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.

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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.

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.

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Onwards & Upwards, by Nicholas Kellett

Programmer. Traveler. Blogger. Space Cadet.

Вперед и вверх – «Космос – это реально»: путешествие на Марс

2014-02-26 | 0

Вперед и вверх – «Космос – это реально»: путешествие на Марс from Deploy Software Solutions ("Deploy Solutions")

Вперед и вверх – Оттава в космосе: Член городского совета Мария Макрей

2014-02-26 | 0

Вперед и вверх – Оттава в космосе: Член городского совета Мария Макрей from Deploy Software Solutions ("Deploy Solutions")

National Air and Space Museum Mall Exhibits / Photo by National Air and Space Museum.

National Air and Space Museum or Udvar-Hazy Center?

2014-02-22 | 0

If you had to choose between Washington DC’s Smithsonian Air and Space Museum or the Udvar-Hazy Center, which would you pick and why?

Space Dive Documentary Cover

Space Dive

2014-02-18 | 2

39 kilometres above the Earth’s surface, there is no oxygen. There is no air pressure. There is no warmth. There is no life. But there is a daredevil.

Onwards and Upwards – Ottawa In Space: Councillor Maria McRae on SlideShare

2014-02-12 | 0

Onwards and Upwards – Ottawa In Space: Councillor Maria McRae from Deploy Software Solutions ("Deploy Solutions")

Ottawa - Parliament Hill

NewSpace Pioneers and Entrepreneurs Meetup Group in Ottawa

2014-02-08 | 0

In my professional life, I am the co-chair of a meetup group dedicated to professionals who use Microsoft SharePoint technology. The group is getting pretty big and it’s a lot of fun and a great way to meet people with shared interests. On Thursday at our latest meetup we had renowned SharePoint experts fly in […]

Ottawa - Parliament Hill

New Canadian Space Policy Announced By Federal Government

2014-02-07 | 2

[Update – what I called a “plan” is actually a policy framework] The government of Canada has just announced a new space policy framework  for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), in response to the recommendations of the David Emerson Aerospace Review. Industry Minister James Moore announced Canada’s revamped space policy framework in the presence of […]

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New GoPro Marketing Video of Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump

2014-02-02 | 1

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner performed an epic space jump from a stratospheric balloon 24 miles above Roswell, New Mexico. This video contains updated GoPro camera footage of the jump.

Mars

“Making Space Happen”: Journey to Mars

2014-01-27 | 9

Mars has long called out to generations eager to explore. But are we any closer to landing humans on it? And can it even be done?

Orbital Sciences and SpaceX Rockets Mean Business

2014-01-15 | 0

New Space companies Orbital Sciences and SpaceX are successfully completing major business milestones in space with key rocket launches.

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