Monthly Archives: October 2007

Cute costume for tots

October 31, 2007 Comments Off on Cute costume for tots

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A Dark Future

October 30, 2007 2 Comments »

I bought compact flourescent light bulbs for the first time today.  Not because I am a good person and want to save power, but because Jeremy says it will be cheaper.  I hope so, the bulbs were sure expensive.  I put ... Read More »

Tax relief

October 30, 2007 2 Comments »

Flaherty announced today that the GST will go down another percentage point starting January 1, 2008. This fulfills a 2006 election promise to lower the GST by 2% from 7% over a couple of years. Also cut were corporate tax ... Read More »

Asus Eee PC available Thursday

October 30, 2007 3 Comments »

The bad news?  It will cost 2x as much as when it was announced… still looks pretty cool, though.  Your $400 will get you 4GB – that’s right, only 4 – of storage space, 512MB of RAM, a VGA webcam, ... Read More »

Saturday two-fer

October 27, 2007 Comments Off on Saturday two-fer

Two columns for y’all today: The 30 defining moments in gaming – going back to 1997, Next Generation picks an event a year that marks a high-water point in the history of video games. Can’t judge a reader bu his ... Read More »


October 26, 2007 Comments Off on Fantastic

This amazing Lego skyscraper contains more than 1,000 Lego figures and 250,000 Lego bricks. Click the photo to go the Flickr photostream. They even made a video of putting it together Read More »

Too true

October 26, 2007 Comments Off on Too true

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Great column

October 24, 2007 Comments Off on Great column

Coyne nails it.  The idea that Canadians need to be protectionist against other Canadians has always struck me as odd.  It promotes a sense of regionalist us-against-them that benefits no one in the long term, and only vested interests in ... Read More »


October 21, 2007 1 Comment »

The Riders seem to have righted the ship after the disastrous September.  Granted, the last three games have been against weak teams, but at least they are winning again.  Clinching second this weekend was nice, that is the first time ... Read More »


October 19, 2007 1 Comment »

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Colbert ’08

October 17, 2007 Comments Off on Colbert ’08

So, Colbert has announced his bid for presidency. Shades of “Man of the Year“?  I don’t know, but you can bet it will liven up the race, especially since he’s running as a Republican and as a Democrat.  He even ... Read More »

Father-daughter shoes

October 17, 2007 Comments Off on Father-daughter shoes

  These adorable dance shoes are an art project, and therefore unfortunately not on sale. But you can imagine theKodak moments that might ensue if they were&# Read More »