Posts Tagged 'British Columbia'

Pioneer Cedar Rocket – A Car Made From A Log

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So, a guy who builds log homes decides to build a race car out of a large log. Yes, it does run.

Check out the car HERE.

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Narrowest Streets in the World

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According to AmusingPlanet.com –

At what point does a street cease to be a street? According to the Guinness Book of Records, the narrowest street in the world is located in the old town of Reutlingen, in Germany. It is actually a narrow alley, called Spreuerhofstraße, between two closely built houses. The “street” is only 31 centimeters wide at its narrowest point and 40 centimeters wide on the average. The street isn’t particularly long either — just 3.8 meters. But since it is located on municipal land, the folks of Reutlingen insist it’s a public street.

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A Man And His Polar Bear [video]

Canada Halts Swine Flu Shots Due To Safety Concern

flushotThe Vancouver Sun reported –

B.C. might suspend the seasonal flu shots as early as today, in the wake of a Canadian study that suggests people who get the flu vaccine are twice as likely to contract the H1N1 virus. Several news outlets reported the preliminary findings of the study, which is still under peer review. Researchers found that those who received the seasonal flu vaccine in the past were more likely to catch H1N1. While the research was initially met with much skepticism from health officials, several provinces, including Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Nova Scotia, have suspended seasonal flu shots for anyone younger than 65, the Globe and Mail newspaper is reporting in its Monday editions.

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