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Prediction: The Vancouver Canucks Will Make the Playoffs Next Year

Anyone who bets on sports is an idiot. An individual player’s performance can be affected by many things: an injury, an accident, an illness, depression, loss of confidence, practice, an addiction, divorce, a fight with a girlfriend, a death in the family. Not to mention luck. The difference between a goal and a goalpost is […]

Protestors and Activists

TV news tells us what we need to know: • “Protestors block logging operation for six months.” • “Climate activists shut down bridge.” • “Protestors blockade pipeline construction. But the news does NOT always tell us what we WANT to know. For instance, one of the things I would like to know and the news […]