Police Were Immediately Dispatched To His Location, Because It Was Their Location

In October of 2016, Bank of America discovered a theft. Surprisingly, given that there are so many of them, it wasn’t one of their own. But the bank did suspect that somebody who used to be one of their own was behind it, and so the hunt for former employee Alberto Saavedra Lopez began. For …

These New Spaces Are All Designed To Be Flexible

You’ve heard of improv comedy, but how about improv classical composition? Ben Folds, who is awesome and one of my favourite music people, was tasked with composing a brand new song for himself and the National Symphony Orchestra based on suggestions from the audience. Oh, and he had to do it in 10 minutes. This …

Thank Goodness For Modern Medicine!

Not sure if Gill’s been reading history books lately or what, but she’s back again to talk about old things, this time medical ones. I, meanwhile, am reminded of this old video from the Onion. From blood letting to surgery sans anesthesia I’m going to inform and probably disturb you with some facts. Sit back, …

If It’s Gotta Be Eaten, It’s Gotta Be Pied!

I just did laundry today and used Tide pods to do it. As I dropped the slippery pods into the laundry, all I could think was ‘Why on earth would people try to eat them?’ I’m not talking about little kids finding one and going “ooo!” I’m not even talking about kids being fed laundry …

Hours Of Fun In Emergency Rooms?

Here’s Gill to talk some questionable toys. As for memories of unsafe things I did as a kid, I’m not even sure where to start. I grew up when we still had tire swings and climbables with gravel underneath them, so the list is fairly long. From flammable train sets to rebounder trampolines I’m counting …

Timeless: A Potential New App To Help People With Dementia

I saw this article the other day, and it made me so happy. Emma Yang is going to do amazing things with her skills, of that I am sure. Maybe she could unite with Shubham Banerjee and do some amazing things. She saw her grandmother struggling with the effects of Alzheimer’s, and at 14, built …

There Was A Prof Named Edward Heddican, Teaching Cheques He Will Not Get Again,, Acted Up And They Suspended Him, Career of Edward Heddican Is At An End

Just in case you don’t get the reference. I know this happened the week before last. I wanted to write about it last weekend but I ran out of time. The story goes that University of Guelph professor Edward Hedican was filling in for another prof, and got irritated with a student. Obviously I didn’t …