Archive for January, 2014

The Beach Breakfast Nomad

(Jan 31, 2014) Def(left) and his partner in front of the breakfast truck I walked over to Def’s breakfast truck parked near the entrance of Ta...

I am Gifted, So are You

(Jan 31, 2014) Lecturer Tran Dang Khoa, 30, has a dream.  He hopes that within 10 years, he will be able to help 1 million people discover thei...

A Recipe for Retail Success: Shoes, Bags and Pizzazz

(Jan 31, 2014) Struggling to define what success is when it comes to fashion… well, if being featured by practically every fashion and lifesty...

Home Sweet Heima

(Jan 31, 2014) “A business venture is like a design piece too,” says Bong Rojales, who runs Manila-based furniture store Heima along...

Vancouver’s Return To The Squared Circle

(Jan 31, 2014) Boxing in Vancouver was a quiet beast until recently, when the East Side Boxing Club was brought back into plain view of Vancouve...

Say hello to Volca

(Jan 31, 2014) Imagine a drum machine or synthesizer that could fit in your purse.. With touch-sensitive step sequencing, real analog synthesis ...

It’s Name Is Rio and It Dances On The Sand

(Jan 30, 2014) There is no greater brand in Vancouver that speaks to the tenacity of East Van, than the Rio Theater. Built in 1938, the Rio ser...

Netflix Takeover

(Jan 30, 2014) The future is now. Television is officially obsolete. Say au revoir to your friendly neighborhood video store.  Because there i...

Vodka, Pickles, Fire, and Drama: Drinks that Make a Splash

(Jan 29, 2014) It’s all about drinks that make a big splash these days; by shedding new light on forgotten old cultural traditions, or sim...

How to Look Cool in the Cold

(Jan 29, 2014) Harricana As temperatures drop too low for natural human existence, Struggling to stay warm is as much a science as it is an art. ...

A Place to Herd Cats

(Jan 28, 2014) Getting any project accomplished with a large group of people can often feel like…you guessed it. But with Basecamp as a to...

Arse Apocalypse

(Jan 26, 2014) Cosmetic surgery has been about for a long time. Boobs were the big deal in the 50s and 60s. But since then the arse seems to hav...

Printed Selfies

(Jan 25, 2014) Sending your boyfriend or girlfriend a selfie picture is already fun, but it just got a little more fun. If you are a Microsoft K...

Upworthy’s Emotional Promise Fulfilled in Viral Videos

(Jan 25, 2014) The Atlantic’s recent headline, “Why are Upworthy headlines suddenly everywhere” only scratches the surface of the widespre...

Troy

(Jan 25, 2014) Having had the dubious honour of working in shoreditch for over six years, I can honestly say the best place to get lunch is Tro...