The Historical Snub Hidden In Canada's Map

Maps seem like the most utilitarian of objects, but hidden in between all that functional information there are some strange stories. Here's how a 19th-century postal service bureaucrat hid a snub against France that's still in Canada's modern map. » 3/17/15 4:20pm 3/17/15 4:20pm

Bill Nye: The end of Creationism is nigh

Bill Nye the eponymous Science Guy was in Toronto "Canadia" today as part of Planetary Radio's We See Thee Rise: The Canadian Space Program, and appeared on Global's The Morning Show to talk space and Europa and evolution (and make weird noises!). His debate with Ken Ham, and the topic of creationism vs evolution… » 10/01/14 7:02pm 10/01/14 7:02pm

Back Off Criminals, Toronto's Neighborhood Watch Is Intense

A Toronto local is jazzing up the "Neighborhood Watch" placards of the city. Andrew Lamb's affixing superheroes, action stars, and everything else under the sun to the signs. Who'd mess with the neighborhood protected by Buffy? » 6/07/14 1:00am 6/07/14 1:00am

Can you guess how this unique image of Toronto was put together?

We'll give you a hint: The first of these 2,300 data points appeared at the intersection of Yonge and Bloor back in 1924. » 3/06/14 2:37pm 3/06/14 2:37pm

The CN Tower crumbles in a future Toronto

Toronto was one of the first cities to be reclaimed, and while the CN Tower no longer dominated the skyline, it served a new purpose, to separate the commercial harbor from the overgrown residential district. Artwork by Mathew Borrett. » 12/14/13 5:15pm 12/14/13 5:15pm

Lifelong musicians can understand you better at noisy parties

Remember the last time you were at a noisy party — the kind of party where you have trouble understanding what the person next to you is saying? Scientists call this the "cocktail party problem," and use it to describe the difficulty that humans have understanding speech in the presence of background noise. » 9/13/11 5:00pm 9/13/11 5:00pm

In 2015, the Toronto waterfront will be covered by hundreds of giant…

This is a glimpse of the future of Toronto. It's the winning entry in a contest to design a pavillion for the 2015 Pan-American Games Award Pavilion in Toronto. » 5/11/11 5:15pm 5/11/11 5:15pm

Designers unveil plans to build a second city on top of Toronto

A group of artists and designers, including 50 Cyborgs project organizer Tim Maly, have proposed a radical idea to solve Toronto's city planning problems. Scrap the old city, and just build a new one on top. Call it Upper Toronto. » 1/12/11 1:07pm 1/12/11 1:07pm

A side-by-side comparison of Scott Pilgrim and the real world

This intrepid fan has photographed locations in Toronto and juxtaposed these places next to their doodled counterparts in Bryan Lee O'Malley's Scott Pilgrim series. This photoseries, entitled "Scott Pilgrimage," hits up such landmarks as Dundas Square and Honest Ed's. Neat. » 7/13/10 11:00am 7/13/10 11:00am