Monthly Archives: June 2013

Summer Solstice Space PHOTO: Satellite Captures Planet Passing Annual Milestone

What’s the UV rating for this bright beautiful day. http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/3480401?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003

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Aliens of the Deep Sea: The Nature of Things with David Suzuki : CBC-TV

Again, sooo sad, sooo hungry… but really… sad… not a food 🙁 http://www.cbc.ca/documentaries/natureofthings/2010/aliensofthedeep/

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Schneier on Security: The Japanese Response to Terrorism

Worth a try… http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2013/06/the_japanese_re.html

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Projects | écoHACK MTL 2013

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I’m the webmaster for this initiative. Any ideas out there? Things that… …THE NEED TO CHANGE. We have talent, but always need focus and commitment… Projects | écoHACK MTL 2013.

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Michael Pollan about why we are, “the cooking animal”

If ya ain’t gonna read the book…. The BBCs Sheila Dillon speaks to Michael Pollan about why we are, “the cooking animal” foodprog_20130604-1430a

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Wikihouse’s Alastair Parvin on how to build your own house | TED Blog

Cooooooooooooool…. http://www.wikihouse.cc/ and http://www.wikihouse.cc/guide “The idea is to make it possible for anyone to go online and access a freely shared library of 3D models which they can download and adapt in Sketchup,” he says in today’s talk. “Almost at

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I vote for transparency 2013

jvt 2013

Yes! I vote for transparency via I vote for transparency 2013.

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Montreal Food Trucks

Food Trucks

Yum, yum, yum… So unless you’ve been living under a rock or in Valleyfield, there isn’t much left to tell you that you don’t already know about the Montreal food truck scene. Trailblazing and forging the way to make serving

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Joseph Kim: The family I lost in North Korea. And the family I gained.

Sad; inspired. Joseph Kim: The family I lost in North Korea. And the family I gained. | Video on TED.com.

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Bluefin Tuna Goes For Record $736,000 At Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market

Bluefin Tuna Goes For Record $736,000 At Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market

Oh Toro – Old story that makes me sad – and hungry… The bluefin tuna caught off northeastern Japan fetched a record 56.49 million yen, or about $736,000, Thursday in the first auction of the year at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish

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  • Openings and Closings: January, February, March 2017 April 25, 2017
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  • Herdade Do Esporao Alentejo Portuguese Red Wine Vinegar April 24, 2017
    Thank you all !!!
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    Just came across this older post - no need to go all the way to England to buy muscovado sugar. I found it on Amazon.ca for $8.50 CAD. https://www.amazon.ca/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2/134-4615551-6133011?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Muscovado+sugar So while it's a little pricey, there's no need to wait until you return to England to pick some up or waste time scouring Montreal, it's […]
  • SAQ wines, part deux April 10, 2017
    The critiques are in the old thread.... I plan to write new critiques on this thread, including discussions! :) The write ups are only a summary of the wines I enjoyed in part 1.
  • Birthday Dinner on Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste in Quebec City April 8, 2017
    I will be visiting Quebec City June 23-26 and my birthday is on June 24. I will be a 10 minute walk from the Old Quebec neighbourhood. Can anyone recommend a nice place for dinner on June 24th? Since it's a holiday, I hope some places will be open. If there are any must go […]
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    The restaurant that took the place of Miss Montreal was called The Bonfire.
  • Vote in Cult MTL's Best of MTL readers poll 2017 March 24, 2017
    Hey Chowhounders, this is the editor of Cult MTL. Just wanted to post a link to our 2017 readers poll, where you can vote for all your favourite Montreal restaurants. http://cultmontreal.com/votebestofmtl/ Note that the Food & Drink section is at the end of the survey, so you can skip the rest of the survey if […]