Last week I did something kind of crazy. Ok, more than ‘kind of’ – I’d put it up there on the top 10 list of ‘things I maybe didn’t think all the way through.’ Specifically, I took off almost all of my clothes and stepped into a room that was colder than Antarctica – by a huge margin.
As a Canadian, I’ve seen some cold in my time. In addition to the daily -30 C slog I have to deal with during a typically Montreal winter, I’ve also headed up past the Arctic Circle and braved -57 C nights (and that’s before wind-chill). Still, nothing I had ever experienced before could have prepared me for what I was to experience in that 8×8-foot room at the Sparkling Hill Resort near Vernon, British Columbia.Read the full story »
One thing that you learn quickly when building a career outside what most people would consider the employment mainstream is that you’ll have to deal with fear.
I discovered something somewhat startling this week when researching an ‘affordable dream cars’ piece for the eBay Motors blog: I could actually park a Jaguar E-Type in my driveway for Toyota Camry money.
I recently had the chance to sample the redesigned-for-2015 MINI Cooper John Cooper Works, which is the hottest version of the automaker’s hatchback money can buy.
Musings, tips and stories from years spent crawling through the electronic music jungle.
The gadgets, gizmos, and software that cross my path, along with new developments I find fascinating.