1. Waiting for Godot, by Samuel Beckett, was described in part, by Irish drama critic Vivian Mercier, as a two-act play in which nothing happens twice.
2. Motocross is a form of motorcycle racing that takes place on enclosed off-road circuits.
3. Mark Breslin, born in Toronto, opened the first Yuk Yuk’s comedy cabaret in Toronto in 1976. Among other comedians, Howie Mandel got his start there. At present there are 15 Yuk Yuk’s clubs across Canada.
4. The Sunk Cost Trap is the tendency of people to irrationally follow through on activities that are not meeting their expectations. It explains why, for example, people keep watching movies that they are not enjoying; finish meals that they don’t like, hold on to underperforming investments, or keep clothes in their closet that they have never worn.
5. Milos Raonic beat out fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil in the Rogers Cup final this month, but lost to Spaniard Rafael Nadal.