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Putting the “Science” in “Science Fiction” – Monomolecular Blades

March 20, 2014 11:31 am
Putting the “Science” in “Science Fiction” – Monomolecular Blades

Science fiction movies and books portray a dazzling variety of imaginative melee weapons, despite their rarity in modern combat. In previous articles I have discussed lightsabers, vibroblades, and chainswords, but this is far from an extensive list. Another melee weapon that is common throughout science fiction is the monomolecular blade. […]

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Pilar’s Picks: Odonis, Odonis

March 19, 2014 2:02 pm
Pilar’s Picks: Odonis, Odonis

Odonis, Odinos. So nice they named it twice. This rock band from Toronto is supremely clever and are well known for their debut, Hollandaze. They are releasing an album on April 15 called Hard Boiled, Soft Boiled through Buzz records. Their album is said to be approaching two sides as it is distinctly broken […]

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Voting with Your Money: Social Finance Investments for a Better Future

11:35 am
Voting with Your Money: Social Finance Investments for a Better Future

The term ‘investment’ often conjures up images of fossil fuels, gold, and foreign companies — entities that we don’t always personally connect with. But what if there was a way that your investments could impact the organic grocer in your neighbourhood? What if your money could be used to make […]

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Body Break’s Dynamic Duo Share Inspirational Story at Ottawa Outdoor and Travel Adventure Show

March 18, 2014 11:12 am
Body Break’s Dynamic Duo Share Inspirational Story at Ottawa Outdoor and Travel Adventure Show

Canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle board and BMX bike demos left many people eager to hit the water and trails at the Ottawa Outdoor and Travel Adventure Show this past weekend. But there was one show feature that inspired people to make a lifestyle change — one where participating in activities […]

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