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Extremely Bright Idea

May 2, 2017
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        Friday night I was discussing with a cohort those restaurants where you eat in the dark. It’s called blind dining. (see O.Noir in Toronto) That got me thinking. You know what…

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United We Fall

April 20, 2017
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United Airlines forcibly ejected another passenger today. This situation was a little different because the plane was at 30,000 feet. Asked why they repeated the same mistake, given all the bad publicity, the CEO, Oscar…

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Hair Raising Nuclear Test

April 17, 2017
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Hair Raising Nuclear Test

  Kim Jong-un, in defiance of Trump’s military thumps, conducted yet another nuclear test. The test was designed to see how KJun’s carefully structured hair would withstand a nuclear blast of one megaton. This produces…

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The Dao of Flying

April 13, 2017
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The Dao of Flying

  United Airlines is teaching their customers to live according to the ancient wisdom of the Dao. The Dao means “The Way”, in particular, the way out of your airplane seat, off the plane, and to…

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Turbulent Times

April 11, 2017
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Turbulent Times

A United Airlines passenger was badly hurt from what looks like rocky turbulence on a flight yesterday. What makes this turbulence unique was that the plane was stationary. In civilian lingo, that means on the…

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Name That Brain

April 6, 2017
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Name That Brain

As a kid, I was told my brain was a sponge. “Sure, math is hard, but that sponge of yours will soak it up.” Except living sponges have no brain whatsoever. Not a neuron in sight.…

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Colliding Committees

March 29, 2017
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A friend of mine, employed by a huge corporation, was rear-ended by the steering committee and is now in the hospital with a fractured tailbone and a bruised employee rating. Apparently the committee fought over who controls the steering wheel and…

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No Plan B?

March 24, 2017
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No Plan B?

Trump said there was no plan B for his health care bill. It turns out there is a Plan B One-Step. The Republicans, who despise abortion rights, just aborted their own legislation. This will give…

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Sold Over Asking

March 23, 2017
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Sold Over Asking

  Selling houses really is a unique phenomenon in our economy. In my neighbourhood, many of the “Sold” signs have an extra sign attached to it, reading “sold over asking”. I can’t think of another…

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Next Time I’ll Declare Jackfruit

March 21, 2017
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Next Time I’ll Declare Jackfruit

“Are you carrying any fruits or vegetables?”, the American customs official officially asked. A soldier of Homeland Security, or perhaps Homeland Peculiarity. “Three apples”, was our response. Alarm bells went off. Not real alarm bells…

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