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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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221: The Future of Work. Workplace Science. Rethinking Recruiting and the Resume. The Automated Workforce. Live/work Homestead Design. The Information Economy. | Spark with Nora Young | CBC Radio

Ummm, yup… integration before education; education before regulation 😉 …explore which careers may one day be automated, check out some inventive ideas for how a post-automation economy would work, and talk about why it’s time to rethink the resume, hiring,

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Martin Villeneuve and TED

Martin Villeneuve made Quebec’s first science fiction film, “Mars et Avril”. He recently gave a TED Talk about it. Find out how that came about..

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Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes | Video on TED.com

Medica… medica… meditation 🙂 Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes | Video on TED.com. and: A better you (11 talks)

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Best of MTL 2013: Food & Drink | Cult MTL

http://cultmontreal.com/2013/06/best-of-mtl-2013-food-drink/

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Irish – always a surprise

I really never share stuff like this, but this one was a bit unique:

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F1 marshal identified as drivers lead tribute following tragic death | CTV Montreal News

RIP Mark. Take care Tyler… http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/friends-describe-f1-marshal-killed-at-grand-prix-as-a-major-racing-fan-1.1319544

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Reality Check: The Egg White Delight McMuffin From McDonald’s

Good to know when in the hole… http://feeds.seriouseats.com/~r/seriouseatsfeaturesvideos/~3/-Mx4hVI91EE/reality-check-the-egg-white-delight-mcmuffin.html

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Um, logs…

Yup… took some time to find, but… And… http://darsstuffings.blogspot.ca/2012/01/anticipation-acclimation-accomplishment.html?m=1

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Huffington Post

Sigh… I mostly know all I can about the “little” meat I buy. When I see industrialized systems like this creating what is essentially landfill, and at all costs, I go nuts. Have you seen the $12 meat logs they

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  • Openings and Closings: April, May, June 2017 April 27, 2017
    Dumpling spot Trilogie on St Laurent is shutting down. I had their dumplings once and they were quite good, too bad, it seemed to be a very popular spot.
  • Montreal vs Toronto April 26, 2017
    Food is definitely better for the price in non-capital cities in the UK and in France; however in France there is less cultural diversity. Some of the best South Asian food in the UK is in Birmingham... I spent a month in Lyon, doing graduate research, and managed to eat quite well, despite an obviously […]
  • Openings and Closings: January, February, March 2017 April 25, 2017
    Think he probably meant Cours Mont-Royal
  • Herdade Do Esporao Alentejo Portuguese Red Wine Vinegar April 24, 2017
    Thank you all !!!
  • Gluten free gourmet options in Rosemont April 22, 2017
    Hi. I am going out with two relatives who need good range of gluten free options in a gourmet restaurant. They prefer something around Beaubien and Papineau or east of that but are willing to go a little further afield but not too far. Any suggestions? Thanks.
  • Must dos for 6 days Montreal April 19, 2017
    Thank you Maximilien! Great place to start!!! Things are constantly changing, so good to have current info.
  • Muscovado sugar in Montreal? April 16, 2017
    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 […]
  • 60's montreal restaurant on decarie? April 5, 2017
    The restaurant that took the place of Miss Montreal was called The Bonfire.