Torontonians probably complain about the cold more than anyone else I know. Really. But there are the rare few who find the softly drifting snow a thing of wonder, who believe that hell is not something that can actually freeze over, and who revel in the beauty of winter. Perhaps winter is even their favourite [...]
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When you can\’t beat it, drink it away. It\’s the Canadian way!
Last week\’s springlike weather even roused the local fauna from hibernation. They set out into the wilderness, searching for prey to replenish the fat stores lost through a season of slumber, and were left disappointed and confused. These are cruel games, Mother Nature, cruel games.
\”Hello, I\’m hoping you can help me out here. I\’m looking for spring, but I just can\’t find it anywhere.\”
In like a lamb and out like a lion. Where\’s the hype now, media?
A lone snowplow makes its rounds through Toronto\’s Distillery District during a snowstorm. (If you still haven\’t heard the news, Pencilprism now has a Facebook page. Because you don\’t have enough social media to bumble through already!)
A new streetcar arrival app for iPhone called Pocket Rocket can see into the future to determine your fastest route, according to an article on blogTO. A clean interface and the ability to estimate arrival times at future stops makes this the most advanced mobile app yet for predicting public transit travel times in Toronto. [...]
The toddler is having more fun than all the other people in this photo combined.
Discipulus frigus: a warm-blooded mammal commonly found on the streets of downtown Toronto. Relies on weak peripheral vision to navigate snowy and treacherous terrain. Diet consists of Starbucks coffee, free dailies, English literature, and bad reality TV. Sound waves emitted by an electronic device permanently attached to its ear, as well as frequent trips to [...]
More than 1,000 pedestrians went to the emergency room in 2008 thanks to injuries caused by using a mobile phone while walking, according to an article in the New York Times.