoring the ingredients of said food. I have ...

My Last Words 6

As everyone is already aware, the Pope has passed away this weekend. According to an account published in an Italian Newspaper, the Pope’s last word was “amen“. After reading this, I wondered what my last words would be, so I put together a top 5 list. Vote for your favourite. 1. F#ckin A 2. Latez ...

Defeated by Mother Nature 6

Mother Nature herself has embarrassingly defeated me. She has employed all of her high powers to conquer me, and I have submissively and without dignity conceded to her higher will. 2 days ago, the temperature was about 14 degrees Celsius. For all you old school chumps or Americans, that’s approximately 58 degrees Fahrenheit. Considerably warm ...

CIA takes hit for Bush 3

A 9-person panel that was mandated by President Bush has concluded that the United States Intelligence agency was “dead wrong” in its assessments of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction capabilities before the U.S. invasion. The report also expresses misgivings about U.S. intelligence on Iran, North Korea, china and Russia. The report calls for a complete ...

Our degrading planet 3

The planet Earth is rapidly degrading, and according to a 2,500 page report from the United Nations approximately 60 percent of the ecosystem services that support life on Earth – such as fresh water, capture fisheries, air and water regulation, and the regulation of regional climate, natural hazards and pests – are being degraded or ...

Reading ‘Mein Kampf’ Racist act? 3

I have always believed that reading the book Mein Kampf, the “angry ranting of an obscure, small-party politician” Adolf Hitler is not necessarily a racist act in the least. Understanding what went on in Hitler’s mind is an important part of understanding history and criminal psychology. It can help us avoid the rise of another ...

Indonesian Earthquake – New Tsunami threat?

*Update: Thankfully, fears of a major tsunami are receding. A major quake in the Indian Ocean has hit the coast of the Indonesian tsunami-hit island of Sumatra, triggering an alert across the region. The quake was given a magnitude of 8.2 by the US Geological Survey who have warned it could cause tidal waves. Read ...

Toronto’s skyline ranked 10th in world 5

Toronto’s skyline was recently ranked 10th in the world by Emporis Here’s how some other cities ranked along with their population: 1st – Hong Kong (Population 6,787,000 in city) 2nd – New York city (Population 8,115,135 in city and 21,796,124 in metro) 4th – Chicago (Population 2,869,121 in city and 9,549,014 in metro) 7th – ...

Bush thanks Dad for creating Osama, Saddam 1

… I came across this article today, very entertaining. BUSH THANKS DAD FOR CREATING OSAMA, SADDAMHopeful Current Columbia Policy Will Create Future “Enemies”Full Story CRAWFORD, TEXAS – Responding to soaring approval ratings following Operation Iraqi Freedom, President George W. Bush called his father, former President Bush, and thanked him for building Sadam Hussein and Osama ...