Always…….Or Never Forget to Check Your References

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 31 at 12:47 pm

10 points for the person who knows what movie that quote is from. Anyways, in yet another black eye for the Global Warming zealots, it turns out that the data that the IPCC used to claim that the Himalayan glaciers will be melted away by 2035 was based on a speculative thesis by a geography [...]

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The Haiti Telethon Hypocrisy

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 30 at 1:20 pm

The numbers have come in that the Haiti Telethon has raised an estimated $61 million dollars, thanks to the donations of the average North American. Thankfully, all the A-list celebrities were there to tell us all to give! Names like George Clooney, Jack Nicolson, Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, and so on. Good thing the masses [...]

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Personal Responsibility Is Dead!! – Joins Common Sense 6ft Under

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 29 at 7:55 am

A recent ruling blaming the deaths of 3 teens on the bar that over-served them is baffling. The Lake Joseph Club has had its license to serve alcohol suspended for 45 days, starting June 1st (they are open now, so I guess this is just being vindictive – suspending their licence for half of their [...]

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TTC Folies

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 28 at 9:49 am

From earlier this week. Amid a lot of fervor over yet another TTC hike, this pic was snapped of a TTC collector asleep at his collection station. This picture has now gone viral across the internet, causing TTC Union chair Bob Kinnear to jump in with his $.02 worth. Mr. Kinnear was concerned that people [...]

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Introducing the iPad

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 27 at 3:44 pm

Apple introduced the iPad today. Working with the iPod multi-touch technology, this 10″ tablet features the ease of use of the iPhone/iPod touch, on a much bigger screen. Available soon in 2 models, the WiFi model will ship in 60 days. The 3G model will be available from AT&T 30 days after the WiFi model [...]

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You Just Can’t Fix Stupid

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 26 at 8:32 am

As I was perusing Fark.com, I came upon this little tidbit from 2004. It seems Ms. Williamson was extremely concerned about the recent construction activity in her area. Her complaint was that the noise from the jackhammers near her home may be causing harm to her unborn child. … … While she’s enjoying a cigarette??? [...]

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Pic of Apple’s Tablet Revealed!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 25 at 2:01 pm

Well, sort of…….. Way back in 1983, this prototype was made by an industrial design firm for Apple. On Wednesday, I guess we’ll see what the 2010 version will look like.

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Hey Bob Rae! It’s the Kettle Calling!!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 24 at 4:12 pm

Bob Rae, former, and disastrous, premier of Ontario, has recently been criticizing the proroguing of parliament by Stephen Harper. Well, Bob Rae is the right person to be criticizing on proroguing! (now, where did I put that sarcasm point???) When Bob decided to flush Ontario down the toilet during his tenure, he prorogued the Ontario [...]

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You Don’t Actually HAVE to Catch Them All

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 23 at 12:01 pm

An unemployed woman in Britain has just been entered into the Guiness Book of World Records, for having the largest collection of Pokemon memorabilia. Lisa Courtney , 21, has been collecting Pokemon for over 13 years, and has amassed a whopping 12,113 different item over these 13 years. She is still collecting, and has visited [...]

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Very Cool Pics of the Milky Way

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 22 at 11:45 am

Taken by an amateur astronomer, using an 8″ telescope through a hole cut in his garden shed. Click each picture for a bigger version.

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Ah Microsoft…..You Make It Too Easy

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 21 at 8:29 am

According to an article in The Register, Windows 7, Microsoft’s newest version of their operating system, is plagued with a 17-year-old vulnerability. That’s right. 17 YEARS! Apparently, there is still a feature in the Virtual DOS machine, which was introduced in 1993 with Windows NT, that will allow an unprivileged user to inject code oh [...]

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A US Torchwood?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 20 at 7:39 am

After seeing what was done to Doctor Who in the 90′s, in the Us, colour me a little leery, but here goes. Fox is readying a pilot of Torchwood for the US. Russell T. Davies is handling the writing duties. Running for 2 seasons in the UK, with a very popular mini-series, “Children of Earth” [...]

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Aileen Carroll To Run Federally…Again?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 19 at 10:31 am

In Monday’s Provincial cabinet shuffle, local MPP Aileen Carroll lost her post in the Fiberals cabinet. Some columnists have taken this to mean that Carroll will be running federally in the next election. My question is this: If we get the government we deserve, what exactly did the people of Simcoe County do to get [...]

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False Praise is Harmful to Kids?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 18 at 11:39 am

I don’t believe it! Common sense is rearing its head again. According to a CanWest News Service article, psychologists are now saying that false praise can be harmful to children. Well, no shit, Sherlock! According to the article, too much praise for too little effort can undermine children’s motivation. Too much of ‘good job’ leads [...]

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Text Money To Haiti? It Would Be Faster If You Swam It There

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 17 at 11:10 am

After the tragedy in Haiti, people have been urged to send money to Haiti, using their cell phone. Simply send a text to: 90999 and type the word HAITI, and $10 will be sent to help in the relief. According to sources, some $9 million has already been pledged, due to the simplicity of sending [...]

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Jimmy Kimmel Slays Leno

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 16 at 10:05 am

I have been staying out of this until now, seeing how it all will play out. For the record, I watched the first Jay Leno Tonight Show after Carson retired. And that was it. Didn’t do anything for me. That being said, I have never seen a Conan O’Brien Tonight Show ever. But, I have [...]

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There is a God!! Perez / Wolfman Titans GN Announcement!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 15 at 10:50 am

Rivalling Avengers/JLA in its delay, DC announced that the long (long, long, long…..) awaited Titans: Games graphic novel is going to ship this year. Originally started in 1987, Games will re-united the Titans of that era, bringing them together in a “Lost Titans” type of story. Excuse me,……I seem to have a little something in [...]

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Uh Oh

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 14 at 8:39 am

Donald Goerke, inventor of the SpagettiOs, passed away at the age of 83. Now, who didn’t sing their theme song in their head as soon as they read that? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller? Goerke was the marketing director for Campbell’s Franco-American line when he came up with the O’s in SpagettitOs. The theme song for [...]

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Introducing The Sarcasm Mark – Yeah, That’s Really Helpful

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 13 at 10:11 am

Michigan based Sarcasm Inc. have released software that introduces the Sarcasm Mark. Resembling an open circle with a dot in the center, it can be installed via a $1.99 download. From the company: “Statements have the period. Questions have the question mark. Exclamations have the exclamation mark. When you see the newest punctuation mark for [...]

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PETA – Making a Bag of Hammers Look Smart For 30 Years

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on January, 12 at 10:10 am

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – in case you’ve been in a coma for the last 3 decades) have released a new ad against fur and animal products, featuring Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey. Here’s the stupid part. They used an image of Oprah from stock photography. And she’s wearing a leather [...]

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