I have long lamented the fact that I have not had any big goals in my life. I have also not had any trifling goals, but I’m less concerned about that. That is about to change. I now have a goal. I plan to acquire the fastest vehicle available on the planet, figure out how [...]
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In most of Canada and the United States we switched to Daylight Saving Time today. Or, rather than doing it today, you might have moved your clocks ahead last night before going to bed if you’re an eager beaver. (As an aside, when people use the expression “eager beaver,” they’re referring to the animal, right? [...]
I don’t know if it’s true everywhere, but condominium marketers here in Toronto have a temporal language all their own “” a language that can be a trifle misleading for the uninitiated. For example, if you see an ad with a headline, “Now Open,” promoting a beautiful new condo that’s within your price range, you [...]
As I understand it, according to Albert Einstein, if you hop into a spaceship, accelerate to the speed of light and travel for a year at that speed before decelerating and returning to earth, everyone you know will be long dead when you get back. This is explained by Einstein’s theory of relativity. Among other [...]
If it’s true that time flies when you’re having fun, why is it that so many people hate to spend time dealing with airlines?