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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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How Much Does Electricity for a 100W Lightbulb Cost in Ontario?

I was considering ditching the old desktop PC and considering using just a laptop from now on.  They consume way less power and I was curious as to how much electricity REALLY costs where I live in Newmarket, Ontario. The hydro rates are expected to rise 33% in three years, as just announced, so expect that 500W power supplies for normal everyday users will become too costly.  In fact, this Globe article suggests that the BASE price of power is going up almost 8 percent in the next five years….

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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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