On Growing Weed: Probably Not a Good Idea

After the government recently legalized the growing of weed for medicinal purposes, a lot of people may be considering growing it- even though it comes with a hefty license fee- but this article in The Guardian should give them pause. The article is about the price of weed in Oregon, which has plummeted due to too many growers who produce three times what the state…

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The Absurdity of Tanzania’s Cyber Laws

In another ridiculous African decision, the government of Tanzania recently signed into law regulations that , among other things, require bloggers to pay a fee for the right to own, maintain and publish a blog. Reports the CNN: It’s not just bloggers affected by the provisions, but online radio stations, online streaming platforms, online forums, social media users and internet cafes. The “Electronic and Postal…

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The Gym…Again

After the holiday I’m told I’ve gained weight. Good thing we don’t have the girther movement here. Of course I disagree and I’m prepared to defend myself against such malicious allegations. Though, if truth be told, I’ve had one too many beers and other unhealthy stuff- but that was just me cultivating mass. Bulking up, so to speak. Who doesn’t want to bulk up? But,…

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Ronaldino, Football’s Smile

Everything has something that makes it beautiful. That’s kinda meaningless I know. In fact what I wanted to say is every sport has someone who makes it beautiful. For football it was/is Ronaldino, who, the newspapers report, has resigned. But, God, he made the beautiful game,indeed, beautiful. That’s why there’s this great article on him in the Guardian. Brilliant, like Ronaldino himself. The ever-smiling Brazilian…

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