Finally! Scientific Proof That Cats are Better Than Dogs

Ask any cat owner about their cat and you will hear glowing references to their independence, intelligent and wit.  Ask any dog owner about their dog and you will likely hear, amidst the claims of “man’s best friend” and “he’s

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Congratulations Felix Baumgartner! He Jumps from Space and Lands on his Feet!

In a miraculous feat of human engineering, Felix Baumgartner successfully jumped from the very edge of space (over 24 miles in the air) in nothing but a space suit.  He was in free fall for over 4 minutes, and broke

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In an age of myopic self-absorption Danielle Smith’s selfless act sure stands out

I tumbled across the story of Danielle Smith’s awesome act for charity only because she shares the same name as Alberta Wildrose Party Leader Danielle Smith. This Danielle Smith is 21 years old, was one of the Torch Bearers at

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Looking for a video player so you can host your videos on Amazon S3?

If you’ve ever considered using Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) for hosting your video content, then you’ll probably want to read my review of commercial video player options. Ever since I started this blog I’ve been trying to get video

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An awesome way to honor a WWII military sniper!

Don Laird, who sometimes contributes articles here on the blog, sent me a link to a really neat video this morning. It’s the story of how the US Army Marksmanship Unit honoured 86-year-old Ted Gundy for his service.

Deputy Kelly Endricks – what a cop should be

Florida Deputy Kelly Endricks saved a man’s life earlier this week.  And not by doing anything so mundane as showing up at the right place at the right time to stop some bad guy.  He showed up at the right

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Ya Gotta Love the Marines

A friend forwarded me a news story today that had a really funny ending. It was about a thief who ran into some marines as he was trying to escape from chasing store personnel: The suspect was transported to the

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Ontario’s SIU acquits Sault Ste. Marie Cop, and rightly so

I don’t generally have much positive to say about the Ontario Special Investigations Unit, but I do today.  Late on September 4th, 2010, Sault Ste. Marie police were called to an apartment by a 9-1-1 call.  When they arrived, one

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Bruce Montague released on Parole

As amazing as it sounds, it’s true.  After no word from the parole hearing last week, it’s a great relief (moreso for Bruce and Donna Montague, I’m sure!) to hear that he has actually been granted parole. He arrived back

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The Top Ten Low-Pass Flybys of All Time

Now this is just good fun.  And some of these fly-bys are absolutely amazing.  My favourite is #3, the one with the guy standing on the runway and the fighter passes about five feet over his head. What’s yours? NOTE:

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Congratulations to Pacific County Sheriff Scott Johnson

And not just because he won his election bid to become sheriff of Pacific County. Nine months ago Johnson was shot twice, including once in the head.  That he’s even alive is a miracle, and that he’s made a complete

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