Archive for July, 2010

Take me out to the ball game

July 29, 2010
Take me out to the ball game

Guelph Mercury, 07/28/10 Let’s hear it for the Cambridge Cubs. The upstart junior team one town over has the gumption to play (gasp) baseball. Ever heard of it? It’s a game of wooden bats, balls and strikes, and the Cubs are trying to reverse years of its decline in these parts. Not everyone has...
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A youth pill? Sold!

July 27, 2010
A youth pill? Sold!

Guelph Mercury, 10/07/21 An anti-aging pill? Really? Yep. Scientists think they’re on the verge of breakthroughs that could help us live until we’re well into our 100s. Just what we need – a youth pill that can wipe away all of our bad genes, bad eating habits, and bad luck. And it might be...
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Listen up, dog

July 16, 2010
Listen up, dog

Guelph Mercury, 14/07/10 Here’s the thing, dog. You’re cute as heck, and a lot of people really love you. But we need to talk. It’s time you’ve started pulling your weight around here. I know it’s tough being a puppy, what with all the napping, destroying gardens, chewing shoes and all that. At the...
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Great outdoors? No thanks, we’re Canadian

July 13, 2010
Great outdoors? No thanks, we’re Canadian

Guelph Mercury, 07/07/10 They’re the “the jewels of our country,” so says Environment Minister Jim Prentice. But we seem to care about our national parks less and less. Instead, we prefer the Great Indoors, where we are in complete control and out of the sunlight. No wonder so many of us are starting to...
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