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Montreal Sites: Notre-Dame Basilica [Repost]

Cited as one of the most dramatic examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the world, the church is perhaps even more interesting for its unusualness. Instead of the traditional glass…..

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Akber Batada’s Cosmic Cab [Repost]

If you haven’t already heard about Toronto’s Cosmic Cab then you’ll certainly be on the lookout for him after you see this short video by CityTV. While a driver with…..

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George Town, Grand Cayman [Repost]

Our forth port of call during our 2013 cruise for Nicole’s birthday was the Caribbean British overseas territory of the Cayman Islands and its capital George Town. Located on the…..

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Cayman Islands 1932 hurricane [Repost]

Perhaps one of the worst hurricanes to hit the Cayman Islands until Hurricane Ivan in 2004, the hurricane of November 1932 wreaked havoc over the 8th and 9th caused widespread…..

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World’s first human-powered helicopter [Repost]

The Atlas Human-Powered Helicopter was designed and constructed by the University of Toronto AeroVelo’s alumni team and on June 13th 2013 it sustained sufficient altitude of 3.3 metres remaining aloft…..

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CSA rover tour and demonstration [Repost]

During the 2012 August long weekend here in Ontario we had the chance to go out to the Canadian Space Agency headquarters in St. Hubert, Quebec for their #CSAtweetup of…..

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The Knights of Malta: Life in Malta [Repost]

Despite the clear militarism of the order as the Knights transformed an otherwise desolate island into a flourishing Mediterranean community boasting an impressively fortified capital and signaling their renewed naval…..

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WDW: Abridged History of Epcot [Repost]

Developed toward the end of Walt Disney’s life, the property purchased near Orlando, Florida now home to the Walt Disney World Resort, was originally intended to be a small cutting…..

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How are World Heritage sites chosen? [Repost]

The primary qualification for receiving the UNESCO World Heritage designation is that it must be “of outstanding universal value and meet at least one of ten selection criteria,” but is…..