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Moon Music for the Solitary Biologist

When I’m running models for bird density in my control center of one, I listen to space music.  When I’m punching in commands that launch complex equations that I don’t know will succeed or fail (to converge) and am looking for encouragement, I often turn to Public Service Broadcasting’s project of turning historic moments of science into modern rock. 987 more words

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Not-so-spooky Halloween; Succulent Pumpkins with Green & Envy

Halloween is nearly upon us, so we at EmptyChair decided to experience the amazing Autumn succulent Pumpkin Workshop. Led by Lucy Boyd, founder of Green & Envy… 325 more words

Arts & Crafts

Photos: Jamila Woods @ The Garrison

Photos by: Morgan Harris –

Chicago-based hip-hop/R&B artist Jamila Woods, who released her debut album, HEAVN, on July 11th, 2016, which featured collaborations with Chance the Rapper, Noname, Saba, Lorine Chia, Kweku Collins and Donnie Trumpet, performed at the Garrison in Toronto last night. 135 more words


Margins of Swiss Army Make Fondue and Report Enemy Positions

John McPhee’s La Place de la Concorde Suisse considers the great riddle that is the Swiss army. Military service is mandatory in Switzerland. This results in two things. 480 more words

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How to Observe Moving Bodies at a Distance, in Astronomy and History

After a long pause, I picked up Tom Levenson’s book The Hunt for Vulcan and opened to a passage that, I think, illustrates well the problem (and reward) of writing historical characters. 1,189 more words

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Photos: Screaming Females @ The Garrison

Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – 
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New Jersey-based indie rock/punk rock band Screaming Females, who released their sixth album, Rose Mountain, on February 24th, 2015 via Don Giovanni Records, which followed up their 2012 album, … 129 more words


Photos: Slaves (UK), Pet Sun @ The Garrison

Photos by: Maddie Zekkou – 

UK punk rock band Slaves (UK), who released their second album, Take Control, on on September 30th, 2016 via Virgin EMI, which was produced by former Beastie Boys member Mike D, who also makes a guest appearance on the song “Consume or Be Consumed”, performed at the Garrison in Toronto last night with Hamilton-based garage rock band Pet Sun, who released their debut self-titled album on March 11th, 2016. 154 more words