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Nova Scotia ushers in 'new era' of tidal energy as protesters warn 'turbines kill fish'

It’s official. Electricity is now flowing onto Nova Scotia’s power grid from a newly installed 2MW tidal turbine submerged in the Bay of Fundy.

The provincial energy minister, Michel Samson flipped a big electrical switch today near Parrsboro, NS to mark the beginning of what government and tidal industry officials hope will be a new era in marine renewable energy. 689 more words

Tidal Power

Success! Cape Sharp Tidal deploys Fundy turbine

Work crews successfully lowered a 300 tonne OpenHydro turbine and its 700 tonne base into the Minas Passage this morning during a four-hour operation at ebb tide. 486 more words

Tidal Power

The Nerd Who Terrorized New Jersey

Theater Reviews:  The Toxic Avenger and Pride and Prejudice

By Perry Tannenbaum

I’m not sure how or when such epithets as “Armpit of the East” or “Scrotum of the Nation” rained down on New Jersey, but they were certainly commonplace before the onset of… 1,268 more words


Nevermind Watchdown: S7E10

Well, as I am allowed to say this since a member of Slade is on hand tonight, IIIIIIIIIITTTTT’S CHRRRISSSSTMAAAAASSSSS!!!!

Tonight’s long-delayed Series 7 Christmas Episode, brought back thanks to the quest for the lost episodes, features Rich Hall, Dave Hill from Slade, the last appearance of one of the members of the NMTB old guard, Tony “Not Metal, Don’t Know” Wright, and Daytime TV host Lorraine Kelly… 1,266 more words

Nevermind Watchdown

Your hi-tech home (Originally Published in New Dreamhomes and Condominiums Magazine)

Kevin Haber who drives to many dream homes to fix people’s computers sees technology creating a whole new communication universe for a homeowner. 785 more words

Writing (all Kinds)

Steering Tragedy Towards Mirth

Theater Review: The Winter’s Tale

By Perry Tannenbaum

Misdeeds in Shakespeare come in dark and light hues: they are prankish and trivial when the Bard smiles, malign and fatal when he glowers. 1,235 more words


The language you speak-Tony Wright's Interesting English

One of my favourite things to do in the archives it digging through our book collection. Maybe because there is such a wide range of material there, from fiction to resource books, from published dissertations to poetry. 289 more words