Category Archives: Canadian Inventions

Canada: Crazy Americans Fear Canada… Twice OR Two $0.25 Stories In A $0.93 Newspaper

Peaches: Canadian “Boys Wanna Be Her“; ‘Impeach My Bush’ (2006) . Two Stories Featured In Canadian News… this week will create Urban Legends that are going to need to be explained away by our Grandchildren’s Grandchildren to their Grandchildren unless we … Continue reading

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Canadian Inventions — Radio

Glenn Gould: Canadian “Bach Piano Concerto No.7 in G minor BW” …for my friend Sisyphus and her sore brain. In 1906 A Canadian Inventor Stepped Up To The Mic… …and became the first person to transmit his voice via electromagnetic … Continue reading

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Canadian Inventions — Insulin

Until 1922 diabetes was treated through starvation diets and exercise. Right up until January 22, 1922, having diabetes ruthlessly and inevitably meant blindness, renal failure, heart attacks, strokes, leg amputations and/or a reduced life expectancy. But on January 23, 1922, … Continue reading

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Canadian Inventions — The Pacemaker

The pacemaker has saved millions of lives, including the man who invented it. Seriously, how weird is that? A guy invents a gadget that keeps a dying heart beating, which then saves the lives of millions of strangers over a … Continue reading

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Essential Canadian Books — ‘The Invasion Of Canada: 1812-1813’

Rough Trade: Canadian “High School Confidential”; ‘Avoid Freud‘ (1981) . Essential Books Aboot Canada — Book Two: The Invasion Of Canada: 1812-1813  . Pierre Berton (1980): History repeats itself, over and over again. We repeat it because no one learns. … Continue reading

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Canadian Inventions — Instant Replay

Die Mannequin: Canadian “Autumn Cannibalist”; ‘How To Kill’ [Digital EP] (2006) Canadians think sporting events are so nice we like to watch them twice. And three times. And maybe four in a row. Then sixteen times from every conceivable angle. … Continue reading

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