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Picking Lottery Numbers – Part 2

Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Games and gaming, Math and Science

This is one of the most popular articles on my blog, based on the referral hits I get: Picking Lottery Numbers. The topic is very popular with users of nearly every search engine. Because of this, I thought I would take the opportunity to expand a bit on the original article. If you don’t want […]

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How to win money at the casino

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Games and gaming, Math and Science

Squidette and I went to Rideau Carleton Raceway last week, and on the way out I threw a double sawbuck at a 25-cent slot machine and hit a 470 credit payout.  That was nice as it offset my much-less-than-stellar attempts at horse race outcome prediction. I was going to write an article about just that, […]

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Scott’s Conundrum

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Math and Science

A friend of mine once wondered why manhole covers are round, and made the mistake of entering a query into a search engine that contained the word “manhole”. Although it returned millions of hits, none of them answered the question (HINT: “manhole” is a search that is not work safe). So, having recently stumbled on […]

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