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 Taken 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 […]Read more "Moments in time"
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 […]Read more "Talk about windy weather . . ."
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 […]Read more "Nicklas Lidstrom"
L.A. or New Jersey? Though I do like New Jersey (it’s a Martin Brodeur thing), I think it would be pretty awesome to see L.A. win their first Cup. They’ve got a pretty strong team with Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar, et. al. And Jonathan Quick between the pipes is a very good thing. Though […]Read more "The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals begin"
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 […]Read more "Venus!"
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 […]Read more "Welcome!"