Category: Fun

Introducing IFLS Live Toronto!

On Friday I attended IFLS Live in Toronto at the Ontario Science Centre, and I have to say, it was an incredibly fun evening. I know that many of my readers are not immersed in the online science world and may be puzzled as to...

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The Solstice Step Up Challenge Results

In case you missed it, on December 5 I posted a challenge to my readers to state an measurable exercise goal for the holiday season and pledge an amount they will donate to a charity of their choice if they don’t meet...

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How to Blow Away a Reporter…Literally

So here we are again, in that exciting season where reporters stand out in the hurricane winds and driving rain and shout at us about how bad the weather is. Which naturally leads to the question (posed by my stepson): How...

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Got questions? Here’s some answers

In a former life I was a Google Answers Researcher.  You might remember the service where people who were looking for information offered a (generally paltry) sum of money for an expert online researcher to find their answer. ...

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Weekly Highlights: May 15-21

Coming off a 3-day Victoria Day weekend here and realizing the whole rest of the world was at work today. Nothing like being behind a full day. With all the talk of Rapture and the impending End of Days, I had a hard time taking...

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