David Morton Rintoul
I'm a freelance writer and commercial blogger, offering stories for those who find meaning in stories about our Universe, Nature and Humanity. We always have more to learn if we Dare to Know.
DARK ENERGY MEASURED MORE PRECISELY THAN EVER
Attending the University of Toronto doesn’t make you an academic superstar. I’m living proof of that. Even so, as Canada’s top-ranked university, spending time at U of T does give you the privilege of hanging out with a few of them. I had several eminent professors there.
URBAN GREEN SPACE REDUCES PROPERTY AND VIOLENT CRIME
I moved across town to a new house recently, and I’ve been walking around the new neighbourhood getting acquainted with the local sights and sounds. My daily walks have led me to discover several little parks, ponds and other urban green space I never knew existed in my home town.
NATURE WALKS BENEFIT BOTH MIND AND BODY
I’ve been doing a lot of walking lately. In fact, I go for a couple of walks every day now. It started when I was getting my COVID booster at the local recreation centre. On the way out, I noticed the entrance to the indoor walking track I’d been hearing about.
UN REPORT CITES “SERIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS” IN CHINA
I’ve taken some flak about a certain issue over the past few years. I’ve learned not to let barbs from readers bother me, but put-downs are still a good way to take the temperature of a particular topic.