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Cooler Air Around the Corner

Our pleasant and dry pattern continues. The southeast view is very quiet this morning. Expect a mostly sunny sky today with highs in the lower 70s. 106 more words


Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Hex (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Everyone has one, but hardly anyone knows where they came from. The Allen key is one of those flash-in-the-pan inventions that just make life easier. 485 more words

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The Radioactive Rock Metatorbernite

Don’t worry, it’s not going to hurt you – at least, not if you don’t handle it for too long. And you wash your hands afterward. 238 more words


No Rain....Dry Pattern Continues

I hope you enjoyed the weekend. High temperatures today and Tuesday reach the lower 70s under a partly cloudy. Right now there are showers just to our north, but none are in the forecast. 110 more words


At the 519...

We were very fortunate to have been invited to the annual 519 Gala tonight. The 519 is a fantastic community centre on Church St. in Toronto – and tonight k.d. 28 more words

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Comet Siding Spring buzzes Mars; NASA orbiters capture images, data

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(CNN) — The comet Siding Spring whizzed within 87,000 miles of Mars on Sunday — close enough to the Red Planet that the fleet of spacecraft orbiting Mars “ducked” for cover. 221 more words

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Winter - bring it on, we're ready

I brought in some wood today, and filled up the shelf units on either side of the woodstove. I’ve also staged a couple months worth of wood outside the deck doors, some in a deck box and the rest on top, with covered with a tarp. 132 more words

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