Posts tagged "North America"
Manhattanhenge: NYC even does its sunsets in style

Manhattanhenge: NYC even does its sunsets in style

Native New Yorkers seem to possess a kind of devotion to their city that goes beyond the usual hometown pride (for comedic insight into the NYC mindset, check out this map of the United States as seen by a New Yorker). So events like Manhattanhenge, when heavenly bodies align to cast a mathematically perfect glow... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {Sculptures of fractured faces in Lachine, Quebec, Canada} read more
Play with baby... alligators

Play with baby… alligators

When I was a kid growing up in Australia, I remember a popular children’s song at the time was Never Smile at a Crocodile. While most children’s songs are really just gobbledygook, this one actually offered some pretty sage advice. After all, crocs are vicious things. Coming face to face with one — let alone... read more
Poutine or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the cheese curds

Poutine or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the cheese curds

The French have long been famed for their exceptional cuisine, and having invented around 400 distinct types of cheeses, it’s fair to say they’ve done their bit for the dairy aisle too. So it’s no surprise that Quebec’s gastronomic contribution to the world also involves cheese. What is surprising is the way French Canada likes... read more