Ryan Doherty

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Joy Sticks, Controllers And Zombies: Life As Gamer In 2013

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2013 | 3:54 PM

Unless you've been living under a rock for the last 10 years or so, video games have become BIG business around the world.

Consider this. Call Of Duty MW3, last year's best selling game, earned $3 billion dollars in sales in it's first week. Three Billion, and in seven...

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The Annoying And Strange Customers Of The Gas Pumper

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2012 | 3:31 PM

As my readers will know, with the NHL lockout seemingly without end, I've been forced to seek alternate employment.

About a five-minute walk from my house is an old gas station that has served the community since the late 1980s -- Domo Gas, rocking the slogan of "we jump to...

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Living Under A Rocket: Life In Israel

(3) Comments | Posted October 29, 2012 | 3:14 PM

Close your eyes for a minute. Imagine a normal, ordinary day in your life. You wake up, put on your suit, have a cup of coffee, read the morning paper, say good bye to the wife and kids and start your car. Normal right?

You drive down the same old...

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XL Foods Recall: It's About Quantity, Not Quality At Troubled Meat Plant

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2012 | 5:22 PM

I love beef. Burgers, steaks, roasts, tacos and even meatloaf. As an Albertan, I can proudly say I eat some of the finest beef in the entire world. My dad has been a Red Seal Chef for close to 40 years, and I'm not too shabby in a kitchen myself....

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Amanda Todd Suicide, A Sensless Tragedy

(1) Comments | Posted October 11, 2012 | 11:41 PM

A 15 Year old girl, Amanda Todd, was found dead on Wednesday in her Vancouver home, not even a month away from her 16th birthday .

She was a typical girl of her age. She took pictures with her friends out on various adventures. She had a...

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The Toronto District School Board Hates Kids

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2012 | 9:34 PM

As reported earlier this week, the fine folks running The Toronto District School Board have been up to a few things which have led me to conclude that they do, in fact, hate kids, or at the very least have some bad ideas on what to do with them.


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A View From The Bottom: The Lockout For The Working Man

(2) Comments | Posted September 21, 2012 | 9:57 PM

With word of the NHL lockout reaching the public's ear last week, a lot has been said. Some blame the owners for being unwilling to cooperate with the player's demands and for their greediness. Others blame the players for their own greediness and childish attitudes to the negotiations.


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