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Review of BenQ's treVolo S Portable Electrostatic Bluetooth Speaker

A small package that packs incredible highs, unbelievable lows at a very affordable cost

Thu, May 17th, 2018 11:00 by Leo N.

Bluetooth speakers are generally a compromise. You're giving up the high-fidelity in exchange for volume. With the treVolo S, BenQ gives you everything you could…


Ubuntu 17.10 Artful "What the Fuck" Aardvark

Did anyone test this thing?

Sat, December 9th, 2017 11:00 by Lord Lansdowne

On my trusty desktop I like running Ubuntu's LTS (long term support) version. This means that while I don't get the latest lame-assed eye-candy or…


Photos from Milton's 57th Annual Steam Era Show

If it was steam powered, it was there

Tue, September 5th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty

Over the Labour Day weekend, the Ontario Steam & Antique Preservers Association held its 57th annual steam era show at the beautiful Country Heritage Park,…


Troublesome Trucks

Or is that troublesome tracks?

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…


Loneliness is Not an Old Friend

To precious Isabella.

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…


I Laid Down my First Piece of Track

A commitment has been made

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…


Wow, Episode 7 Didn't Suck That Much

And to be honest, I actually kind of enjoyed myself

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…


Women vs. “Roosh V.”

Free Punching Lessons

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"…


Mud Hero Urban 2015

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…


International Pillow Fight #pillowfightday

Toronto 2015

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…


India, a Street Photographer's Dream

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?"…


Facebook Knows I Abandoned It

What happens when you uninstall Facebook from your smartphone

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.…


Fifty Shades of Hype

with test subjects

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…


I Hate My Old Car

And by hate I mean love

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…


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

The Meaning of 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…


The Photography of Leonard Ramos

Documentary and street photographer

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”…


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

Amsterdam's Hotel Not Hotel

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.…


"There are places that are freer."

Living in Turkey as a Woman

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…


Toronto's Fan Expo Canada

Went in for Patrick Stewart, Came Out Disappointed

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…


Transportation at a Steal

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…