Category Archives: Science & Technology

Just how hot is it out there?

With the temperature a balmy -8 outside here in Ottawa, shortly to ease down to -19, I’m catching up on my NBC news feeds. It’s not pleasant.
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Sun News spirit lives on

Sun News Network has set. It is a bittersweet feeling.
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Missing link to climate change?

So I was checking out caveman sex in Israel and I had a sudden insight about global warming.
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2014, we hardly knew ye

Another year we couldn’t believe was already here has now vanished over the horizon with a jaunty wave of its December. We pause, examine our lives, and mutter “So soon old, so late smart.” Or maybe just the first bit.
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Reboot for Ottawa’s dusty museums

When life sends lemons you make lemonade. It’s not so obvious what you do with mouldy asbestos, though. Maybe a big touchscreen.
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