Category: Random

What I Learned from NaBloPoMo

NaBloPoMo stands for National Blog Post Month, during which you publish a blog post every day for the month of November.  If you look at the calendar on the right, you can see that I’ve managed to do that. (Assuming this post posts on schedule; that always makes me nervous). When I started, I wasn’t sure I would be able…

The Metric System

I came across this tweet from Ali Veslhi of a segment he did for Canada Day talking about the Metric System. Why no Celsius & meters in America? http://t.co/anNu7R196H @AliVelshi #AskAli pic.twitter.com/RgNyzzSnaD — Ali Velshi (@AliVelshi) July 2, 2014 He summarizes with “Canada made the switch about 40 years-ago. And Canadians survived.” Well, yes; but in typically Canadian fashion, it’s really…