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Troublesome Trucks

Or is that troublesome tracks?

#Trains
Sun, April 2nd, 2017 11:00 by Sir Chuggalot

Model railroading is a ridiculously expensive hobby. I'm sure that's true for many other hobbies, too. As a result, making do, finding cheaper alternatives, and…

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Loneliness is Not an Old Friend

To precious Isabella.

#Depression
Sun, March 19th, 2017 11:00 by Curtis M. Carlson

Loneliness is not an old friend like depression. Depression is the old friend who you know will never forget to stop in and visit. Loneliness…

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I Laid Down my First Piece of Track

A commitment has been made

#Trains
Sat, March 11th, 2017 22:27 by Sir Chuggalot

When I tell people I totally dig model trains, nobody has ever made fun of me. I'm sorry, but if a grown-ass man is playing…

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Wow, Episode 7 Didn't Suck

And to be honest, I actually kind of enjoyed myself

#StarWars
Fri, August 5th, 2016 10:00 by Lord Lansdowne

When Episode 7 came out, I wanted nothing at to do with it. Nothing. I read no reviews about it. I didn't use Facebook or…

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Women vs. “Roosh V.”

Free Punching Lessons

#Photography
Mon, February 8th, 2016 11:00 by Leonard Ramos

Women of Toronto declare war against "Roosh V" aka "Daryush Valizadeh", who is currently hiding at his mother's basement in Silver Spring, Maryland. This "Pro-rape"…

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Mud Hero Urban 2015

#Photography
Sun, May 24th, 2015 11:00 by Leonard Ramos

Canada’s premier mud/obstacle event series is going decidedly urban this spring with a race at Toronto’s Ontario Place. Held on May 22nd to 23rd, thousands…

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International Pillow Fight #pillowfightday

Toronto 2015

#Photography
Mon, April 6th, 2015 11:00 by Leonard Ramos

On Saturday April 4th 2015, there was massive pillow fight in cities around the world! This is the 7th annual International Pillow Fight Day, and…

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India, a Street Photographer's Dream

#Photography
Mon, March 2nd, 2015 11:00 by Leonard Ramos

Going to India is not what I expected… The question I asked myself is "India a developing country, or is it a third world country?"…

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Facebook Knows I Abandoned It

What happens when you uninstall Facebook from your smartphone

#Relationships
Thu, December 25th, 2014 11:00 by Lord Lansdowne

After a factory reset on my phone, instead of immediately signing back on to all my social media, I uninstalled it all. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr.…

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Fifty Shades of Hype

with test subjects

#Literature
Sun, November 30th, 2014 11:00 by Lisa Stager

Well, I finally did it. Gave in. Caved like a ubiquitous sinkhole over a Detroit sewer line. It’s true. I just finished reading Fifty Shades…

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I Hate My Old Car

And by hate I mean love

#History
Wed, November 26th, 2014 00:20 by Lord Lansdowne

I hate my old car, and by hate I do mean love. You know what I'm talking about. It's the worst piece of junk you've…

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"Hard question is not 'What is meaning of life?' That is easy question to answer!"

The Meaning of Life

#Life
Sun, November 9th, 2014 21:00 by Lisa Stager

Recently, while sitting in the waiting room of my doctor’s office, I read an article in the November, 2014 Reader’s Digest titled “The Dalai Lama’s…

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The Photography of Leonard Ramos

Documentary and street photographer

#Photography
Sun, October 26th, 2014 21:00 by Leo N.

Leonard Ramos is a documentary and street photographer currently based in Toronto, Canada. Specializing in creating unique imagery with focus on high-contrast “black and white”…

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Designed by Designers, the Hotel That's Not a Hotel

Amsterdam's Hotel Not Hotel

#Travel
Sun, October 26th, 2014 11:00 by Leo N.

Hotels are pretty straightforward: a lobby, a concierge, rows after rows of identical rooms. The aptly named Hotel Not Hotel is none of those things.…

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"There are places that are freer."

Living in Turkey as a Woman

#Culture
Wed, September 3rd, 2014 10:00 by Anonymous

I am someone who has lived in the US for 8, Canada for 10, and Germany for a year. Oh, and in Turkey for about…

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Toronto's Fan Expo Canada

Went in for Patrick Stewart, Came Out Disappointed

#Events
Mon, September 1st, 2014 11:00 by Leo N.

With Sir Patrick Stewart attending Toronto's Fan Expo Canada, it only made sense for a handful of us to head over and get our photos…

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Transportation at a Steal

#Travel
Fri, August 22nd, 2014 21:00 by Lisa Stager

A few years ago, Himself and I set off for what we in this area refer to as “Up North.” We had a nice, relaxing…

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Stop Calling Yourself an Evangelist

You're no Kawasaki

#Opinion
Fri, August 15th, 2014 11:00 by Lord Lansdowne

I'm often surprised how often I meet someone who has the word "evangelist" in their title. Seriously? It's the 21st century, are you guys still…

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You're Going to be a Dad Soon

Get some sleep right now

#Childhood
Tue, August 5th, 2014 23:01 by Leo N.

Dear Darryl, You're going to be a dad soon. Congratulations! Nothing I would say would be a good enough explanation of what its like to…

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The Last Thing I Will Think About Moments Before I Die

#Death
Mon, June 30th, 2014 10:00 by Lord Lansdowne

Death is an interesting if often under-discussed topic. Unfortunately, people fear that just talking death could mean their own. It's a stupid juxtaposition considering that,…

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