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The Educated Guess – Make it Your Friend

The Educated Guess – Make it Your Friend

The Educated Guess – Friend or Foe Professor Hans Rosling of the Karolinska Institute is becoming very well known for his data-driven TED talks.  This latest one includes his son, who shares some insight into how to be right more often, by using the Educated Guess.  There are several gems of data in here thatRead more about The Educated Guess – Make it Your Friend[…]

TTC Tickets – 16 2/3 cents – From 1966 !

TTC Tickets – 16 2/3 cents – From 1966 !

TTC Tickets found in Restored Century Piano I am restoring a century piano and have been able to place its origin to the GTA sometime around the year 1900 (see photo).  It contains an action made by Otto Higel Co. Ltd., Toronto manufacturer of piano and organ supplies that was founded in 1896. By 1910Read more about TTC Tickets – 16 2/3 cents – From 1966 ![…]

Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.

Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.

  Tony Miceli article on Wikipedia Getting to know Tony Miceli last summer gave me just the opportunity I needed…. I have been wanting to write an article for wikipedia for quite some time now.  Tony was listed on a list in Wikipedia of vibraphone players, but no article existed. So I asked him ifRead more about Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.[…]

George Bush Funny Quotes: Don’t Misunderestimate how funny these Bushisms are

George Bush Funny Quotes: Don’t Misunderestimate how funny these Bushisms are

George Bush Funny Quotes George Bush is Funny, but doesn’t always mean to be.  Here are a few of the best George Bush Funny Quotes. “This is my maiden voyage. My first speech since I was the president of the United States and I couldn’t think of a better place to give it than Calgary, Canada.”Read more about George Bush Funny Quotes: Don’t Misunderestimate how funny these Bushisms are[…]

A real man says he’s sorry when he knows he’s done wrong.  John Lennon apology note to Pam Grier. #fb

A real man says he’s sorry when he knows he’s done wrong. John Lennon apology note to Pam Grier. #fb

There is a famous story about John Lennon and Harry Nilsson being thrown out of a Los Angeles club for heckling the Smothers Brothers and at least helping to start a fight.  What many may not know is that is that his contrition was recorded for posterity. Here’s the story.  March 11, 1974. A bigRead more about A real man says he’s sorry when he knows he’s done wrong. John Lennon apology note to Pam Grier. #fb[…]

The hidden genius in some corporate logos. Did you notice these before now??? #fb #in

The hidden genius in some corporate logos. Did you notice these before now??? #fb #in

We see corporate logos every day. Did you ever look closely at them? Scroll down and be surprised. Do you see the arrow between the “E” and “x” ??       2nd and 3rd “t’s” are two people sharing a tortilla over a bowl of salsa                Read more about The hidden genius in some corporate logos. Did you notice these before now??? #fb #in[…]