Weekly roundup April 9-15


How We Found New Patterns in LA’s Homeless Arrest Data Source

Watch this raccoon get inside a raccoon-proof green bin in less than 30 seconds CBC

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/food-and-wine/article-consider-flour-as-flavour-bakers-turn-to-whole-grains-to-give-their/ The Globe and Mail



Weekly roundup April 2-8


Toronto City Council is pushing pause on our future Metro

“Heavyweight,” the Podcast That Contends with Our Regrets The New Yorker

Swedish death cleaning and the anorexic home Literary Review of Canada

Thanks to NIMBYs, the rest of Canada might be right about Toronto Maclean’s


Weekly roundup March 26 - April 1


Say It with Noodles: On Learning to Speak the Language of Food Catapult

What it takes to get the results of a Freedom-of-Information request Toronto Star

How Tiny Red Dots Took Over Your Life The New York Times Magazine

The Curious Case Of Omar Linares Baseball Prospectus Toronto


Weekly roundup March 19 - 25


Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page aim to ‘remember the past without getting mired in it’ at Junos CBC

Marriage Proposals Are Stupid The Atlantic

Is Queens Quay tunnel Toronto’s Bermuda Triangle Toronto Star


2018 Bike Ride 01

Got out for my first ride of the year. The temperature was around zero, the sun was out and the breeze was not too cold. Today’s ride was a beer run to acquire a new sour and a dry-hopped pilsner.

Total trip distance: 10.4 km

2018 Ride 01

Weekly roundup March 12 - 18


A $1.6 Billion Spotify Lawsuit Is Based On A Law Made For Player Pianos The Verge

When You Can’t Afford to Go Bankrupt ProPublica

Hyperloopism is infecting everything; It’s time for sustainable alternatives. Treehugger


Weekly roundup March 5 - 11


São Paulo to Addis Ababa: A Revealing Journey Americas Quarterly

Highway of riches, road to ruin: Inside the Amazon’s deforestation crisis The Globe and Mail

Two years after they said they didn’t, Toronto police admit they use Stingray cellphone snooping device Toronto Star