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Grocery Store Tricks, Priced in Imperial, Weighed in Metric

So the other day i was purchasing some cherries, when I ran into a problem.  I had no idea how much the darned things were gonna cost me.  I went to a Loblaws SuperStore in Aurora and spotted these:

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3 Reasons Why KickStarter Projects Fail

I love kickstarter.  Recently I funded the LOIRP project and actually got an original negative back from the project as promised. Today I decided to cruise around kickstarter and ended up wondering what the turning point was between a succesfully funded project (most projects that are succesful are OVER-funded greatly) and a project that never cut the cheese.

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Rona in Aurora Ontario – The Death of a Big Box

It seems to me that maybe this Rona is one of the final big box victims of the 2008 economic bust.    I guess someone thought the homebuilding would continue forever.  We’re not protected here in Canada, folks.  Don’t walk too proud! [youtube=http://youtu.be/IaNEfhPmhPM]]    

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There is only Enough Surplus Electricity in North America for 30,000 Electric Cars

Introduction A friend of mine commented over bad sushi the other day that there isn’t enough electricity generated in North America for everyone to be driving an electric car. A powerful statement!  We’re going to examine the electric grid of Canada and the United States and discover exactly how many electric cars we could service.  In order to do this, we’re going to need to really break down the numbers, make crazy assumptions, and examine a few things: Average miles driven per car Amount of electricity to charge a car…

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