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Robot Vacuum and Desert Bus: Patience as a video-game virtue
What's the slowest video game you've ever played?
Jul 12th, 2013
Russian meteor video: Why do so many Russian drivers have dashcams?
Meteor strike in Russia: still from Dashcam video (YouTube)
Feb 15th, 2013
Tamagotchi is Back: Virtual pets for your Android phone
Tamagotchis invade your smartphone. 2013 is the new 1997.
Feb 14th, 2013
At Maker Faire, DIY takes on new meaning
A bucket of mathematics is just one of the many treasures to be found at Vancouver's second annual Mini Maker Faire. The Faire takes place June 23 and June 24 at the PNE.
Jun 23rd, 2012
Are pedestrian issues too pedestrian for Vancouver's bicycle-automobile wars?
Over 80 per cent of pedestrian accidents are caused by cars turning when the pedestrian has the right of way, according to a City of Vancouver report.
May 22nd, 2012
Yoyomama.ca helps urban mothers with the ups and downs of parenthood
Annemarie Tempelman-Kluit is dedicated to making the lives of local families less yoyo-like with yoyomama.ca.
Apr 9th, 2012
Girls Around Me: Free iPhone app preys on women using Facebook, Foursquare
A new iPhone app makes it easier for stalkers to prey on women.
Mar 30th, 2012
Invoke Media: It's more than just Hootsuite
David Tedman and the Invoke Media team want to prove their company isn't a one-hit wonder.
Mar 28th, 2012
Why Harper can't be impeached
Impeach Stephen Harper! More than a few Canadians have been making that demand in recent weeks. The robocall scandal, the (temporarily withdrawn) internet privacy legislation and a contemptuous...
Mar 12th, 2012
Zite, the Vancouver app that is reshaping how people read news
UBC law graduate Ali Davar and his colleagues at Zite are changing the way we read our news.
Mar 5th, 2012