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Sports round up January 7th

With the news leaking out that a possible consortium is being put together to place an offer on the badly slumping, but economically pristine Maple Leafs in the past few days,  this has definitely turned into a year of more twists and turns than a Chubby Checker concert.

By Edward Zawadzki - Monday, January 7, 2008

Bond 22 to Visit the Inner Bond

Want to start the New Year with a look in to the next Bond film? Look no further, ‘cause it’s all here!

By Guest Column Joshua Hill- Thursday, January 3, 2008

January Gardening

Happy New Year – and a Leap Year at that. The extra day will extend predicted cold another twenty-four hours, assuming Richard Mosset, a meteorologist with the Canadian Meteorological Centre at Environment Canada, is right. This winter, says the civil servant soothsayer, will be colder than normal over most of the country.

By Wes Porter - Tuesday, January 1, 2008



View What Is New

Just in time for Christmas gifts we commence our VIEW OF WHAT IS NEW for the coming season. In future we will take a look at many other different, frequently innovative inventions. Also, since these columns are for plant people introductions in what is undoubtedly the growing business.

By Wes Porter - Monday, December 24, 2007

Don’t Let Disease Claim Your Life!

I am prompted to write this article based on what just happened. I’ve been watching TV lately and have seen how many Americans have been diagnosed with many diseases and are dying of various cancers. I began taking notes in anticipation of doing another article to tell people about the benefits of doing a cleanse. 

By Felicia Benamon - Tuesday, December 18, 2007

The Wacky World of Woad

Woad was “for ages the main source of blue dye in Europe,” Richters herb catalogue says somewhat shyly. It was certainly known to the ancient Britons. Prior to battle, they dyed themselves blue from head to toe and thus attired fought stark naked.

By Wes Porter - Monday, December 17, 2007


Steroids Rampant, Canada’s Gagne Named

In what has turned into one of the blackest days in the history of sport, the world today has learned of the findings of the Mitchell Report, the long awaited release of an investigation into rampant drug and steroid use in the world of Major League Baseball by former Senator George Mitchell.

By Edward Zawadzki - Thursday, December 13, 2007

Wheel of Time Author Chosen

It was with a heavy heart and with much sadness that earlier this year, we discovered the loss of one of the 20th and 21st century’s greatest authors. On September the 16th of this year, James Oliver Rigney Jr., aka, Robert Jordan, passed away after a courageous battle with the rare blood disease amyloidosis.

By Guest Column Joshua Hill- Thursday, December 13, 2007

Think Better: An innovator’s guide to productive thinking

There are thousands of books about thinking. Almost every business book, leadership book, and self-help book mentions the importance of thinking better. But there are very few books that provide clear how-to information to actually help you think better. Tim Hurson’s new book, by the same title, Think Better, does just that. It’s one of the only innovation books I’ve come across that actually shows you how.

By Guest Column Mark Borkowski- Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Christmas Comes But Once a Year . . .

May be you don’t believe in Santa Clausa, California. But then Chico Marx had a similar problem. His brother Groucho presented him with a contract that included “the usual sanity clause.” Chico objected on the grounds that there “is no Sanity Claus.”

By Wes Porter - Monday, December 10, 2007

Top Ten Films of 2007

Another year has pretty well come and gone,  and it is time to do a little reflection as to some of the better films I’ve seen the past twelve months and tell you about some of the films I’ve liked the most.

By Larry Anklewicz - Monday, December 10, 2007

Earth’s Tropics Growing

The changing climate affecting much of our planet continues to have weird results. The latest to become evident is the expansion of our planet’s tropical belt, according to a study published this Sunday in Nature Geoscience.

By Guest Column Joshua Hill- Friday, December 7, 2007