Shotguns & Elevators – WIRed #130

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It’s time for Episode 130 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses a Canadian winter shelter competition, speedy elevators that can move sideways, DATING the diverse history of Nintendo, and the breath of fresh air called Shotgun Saturday Night! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “Shotguns & Elevators – WIRed #130”

Beautiful Warming Huts In Canada ‘Warm’ The Harsh Winter….

Beautiful Warming Huts Are Proof That Canada Does Winter Better Than Us

The average temperature in Winnipeg during the winter is roughly 10.4 degrees Fahrenheit (HOLY FREAKING CRAP!), but even during those freezing days, the city hosts various events ranging from curling to broomball to the annual Warming Huts design competition, which chooses a new series of shelters to be built along the river’s banks.  These “warming huts” my be part of the festivities, but they also serve a very important purpose by making sure people don’t get seriously cold while traversing along the trail. Here are some of the winners that were announced from the competition: Continue reading “Beautiful Warming Huts In Canada ‘Warm’ The Harsh Winter….”