Dave Vass Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/7907 en Facebook launches messenger app http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/thescene/2011/08/09/facebook-launches-messenger-app There is a hot new app in town, and it's by Facebook. The messenger app is a new, stand-alone messenger application for your cell phone. Currently it is available for the Android and iPhone markets,... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/thescene/2011/08/09/facebook-launches-messenger-app#comments The Scene Android app Apple apps cell phone Facebook iPhone phone Twitter Wed, 10 Aug 2011 03:31:00 +0000 Dave Vass 8243 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Stock market volatility has B.C. businesses on edge http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/moneymatters/2011/08/09/stock-market-volatility-has-bc-businesses-edge The recent downturn in US and global stock markets has Canadian economists worried. This recent economic crisis, which originally ensued from the US losing its AAA credit rating from S&amp;P, raises... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/moneymatters/2011/08/09/stock-market-volatility-has-bc-businesses-edge#comments Money Matters News AAA BC British Columbia credit rating economics economy industry Money resource resource sector S&P tourism US Wed, 10 Aug 2011 01:45:00 +0000 Dave Vass 8237 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Bye-bye, wallet: how to avoid pickpockets in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/deeplyvocal/2011/08/02/bye-bye-wallet-how-avoid-pickpockets-vancouver Have you ever been pick-pocketed? I was, just a couple days ago. Having just finished my Sunday class, I was making my way up Granville street towards the SkyTrain station, slowly weaving through the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/deeplyvocal/2011/08/02/bye-bye-wallet-how-avoid-pickpockets-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/deeplyvocal/2011/08/02/bye-bye-wallet-how-avoid-pickpockets-vancouver#comments Deeply Vocal Advice Life BC Care Card driver's licence Granville licence lost pride pride parade SIN SkyTrain stolen theft Vancouver wallet Wed, 03 Aug 2011 03:43:00 +0000 Dave Vass 8181 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Give a kidney? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/health/2011/07/20/give-kidney Your kidneys are awesome, share the love and give one away. I have been fortunate to have had some time this summer to volunteer for the Vancouver Observer as well as the BC Kidney Foundation, and...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/health/2011/07/20/give-kidney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/health/2011/07/20/give-kidney#comments Health Life BC Kidney Foundation BC Kidney Foundation's Vancouver Kidney Walk 2011 BC Organ transplant kidney donation Thu, 21 Jul 2011 00:40:00 +0000 Dave Vass 8029 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com National Kissing Day: bears kissing video http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/tmi/2011/07/06/national-kissing-day-bears-kissing-video It would be unbearable to bar anyone or anything from participating in today's nationwide smooch fest. I bet these could use a couple breath mints. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/tmi/2011/07/06/national-kissing-day-bears-kissing-video#comments TMI Commentary bears Canadian national kissing day Thu, 07 Jul 2011 01:12:00 +0000 Dave Vass 7908 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com What does a naked bear look like? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/tmi/2011/07/06/what-does-naked-bear-look In case you haven't heard enough about bears this week...A furless bear in a German zoo has scientist baffled and children terrified everywhere. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1225042/... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/tmi/2011/07/06/what-does-naked-bear-look#comments TMI Outdoors Thu, 07 Jul 2011 00:24:00 +0000 Dave Vass 7906 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com