Wed January 4, 2012
The Two-Way

Man Uses iPad, Not Passport, To Gain Entry To U.S.

A Canadian man has been making headlines because he used an image of his passport saved on his iPad — instead of the official document itself — to cross the U.S.-Canadian border two times.

Martin Reisch, 33, says he forgot his passport when he left for a car trip across the border in Quebec. But he had an iPad with him, and it contained a scan of his passport. So Reisch gave the device to the U.S. border officer, along with his drivers' license, and the explanation that he was merely driving to Vermont, to drop off some Christmas presents.

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Mon October 17, 2011
The Two-Way

VIDEO: 100-Year-Old Man Finishes Toronto Marathon

Originally published on Mon October 17, 2011 2:21 pm

Fauja Singh, 100, celebrates at the finish line after completing the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011.

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon AP

Talk about a really amazing race:

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Sat February 19, 2011
Strange News

Lottery Codebreaker Shares Scratch-Off Secrets

Host Scott Simon speaks to Mohan Srivastava, a statistician in Toronto, about how he used pattern recognition to figure out which scratch-off lottery tickets were winners or losers.