OttawaStart Blog: Ottawa signs: Ice or crocodile? →
Damn, I forgot about that one. flecton: ...
Fuck Hamas. Fuck Israel. Fuck Fatah. Fuck UN. Fuck UNWRA. Fuck USA! We, the...– Gazan youth issue manifesto to vent their anger with all sides in the conflict | World news | The Observer
The Inside Story of Matt White's Firing - Versus →
@velonews, and @Cyclingnewsfeed and a few other places referred to an email sent to the USADA by Floyd Landis, but nobody linked to any kind of source. So I went digging This is actually a google webcache copy of an article by @neilroad which was subsequently removed by Versus. Really, that makes it even more interesting.
Riding is My Ritalin →
the story of one cyclist, backed by 30 years of scientific research.
140 Characters in Search of a Story →
good article on @kady and @wicary and @davidakin. I live in Ottawa, 4 blocks from Parliament Hill, but I’m completely outside “the bubble” I have one friend from high school in the PCO, but he tries as hard as he can to stay outside “the bubble” Following people like Kady O’Malley and Rosemarie Barton lets me know about what happens in “the other...
Sad But True →
Hilarious British animal voiceovers. [VIDEO] →
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flecton: esteetabernac: everybody’s talking...
Most political leaders struggle to speak fluently in a foreign tongue. Only the...– Nicolas Sarkozy is adopting a more presidential tone after being accused of ‘mistreating’ the French language. In November he nailed the fiendishly difficult imperfect subjunctive. Triple axels are easier. (via theeconomist) Sarkozy has nothing on Jean Chretien, he mangled both of Canada’s...
Good exchange on twitter →
@joaoisme Joao Correia Walking your kid to school in NYC is sort of like leading out a sprinter. Everybody’s in a hurry and chopping you off with somebody in tow. Followed by Ted King @iamtedking Ted King Throw elbows @joaoisme . And if you’re feeling saucy, toss a waterbottle b/t someone’s legs as you zip by.
Don't go blaming guns →
This just about covers the state of the gun control debate in the US.
Equation: Sync Up With the Sunrise →
Surprisingly simple equation, given all the factors. Compare that to the Wind chill equation.
What are the Windows A: and B: drives used for? →
Good God I’m old…
The Incidental Cyclist: Elite? Me? →
Randall Denley actually starts an interesting conversation about the Laurier St. bike lane, and brings up a lot of good points about why bike lanes might be bad. What it boils down to is: As a policy implementation, bike lanes work. In city after city, the evidence shows that cities that install proper bike lanes have increased cycling. This is the goal, and bike lanes are a proven means to...
Star Wars Episode 3 review →
bike on the Behance Network →
This one’s for @bikesnobnyc jdietrich on HackerNews put it best The designer had seemingly no interest in the century of development behind the modern bicycle and no inclination to investigate why the status quo is as it is. He bumbled in and designed something cool-looking but useless, because he obviously has no interest in such trivia as the laws of physics. Personally, I think that...