http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1421879-nanoscale-pillars-improve-perfor... Nanoscale Pillars to improve efficiency of themoelectric material, to make semiconductor devices that run hot more efficient
http://io9.com/the-universe-shares-an-important-property-with-chocolat-1... The universe shares an important property with chocolate syrup, physicists have used sound waves to analyze the cosmos!
The title might suggest I am about to point out you’ll never find him at the Saturday Farmer’s Market on Salt Spring Island or the Galiano Island Literary Festival, where I happen to be at the moment. But this blog is not intended to...Show More Summary
Why did Patrick Muttart lose his job on the Conservative campaign in 2011 for...
Dear Liberal Delegates: Sorry, but I couldn’t be there with you in Montreal. Son Two has a lot of hockey, this weekend, and he comes first. So, gratis, I thought I would pen you a note about 2015. Because, after all, an election is indeed happening next year. (Unless Stephen Harper suspends the [...]
I’m here to drop off Son Two for hockey, and behold what I spot on the wall opposite the elevator: him. Full disclosure: I worshipped this man. When I was a kid at Our Lady of Lourdes in Kingston, he came to visit our town. I lined up to shake his hand, and then I [...]
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/201... Nazis, shoddy science, and the climate contrarian credibility gap
Classic. John, who is a nice fellow, is widely regarded as his own worst enemy. Because, mainly, he is. I went through this exercise with him several times: he’d debate and deliberate and dawdle. It would go on and on. I got fed up with it, finally, and told him I wouldn’t be supporting him [...]
I forget what the game is called, but it was all the rage on Facebook a couple weeks ago. Daughter was asked about it. The exchange:
The retired general sits down with Maclean's
An exclusive interview with the retired general and conversations with Chrystia Freeland and Joe Oliver
Yes, he really said that, and in an article slated to be published during the Liberal Party’s convention. That’s a quote: “The United States is a more democratic society.” Wow. Remembers everything, learns nothing.
As part of the Liberal Party of Canada biennial session this afternoon on provincial and municipal best practices, we got an inside look at how the Nova Scotia Liberals won a historic majority government from campaign director (and federal Liberal VP English) Chris MacInnes. Show More Summary
The general becomes a politician
I attended a panel on political best practices this afternoon at the Liberal Party of Canada 2014 biennial in Montreal, and one of the speakers was Chima Nkemdirim, chief of staff to Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Describing himself to...Show More Summary
The retired general talks to Maclean's
Exercising pundits’ prerogative, I skipped almost all of the pre-game niaiserie on Thursday night...
From Ipsos, a real polling firm. Click on the graphic for the story: What’s it mean? It means that Harper and Mulcair can be forgiven for starting to worry. You can deride him as the Shiny Pony all you want, boys, but it’s now evident that Trudeau is the real deal. As things stand now, [...]