TEA & TWO SLICES | On Unwanted Murderers & The Impressive Bravery Of Nickleback Fans

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Unwanted Murderers & The Impressive Bravery Of Nickleback Fans

by Sean Orr | This is just what we need. Pope Francis invited to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. "Graves believes that a visit by Pope Francis would change not the disenfranchised of the Downtown Eastside and First Nations reserves, but those with wealth and power who can make a difference..." Using the Pope to guilt rich people? What a refreshing change! ...and now for one of the most depressing headlines in recent memory: Tenants not surprised by Vancouver murders. "Tenants say… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #488 | Fishing Net Art Installation Rises At The Convention Centre

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #488 | Fishing Net Art Installation Rises At The Convention Centre

We spied Boston-based artist Janet Echelman's new work, Skies Painted with Unnumbered Sparks, going up high yesterday in the air between the Vancouver… more 

CITY BRIEFS: Annual TED Conference To Leave Long Beach For Vancouver In 2014

CITY BRIEFS: Annual TED Conference To Leave Long Beach For Vancouver In 2014

TED is moving to Vancouver, perhaps permanently. Since its beginnings in 1984, the annual technology/design conference - best known for its fascinating "talks"… more 

Foreign Intelligence Brief #363: Al-Jazeera Chief Wadah Khanfar’s Stirring TED Speech

Foreign Intelligence Brief #363: Al-Jazeera Chief Wadah Khanfar’s Stirring TED Speech

As a democratic revolution led by tech-empowered young people sweeps the Arab world, Wadah Khanfar, the head of Al Jazeera, shares a profoundly optimistic view… more 

Smoke Break #703: On Finding Meaning & Purpose In Our Lives

Smoke Break #703: On Finding Meaning & Purpose In Our Lives

(Via TED): Take the four minutes and watch this 1972 clip of Holocaust-survivor and psychiatrist Viktor Frankl discussing the search for meaning in our lives.

UK Chef Jamie Oliver Wins “Ted” Prize, Nails His Presentation…

UK Chef Jamie Oliver Wins “Ted” Prize, Nails His Presentation…

TED prize winner chef/TV personality Jamie Oliver speaks about his "Food Revolution", fighting child obesity and the consumption of crap food in a very fine… more 

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