Why we should spend more time reading for fun:
If that wasn't heretical enough in this televised age, check out the full report here:
http://www.arts.gov/research/ToRead.pdf - Realize that we really are not that different from our neighbours to the south and be afraid.
A few of my favourite sites:
http://www.bookninja.com/ - book and book related news rounded up with some decent comments. It's how I start most mornings.
http://seenreading.blogspot.com/ - I just know the day I am seen reading, I'll be reading something embarrassing. It's sort of voyeuristic, but I love it.
http://www.whatisstephenharperreading.ca/ - It seems like a largely quixotic quest, but Yann Martel raises some good points and offers a great selection of books to check out.
http://transit.toronto.on.ca/ - It really is the better way. Info. for transit users with some articles for enthusiasts.
http://www.ttcrider.ca/ - How to get from point A to point B as easily as possible.
http://www.cumberlandcustomcases.com/ - So you can carry your harmonicas in style. What? You're not carrying harmonicas? The horror. The horror.
http://www.comics.com/comics/getfuzzy/index.html - This comic strip kills me time and again.