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CNN calls Vancouver "Loser City"

Ouch. And just yesterday, we were the most livable city. Here's the best from a bad day for Brand Vancouver.

Bill Cunningham New York, a life of fashion photography

One camera, an aging bicycle, and a heart-melting smile -- fashion photographer Bill Cunningham and his lifelong love of fashion has inspired viewers from around the world. The new documentary...

Weekend movie reviews

Disney finds the cute and downplays the harsh in the new wildlife documentary African Cats. (read more)

Water markets wreak havoc in Australia

The New York Times “Green” blog recently waded into the issue of how to allocate water in times of scarcity.   The post looks at whether the experiences of Australia, including water...

Cross Words

One of the distinct pleasures of being a retired geezer is taking a break mid-morning for a second cup of coffee and the New York Times crossword puzzle.

Wikileaks deconstructs the world as we've known it

Wikileaks released another report yesterday.  It reveals a lot about who pulls the strings internationally, (who knew King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia was such a player?), and how they really talk...

Digital media students want to raise your carbon consciousness

Carbon Chaos is a fun and free iPhone game designed to raise environmental awareness.

How to make your Tweet go viral

And other thoughts from my writing for the web workshop at Hollyhock...

Assessing the Olympics

On the last day of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, the sun came out, casting a glow on the dramatic, story book finish to the 21st Winter Olympic Games. What a nail-biting climax: a gold medal...

Canada Women's Hockey Team Members Hold Their Own Under Drubbing by Press at BC Media Centre

Although the New York Times had already declared it over, the Canada Women's Hockey Team, fresh from winning a Gold Medal, still underwent a drubbing by (male) journalists today at a press conference...