Category Archives: Social Science

Do You Really Want to Live to 100?

One of my life goals was always to live to 100. More and more people are doing so. Why not me? Well this is a common area of interest, so much so, that it has brought people to study this. … Continue reading

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April 2024 Grab Bag o’ Humour

In many activities, it is common to celebrate with champagne. Sure you can use sparkling wine but most people are a slight bit snobbish and must have the more expensive, brand name champagne. Why is this? Well I can’t speak … Continue reading

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Summiting Everest

While driving one day on the plains of Asia, I was surprised to come up to a lineup of people. The finish of the line was over the horizon. They all had large packs with them, so you knew they … Continue reading

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Fingernails

Dear Lee Press-On Nails, I have been looking for a product that I wish you would actually make. That is a set of artificial nails that are so long they start to curl around. Exactly like the world record holders … Continue reading

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Dystopias Over Utopias?

It seems to me there is a predilection in modern science fiction to discount all utopias but not to do the same with the dystopias. While I agree that utopias are generally out of reach for societies, there seems to … Continue reading

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August 2023 Grab Bag o’ Humour

I just saw that scientists are trying to mimic meat more completely, with new textures. I was about to go “Yay science,” when I realized that I like things right where they are, now. I like the taste of the … Continue reading

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‘Battle of the Generations’ to be Called Off?

The new show which pits Boomers against Gen Xers against Millennials against Gen Zers may be forced to come to a halt. Why? Because of the scarcity of Gen Xers. When Gen X was in its infancy, it was firstly … Continue reading

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Which Kind of Zoomer Are You?

Lately I’ve been seeing Gen Z-ers being called Zoomers. First of all bravo you namers. You named Gen Z-ers after their most hated generation. The one they keep getting compared to, negatively of course. Secondly you didn’t check with other … Continue reading

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What’s Left Over

I have two brothers who are left handed and also play the guitar. They do this in the normal way. That is they conform to right handed guitars and play them the right handed way. That is the left hand … Continue reading

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A is for Female

About half the female names in English end in the letter A. I was oblivious to this until I noticed it when the song Mambo #5 was a hit. In that song, every single female’s name rattled off ends in … Continue reading

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