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Archive for March, 2008
We made the New York Times!
We made the New York Times!

Well, for all those out there wondering what it’s like in Ottawa wonder no more. The New York Times decided to write up on our little “Winter from Hell”. Gotta love the picture of Luc Guertin, though, and his 18+ft snow wall :-). Tons of Snow Test a Place Where Cold is No Stranger (registration, […]

Stonehenge and the Pyramids solved

From watching W.T. Wallington’s video from Discovery Canada (below) and then visiting his site Pyramics, Stonehenge, Easter Island, and the Great Pyramid Explained by Wallace Wallington! you quickly realize the guy’s figured it out. It’s so elegantly simply and uses technology that existed at the time. The most beautiful aspect of his work is that […]

Arthur C. Clarke Passes

Arthur C. Clarke passed away today at the age of 90. It was one of his stories that first introduced me to science fiction back in the 70s. The story was History Lesson. Once I’d read that I started hunting for everything by Arthur C. Clarke and was never once disappointed. It lead me to […]

More on Dexter

Awesome work by Anybots. You just have to see this to believe it. Dexter Videos

Records. But not ones I wanted to see broken

I lived through the winter of 1970-71. It was something else. 444 cm of snow — that’s more than 14.5 feet! — fell that winter. I remember shoveling and shoveling and shoveling. And just when you thought not another flake could fall, more would fall. Well, this winter is now officially the second most snowy […]

St. Augustine

One of my favourite ancient writers is St. Augustine. I’ve been slowly reading through City of God. It’s a hard read, especially as the language is not something I’m used to reading. But the man’s intellect simply shines through. And since I always wanted to finish the book I’ll push myself to finish. For those […]

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