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Why You May Never Buy Nail Polish EVER AGAIN

You better start an email to all of your besties before you read this, because we have an invention that’s going to make you want to throw a slumber party with them ASAP.<p>Are you ready? Okay, here goes. Have you ever searched for the perfect nail color to no avail, finally settling on a shade that …

Infographic: Comparing bike sharing in Vancouver with major U.S. cities

Vancouver – Alta Bicycle Share<p><b>Bikes:</b> 1,500<p><b>Stations:</b> 125<p><b>Status:</b> Waiting for Alta Bicycle Share to start. It’s supposed to start early this year.<p><b>History:</b> Translink studied the feasibility of a bike share program in 2008 and concluded it would be viable and beneficial. City council agreed to explore …

Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak

Beloved children’s author <b>Ruth Krauss</b> (July 25, 1901–July 10, 1993) penned more than thirty books for little ones over the course of her forty-year career, but remains best-known as half of one of the most celebrated author-illustrator duos of all time, the other half being none other than Maurice …

The health hazards of sitting

<b>Organ damage</b><p>Heart disease<p>Muscles burn less fat and blood flows more sluggishly during a long sit, allowing fatty acids to more easily clog the heart. Prolonged sitting has been linked to high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol, and people with the most sedentary time are more than twice as …

Ikea Hack Attack! Making a Side Table

Why do Ikea Hacks always feel like cheating? There is almost a residual guilt that I feel when something so awesome comes from glorified trash. Not …

Infinity and beyond. #Whistler More photos: David McColm Photography

Dragon’s Den Vancouver 2014 auditions

Vancouver entrepreneurs! Dragon’s Den producers are touring the country in search of those brave enough to enter the Den in search of financial …

Fazioli the piano maker

On Monday, January 27, the famous Italian piano maker Paolo Fazioli will visit Vancouver for just over 24 hours and will visit the extremely rare 24k …

Hot Chocolate Festival Vancouver 2014 Participating Shops

During the cold winter days, nothing beats a cup of hot chocolate. This year is the 4th annual Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival, a city known for …

Why Vietnamese Americans rule the nail salon scene

The opening of VN Nails in Salida, Colorado (population 5,500), confirmed for me the Vietnamese American reign over nail salons in the United States …

Vancouver People Project Volume 20- Xin Shu

Many times a day, the people you see crossing the street or meet in your travels make you smile and wonder, “What is their life like? What is their …

Free vouchers can only be picked-up at the following locations:

<b>NOTE: Please note that this offer was only available for winter 2014.</b> <b>Mount Seymour will be announcing 2016 campaign details mid-January.</b><p>Mount …

Cliffhanger Residence in North Vancouver, Canada by Kevin Vallely Design

The Architecture of the Cliffhanger Residence.<p>The small Canadian design and architecture studio Kevin Vallely Design was entrusted with the design of …

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics' Black Metal Dahlia Lip Tar Is Terrifying But Wearable

Me and red lipstick go way back. From the time I was just a kid, digging around in my mother's Fashion Fair makeup, I've always reached for the boldest lip colors. There's something magical about twisting the lipstick holder and seeing that bright bullet. But after 20-something years of wearing …

The fight for control of Vancouver's community centres

The youngest person ever to be elected to a Parks Commission in Canada, Trevor Loke, 25, stepped away from the microphone to a loud chorus of boos. …

City Halls

Ka-Ching! The Ultimate Guide To Consigning Your Furniture

Photo: Sara Story Design/Courtesy of Viyet.<p><i>The decor experts behind Viyet — our go-to, online destination for buying & selling designer furniture —</i> …

How A Hollywood Stuntwoman Survived Her Brain Tumor

Photo: Courtesy of Jill Brown; Illustrated By Ammiel Mendoza.<p><b>Jill Brown’s 2013 New Year's Resolutions</b> <br>1. Learn a foreign language.<br>2. Travel and …

Advice for Guys Who Wear Bras

Guys who wear bras generally do so for one of two reasons. Some simply enjoy wearing women's lingerie. But another group, whose numbers may be increasing, must wear bras to support their swelling breast tissue.<p>Gynecomastia (the medical term for male breast development) reportedly occurs in 15 …

Articles about 5 nautical abodes on Dwell.com - Dwell

From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss …

Gabriel: The One Guardian Angel Keychain You'll Want to Ivest In If You Have a Car and an Infant

Much like the life-saving iPhone app we featured last March, the Gabriel car set was created in a bit of an unconventional way. Similarly so, the …

What Sugar Does To Your Brain [Animation]

Watching hopped-up kids on Halloween candy may have led many of us to suspect that sugar must be some kind of drug–but beyond that, how many of us know what sweet foods really do to our brains? A new animation by STK films for TED-Ed, “How Sugar Affects the Brain,” explains how foods containing any …

Nendo brings beauty and new utility to chopsticks - The Fox Is Black

It doesn’t get much more simple than chopsticks. A pair of finally crafted pieces of wood that allow you to nimbly eat. If you would have asked me if …

Adorable Animal Handmade Ceramics by Clay Opera

Just how adorable are these handmade ceramics? Warsaw, Poland-based artist Marta Turowska creates these whimsical bowls and plates that feature our favorite animals like cats, hedgehogs and whales. Her works are all made completely by hand on a potter's wheel and then the animals' tiny features are …

Ceramics

Word of Mouth: Vancouver

The Great White North isn't all pond hockey and maple syrup—Canada's west coast province of British Columbia holds its own unique identity to the rest of the country and indeed the world. Drawing on influences from home and abroad, the country's largest coastal city is a dramatic yet harmonious …

Woman Photoshops Present-Day Self into Childhood Photos

Tokyo-born, London-based photographer Chino Otsuka takes the past and present photo project to a new level of expert photo manipulation with her series titled <i>Imagine Finding Me</i>. Rather than simply recreating old photographs as an adult, she inserts her present-day self into photos from her …

The Military Duffel by Whipping Post

Building on the success of their previous vintage-inspired leather messenger bag, leather goods producer Whipping Post's latest offering is a rough-and-tumble duffel. Originally from Georgia and now NYC-based, founder Ryan Barr (who started making leather goods after he needed a new guitar strap) …

Vietnam War

Have you had it with frustrating packaging? Tape, twist-ties, staples, impossible-to-open plastic... http://cbc.sh/qhwoN CBC News: Marketplace asked for your nominations for Canada's most frustrating package and now they're handing out the first-ever Wrap Rage awards. Post your #WrapRage stories to Twitter tonight during the show at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT). Watch for your tweets live on air!

The Science of How Temperature and Lighting Impact Our Productivity

Recently I sat down with Brendan Baker, one of the smartest people I’ve come across here in Silicon Valley. Clearly his brainpower exceeds mine by …

Time Management

Some food for thought: The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It: http://huff.to/1lK9Dh8 LIKE if you agree, comment if you have something to say.

Ten habits of the world’s best connection makers

Over the years of my deep study and fascination with people and social dynamics, I've noticed that the world's best connectors do things in a pretty similar way.<p>We all know the people who meet people with ease, seem to always have the influencers in their corner and are constantly surrounded by …