Truck Driver wins $300,000 Lamborghini Murcielago... →
A small-town Frito-Lay delivery truck driver’s dream of winning the 2008 Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster Supercar became reality to only crash it 6 hours later. No word yet on the repair bill!
Mow the Lawn? →
Isn’t the grass always greener on the other side of the fence? When you can’t do something yet, you long to be able to do it.
Three Sneaky Ways to Cheat Yourself into Feeling... →
Sometimes, you just don’t want to be happy. I mean, you say you want to. You think you want to. But you don’t really want to, because you mope or you whine or you just grunt. Here are three sneaky tricks you can use against yourself…and the best part is that you will never be the wiser.
Gift Cards, the New Currency? →
bigcajunman: How many gift cards do you have hanging around? Canada passed laws (or was it Ontario?) to stop the practice of “expiring” gift cards, but evidently Canadians on average have 7 gift cards with a value of about $475.00 sitting around not being used. Gift cards in my house get used up very quickly, and if they are lying around the house it is most likely because it has $1 left on...
Eggnog – If You Dare →
When eggnog is on tap, it is far too difficult to choose just one party drink. So, for those looking for new and innovative ways to enjoy your festive eggnog look no further! Here are some pretty wild and daring beverage recipes that are sure to grab attention from all those you share it with!
3 SEO Keyword Research Tools You NEed →
clickfire: There are numerous SEO keyword research tools out there to help you find the right words for your website, but the best ones are free. Check these essential SEO tools out.
What is a kilowatt hour? →
You might be answering the title question with a big “Who cares?” But if you generate solar power to feed in to the grid, it is worth understanding how you will be paid. And you will be paid for kilowatt hours. I can give you the specs in Ontario; in other jurisdictions the numbers will vary, but the basics – especially the physics – will remain the same.
Top 10 Things Never to Say to a Bouncer →
Whether it’s standing in line waiting to get into the bar for some fun and games, or whether you’ve had a few drinks and have drawn some unwanted attention to yourself (never your fault, of course!) there will come a time when you have to converse with a bouncer.
Are Ghostwriters Really the Slimebuckets of the... →
Somebody has written a sales page that most cruelly slanders ghostwriters. Once you have read his sales pitch below, it’s your call whether he is a demagogue, incompetent or just stark, raving mad. At this point, you might be asking whether I have ever had any problem with ghostwriters – whether there ever was a situation where somebody was getting ripped off by ghostwriters. The short...
Proud to Be a Grinch →
It was my first meeting of “GA”. This is not AA (Alchoholics Anonymous). It is not even AAA (American Automobile Association). It is GA…Grinches Anonymous. This is roughly how the meeting went.
Blog Engage Bans Number 3 Contributor →
Worth reading Clickfire’s version of the events…
How To Get A Social Media Account Deleted →
A week ago, blood was spilled on the floor of the Internet. Last week’s surprise purge of some of the most active users at BlogEngage has brought to the forefront the long-simmering controversy of how social websites decide to delete people’s accounts. Here is the current policy on how Zoomit Canada deals with such issues…
Siri, please drive my car →
By now you have probably heard of Siri, the virtual assistant that you can get for your iPhone. Well, it seems Siri can now do things, not just say things. “Do” as in remotely lock and unlock your car. Or start it. Or pop the trunk. Pretty impressive? Well, not quite. Why not show us something really impressive, like…
Solar: May All Your Months Be November →
“May all your months be November.” So goes the ancient Chinese curse. Well, actually, the curse really goes: “May you live in interesting times.” You see, “interesting” times – those that you read about in the history books – are times of war and famine and terror. If you operate a solar generating system, November is an “interesting” time.
Eight Reasons Why Wind Energy Rocks →
Wind energy rocks. It always has, of course, but now there are more and more reasons why governments and industry are turning to wind energy to power the future. Here are just eight of those reasons.
Tips for Teaching Your Teen About Credit Cards →
Your first move, as a parent, is to explain how credit cards work. Teens need to understand that credit cards don’t represent “their” money. Credit cards are loans. Show your child a statement, and explain that when you carry a balance, money is added to the total, since you are charged interest.
Enough by Remi Boudreau – [Christmas video] →
This is my favourite Christmas song, by New Brunswick country artists Remi Boudreau. Given that we are full-steam into shopping season, this might help us all to keep it real. Watch and listen to the video…
How long does it take to hook solar up to the... →
Now that we are finally feeding the grid – yes, we are officially a solar power generation plant - here is our timeline. Yours might vary, but I must say that we were very pleased with the efficiency of our installers.