Monthly Archives: October 2014

Songbook of Weeks: Bike to work week

Since Bicycle Day isn’t actually about bicycles in any way, we might as well celebrate bike to work week (which is happening in Vancouver this week). Queen – Bicycle Race St. Vincent – Bicycle Pink Floyd – Bike mum – … Continue reading

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I wanna be non-doored

As recently mentioned, getting doored by a car sucks a lot, and my theory is that fear of dooring probably makes people bike in a less safe manner overall. But there is an easy cure for dooring: get drivers to … Continue reading

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Worthwhile Canadian Politics Maps

Here are some really great maps showing responses to poll questions before the 2011 federal elections in every Canadian riding: http://imgur.com/gallery/w3uoK9W This explains pretty much everything about how politics in Canada works. Here are some things I think are interesting: … Continue reading

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Summer quotes from vzglyad

Back in summer, I wanted to write a post quoting translations from Russian media outlets to give an example of the totally different reality with respect to Ukraine that Russians have access to. Now, thankfully, talk of impending World War … Continue reading

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For the bicycle-curious

And now, some good news: David Roberts, superstar environmental journalist has apparently recently returned¬†from a year-long hiatus at grist, which is great, because he is a very good journalist (note, this was a lot more recent when I started writing … Continue reading

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