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Category Archives: Wednesday Humour
A Useful Machine
Having grown up on Rube Goldberg cartoons in Saturdays’ Funny Pages, I love wacky devices that use long and overly complex techniques to perform mundane tasks. I also admire the talent and skill of individuals who are able to create … Continue reading
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Canada’s Own Skateboarding Bulldog!
Last Wednesday I presented a video of Tillman, a surfing bulldog from Oxnard California. As soon as I posted, a friend (thanks, Stacey!) pointed me to a video of a Canadian skateboarding bulldog, Buttercup (yup, that’s her name). Best of … Continue reading
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Old Dog – New Trick?
From where I sit writing this, I see steam rising from chimneys, thick snow on roofs, and vehicles slipping and sliding their way somewhere. The outside temperature is about -13 Celsius (9 degrees Fahrenheit, if you’re more comfortable in that … Continue reading
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Pig and Cookies
Here’s something to help you get through the middle of the week with a smile. Thank you to LMM for pointing me to this video! Warning! If your sense of humour is anything like mine, this short video will have … Continue reading
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Make It Fly!
Another Wednesday! To inspire you to do amazing things with the rest of the work week, I offer these two videos of perseverance and ingenuity that result in amazing flying machines. Radio controlled aircraft, especially helicopters, have always fascinated me. … Continue reading
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How Do You Tie Your Shoes?
Chances are when you were taught how to tie your shoes, you were taught the common bow knot. The bow knot is perfectly acceptable; it’s easy to tie and works well in most situations. However, the version that most of … Continue reading
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