Designed and built in the 1960s by a Canadian ballistics engineering genius named Gerald Bull, the massive artillery piece today sits rusting amid encroaching foliage, on the island's southeast corner, just down a hill from the end of an airport runway.
One space or two? Spoiler alert: It's one Just because you've always done someone one particular way, doesn't mean you should
It even has a cool name: the Transit Of Mercury.
James Doohan was more than just an actor and a Star Trek crew member -- he was a real-life war hero and was also central to shaping elements of the series itself. In the Second World War he was a pilot and took part in the D-Day invasion of Normandy (and was hit by six rounds).
Out of sight won't be out of mind if our satellites start going down.
Considering we have made no significant progress in space travel since the 60s, we could be about to enter a new era of space exploration. Not only will the new space race change the world forever, but the privatization of space technologies could save mankind.
Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield says life is much different now that he's not commanding the International Space
"This exciting result brings us one step closer to finding an Earth 2.0."
Science fiction fans might want to note two series that recently premiered: Dark Matter and Killjoys. Killjoys is created by Michelle Lovretta, who created the popular fantasy series, The Lost Girl. While Dark Matter comes from creators who oversaw the Canadian-made StarGate TV series.
Much is written in business circles of visualizing your success. Well for astronauts, it is quite the reverse, they spend considerable time visualizing failure; simulating what they would do if something went wrong -- and in space, the scope is unlimited. As business owners we need to do that too and be prepared for what could go wrong, with a plan B (or C) in our back pocket.