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.

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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.

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?

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Crashed Ice Ottawa 2017

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

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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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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.

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Onwards & Upwards, by Nicholas Kellett

Programmer. Traveler. Blogger. Space Cadet.

Interview with Jeremy Roshick of the Space Tourism Society Canada

2013-11-15 | 0
Summary
Event
Canadian Space Society Summit 2013
Location
Albert at Bay Suite Hotel, 435 Albert Street,Ottawa,Ontario
Starting on
2013-11-14
Ending on
2013-11-15
Description
The Canadian Space Summit is the Canadian Space Society’s annual conference devoted to space science, research, and technology. The Summit will bring together approximately 200 professionals from industry, academia, government, and the military to explore topics of importance to the space sector in Canada and abroad. This year’s theme is Canada’s Space Economy. From communications to GPS to remote sensing, space technology has become inextricably woven into our society and economy, this theme allows us to examine Canada’s space sector as a necessary piece of our national infrastructure. We can also look at how space, science and technology could help spur economic recovery, nationally and throughout the world!
Canadian Space Summit Day 1 Keynote

Canadian Space Summit 2013 – Day 1 Keynote

2013-11-14 | 1
Summary
Event
Canadian Space Society Summit 2013
Ottawa,Ontario
Starting on
2013-11-14
Ending on
2013-11-15
Description
The Canadian Space Summit is the Canadian Space Society’s annual conference devoted to space science, research, and technology. The Summit will bring together approximately 200 professionals from industry, academia, government, and the military to explore topics of importance to the space sector in Canada and abroad. This year’s theme is Canada’s Space Economy. From communications to GPS to remote sensing, space technology has become inextricably woven into our society and economy, this theme allows us to examine Canada’s space sector as a necessary piece of our national infrastructure. We can also look at how space, science and technology could help spur economic recovery, nationally and throughout the world!
Stardust

Hello World

2013-11-13 | 1

My personal journey to a different understanding of our beautiful little world – and its place in the universe – begins.

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