Free Science Events in Toronto for February 2013

January 25, 2013 | Jeannette

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The Science and Technology Department of North York Central Library compiles a monthly calendar of free science events in Toronto. Applied science includes health, gardening, pets and food; all subjects found in the department's collections. Here is the February calendar. This month's highlights include: February 9: Snowshoes and Snow-clues, identify...

Winter Woes

January 25, 2013 | Jeannette

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Are your skin and lips dry? Cracking? Peeling? Does your hair suddenly have a lot of static and stick to your face, coat and anything and everything? The culprit? The dry air and harsh winds of winter. The dry air sucks out the moisture from our skin causing it to...

Body Image, Much?

January 21, 2013 | Ann

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Happy New Year! Congratulations! It is 2013 and almost three weeks into the new year and time for some to put into effect their New Year's Resolution to lose those extra pounds from the good hearty winter feasts. While others, as pictured below, look forward to gaining the added weight...

Take My Kitchen - Please!

January 11, 2013 | Carolyn

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Is your kitchen outdated? It may not be this old, but kitchens are among the rooms that people most want to update in their homes. According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association's 2012 Market Report, the average kitchen renovation costs over $30,000. A major kitchen renovation is one of...

New Year, New Economy

January 8, 2013 | Thomas

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We are in the midst of a "dramatic and broad technological and economic shift in which software companies are poised to take over large swathes of the economy."

Musical rivals: Mozart, Salieri and La clemenza di Tito -- Canadian Opera Company Opera Talk # 3

January 8, 2013 | Maureen

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La clemenza di Tito is one of the last works Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completed before his untimely death in 1791 at the age of 35, when the curtains closed on a blaze of creativity from the musical genius; in the same year he completed La clemenza di Tito, he worked...