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 ūüôĀ 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 | √©coHACK 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 ‚ÄúThe 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,‚ÄĚ he says in today‚Äôs talk. ‚ÄúAlmost 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‚Äôve been living under a rock or in Valleyfield, there isn‚Äôt much left to tell you that you don‚Äôt 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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  • Jean Talon Market & Vicinity 2017 May 22, 2017
    There's a stand this year that is making nougat on location, it was phenomenal. Ranks up there with the nougat I've had in the Mediterranean. He's from France and he told me his family has been in the nougat business for 80 years. He will cut whatever amount you want and it's priced at $45/kg. […]
  • Five days in June on a budget May 22, 2017
    Merci Maman!
  • Seeking advice for Montreal & Quebec City "food destination vacation" May 22, 2017
    At Pied de Cochon, you can have poutine with foie gras! I like March√© Jean-Talon better than Atwater because they have a better selection of seafood. One stall, Les D√©lices de la Mer/Atkins et Fr√®res if I remember correctly, sells cooked whelks; get them before the restaurants start carrying them on the menu and driving […]
  • Montreal: Poutine and Shish Taouk and Couscous and.... May 20, 2017
    Is Au Coin Berbère still quite good?
  • Cocktail Bars In Montreal? May 19, 2017
    Things are definitely improving, especially in the last 5 years or so, with mixology really taking center stage at numerous spots, be it bars or restaurants. Here are a few of our favorite bars that make great cocktails: Atwater Cocktail Club, Mayfair (1st pic), Le Mal Necessaire (2nd pic) Otherwise the following restaurants also push […]
  • Montreal vs Toronto May 15, 2017
    Well, I have to admit I would certainly put some of the smoked meat sandwiches I have in Montreal as better than any I've had in Toronto. I still think Schwartz's are delicious. (Though I also have to admit not having tried many of the smoke meat sandwich offerings in Toronto for many years, so […]
  • Openings and Closings: April, May, June 2017 May 13, 2017
    Looks like Omma, the korean place on Bernard near Jeanne Mance, is either moving or opening a new location. Saw a sign at Clark and Ontario.
  • Help - Montreal seeking wheatgrass seeds best price May 12, 2017
    I would like to make wheatgrass juice. Are there any places that have best prices to purchase organic wheatgrass seeds (i.e. Red Hard Winter Wheat berries ) in bulk, preferably in the areas close to C.S.L., Montreal West, N.D.G., Snowden, Monkland, C.D.N.? Thank you!
  • Le Filet or Liverpool House? Accidentally double-booked! May 12, 2017
    Whatever place you choose, please, please, pretty please call the other place to cancel your reservation !!! I would suggest Le Filet (first because it is good, and it is fish oriented, and it is close to home :-) ).
  • Montreal Chinese Butter-Roll (butta-lo) recipe May 11, 2017
    heybaldy, I'm new to Chowhound, but old-time lover of Montreal Ho Ho's butter rolls. Could you please share this recipe with me?! Thank You!