If the world really is going to hell in a handbasket, what's the betting that the basket has a TRUMP trademark stamped on it?
95% of all Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere is from respiration.
The Great Wall of China, Hadrian's Wall, Antonine's Wall, the Berlin Wall or .......Trump's Fence. Which has the most cachet?
Don’t order your Halo just yet, and before being fitted for your Angel Wings, do yourself a favor and sniff a few farts. That fart smelling may delay your crossing of the River Styx.
If you have never had heart problems before, the above headline will mean nothing to you. If you are having heart problems for the first time, the above headline may terrify you. Your Doctor may have mentioned in passing that he wants you to...
How to write a novel in a month - and it works.
5 Million Haggis looking forward to Burns Night
Does Canadian Immigration & Citizenship have a returns counter? Trudeau's rolled-up shirt sleeves and his egotistical smirk are turning away migrants.
Is there any country where it is possible to get a tan without the possibility of being, shot, strangled, beheaded or gang raped?
Leaving your home country and moving thousands of miles with your family to set up in a foreign land is a courageous move. Knowing that you may never see friends or relatives again, especially if there is religious or political strife in the land of...
When Quebec separates from Canada, will it be towed across to France?
Migrating to Canada? Learn some of Canada’s oddities before setting foot on your new homeland. For instance, what is a ‘Double, Double’?
'Procrastination Block?' Is that when you begin to write again?
Canada is a Nation of Immigrants. The largest groups are English, French, Scottish, Irish, Italian, German, Chinese, Ukrainian, Aboriginal, Dutch, Asian and Scandinavian.
If a firm is losing money should it contract - or expand. Or perhaps indulge in a little piece of science fantasy.
Should milk come in glass, plastic, paper - or cows?
Are men here just to father the next generation and kill? If so, why do women put up with them?
Beware of the pesky Parthenocissus Quinguefolia. If there is a space large enough under your home for a plant with a name that length to slither into, it will take over your life.
Smuggling from America to Canada thru the First Nations Reservation is one way of getting free cigarettes. But considering the penalties, is it worth the risk?
Go on, smile - then give thanks for being so alive.
'I'll be on me way' Oops, sorry, that was a song called Zambezi from 1982 by the Piranhas, wasn't it. Zamboni isn't a river, neither is it a plane or a bird. What is it????
An old fool catches up with the trailing end of the future
The screw that Canadians swear by. Try it once and you'll understand why. The Robertson screw can be used single-handed.
Fire hydrants are colour coded to show the most efficient ones. Is your nearest one warning you of a disaster waiting to happen - or - is it filling you with relief?
Are exploding Pigeons a myth, or do Doves really blow up in mid air. And if they do blow up, was Noah aware of this? Is that why he sent it 'forth from the ark'?
Even 'dead' batteries can kill. Make sure they don't kill you. Drop them off at a re-cycling centre. Throwing them in the garbage might burn your house down - causing another mystery fire?
Leaking Roof? Stop that Ice Dam from forming on your roof. Insulate your attic. Fit Ice Shield & heated cables to your eaves.
How a Diamond Tester determines a genuine diamond from a CZ.
A mousetrap that's cruel to mice? Does it matter as long as it kills them?
Encyclopedias and dictionaaries eventually hold out-of-date information. What to do with those obsolete volumes? Should they be going to museums or bonfires?
Researching the SOLD PRICE on eBay is a MUST, and this Hub shows you HOW. Looking up WANTED PRICES is a complete waste of time. You need to know how much the item SOLD FOR.
Scotsmen play the bagpipes, eat haggis and drink whisky in order to hide their emotional and romantic side.
At last - a sport you can share with your puppy. Let your pet revel in the water as it joins in the fastest growing sport on four legs.
The hairs on the back of your neck may rise at your first Tag Sale when you consider you are rummaging through dead person’s artefacts. If you do feel like you’re stealing from the dead, you’re in elite company; even the Pope confesses to stealing from the dead....
Is Heaven an elite suburb where you can play golf for all eternity, or well spaced fluffy white clouds that you can park on when your wings are tired? How do you see the hereafter?
Is your hospital making you sick? Or could you be puking because you don't wash your hands after you've been to the loo? Remember the 11 steps in the 'washing hands' routine.
Make sure your swimming pool stays blue, not green. The green smells bad and tastes worse.
It is more difficult nowadays to prove if your partner has a bit of fluff. If he found his bit-on-the-side on the net, you'll need to know which website he used - so you can cheat on another one.
A URL that will whisper in your ear and let you know who the hell you're talking to. That would be a boon for us auld folks when we meet familiar faces in the mall, but can't put a name to them.
Free your mind for creative purposes. Release it from the mind-numbing task of remembering keyboard keys. Take a course on touch-typing and re-discover the thrill of keyboard control.
The future 'Jeopardy' Champion = the Quickest Googler? And perhaps the Wheel of Fortune winner will be your cell phone. Let's hope it informs you of any winnings.
A Scottish childhood in Mossend, West Calder during the Second World War. A time of gas-masks, blackouts, barrage balloons and 'saving the crumbs to beat Hitler' - and Canadian Convoys.
If you've been diagnosed with Celiac, welcome it with open arms if you're a Senior. A gluten-free life will bring back the'You' that you were sure you'd lost.
Be careful with Kindle's 'one-click' shopping; you don't want to buy all of the 140,000 books at once. But just think of the luxury of never, ever being without a book - sheer heaven.
Keep writing with pen and pencil while you still can. How would you communicate over long distances without phones, computers, cellphones - and smoke signals
Impedance Test, a diagnostic check of your bodily functions. The test details whether you need to diet or exercise and is awesome in its accuracy.
Don't straighten up immediately after your follow-through; stay down and 'will' that ball into a pocket. Keeping the cue level will depend a lot on what particular bridge method you use.
Winter driving isn't just about whiteouts and freezing rain. How about plugging your car in and carrying survival kits? Drive with caution and think ahead.
Hot-Air Balloon flights are dreamlike. You will never forget the ethereal quality of your first lift-off. Floating on the breeze like gossamer is enchanting.
Make sure you are free and balanced before your shot. Guide the cue on that perfect stroke as you keep your elbow at right angles.
A beginners guide to racking and breaking in the exciting game of Nine-Ball. Nine-Ball is the most popular, and fun, game of Pool in North America. Once you've tried it you will understand why. Enjoy.
The break in 8-ball is very important. It makes sense to practice breaking from different positions and with different weights of cues. And when you think you have the break perfected, be prepared to be proven wrong. Each break is different.
A view of how Pool may have begun, as well as facts and explanations on Pool tables; Pool balls, and how to rack up the triangle of balls.
Write an interesting and informative online article from your own experience and it will be welcomed around the world. Something that is old school to you, could be a revelation to others.
Be aware - Static and gas stations don't mix
Where does time start - or stop? Magellan, at the end of his 3 year round the world expedition was totally confused when he discovered that he had lost a day. Now, thanks to Sir Sandford Fleming, time zones are an everyday fact of life.
The National Maritime Museum has been the beginning of time since 1824. Nestled on top of a gentle rise, The Greenwich Meridian is home to the International Date Line and has a unique address - 00 00' 00"
Canada is bilingual. It is impossible to get a government job unless you can speak French and English. Bilingual? Tell that to the Quebec road sign writers!
Your opponent's graphic details of his scrotum removal will ensure that he is not the only one who will be missing balls.
James 'Paraffin' Young, a Scottish chemist, patented the method of extracting oil from Shale in the 1800 hundreds. His patent started a vast industry in Scotland that lasted 100 years. Could he be blamed for causing the so-called 'Dirty Oil' of Alberta?
Shovelling snow can kill you - fast. Even scooping snow and using a pusher is dangerous. If you must shovel the snow by yourself and you would like to see Spring, follow this advice. If you are getting on in years it is safer by far to arrange for your driveway to be cleared by an outside...
Driving in Canada is so relaxed. With no mini-roundabouts, and kilometres instead of miles, they can afford to be relaxed. And just think - no L plates.
Do you know how many blind spots there are when you are driving your vehicle? Learn how to identify them, be aware of them, and adjust interior and exterior vehicle mirrors appropriately.
The atmosphere at an offline auction brings a buzz to your life and makes the blood sing as you compete with others in your search for that 'WOW' factor. An offline auction is a REAL auction, and it can still make you rich.
Stop driving on your reaction time and braking time. Learn how to enjoy driving again and save on brake discs and heartbeats. Relax.