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Life

In case any of you happened to be wondering, my life’s not bad these days. However, as part of an ongoing project to cultivate hobbies which don’t involve m...

Scientific Progress Goes Boink

And it happens again! The Guardian reports that a promising new meningitis vaccine just out of clinical trials could save thousands of lives in sub-Saharan ...

Getting around Montreal

So Sh. and I got back last week from a great 2½ weeks in Europe, although I left the next day for a five-day trip to Ontario for work. Fun times, took lots ...

Good news, bad news

First, the good news: Ontario is going to have a referendum in October on switching their voting system to mixed-member proportional representation! It’s ab...