Inching towards mediocrity.


All’s whale that ends whale. (Now with 61% more feces!)

Have I got a whale of a tale for you today, dear reader. (And I assure you, that is only the first of many, many whale-based puns to come).

If you were "fishing" for more stories about whales, you got it! (Yes, I'm aware that they're mammals).

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Hunger Awareness Day in Toronto. (Now with 100% more hunger awareness!)

I am not a selfish man by any means. Nor am I a greedy one. I am, however, a lazy man – and, as such, have rarely thrown my hat into the ol’ “helping less fortunate people” ring.

Until now.

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Let there be (energy efficient) light!

LED lightbulbs are brighter, last longer, and are more environmentally responsible then your regular, run-of-the-mill lightbulb. This we know, and one thing more – they’re also wicked expensive.

Until now.

Lower your price, sir!

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Carbon Capture and Storage – in a nutshell!

For those of you who are curious about Carbon Capture and Storage technology (CCS) – and let’s face it, who isn’t? – there’s a new online resource just for you.

Buckle up, kids.

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In Soviet Russia, Oil Spills You! (Now with 30% more Very Bad Ideas).

As the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues to…spill…oil…scientists from across the globe are frantically looking for an adequate means to cork the decidedly environmentally unfriendly disaster.

One of these ideas is being put forth by those lovable Russians; their solution? Nuke the bastard.

Don't worry, guys. Russia's got this.

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Top Ten TV Moms. (Now with 50% more Marion Ross!)

Mother’s Day is nearly upon us, blog world. For most of us, that means last minute shopping for flowers, cards, chocolates, wine, or whatever gift you (and I’m speaking to primarily the male audience out there) think constitutes an acceptable gift for a woman. And not just any woman, either – the woman. The most important woman you’ll ever know – at least until you get married and your allegiances shift, whether you want them to or not.

And to all a good night!

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Plugging Into Plants. (Now with 87% more algae!)

In a move that’s no doubt being hailed by experts for it’s “what the hell, why not” attitude, scientists have turned to algae cells to produce electricity.

That’s correct. Algae cells.

Yep. ALGAE.

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