Moments in time

It’s amazing how a photo — a single, brief moment in time — has the power to move you.   40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever┬áTaken A moving collection of iconic photographs from the last 100 years that demonstrate the heartbreak of loss, the tremendous power of loyalty, and the triumph of the human

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Talk about windy weather . . .

The United States gets a LOT of tornadoes. According to the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center, our neighbours get about 1300 a year. That’s an insane amount of bad weather. Compare that to Canada which gets about just 80 a year. This map shows the tracks of the tornadoes that have crossed the United

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Nicklas Lidstrom

Sigh. I suppose it had to come. Rumour has it that Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the NHL’s greatest defensemen, is set to announce his retirement tomorrow. It’s sad to see the seven-time Norris Trophy winner close out his career, but of course we all knew it was coming. Lidstrom has spent his entire 20-year career

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Venus!

On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012, we will be privy to a once-in-a-lifetime event. Well, twice in a lifetime in my generation’s case. But still, it’s pretty awesome. Venus will “transit the sun.” This means that Venus, a planet that is about 43 million kilometres away, will cross the face of the sun. What’s the big

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Welcome!

Welcome, welcome, welcome! This is a site about me and the books I write. I love writing books about things that most people don’t think about. Take my hockey books. They’re not just ordinary hockey books. They’re about people who have made a difference. Bobby Clarke didn’t let diabetes stop him from doing what he

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