Canadian Baseball Rules

Baseball is the most North American, and North Pacific, sport. It’s little played in Europe, mainland Asia, or south of the equator, but is loved by Americans, Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Mexicans, Venezuelans, Central Americans, Japanese, Koreans, Taiwanese, and Canadians alike. Well, not quite alike. Just as Canada has fiddled around with American football –Continue reading “Canadian Baseball Rules”

NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden, 2022: Worth Weighting For

All-Star Game, 2022: 1st Quarter: Lightweight West: Curry, Lillard, McCollum, Morant, Mitchell, Chris Paul, Jamal Murray, Shai GA East: Kyrie Irving , Bradley Beal, Jrue Holiday, Trae Young, Van Vleet, Lowry, Sexton, Brogdon 2nd Quarter: Middleweight West: Doncic, Kawhi, Paul George, Klay, Booker, Derozan, Draymond, Lonzo East: Harden, Butler, Brown, Tatum, Middleton, Lavine, Hayward, LameloContinue reading “NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden, 2022: Worth Weighting For”

Countries’ True Heights

If for some reason you are trying to look up the average heights of people in various countries, you’ll quickly find that the tallest countries are in northern Europe or the Balkans, where men are just over 6 feet on average and women are around 5″7. The shortest are certain poor countries, such as Bolivia,Continue reading “Countries’ True Heights”

A Pan-Canadian NFL Team

Canada does not have a single stadium that would be suitable for an NFL franchise. Canada does, however, have four stadiums that are not too unsuitable: Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, Edmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium, Vancouver’s BC Place, and Toronto’s Rogers Centre. Instead of a city like Toronto spending $1 billion or so on a new stadium inContinue reading “A Pan-Canadian NFL Team”

Earthquakes

This article is about earthquakes and other disasters. I hope it’s informative, rather than just morbid or ill-timed or pointless.. With an estimated 144,000 deaths so far as a direct result of the Covid-19 virus, this is the first disaster in the past decade to have killed at least 50,000 people. However, it is theContinue reading “Earthquakes”

Solar-Based Space Power

Hello! I hope you are all doing as well as possible right now. Since many of us are stuck inside for the time being, I’m going to try to revive this blog a bit. For this first post, let’s talk about space-based solar power. The idea is a popular one; it is exciting (outer space!)Continue reading “Solar-Based Space Power”