Business, Coffee, Life Skills, Originally Written Elsewhere

How Honest are Vancouverites – A Series of Social Experiments

Here is a series of ( social_experiments) performed at a downtown coffee shop in Vancouver.  These experiments took place between February 21st, 2011 and August 5th, 2011.  This was a fun experiment designed to test the integrity of the general public walking by a downtown Vancouver coffee shop on a normal day during daylight hours.  Originally posted at www.blenzseymour.com. Special thanks…

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Coffee, Humour, Originally Written Elsewhere

Does an Espresso Bean Cure All Stomach Ailments? – Another Human Experiment

Originally posted at www.blenzseymour.com, Mon, 02/28/2011 – 12:31 ———————– So, there I am.  Standing.  But I wish I was sitting…because I have a certain common bowel-related ailment going on.  But that’s more than you need to know.  Let’s just call it a ‘stomach ailment’. For a few hours I endured the usual challenges associated with this ailment but on hour…

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Business, Humour, Life Skills, Originally Written Elsewhere

Patchouli Oil – The Easy Way to Lose Friends and Kill People

Originally posted at www.blenzseymour.com, Thu, 03/03/2011 – 20:20 —————————————- It started with a gagging feeling in the back of my throat.  You know – the one you get if you stick your finger far enough back.  Usually it causes a kind of automatic ‘wwwweck!’ sound, but I digress.  Then, a kind of dry-eye feeling (if that’s a feeling) arose.  Sounds…

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Business, Humour, Originally Written Elsewhere

Why the Hockey Hype? Understanding the Minds of Fans

Originally posted at www.blenzseymour.com, Thu, 04/14/2011 – 08:51 ——————- It’s 7:45pm.  It’s a rare evening because I’m not at the shop so I’m sitting at my dining room table.  My daughter has just been put to bed.  Life is good.  Life is relaxing.  Then, from what must have been the depths of the earth, male voices like what I imagined a…

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Humour, Originally Written Elsewhere

How to Win Friends, Influence People, and Perfectly Predict NHL Playoff Games

originally posted at www.blenzseymour.com, Wed, 04/27/2011 – 13:35 —————————– I won’t deny that the first two items in the title were designed to get you to read my article.  I actually have no idea how to win friends or influence people but you could try money as a starter. No – what I’m writing about today is how to predict…

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Freedom and Privacy, Originally Written Elsewhere, Technology, Ubuntu

Five Reasons Why I Already Hate My Iproduct

Originally posted at www.blenzseymour.com, Sat, 07/16/2011 – 23:47 ———————————– I avoided Apple for a long time.  A very long time.  While everyone was running around snapping up their expensive, locked-down hardware for extreme prices, I enjoyed more open items like Ubuntu operating systems and Android mobile devices. However, we didn’t have a touch device for home, more specifically, for my…

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Business, Life Skills, Originally Written Elsewhere

Tutorial: Making the World a Better Place with your Complaining

Originally Posted at www.blenzseymour.com, Thu, 09/29/2011 – 21:03 ——————- Intriguing title? I had no choice. I knew that the people who really need to read this wouldn’t if I didn’t word it that way. The inspiration for this tutorial is based on one of those ‘situations’ that didn’t need to become a ‘situation’ at all. As I was sitting there…

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Faith, Life Skills, Originally Written Elsewhere

A Forwarded Email from Mom Worth Blogging

Originally posted at www.blenzseymour.com, Thu, 10/06/2011 – 20:38 Mom’s gonna read this for sure so I can’t say anything about her forwarded emails but you know… Moms like to forward stuff to their kids.  It’s like social media to them.  My mom is great because we’ve been pretty open about what I auto-delete and what I actually read so she…

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