“As much as there is to do in Toronto this summer, it’s nice to get away from the city every now and then. Luckily, there are plenty of places to escape to for a night or two that are just a short drive (or bus/train ride) away.”
“Now that the departure of Neil Lennon has been announced, it is time to ask why enlightened and progressive Scotland treated him in such a vile manner in each of the dozen or so years he spent with us.”
“And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six years; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.”
“I design high quality custom furniture and shoji screen systems that are beautiful, functional and durable. Traditional joinery methods – proven by time for their strength and enduring beauty – contrast with a contemporary aesthetic culled from Nature.”
“Science fiction has delivered on many of its promises. Star Trek videophones have become Skype, the Jetsons’ food-on-demand is materialising through 3-D printing, and we have done Jules Verne one better and explored mid-ocean trenches at crushing depths.”
“Over half of all head injuries occur in motor vehicles and more people were hospitalized after walking down the street than riding on a bicycle. Consider another statistic: According to a 2006 French study, pedestrians are 1.”
These photos are well worth a look.
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Does a good job highlighting the general paucity of ideas coming from all three parties, but this passage on Hudak is killer:
“But the Tory leader’s real focus is on balancing the budget. To that end, he proposes axing 100,000 public servants, including teachers. The net gain from firing these 100,000 people, he insists will be one million new private sector jobs.
It is an optimistic calculation based entirely on faith. Think of it as human sacrifice.”
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