May 2, 2005

COVER

HOW YOUR BRAIN MAKES YOU FAT

WE’VE SEEN THIS BEFORE

Religion

‘THE MOST BRILLIANT'

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COVER

HOW YOUR BRAIN MAKES YOU FAT

AND HOW MAYBE, WITH SCIENCE’S HELP, IT MIGHT BE ABLE TO MAKE YOU THIN
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WE’VE SEEN THIS BEFORE

DURING THE SULLEN AUTUMN OF 1964 and the brooding winter and spring that followed, Ottawa was shaken by a series of allegations and revelations of corruption in high places that involved stunning parallels to the scandal currently rocking the Martin government.
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Religion

‘THE MOST BRILLIANT'

The cardinals’ choice was bold—and sound
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SEVEN NOT QUITE DEADLY SINE

IMBIBERS, GRIFTERS, adulterers, petty crooks and master thieves. The inmates of Canada’s penitentiaries could learn a few tricks from some of the past members of the country’s legislatures. (Though on rare occasions, the courts have been known to provide peer-to-peer educational opportunities-behind bars.)
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THEMAIL♦

‘I voted for the Liberals in the last election, but I am prepared to vote them out. I feel they haven’t done anything but look after themselves.’ -Roland Gervais,Barrie,ont.
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Politics

CAN I HAVE MORE TIME?

PAUL MARTIN’S BIOGRAPHER, John Gray, reports that the Prime Minister was an unspectacular student at the University of Toronto, more inclined to coast on native wit than to do the hard work that makes academic stars. So perhaps Martin felt a surge of awkward nostalgia last Thursday as he relived every undergrad’s most persistent anxiety nightmare: sitting at a desk in an office, leaning urgently forward, pleading for an extension.
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Sexuality

GOD’S GIFT TO WOMEN

From a Darwinian standpoint, female orgasm may be as frivolous as male nipples
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COLUMNS

ADVICE TO INVESTORS: BE COOL

There are many reasons why Canadian stocks should bounce back
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Britain

IT'S ALL ABOUT IRAQ

In London’s most explosive riding, the candidates battle over a faraway war
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UPFRONT

WORLD

IRAQ Officials pulled at least 60 bodies— men, women and children—from the Tigris River. The bloated corpses were believed to be minority Shias from Madain, just south of Baghdad, who were reported to have been held hostage by Sunni insurgents two weeks ago.
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