Ashes to Ashes

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Gizmodo has an article on designs that differ from the usual burial experience. Some are wonderful, the wind chime I'm not as sure about. ... More

Virgin Mobile Canada Has Lost Me As A Customer

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In August of 2009 I bought my daughter a cell phone through Virgin Mobile Canada. It was a cute little phone - an LG Rumour she could use to text, browse the web and phone home. 2 year plan which seemed pretty good as cell plans go. Unfortunately, the phone got broken in her backpack on the bus. Rather than throw good money after bad we went to the Virgin kiosk and got a cheap candy bar phone, ... More

Carrot Juice is Murder

Being both an omnivore and a plant lover I've always hated when some vegetarians/vegans try to claim higher moral ground based on their food choices. Scientists are becoming more aware of just how spectacular plants really are; “Plants are not static or silly,” said Monika Hilker of the Institute of Biology at the Free University of Berlin. “They respond to tactile cues, they recognize ... More