March 4, 2017

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Fishin’ Alberta With Paul Chaisson

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This video taken by another ice fisherman shows how fast a vehicle will to go threw the ice. The background shows open water. This guy asked a snowmobile rider if he was safe and he said yes.

He is also driving close to the rocks which is dangerous because rocks absorb heat energy from the rocks that radiates onto the near by ice causing it to soften.

It is always best to auger a hole and check it yourself. The ice should be at least 24 inches thick, is crystal clear and with no snow pack between the layers.



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Canadian Driveway Ice Hysterics

The iTunes ringtone of my mum’s laugh is now available - look for Canadian Driveway Ice Hysterics. We are donating a portion of the proceeds to mental health awareness. Thanks to Patrick in BC for alerting us to this one.


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Tom Roschkov - A singer, guitarist and song writer for 30 years, Tom has been a busy musician in Edmonton and western Canada. His interests are diverse, exploring a range of styles such as rhythm and blues, soul, folk-rock, country, experimental jazz, etc.

Roschkov is mostly recognized for his work with The Swingin’ Ya Band, Stone Merchants and roll as Bob Cratchit in the critically acclaimed, twenty-year running, Christmas Carol Project . He has an extensive list of recordings to his credit and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs.

His current album, The Caravan, is a sparsely produced roots-music endeavour. Great to once again have the brilliant talents of
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A Long Night

A Long Night
One night a man walks into a bar looking sad.

The bartender asks the man what he wants.

The man says “Oh just a beer”.

The bartender asked the man “Whats wrong, why are you so down today?”.

The man said “My wife and i got into a fight, and she said she wouldn’t talk to me for a month”.

The bartender said “So whats wrong with that”?

The man said “Well, the month is up tonight”.

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* Doctors Pull Live Cockroach From Woman's Skull After Complaints of 'Crawling Sensation'.




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Antilia, The Most Extravagant House In The World

Antilia, The Most Extravagant
While a 27-storey, two billion-dollar house for six people in the most poverty-stricken area of India might seem a tad bit extravagant to most, the richest man in India and sixth richest in the world, Mukesh Ambani, seems to have missed the memo. And that’s precisely why there is a towering skyscraper that reaches 550 feet with over 400,000 square feet of interior space against the Mumbai skyline.

The opulent residence that completed a four-year construction process in early 2010, was designed by American based architects on 48,000 square feet of land in downtown South Mumbai.

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March 3, 2017

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Well, That Didn't Take Long
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Apparently the owner of the historic Hebert house at 11 Mill Drive was dead serious when she told council if they did not allow the rezoning application, the house would be demolished. This sign was spotted yesterday, all but confirming the destruction of a piece of St. Albert's history. Take that council!


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Another One Bites the Dust

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Roschkov is mostly recognized for his work with The Swingin’ Ya Band, Stone Merchants and roll as Bob Cratchit in the critically acclaimed, twenty-year running, Christmas Carol Project . He has an extensive list of recordings to his credit and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs.

His current album, The Caravan, is a sparsely produced roots-music endeavour. Great to once again have the brilliant talents of
Tom Roschkov on our sessions stage.- Mark Ammar 780-217-9787.

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A Little Lie?

A Little Lie?
A police officer pulls a guy over for speeding and has the following exchange:

Officer: May I see your driver's license? Driver: I don't have one. I had it suspended when I got my 5th DUI.

Officer: May I see the owner's card for this vehicle Driver: It's not my car. I stole it.

Officer: The car is stolen? Driver: That's right. But come to think of it, I think I saw the owner's card in the glove box when I was putting my gun in there.

Officer: There's a gun in the glove box? Driver: Yes sir. That's where I put it after I shot and killed the woman who owns this car and stuffed her in the trunk.

Officer: There's a BODY in the TRUNK? Driver: Yes, sir.

Hearing this, the officer immediately called his captain.
The car was quickly surrounded by police, and the captain approached the driver to handle the tense situation:

Captain: Sir, can I see your license? Driver: Sure. Here it is. It was valid.

Captain: Who's car is this? Driver: It's mine, officer. Here's the owner' card. The driver owned the car.

Captain: Could you slowly open your glove box so I can see if there's a gun in it? Driver: Yes, sir, but there's no gun in it. Sure enough, there was nothing in the glove box.

Captain: Would you mind opening your trunk? I was told you said there's a body in it. Driver: No problem. Trunk is opened; no body.

Captain: I don't understand it. The officer who stopped you said you told him you didn't have a license, stole the car, had a gun in the glovebox, and that there was a dead body in the trunk.

Driver: Yeah, I'll bet the liar told you I was speeding, too.

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* VIDEO: German stag 'pretends' to be cow to avoid being hunted.




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BBC America Launches New ‘Blue Planet’ After ‘Planet Earth II’ Debut

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BBC America has greenlit Blue Planet II, a new seven-part series presented by Sir David Attenborough that will take a deep dive into the world’s oceans. The news comes a day after BBCA premiered Planet Earth II, a follow-up to BBC’s 2006 acclaimed nature docuseries.

Blue Planet II will explore the latest frontiers of scientific discovery, from icy-white polar seas to vibrant blues of the coral atolls, from the storm-tossed green Atlantic coastline to the black depths of the alien deep. New creatures, including hairy-chested Hoff crabs, snub fin dolphins and Pacific leaping blennies, have been filmed for the first time, as well as new landscapes, such as methane volcanoes which erupt in the Gulf of Mexico, creating underwater lakes of poisonous brine, and the so-called “Boiling Sea” phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean, have been discovered. The series will also take audiences to a “new world” as two manned submersibles to Antarctic waters to 1000m for the very first time.

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March 2, 2017

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Houshi Ryokan

Houshi Ryokan was founded around 1,300 years ago and it has always been managed by the same family since then. It is the oldest still running family business in the world. This ryokan (a traditional Japanese style hotel) was built over a natural hot spring in Awazu in central Japan in the year 718.


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Roschkov is mostly recognized for his work with The Swingin’ Ya Band, Stone Merchants and roll as Bob Cratchit in the critically acclaimed, twenty-year running, Christmas Carol Project . He has an extensive list of recordings to his credit and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs.

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Grins And Snickers

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Because they had no reservations at a busy restaurant, my elderly neighbour and his wife were told there would be a 45 minute wait for a table.

Young man, we're both 90 years old," the husband said. "We may not have 45 minutes."

They were seated immediately.

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* The destructive life of a Mardi Gras bead.

* 17 Products Of The 1970s You Can Still Buy Right Now.




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These "Smart Glasses" Adjust To Your Vision Automatically

These "Smart Glasses"
By age 45, most of us will need glasses at least for reading. That’s because our eyes’ ability to accommodate—to change focus to see objects at different distances—degrades with age. In young eyes, the eyeball’s crystalline lens changes shape easily, allowing this accommodation. But as we get older, this lens stiffens. Objects in close range suddenly look blurry. Hence the “readers” most middle-aged adults begin wearing on a chain or tucking in a handbag, or the bifocals worn by those who already had vision problems.

But the days of popping reading glasses on and off or constantly shifting your gaze through bifocals may be numbered. Researchers at the University of Utah have developed “smart glasses” with liquid lenses that can automatically adjust their focus.

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March 1, 2017

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The beauty of the prairies shines through in this shot of the city dam and creek in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

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Saint David's Day

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SINC SAYS: Today is a holiday for our readers in Wales or of Welsh descent. We wish them well on their special day.

Saint David's Day (Welsh: Dydd Gŵyl Dewi, Welsh pronunciation: [dɨːð ɡʊɨl ˈdɛui]) is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1st March, the date of Saint David's death in 589. The feast has been regularly celebrated since the canonization of Saint David in the 12th century, though it is not a national holiday in the UK.

Traditional festivities include wearing daffodils and leeks, both recognized symbols of Wales and Saint David respectively, eating traditional Welsh food including cawl and Welsh rarebit, and women wearing traditional Welsh dress. An increasing number of cities and towns across Wales including Cardiff, Swansea and Aberystwyth also put on parades throughout the day.

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Peruvian Inca Wind Instruments

Jose Vitancio Umeres is an expert in pre-historic Peruvian wind/musical instruments. He began by showing home some of these made sounds from the interaction between water and air. The ones on his table are his reproductions of ancient originals.


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Roschkov is mostly recognized for his work with The Swingin’ Ya Band, Stone Merchants and roll as Bob Cratchit in the critically acclaimed, twenty-year running, Christmas Carol Project . He has an extensive list of recordings to his credit and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs.

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The Power Outage

The Power Outage
We had a power cut at our house this morning and my PC, laptop, TV, DVD, iPad and my new surround sound music system all shut down.

Then I discovered that my cell phone battery was dead and to top it off it was raining outside, so I couldn't play golf.

I went into the kitchen to make coffee and then I remembered that this also needs power, so I sat and talked with my wife for a couple of hours.

She seems like a nice person.

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* 'Pot-friendly' gym where people will be encouraged to use the drug while working out will open in San Francisco.

* OJ Simpson could be freed from prison as early as OCTOBER – and cash-in on multi-million NFL pension.




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Huge Fire Ripped Through Titanic Before It Struck Iceberg

Huge Fire Ripped Through
The sinking of the largest ship ever built, the Titanic, may owe as much to a enormous fire onboard as it did to a gigantic iceberg, it has been claimed.

The doomed vessel, which measured more than 880ft long and 100ft tall, went down with the loss of more than 1500 lives on April 15, 1912 during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York.

However fresh evidence that the Titanic’s hull may have been crippled by a massive blaze that burned unchecked for almost three weeks immediately behind the spot where it was later pierced.

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February 28, 2017

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Roschkov is mostly recognized for his work with The Swingin’ Ya Band, Stone Merchants and roll as Bob Cratchit in the critically acclaimed, twenty-year running, Christmas Carol Project . He has an extensive list of recordings to his credit and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs.

His current album, The Caravan, is a sparsely produced roots-music endeavour. Great to once again have the brilliant talents of
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I was in the six item express lane at the store quietly fuming.

Completely ignoring the sign, the woman ahead of me had slipped into the check-out line pushing a cart piled high with groceries.

Imagine my delight when the cashier asked the woman to come forward looked into the cart and asked, "So which six items would you like to buy?”

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* Warmer weather puts Edmonton gardeners in the (new) zone.

* 'Let's open the tap': Montana House supports expansion of craft beer production.




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5 Surprising Things About The 'Phoenix Lights' Sighting That We Learned At UFO Congress

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PHOENIX — The "Phoenix Lights" incident remains a big deal to UFO researchers worldwide even 20 years later because thousands reported witnessing the phenomenon.

We know the official explanation that the lights in the sky and possible craft were military flares left many, especially among UFO and extraterrestrial believers, unsatisfied. We know that the curiosity about it probably isn't going to go away anytime soon.

Several hundred people attended "The Importance of the Phoenix Lights-Mass UFO Sighting" panel discussion earlier this week as part of the International UFO Congress in Scottsdale.

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February 27, 2017

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Have an opinion, gripe or grin to share? Use our Live Discussion Forum to share it with other readers. Try our frequent recipes. Give our puzzles a whirl or a game of hangman. Check out our outstanding linked photos. Got a story or photo to share? Go ahead, send it in.

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Theatre Of The Absurd

A Masterful Bit Of City Stonewalling?

St. Albert City Council
Local resident William Tuchak applied to the city of St. Albert FOIP department for information regarding emails that the mayor sent to local media. Mr. Tuchak wants the examine the information to determine if the FOIP act was breached in releasing information regarding councillors.

The response he got from the city prompted him to address council February 21 to ask why he was told by the city’s FOIP office that he would have to pay in excess of $1.77 million dollars to obtain the information requested.

How in the world could the city insist on such a formidable financial penalty on a citizen’s simple request? Doesn’t this smack of stonewalling?

Here is Tuchak’s presentation to council and then the FOIP officer’s comments on the response as requested by councillor Broadhed.






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A close up look, at Whatzit?
It's a real close up of the side of a coffee bean.
Usually seen as this.
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And occasionally this.
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Letter To The Editor

Historic Hebert Home Update

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Editor:

The owner of the property at 11 Mill Drive, on which sits the historic Hebert home, has applied to re-zone the land from Low-density residential (R1) to Direct Control (DC) for business use. City Administration has reported that,

"Redistricting 11 Mill Drive from Low Density Residential (R1) to Direct Control (DC) as proposed would allow Council to impose such standards and conditions as it considers appropriate for the site, but would not guarantee enduring preservation of the building."

Historical Designation and Land-Use amendments are two separate processes, and there is no assurance that the building would be protected under the current application. Here is a link to the City's meeting schedule. Two options have been put forth by the owner of 11 Mill Drive, (1) to re-zone the land for professional office use, or (2) demolish the house and replace with a residential infill development.

The public hearing begins at 5:00 p.m., although the City's website says it starts at 2:00 p.m. You can also view the Draft Agenda Report to hear what's City Administration's has to say on this matter (they DO NOT support the re-zoning application)
here.

I also encourage people to review documents from the past hearing on January 23rd and town-hall meeting this past June, all which can be found
here.

Chantal Fournier
St. Albert

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Roschkov is mostly recognized for his work with The Swingin’ Ya Band, Stone Merchants and roll as Bob Cratchit in the critically acclaimed, twenty-year running, Christmas Carol Project . He has an extensive list of recordings to his credit and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs.

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* What's in your chicken sandwich? DNA test shows Subway sandwiches could contain just 50% chicken.

* Hold my beer! Man attempts to descend staircase on his ATV with hilariously disastrous results.




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Toy Boat Launched By Charleston Elementary School Students Found In Britain

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A toy boat launched by students at a Charleston elementary school was discovered by a mother and son in Britain.

Officials with the St. Andrew's School of Math and Science say the boat, dubbed the "Carolina Dreamer," was discovered in the coastal village of Borth in Wales on Feb. 10.

Students launched the boat in May of last year.

"We were looking across the waves when it literally sailed right to us," Helen Hinks told the BBC."It was magical."

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February 26, 2017

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Pull up a chair, grab a cuppa hot coffee and spend a few minutes to start your day with St. Albert's only daily news site.

Have an opinion, gripe or grin to share? Use our Live Discussion Forum to share it with other readers. Try our frequent recipes. Give our puzzles a whirl or a game of hangman. Check out our outstanding linked photos. Got a story or photo to share? Go ahead, send it in.

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Letter To The Editor

Historic Hebert Home Update

11milldr
Editor:

The owner of the property at 11 Mill Drive, on which sits the historic Hebert home, has applied to re-zone the land from Low-density residential (R1) to Direct Control (DC) for business use. City Administration has reported that,

"Redistricting 11 Mill Drive from Low Density Residential (R1) to Direct Control (DC) as proposed would allow Council to impose such standards and conditions as it considers appropriate for the site, but would not guarantee enduring preservation of the building."

Historical Designation and Land-Use amendments are two separate processes, and there is no assurance that the building would be protected under the current application. Here is a link to the City's meeting schedule. Two options have been put forth by the owner of 11 Mill Drive, (1) to re-zone the land for professional office use, or (2) demolish the house and replace with a residential infill development.

The public hearing begins at 5:00 p.m., although the City's website says it starts at 2:00 p.m. You can also view the Draft Agenda Report to hear what's City Administration's has to say on this matter (they DO NOT support the re-zoning application)
here.

I also encourage people to review documents from the past hearing on January 23rd and town-hall meeting this past June, all which can be found
here.

Chantal Fournier
St. Albert



The Sunday Whatzit?
whatzit feb 26:17
A close up look, at Whatzit?
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READER GUESSES:

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Is it a close up of the cross section of a loofa? Or possibly a natural
sponge?
Geordie in Edmonton

SINC SAYS: Good guesses indeed, but no luck with either of
those two.

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Good Morning Sinc, My guess is bone marrow. - Amber E. in
St. Albert

SINC SAYS: Another great guess, but nope, not bone marrow.

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For today's Whatzit?, I was going to say a magnified shot of ear
wax but I'll change that to an extreme close-up view of some dandruff,
very close up. -
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SINC SAYS: Sorry, but neither of those is correct. Such fun and
a real challenge this morning.

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I am thinking a cross section of an Aero Bar. - Bob in Blairmore

SINC SAYS: Another great guess, but sorry, not an Aero Bar.

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Please tell me it is not a macro shot of toilet paper. I would much
rather it be a napkin macro shot. -
MG in NS

SINC SAYS: LOL! Nope, not those either!

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Another guess. Bread? - Geordie in Edmonton

SINC SAYS: Sorry not bread, but you would find it in your kitchen. Winking

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So how about an extreme close-up view of a coffee bean? - Pm-r in BC

SINC SAYS: Interesting guess.


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The Greeting Card

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A young man goes into a greeting card shop. After browsing for a while, the salesperson comes up and asks, "May I help you young man?"

He replies, "Sure, I am looking for the perfect card with kind, thoughtful, emotion filled feelings for that special lady."

After looking around for a while, the clerk finally recommends the perfect card. The clerk shows the young man the card, and tells him, " This is it, It reads; You are the perfect one and only love for me. Our worlds and souls have intertwined. We are soul mates now linked together for all eternity". Just you and I."

The young man thinks about it for a few seconds, then replies to the clerk, "You are right, that's absolutely perfect. I'll take seven."

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Meet the Man Who Wants to Eradicate Hangovers by 2050

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Scientist David Nutt believes a chemical called “alcosynth” is the secret to drinking without regret.

As Prohibition showed, taking booze away from the public is wildly unpopular with just about everyone but Bible-thumpers and bootleggers. But what if, instead of being banned, alcohol was simply replaced with something better? Something that makes you feel talkative and sociable without also making you throw up/fall down/feel hungover/get fat/make terrible decisions/get into fist fights or any one of the other things on the shockingly long list of downsides we all know alcohol has?

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