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Picking Lottery Numbers

Games and gaming, Math and Science, Outdoors

Bleah, enough strike crap… Time for something nerdier… I was having a discussion on a science-related message board recently and the discussion came up regarding the selection of lottery numbers and how some people really don’t understand what they’re doing when it comes to buying a lottery ticket. In particular, this person said that he […]

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Teens getting the short end of the stick, old people get away with killing people…

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Travel

This post isn’t very Christmasy because I saw something in the paper this week that is decidedly Grinchy. Back in November, I wrote this article dealing with Ontario’s move to stick it to young drivers. Ontario has slightly backed off from that position, but they’re still going ahead with the bulk of that legislation, and […]

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What does a migraine LOOK like?

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Math and Science

[ed Dec 2014] The original site is gone, so I have pointed the links to the Wayback Machine copies. Anyone who has known me for more than a year or so probably knows that I get migraines.  I used to get 1-2 a month and the nastiest ones could weird me out about 24 hours, […]

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New driver legislation in Ontario – an unfair shot at teens

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Travel

In response to the new Ontario government initiative regarding new/young drivers, I sent this letter to my Member of Provincial Parliament (who also happens to be Premiere) today: Dear Sir; As a citizen of Ontario and indeed, one of your constituents in Ottawa, I am writing to you to express my feelings regarding the recent […]

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