Things Are Good: Infrastructure That Cleans the Air

Barcelona is going to build a road bridge which may be the cleanest bridge yet. Of course it’ll have pedestrian walks and bike paths, however, what makes the bridge really noteworthy is that it will clean the air. Concrete is notoriously energy-intensive to create so any carbon offset is beneficial. The Barcelona bridge will make ...

LeDaro: Michelle Jenneke: Right way to warm-up

But it got the men in the arena all heated up. Barcelona 2012. Michelle Jenneke’s pre-race warm up dance has gained the 19-year-old track star instant fame, heightened career visibility and a slew of marriage proposals — but will ‘the world’s sexiest hurdler’ make it to the Olympics? CBC.

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: The 100th Calgary Stampede: real men don’t kill horses for fun

A chuckwagon race in 1924 – then and now, unquestionably exiting and unquestionably cruel. Time for it to stop. Below: Alberta Premier Alison Redford and Prime Minister Stephen Harper, both looking fashionably butch in their cowboy duds. There’s no doubt about it: chuckwagon races are as exciting as hell. There’s also no getting around the ...