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Marcel Gagne
Works at Writer and Free Thinker at Large
Attended School of Notorious Ambiguity
Lives in Waterloo
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I came 1st in the Gold League in CSR CLASSICS for Android. Who says I can't drive? 
Download for free on the App Store or on Google Play!
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Two factor authentication powers, Activate!

Yes, I know. Some of you are wondering, "What the heck is Yahoo?" Once a time, it was a big deal and you may even have forgotten you ever used it. So, take a little stroll down memory lane, check to see if you ever created a Yahoo account, then secure it. 
The odds are excellent that your Yahoo account is now open for attack to the highest bidder.
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Yahoo account is for junk mail....
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I'm increasingly upset by the unchecked flow of human cautionary tales, like this woman, who make it increasingly difficult to come up with new and clever ways to ridicule. Is there no witty and derisive put-down that could help make people like this become the perpetual laughing stock that they ought to be? Words fail . . .
 
Donald Trump’s campaign chair in a prominent Ohio county claims there was ‘no racism’ until Barack Obama was elected
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One of the biggest problem is the increasing acceptance by both the public and media of the idea that "that's my opinion" is a valid argument about facts. There was a time when opinion and fact were considered separate, and the media would call people on verifiable lies and the public would both back the media up and take it into account.

Now, you can say almost anything, no matter how ridiculous or provably wrong, and if you say the magic words, "That's just my opinion." then reporters stop asking and the public nods and accepts. Global warming was one of the first big instances of this, but it has spread to almost anything. (E.g., there wasn't any racism before Obama. Just my opinion.)
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Science, like Galileo dropped the orange.
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Well, there's that, at least.
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That is a very good question +Paul Hartzer, that I think white Southerners are afraid to ask. :)
Please note: My previous comment was tongue-in-cheek.
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I've always hated boxer shorts. They are the most dorky, ridiculous, uncomfortable, stupid-looking, and just plain unsexy piece of undergarment ever invented. I also hate boxer type bathing suits. Now that I've got that out of my system, here's GQ telling you why I'm right and, if you still think boxer shorts are cool, why you're wrong.
The worst underwear option of them all (no, really).
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When it's hot and you sweat, tight-fitting underwear will chafe.

Anyway, it's undewear — whose business could it possibly be other than mine and my wife's.

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Someone asked me recently about Google's Fuchsia, which this video is not about by the way. He asked what was more important to me, that a device run Linux or that the product be open source and open standards. I stood on the side of open source and open standards. On that note, welcome to the Sacrilege episode of Cooking With Linux. Pull up a chair, enjoy some wine, and enjoy this treat from my open source kitchen.
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Sometimes I think that I play way too many games. I don't dig super deep into anything because I've got a dozen different games on the go, but each one is nevertheless, a tiny obsession. Ditto for "Oz: Broken Kingdom". I've been an Oz fan since I was a little kid and I still love Oz to this very day -- ask me about all the Oz stuff I've read/watched/etc over the years. So I was really pumped to discover this game which includes wonderful game play, stunning graphics, and an obvious love for the source material. And I'm trying to get Tristan, my son, to play with me and join my guild. So, come on along and play a little Oz with me. 
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Watch as a shit load of famous people make a really important point in hopes of driving home a message that even people who don't normally take the time to consider the self-destructive asinine decisions they are planning on thoughtlessly making, might, in fact, think twice and possibly even consider, with some sober reflection, that some decisions can have profound and devastating consequences. Did I mention this video has a shit load of really famous people? Oh, and somebody might get totally naked.
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I'm voting and my vote will count. Just not for either Party. 
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I can't believe I missed this one. It's brilliant!
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its perfect!
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Let's start with my score. I got 100% which makes me terribly OCD sensitive. Apparently. I also was in no way bothered by things not lining up properly, nor did I feel an overpowering need to change anything.

To OCD free people all the following shapes look identical, but one of them is different - Are your eyes, brain and OCD radar sensitive enough to spot it? *This test was created for amusement and is not diagnostic in any way.
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Opps !  I only got 50%
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Writer and Free Thinker at Large
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I write words good and people know what it means when I do. You know?
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Alma, Quebec - Chicoutimi, Quebec - London, Ontario - Toronto, Ontario - Drummondville, Quebec
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Introduction
Marcel Gagné is just this guy . . . you know? He's ruggedly handsome, an award-winning author, and the guy responsible for the "Moving to Linux" series of books and the famous (or perhaps infamous) "Cooking With Linux" which ran for ten years in the Linux Journal. 

I've been a regular columnist for LinuxPro Magazine, Ubuntu User, Linux Journal, SysAdmin, and others. I am a public speaker, radio and television personality, and a well known voice in the Linux and open source universe.

I have an insatiable thirst for knowledge with a completely unrealistic desire to know everything. Science and technology are my passions; as such you'll find me unreasonably dedicated to the pursuit of reason (in case you have to ask what 'Free Thinker at Large' means). Oh, and I'm terribly opinionated. Other passions include music, art, food, wine, and the occasional single malt scotch.

I take great pleasure in making fun of your belief system; I sincerely hope you enjoy making fun of mine as well.

I'm also a published science fiction author and editor, a onetime Editor in Chief, a pilot, a Top 40 disc jockey, and I fold a mean origami T-Rex. Coolest of all, I'm a seriously lucky husband to my wife, Sally, and a seriously lucky Dad to my boys, Sebastian and Tristan.
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I'm the author of 6 books, hundreds of articles, a few short stories, and lots more. Two kids keep me hopping and my amazing wife keeps me honest . . . and humble.
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Video: Father Helps ISIS Militants Stone Daughter as per Sharia | Clario...
www.clarionproject.org

A young Syrian woman, accused of adultery, was sentenced to be stoned to death. Her father zealously helped carry out the death sentence.

Feds Ditch Kijiji Data, And Look What Happens To Jobs Vacancies
www.huffingtonpost.ca

The Harper government came in for some ridicule last month when it emerged it had relied on data from job postings site Kijiji to argue that

Pudding Monsters
market.android.com

Grudento, curioso... e DETERMINADO A FICAR FORTINHO E CRESCER!"A ZeptoLab parece ter outro sucesso nas mãos" - Guardian “O jeito mais intere

Guelph 80s family ends year of living in the past
www.cbc.ca

Blair McMillan, 27 his partner Morgan Patey, 28 and their two sons Trey, 5, and Denton, 3, have spent the last year playing an elaborate gam

Kobo
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Com a Kobo, você pode ler no seu smartphone Android ou tablet a qualquer hora, em qualquer lugar. Baixe nosso aplicativo de eBooks GRATUITO

RIP for OED as world's finest dictionary goes out of print - Telegraph
www.telegraph.co.uk

Compilers of the next edition of the Oxford English Dictionary fear the mammoth masterpiece can only appear online as printed volumes will n

Study: Number of working journalists falling fast
www.prdaily.com

According to the Pew Research Center, the number of reporters declined from more than 54,000 a decade ago to around 38,000 in 2012.

LEGO toys are tools of Satan leading children to ‘dark side,’ priest war...
www.thestar.com

The Super Express tabloid quoted the Rev. Slawomir Kostrzewa urging parents to dump the LEGO series and those of several other firms.

Watch Live as a 900-Foot Asteroid Zips by Earth - Wired Science
www.wired.com

It's been almost exactly one year since a bolide exploded in the air over Chelyabinsk in Russia. Just in time for the anniversary comes aste

Candy Crush Saga Has Trademarked Candy And Apple's App Store Is Helping ...
www.forbes.com

I think otices should have been reserved for legitimate "copycat" games that are clearly playing on the popularity of Candy Crush to fool pe

Fox’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Are male-wussifying feminists a national sec...
www.rawstory.com

Adams claimed that the feminist movement had delivered “angry women and feminine men.” He said women attacked men because they falsely belie

Percentage of Republicans who believe in evolution is shrinking
www.csmonitor.com

A Pew study finds that the percentage of Republicans who believe that Darwin's theory of evolution is correct has dropped 11 percent in abou

Changing Your Password Won't Change Anything - You Will Still be Hacked
www.huffingtonpost.com

A day after two million passwords were hacked from several social network sites--Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google--it's clear reporters w

Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system
www.theguardian.com

Physicist doubts work like Higgs boson identification achievable now as academics are expected to 'keep churning out papers'

I’d hate to be a former Zimmerman juror today
www.salon.com

A chilling 911 call shows George Zimmerman trying to frame his girlfriend -- just like he did Trayvon Martin

MedicalXpress.com
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Medical Xpress is a web-based medical and health news service that is part of the renowned PhysOrg.com network. Based on the years of experience as a Phys.org medical research channel, started in April 2011, Medical Xpress became a separate website.

Your Gland-Prevention Plan
www.menshealth.com

6 steps you can take now to reduce your risk of prostate cancer

Police: We Have Mayor's Alleged Crack Video
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TORONTO -- TORONTO (AP) — Toronto's police chief said Thursday they have recovered a video deleted from a computer that appears to show Mayo

the result of Spock
www.seabreezecomputers.com

My Result: Spock. Which Star Trek Character Are You?

The design for the living space is a bit odd. Bathrooms are hard to use, especially if you need to use toilet paper. Shower is mediocre. Don't get me wrong ; the place is clean, the staff friendly, and the location is great. It just seems like the suites were somebody's fir try at designing a multiliving space.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Great hotel. We stayed overnight with our two kids and got adjoining rooms. The rooms were clean, comfortable, and really large. My kids, 9 and 12, both loved it.
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