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Dazzling colour photographs of 1950s and 60s Toronto at night – love these. Didn’t know The Bloor used to be called the Midtown. I grew up right near here.

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Who Killed the Iceman? Clues Emerge in a Very Cold Case

> Inspector Horn has managed to piece together a remarkably detailed picture of what befell the Iceman on that fateful day around 3300 B.C., near the crest of the Ötztal Alps.

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The website that chronicles Ontario’s broadcasting history — one VHS tape at a time

Nice profile of my pal Ed aka Retrontario

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This page and tomorrow’s are FDR trying to explain the Axis threat to a US public that was not unanimously behind him – he had just won the third term of his presidency with 55% of the popular vote. As you can tell from his speech, many Americans wanted to stay out of the war and figured the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans were enough of a buffer to provide safety, and FDR wanted to disabuse them of such notions.

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The Life and Death of the Library of Alexandria

The Best Kitchen Gadget of the 1600s Was a Small, Short-Legged Dog

Turnspit dog!

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page of war scrapbook

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War Scrapbook Inside Front Cover

Photo of scrapbook page

My grandpa seems to have a thing for Teddy Roosevelt.

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Map of North America 1670-1867

This map raises so many interesting issues.

Why Do Canadians Say ‘Eh’?

Even in the use of “eh” as a criticism or a command, the word seeks to find common ground. If I say “you’re an idiot, eh?”, what I’m saying is, you’re an idiot, but you should also think you’re an idiot, and our understanding of you as an idiot finds us on common ground.