Thursday, 28 July 2016

Alberta's best carbon tax system, Alfred E. Newman, Cholesterol down and diabetes up


Alberta carbon tax regime to be most stringent in Canada, Ecofiscal Commission report says

Thanks to the government led by Premier Rachel Notley, Albert, Canada will have the most progressive carbon pricing system in Canada by 2020. Alberta is home to the (dirty) oil sands, Canada's single largest producer of carbon emissions.

Read the story on Feedspot


Cholesterol drugs may cause diabetes

OK... we know that all drugs have side effects but this recent Finnish study found that taking statins (drugs that lower cholesterol) may lead to the patient developing diabetes. The solution: DIET and EXERCISE - both of which have no side effects - other than good ones.

Read the story on WebMD



R.I.P. Jack Davis - Mad Magazine cartoonist

As a devoted reader of Mad Magazine and Tales from the Crypt when I was in my teens, it is with great sadness that I announce of the passing of Mr. Jack Davis, Mad's premier illustrator and cartoonist.

(That's Mad Magazine's lovable character Alfred E. Newman picture above)

Read about Mr. Davis on CTV News


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