Monthly Archives: April 2011

How to use ALL the toner in your laser printer

When I first starting working at The Lance (over twenty years ago now, aack!), they had just burned $6,000 — in 1989 dollars, mind you — on a professional desktop-publishing setup. This included a 1200 dpi laser printer, very high … Continue reading

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Another week, another set of links

Here are this week’s interesting links: The Daily WTF is a website for IT professionals and programmers to share war stories about strange and proposterous things they encounter in their line of work. Most of them require a pretty deep … Continue reading

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Stuff I came across: Week of April 11, 2011

Here follow this week’s ephemera. Things you didn’t know you had to worry about: What to do when your pilot gets sucked out the plane window. Um, I have to sit down now. Oh, I’m already sitting? Ah, I didn’t … Continue reading

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A buck-thirty a liter… Ouch!

If you drive a car here in Windsor, chances are you noticed that the price of gasoline jumped yet again last night. The gas station at the corner of Wyandotte and Lauzon was selling gas at 129.9 cents per liter. … Continue reading

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News from the Catholic Church

It’s official. The demand for exorcists is higher than ever, and a group of priests and assorted hangers-on at a Roman Catholic university in Rome have identified the source of the problem: it’s the Internet’s fault! With modern communications, it … Continue reading

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