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Superstitions Suck! The Sad Tale of Doug Sanders

Superstitions are so much part of our collective consciousness it’s hard not to get sucked into believing there are credible reasons for our calamities.

Rickshaw Run - Pokhara Nepal to India

Rickshaw Run - Pokhara Nepal to India

A reminder that the time has almost come to nab yourself a highly coveted place on the Winter 2010 Rickshaw Run. Sign-ups for the event begin 30th April 2009. 

The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs - Semi Finals

The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs - Semi Finals

They had it all in the first round of the playoffs with upsets, sweeps, seventh games, fighting, suspension, triumph and failure. There was never a boring moment. With the NHL quarter finals done and dusted, we can now look forward to the conference semi-finals.

Art Games: Making Pretentiousness Fun

Art Games: Making Pretentiousness Fun

While stodgy critics were busy arguing verbosely as to whether video games can be considered art or not, a school of game development has slowly emerged to put the argument to rest, commentators be damned.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Movie Review

X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Movie Review

X-Men Origins: Wolverine opened nationwide today. And flying my 'geek' flag high, I scored 12.01am tickets. It's kind of a traditional thing I do for movies that should be worth staying up until midnight to watch.

Tweeter or Plurk? That is the Question

Tweeter or Plurk? That is the Question

If I had the option of plurking versus tweeting I would. If I had said those words when I was growing up I truly would have had a bar of soap in my mouth. But today I can say them with a straight face and mean it. Plurk is a microblogging platform just like Twitter - some may say even better than Twitter.

Swine Flu Kills 0.0001% of the Mexican Population... and we all miss the point.

Swine Flu Kills 0.0001% of the Mexican Population... and we all miss the point.

 According to a hilarious source, “the only known cure for Swine Flu has been found to be the liberal application of oinkment.” But what if you don’t have access to oinkment?

Things Granny Knew: How To Make A Tomato Sauce

Things Granny Knew: How To Make A Tomato Sauce

Cooked tomato sauce as the basis for lots of different meals is a useful recipe to know.

Arnie's Famous Charge at Cherry Hills

The final nine

There’s a lot of truth in the cliché that competitions are won and lost on the back nine of the final day.

Golf's 'Hell' Hole

Golf's 'Hell' Hole

The 14th hole on the Old Course is one helluva hole where “The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang aft...” into ‘Hell Bunker’.