Michael is AlgaeCal’s Editor in Chief, and was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is responsible for most of AlgaeCal’s writing material such as blog posts, and you might recognize his face from the AlgaeCal newsletters as well.
Outside of work, Mike pursues both sporting and creative pursuits. He enjoys beach volleyball, cycling hockey, baseball and snowboarding, but also uses digital technology to compose his own music; merging and stacking layers of instruments and vocals, one-by-one, to make a full band sound.
Due to an explosion of information, it sometimes takes longer to sift and find pertinent data than it does to read it! Google estimates that since 2004 we have created as much new information as humans ever created – from Read on! →
They say ‘life is too short to drink bad wine’, and it rings truer the older we get. Because only aging shows us how our time is fleeting, finite and thus should be highly valued. But why don’t we apply Read on! →
Without limes, world history would look much different. Because before the British learned to stock their ships with the vitamin C rich fruit (that warded off scurvy), their sailors would perish long before reaching the New World. Limes in essence Read on! →
On Saturday December 28 2013, Anderson Silva did something he has done thousands of times in the course of his MMA (mixed martial arts) career, and that is kick his opponent. Except this time his leg snapped in two pieces! Read on! →
Two old men in a retirement village were sitting on a park bench and one said to the other, ”How do you feel? I mean, you’re 82 years old, how do you really feel?” ”Honestly, I feel like a newborn Read on! →
The festive season has finally arrived! – and so have the shortest and darkest days of the year (for those of us in the Northern hemisphere). And though it’s a time of holiday cheer, there is a very easy to Read on! →
Calcium from Latin calx, meaning “lime” is the fifth-most-abundant element by mass in the Earth’s crust, and is also #5 for the most dissolved ion in seawater by mass. It is a major component in so much that is in Read on! →
It is said that convenience comes at a cost. This seems especially true when looking at this infographic. The dream of our forefathers might have been that future generations would not have to do such backbreaking work as they did. Read on! →
Can you believe ‘tis the season already? As much as most of us do love the festive holidays, there’s no denying that there is usually a price to be paid for all the good times. The financial burden is a Read on! →
Study Says When You Supplement Is Crucial Apparently it’s better to arrive at the gym on an empty stomach if you want to speed up fat burning and weight loss. And who doesn’t want to do that, right? But new Read on! →