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Category: Featured

March 20, 2017
Car as Classroom

Learning a language while you drive may seem like a logical and productive thing to do, and it is. I’ve been augmenting my weekly Italian lessons by listening to Italian language lessons I buy in iTunes. They aren’t super imaginative. There’s an English speaker…

April 24, 2016
Minivan = Uncool

You cannot make being a dad cool. It’s impossible. That includes, in the case of the Pacifica, making being uncool hip.

Orange is in.
March 28, 2016
Go Mango or Go Home

Orange is back. Orange you glad you can buy an orange car?

March 24, 2016
American Twitter Essays

The American Canon – History in 140 Characters or Less

panda playing with snow
February 3, 2016
Video Game Ice Cream

Everyone loves video games and everyone loves ice cream (except the lactose intolerant) but what if they were the same thing? Pandas would love them.

January 28, 2016
In Praise of the Family Run Garage

In an age of ever-expanding conglomerates it’s good to know that there are still family-run garages.

Man walking on winter sidewalk
January 21, 2016
When it comes to crosswalks, the onus for safety must be on the driver

Whenever I feel the urge to put my life on the line, to feel exposed, vulnerable and in extreme jeopardy, I simply put on my shoes, take a walk around my neighbourhood and use a few of our local crosswalks.

December 2, 2015
What American Thanksgiving Means to Me

Thanksgiving is America’s favorite holiday. It means getting together with friends, and family for an enormous amount of rich food and being grateful for all the abundance the American way of life can offer. I’m Canadian and live in Toronto. We Canucks don’t get…

shadows of bikes
November 10, 2015
Post Cycling Stress Disorder

Are you feeling listless and apathetic? Does your life lack direction? In the morning do you set your hair dryer to “cool” and point it at your face just to recreate the feeling of the wind blowing through your hair? If so, you may…

September 22, 2015
Ideacity 2015: Sex & the self-driving car

Cars and sex go together. Of course, everything and sex goes together. But the automobile holds a special place in our libidinous identity and the self-driving car is going to create a self-driving car baby boom. Looking for a speaker at your upcoming event?…