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Hiker's incredible transformation captured in selfies over 2,600 mile journey

The Pacific Crest Trail is a 2,600 mile path from the Mexican border and up to British Columbia. Over a period of five months, photographer Andy Davidhazy hiked its entirety, stopping each mile to take a selfie. He then created a time-lapse video of each of the 2,660 selfies he'd taken along the way. Show More Summary

What Magicians Can Teach Us About The Art Of Manipulation

17 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

When Jay Olson was a 5-year-old living in Vancouver, British Columbia, a magician pulled a coin from his ear and sparked a lifelong fascination with magic. Now a 28-year-old professional magician and a psychiatry graduate student atShow More Summary

3-D printing gets a way to instantly recycle plastic waste into new 3-D 'ink'

Three students at the University of British Columbia are working on a way to instantly recycle waste plastic into 3-D printing supplies.

6 Tips for Landing Big Fish

A while back we ran a post on the top 5 mistakes made fighting big fish, where we highlighted some of the most common mistakes we see at our lodges in Alaska and British Columbia when fighting big fish like steelhead and salmon. However, fighting fish well does not always put the fish in the net. In […]

Video Hatch: “#playwiththebest”

This short film from Dave Smith profiles bush pilot Dale Douglas and his backcountry work in British Columbia.

Ireland – a world innovator in deliberative democracy?

2 days agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

In December 2012 with the creation of the Convention on the Constitution, Ireland became a world innovator in deliberative democracy. Like similar international deliberative forums on constitutional reform (British Columbia, Ontario and the Netherlands) the Convention included randomly selected citizens. Show More Summary

Odd Landmarks Abound in British Columbia

Mountain ridges around the world are often as famous for being given unusual titles as they are for being destinations in themselves. For instance, consider Cornwall’s “Brown Willy,” a mountain whose name was lent to a meteorological phenomenon called the Brown Willy Effect (seriously). Further south in...

This Floating McDonalds Has Sat Empty For 28 Years

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The McBarge was a floating McDonald's restaurant constructed for Expo '86 in Vancouver, but after the expositions ended, it never saw another bag of french fries. Today, the McBarge sits empty in British Columbia's Burrard Inlet, although its owner hopes to someday turn it back into a working restaurant. Read more...

Embark on an Ultimate Heli-Ski Experience in British Columbia with CMH Heli-Skiing

Half a century ago, on the wild, rugged slopes of Canada’s British Columbian backcountry, guides from CMH Heli-Skiing launched a skiing revolution by using helicopters to drop adventurous skiers onto pristine powder—far from the well-worn runs of the region’s mountain lodges. Show More Summary

Everybody Must Get Stoned: Medical Marijuana Recall In British Columbia

Three strains of medical marijuana cultivated by licensed producer Tilray, based out of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, have been voluntarily recalled due to higher levels of bacteria than is considered acceptable by Health Canada, the company announced in a press release on March 20. Show More Summary

Family Loses Bid to Force Nursing Home to Starve Their Mother to Death

Recently, the Canadian British Columbia Court of Appeal saved a disabled woman from being literally starved to death. Mrs. Margot Bentley, 83 years old, has advanced Alzheimer’s disease and is living in the Maplewood House community senior care facility. Staff members feed her with a spoon or cup, and she voluntarily opens her mouth to eat […]

Canadian Law Will Attempt to Fight Fake Service Dogs

British Columbia is considering a bill that would reform the laws governing service animals, including an attempt to address the problem of fake service dogs by creating a licensing system. Bill Thornton, CEO of BC and Alberta GuideShow More Summary

Canadian government approves GM apples - AgMinute for March 24, 2015

Two Canadian agencies have approved genetically modified apples that were developed in British Columbia. They have also been approved in the U.S. Click here for the full story

Beyond the Edge Radio: John Kirk

Tonight at 7 PM Central 3/22/2015 John Kirk III Cryptozoologist Author and President of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club

Farmer’s Market Inspired Organic Wedding

Inspired by their love of visiting farmer’s markets, Carlene and Russell designed an organic wedding with rustic, vintage, and DIY elements. Bonson Community Centre in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia lent itself to an effortlessly rustic feel, complete with chopped wood and charming barns. Show More Summary

Canada Offering EV Rebate Via Cash-For-Clunkers Program

In the summer of 2009, America’s official Cash for Clunkers program got underway, with the hopes of propping up a floundering auto industry and getting old, polluting cars off the road. The Canadian province of British Columbia (BC)Show More Summary

Monica Lewinsky: I'm the Original Cyber-Bullying Victim!

In a speech at the 2015 TED Talk in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monica Lewinsky opened up about her past affair with Bill Clinton, and its aftermath. The same day as Ashley Judd's anti-bullying essay went viral, Lewinsky calls herself...Show More Summary

Hadaway House by Patkau Architects

Showcasing a unique geometrical pattern, the Hadaway House by Patkau Architects is an amazingly-constructed home located just off the slopes of Whistler Valley in British Columbia. The house was built on a difficult site, forcing the… The post Hadaway House by Patkau Architects appeared first on Highsnobiety.

The Striking Hadaway House Capturing Views of the Whistler Valley

A decidedly contemporary build, Hadaway House by Patkau Architects sits on a steep northwest slope, taking in full views of British Columbia’s snow covered Whistler valley. As with many great builds, its awkward position and challenging… The post The Striking Hadaway House Capturing Views of the Whistler Valley appeared first on Selectism.

U. British Columbia Doubles Down on Academic Freedom, Avoids Firestorm

Exceprted from the Vaccine Fact Check site: Unlike other leading Canadian universities, the University of British Columbia adopted a novel stance last week when the national press castigated it and one of its professors, Dr. Christopher Shaw, for conducting research...

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