Category Archives: Humour

The Conflicted Environmentalist

Theodor Seuss Geisel who wrote under the pen-name Dr. Suess, created many memorable characters including the environmental campaigner, The Lorax. The book has continued to influence the battle between environmentalists and commercial interests since its publication in 1971. But what … Continue reading

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Noah and the Pairs

We all know the story of Noah and his ark. The latest interpretation of the myth is currently the top box-office movie. But what if Noah really did have two of everything?   Before antibiotics too.

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Oh Anne

When people think of Prince Edward Island, one of the first thing that comes to mind is Anne of Green Gables, the 1908 novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. In movies, television, and musicals, Anne has been portrayed as a feisty, … Continue reading

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Sodom and Gomorrah

The twin cities could have been saved.

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When The Internet Invades Meat Space

On a planet not far from here, in the not too distant future, that which exists today on-line will become the norm in our face to face interactions.

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Cefaly for Migraines

Back in 2011, on Skeptic North, I wrote about a treatment for migraine headaches called Cefaly. ¬†The device was recently approved by the FDA for use in the US, so I took another look at the product. Update on Cefaly … Continue reading

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When pranksters grow up

Before caller ID became ubiquitous, telephone pranks were all the rage (or so I’ve heard). ¬†However, eventually those kids who grew up making those calls became homeowners and started to receive the prank calls themselves. Several decades of dealing with … Continue reading

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Heaven is a magical place

You would think more people would be anxious to get there. But then, Tahiti is magical too.

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Ragnarok: facing death

Today is the end.

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Facebook – A Look Back Starring Jesus

As anyone who uses Facebook has probably noticed, they have recently released an app that generates a look back at the pictures you have posted since you first joined the network. A pair of blasphemers have created a humorous look … Continue reading

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