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The Reward

This is easily the best short animated bit I’ve ever seen. Watch it and feel inspired. Advertisements

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How Oblivion and Skyrim destroyed my homerow positioning

I’m sure it’s happened to millions of people out there…

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Updated NHL Overtime Goal Graphics

I’ve updated the graphics I made last year to include the 2011 playoff overtime goals scored. These images show the minute-by-minute breakdown of goals scored in the first and second overtimes over the last decade. 3OT+ isn’t very interesting as … Continue reading

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The Claude Giroux-adjusted statistics

I stumbled upon a clever analysis of player production comparing Eric Staal to (who was at the time of posting) the current assists leader in the NHL, Claude Giroux, by user bandwagon cole canes (bcc) on the Hockey’s Future forums. … Continue reading

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The NHL and the 2014 Olympics? Maybe not? Then why play in Europe at all?

Hockey Canada just revealed that Steve Yzerman will be the Team Canada executive for the 2014 Winter Games to be held in Sochi, Russia. If you click over to the TSN page, you can listen to the commentaries about how … Continue reading

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Cats can hug, too!

When I check my YouTube homepage, there’s always the “Things we think you’ll like, based on what you’ve watched before” waiting for you. Most of the time I scroll down to my subscriptions to see if there’s anything interesting, but … Continue reading

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Time Magazine Endorses Bigfoot

Well, maybe not Time Magazine, but Time.com does. Of course it goes with the usual deflection of fact, evidence, and consensus. For example: A team of over a dozen experts. from as far afield as Canada and Sweden, have proclaimed … Continue reading

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the NHL

Today there was an article on the TSN website about Rick Martin, a former NHL player, who was the first ‘non-enforcer’ to be diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). While I don’t think my opinions on the subject are mixed, … Continue reading

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Why I Love My Adopted Shelter Pets (and why the Seattle Humane Society is a wonderful place)

Last February, my wife and I decided to get cats. We hummed and hawed for quite a long time before we decided that two would be how many would be ideal for us (neither of us has had a pet … Continue reading

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Samuel L Ipsum

It’s been a while since I’ve done anything here, so what better way to try and kick off a string of posts than with the help of Samuel L Ipsum? Here goes: Do you see any Teletubbies in here? Do … Continue reading

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