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In the early 20th century, Albert Munsell invented a system for naming colours numerically by hue, value and chroma. A hundred years later, the Munsell color system remains internationally accepted, yet the only image that exists of it’s creator is a lousy black and white photo.
I don’t dream often, so last night was a surprise. A ragtag band of heros bring down a corupt corporation. They stack the executives like fire wood in the center of a round room with floor to ceiling windows. A crowd gathers inside and out to witness. The leader stands forward. “Do not work for […]
Okay, the story goes like this: it’s the 4th century, there’s a bit of a famine happening, and there’s this psycho butcher who decides to chop up a bunch of kids, salt the meat in barrels, and sell it as cured ham. Along comes Saint Nicholas, the generous Bishop of Myra, to help the needy. […]
Frigg, the Norse goddess of love and fertility, was banished to a mountaintop and proclaimed a witch once Christianity was embraced by Norse and Germanic tribes. There she lost her shit, and once a week she met with eleven other witches, and the devil to plan out the fateful misfortunes for the coming week. The […]
At 6 am this morning, the view from the platform of the Fallowfield VIA Rail station was pure yesteryear. Track, waist high grass, then corn field stretching for a mile before blending into vague early morning darkness, and finally capped by the burly frame of the distant Gatineau Hills. If not for the staccato of […]
As it turns out, the Ark of the Covenant wasn’t so much lost as it was misplaced behind my furnace under a pile of vintage Playboy, and Molson stubbies. If you can move it, you can have it.