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The World – Joe Rogan Talks With Matthew Walker About Sleep. Our Body Needs Lots Of Sleep. Regularly. Every Night.

Sleep..its the best thing that you can do for your health.   Daylight Savings Time is killing us.  Shift work is killing you.  We need lots of sleep.  At least eight hours a night, maybe more. Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the […]

Thunder Bay - Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Wednesday

Sidewalk cyclists abound This couple are about to catch up to pedestrians. What will they do? Ooooo, they head out onto the street Ride on the wrong side of the street. Then back onto the sidewalk A feral shopping cart with something on the bottom rack A toaster oven?   Yup, this embarrassing sign is […]

Ontario – Liar, Liar Pants And Skirts On Fire

Hmmm…..turns out governments lie.  Not only that, turns out they lie about the financial state of the chunk of land that they govern.  No surprise there, but this lie is pretty big.  A difference of $5 million. $11.7 billion instead of $6.7 billion. In scathing pre-election report, Ontario auditor general says deficit is $11.7B, not […]

The World – Last Mile Fog

Scott Adams is the creator of Dilbert. Fast forward to the white board talk at around 6:45 for his Prisons of the Mind lecture.  Its interesting especially the “last mile fog” thing. Now substitute Slavery with Treatment of Indigenous Peoples and Civil Rights with Equal Rights…..you are left with the last mile of fog.   Are we Canadians […]

Thunder Bay – Racism? If You Look Hard Enough, You Will Find It, Even Where It Does Not Exist.

If you are a hammer, then everyone looks like a nail.  What are you if everyone looks like a racist?   Living in Thunder Bay. Celebrated Indigenous law school dean resigns claiming systemic racism Angelique EagleWoman, who became first Indigenous dean of a Canadian law school, says efforts to bring meaningful change “thwarted” by Lakehead University. […]

Canada – Trans Mountain Pipeline Approval Was Rigged?

Government insiders say Trans Mountain pipeline approval was rigged Chief Maureen Thomas was skeptical as she walked out of Canada’s main Parliament Building on a brisk but sunny morning in autumn. It was Nov. 28, 2016, and she had just given Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr four major reports highlighting extensive warnings about Kinder Morgan’s […]

The World – Finland Abandons Universal Basic Income Experiment

Finland ends universal basic income experiment Finland has decided to end its experiment with a universal basic income, in which people are paid an unconditional salary by the state instead of benefits. The idea of a universal basic income has high-profile champions such as Richard Branson, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. But the […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday

the Pool 6 pond is opening up. Birds are coming back. The Tree Swallows are picking out their nesting spots Crows have been here all winter Canada Geese are taking a bath…or at least that is what I think they were doing. Playing? Cleaning? Trying to drown each other? Festival stage so far.. Waverley Park […]

Thunder Bay – Tbaytel Gives $18.5 Million To City In Dividend Payments. Money Is Immediately Sucked Into Black Hole And Disappears

Tbaytel gives $18.55M to city in dividend payments Annual contribution includes a $1-million special dividend and a $175,123 performance dividend. Tbaytel’s annual contribution to city coffers totalled than $18.5 million this year. The municipally owned utility will contribute a fixed dividend payment of $17.37 million, as well as a $1 million special dividend payment and a […]

Thunder Bay - Monday

Thunder Bay – Monday

Earth Day…was it on Saturday? Canada Geese flying around Marina Park MV Baie Comeau. MV Federal Yoshino MV Federal Bering USCGC Alder I guess this is the Port of Thunder Bay’s icebreaker now.  Too bad. MV Ojibway leaving  You have to wonder why anyone would design square corners on anything in a park.  In fact, […]