Archive | March 2014

Minister, Oliver!

"He won't ask for more when he knows what's in store, he will Rue the day Harper named him Finance Minister!"

“He won’t ask for more when he knows what’s in store, he will Rue the day Harper named him Finance Minister!”

In the Doghouse?

There is a huge demand in Vancouver for tiny rental apartments, some as small as100-square-feet, [10x10] renting for $400 - $600 per month.

There is a huge demand in Vancouver for tiny rental units, some as small as 100-square-feet, [10’x10′] renting for $400 – $600 per month.

Giving “Butterball” a new meaning

An Ontario turkey farm will install video monitoring cameras after hidden camera footage showed employees kicking and throwing birds and using shovels and rods to bash in heads

An Ontario turkey farm will install video monitoring cameras after hidden camera footage showed employees kicking and throwing birds and using shovels and rods to bash in heads

“Wearing” of the Green

Pollution in Beijing is now so bad that it rivals nuclear winter in environmental impact.

Pollution in Beijing is now so bad that it rivals nuclear winter in environmental impact.

TED comes to Vancouver

Networking at the TED conference.

Networking at the TED conference.

“Almost Hell, West Virginia”

West Virginia ranks as the most unhappy state in the US for the 5th year in a row.

West Virginia ranks as the most unhappy state in the USA for the 5th year in a row.

Einstein: “Happy Birthday to me”

Albert Einstein, born March 14th, 1879, plays "Opus 135"

Albert Einstein, born March 14th, 1879, plays “Opus 135”

St Peter’s “Rock Star” Pope celebrates 1-year anniversary

Pope Francis  has had an eventful first year,  named Time magazine's "Man of the Year" and appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.

Pope Francis has had an eventful first year, named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year”, portrayed in graffiti as a superhero, and ¬†appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.

“It makes a nice change from our formal tuxedos”

Sweaters for penguin oil-spill victims

A plea for knitters to send sweaters to Australia for penguin oil-spill victims turns out to be a hoax.

Phantom of the Arena

Heard but not seen: Vancouver Canuck's Hockey Organist Mike Kenny is one of a very few remaining live keyboard performers in NHL arenas.

Heard but not seen: Vancouver Canucks Hockey Organist Mike Kenney is one of a very few remaining live keyboard performers in NHL arenas.