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Old Montreal under British rule

Despite the addition of fortifications at Montreal, the city became a British colony after New France was lost in 1763 with Britain’s victory in the French and Indian War. No…..

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Surviving the trip up to Ifrane, Morocco

After our awesome Mediterranean cruise aboard the Vision of the Seas we opted for a short hop over to Morocco, as its proximity meant relatively cheap plane tickets for the…..

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World’s First: Canadian ISS Commander

Wednesday astronaut Chris Hadfield blasted off in the Russian Soyuz capsule from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan for his third mission to space. While the trip to space isn’t anything unusual…..

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Dark and Stormy Knights ed. P.N. Elrod

Finding many of them reminiscent of collections like Sergei Lukyanenko’s Night Watch or Robin McKinley’s Sunshine this collection is tied together through its primary theme of “knightly” heroism set in…..

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WDW: Hollywood Studios [Photo tour]

Originally opened as Disney-MGM Studios on May 1, 1989, it was the third of four theme parks built at the Walt Disney World Resort and has gone on to prove…..

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The founding of Old Montreal

Montreal’s original founding in 1642, then known simply as Ville-Marie, by the Societe Notre-Dame de Montreal was done with the express purpose of converting the aboriginals in the region the…..

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NASA’s Mars Exploration Program: Update

While Curiosity is still on the hunt for evidence that life might have existed millions of years ago on Mars, NASA’s already begun talks for launching another Volkswagen sized rover…..

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Our thanks to Imagination’s staff & crew

Given we’d previously talked about how our plans for my 2010 birthday were curtailed as Hurricane Paula rolled through the Gulf of Mexico and along the coast of Florida, I…..