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Architecture: Oil Rigs Become Luxury Hotels

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Must stay at this hotel. ASAP.

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February 19, 2009 at 2:42 pm

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12 Long-Exposure & Time-Lapse Photographers | WebUrbanist

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So fascinating, especially the video at the end.

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February 19, 2009 at 2:34 pm

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The Futile Pursuit of Happiness – New York Times

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To sum up; would you rather have a trick knee or a broken leg?

If you said trick knee, you just screwed up. The article explains why.

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February 19, 2009 at 1:02 am

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Bluetooth Wrist-Set: Like a Half-Assed Dick Tracy Watch

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Bluetooth Wrist-Set: Like a Half-Assed Dick Tracy Watch
By Sean Fallon, 1:40 PM on Wed Feb 18 2009, 785 views
When it comes to Bluetooth, I don’t know what’s lamer—looking like you are talking to yourself or talking into your wrist. If you chose the former, Adtec has a device for you.

For the equivalent of $65, users can have a wristband that connects to their cellphone via Bluetooth, complete with speaker, volume control and a call answer button. Battery life is said to be around five hours and it is available in either white or grey. S”

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February 18, 2009 at 7:38 pm

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Habitats: Grange Park

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Such a gorgeous house! WANT.

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‘Catherine Runchey, rooming house operator extraordinaire,’ says Trish fondly, looking at the plaque on her house. ‘We don’t know much about her, except that she lived here.’ Along with other of the Robert Brown row houses near the revamped AGO, the house is on its way to being listed as a Heritage building.

The house dates from the transitional period between the Grange’s aristocratic heyday in the mid-1800s and its population shift in the 1890s, when the area became home to new Canadians making the transition to a new life in Toronto. Mrs. Runchey’s house reminds me of English author Jerome K. Jerome, who once wrote: ‘I want a house that has got over all its troubles. I don’t want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.’

What: 3-bedroom brick row house
Who: Trish, Zak (10 years old) and Hubb”

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February 17, 2009 at 3:09 pm

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Lego Star Wars Spaceship Bigger Than My Sofa Can Probably Invade Earth [Lego]

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So cool!

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A guy by the nickname of roholbro has spent a kajillion hours and bricks completing this huge reproduction of an Star Wars‘ Separatist Landing Craft, which can hold a whooping one hundred minifigs. One. Hundred.

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Not only that, but it also holds a full Lego Star Wars Federation MTT (Multi Troop Transport) along with other three vehicles. Absolutely nuts. [Photobucket via Brothers Brick]


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February 13, 2009 at 5:39 pm

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globeandmail.com: Desperate mothers fuel India’s ‘baby factories’

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Not sure how I feel about this…

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February 13, 2009 at 5:27 pm

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