Camping Griffon's pebble beach

Was Canadian Whisky Smuggled to Al Capone From Our Beach in l'Anse-au-Griffon?

Was Canadian whisky smuggled from our beach in l'Anse-au-Griffon to gangster Al Capone during the Prohibition? Local legend might be historical fact.

Filed under Travel.

More Street Art: Murals of Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres' inventive and talented street artists have been busy. Check out some more stunningly beautiful murals including new 3d effects and other tricks!

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Street Art: Murals of Isla Mujeres

One of Isla Mujeres island's many charms is that many of its buildings are covered by beautiful murals, and each street corner reveals new artistic vistas.

Filed under Travel.

Cenote Diving in the Yucatan

Cenotes are water-filled limestone caves that hold a special place in Mayan folklore - and are great fun to explore. I'm lucky to be on vacation in Mexico and jumped at the chance to see them above and below the water line.

Filed under Scuba Diving.

"Where Are They?" A New Estimate of Alien Civilizations Is Both Exciting and Scary

A new calculation estimates how many alien civilizations are out there - here's what the results mean for us.

Filed under Space.

Gaspesie Fall Colours

Gaspesie - Fall Colours

Gaspésie is a large peninsula in Eastern Quebec jutting out into the Gulf of St Lawrence, dramatically dominated by cliffs hills and mountains, criss-crossed with rivers and valleys, and bordered by the sea. What better time to visit it than the autumn?

Filed under Travel.

Crashed Ice Ottawa 2017

Velocity enthusiasts rocket themselves down an ice rollercoaster during the Red Bull Ice Cross Downhill World Championship in Ottawa.

Filed under Travel.

Ring of Kerry road with sheep in foreground

Wild Atlantic Way: Ring of Kerry, Skelligs, and Valentia Island

Explore the famous Ring of Kerry in south-west Ireland.

Filed under Travel.

Downtown Cardiff with castle in background

Betting Would Be Easy If You Knew The Future

In which a traveler from the not-so-distant future tells us a sports result.

Filed under Travel.

Onwards & Upwards, by Nicholas Kellett

Programmer. Traveler. Blogger. Space Cadet.

Camping Griffon's pebble beach

Was Canadian Whisky Smuggled to Al Capone From Our Beach in l’Anse-au-Griffon?

2018-03-17 | 0

Was Canadian whisky smuggled to Al Capone from our beach in l’Anse-au-Griffon? Local legend might be historical fact.

More Street Art: Murals of Isla Mujeres

2018-01-27 | 0

The inventive and talented street artists of Isla Mujeres have been busy. Check out some more stunningly beautiful murals including new 3d effects and other tricks!

Canadian Space Society Annual Summit 2017 – Day 2

2017-11-29 | 1

Day 2 recap of the Canadian Space Society’s Annual Summit 2017.

White Rabbit Google Moon XPrize

Canadian Space Society Annual Summit 2017 – Day 1

2017-11-29 | 2

Day 1 recap of the Canadian Space Society’s Annual Summit 2017.

White Rabbit Presentation Canadian Space Society Summit 2017

Canadian Space Society Annual Summit 2017

2017-11-29 | 2

The Canadian Space Society’s Annual Summit 2017 focused on Canada’s future in space and spotlights up-and-coming leaders of our space sector.

Queen Maev by J. C. Leyendecker

Queen of the Stone Age

2017-07-20 | 3

In the stygian darkness of her stone tomb, Maebh slumbers in state. On her head is a crown, in her hands a sword, and at her feet, her war chariot. In Ireland, a country awash with history and legend, there is always more to discover.

Street Art: Murals of Isla Mujeres

2017-05-16 | 2

One of Isla Mujeres island’s many charms is that many of its buildings are covered by beautiful murals, and each street corner reveals new artistic vistas.

Space Apps Ottawa 2017 Logo

Space Apps Ottawa 2017

2017-05-08 | 1

Space Apps Ottawa 2017, Ottawa’s inaugural NASA International Space Apps Challenge hackathon weekend, has finished with impressive results. What happened, and what’s next?

Flowers In Space

#SpaceAppsOttawa in the Ottawa Business Journal

2017-04-20 | 0

“NASA’s International Space Apps Hackathon Touches Down in Ottawa”: #SpaceAppsOttawa upcoming hackathon event is featured in the Ottawa Business Journal.

SpaceX “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” Rockets

2017-03-31 | 0

Elon Musk’s SpaceX company achieved another historic milestone, re-using its liquid-fueled orbital booster rocket from a previous landing attempt and advancing New Space technology once again.

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