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Understanding the Ancient Japanese Art of Creating Marbled Patterns on Paper

In this short video, Linh My Truong shows how the craft is done using a variety of tools that include a cat's whisker.

Shake Up Your 2020 Music Collection by Visiting CAVITY’s Next Music Exchange

That mixtape you pick up may or may not contain some life-changing tunes, but Spotify will never be able to replicate it.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Island Restaurant?

Do you think you know the Island restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

A Sneak Peek Inside ‘Virtuous Pie’

The new, 2,300 sqft Victoria location of Virtuous Pie is on the verge of opening inside the Finlayson Building at 530 Pandora Avenue.

‘Tractor’ Opening Soon on Government Street

Vancouver's quick-service Tractor restaurant is setting up shop in the old Sam's Deli location at 805 Government Street.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Island Restaurant?

Do you think you know the Island restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

On the Kind of Person Who Steals Menus and the Midlife Crisis of the Restaurant Review

In her latest read of the food and drink news, Talia gets curious about tater tots and finds a Michelin chef in full droop.

Antiques Roadshow Expert Sips 180 Year-Old Human Urine, Declares it Port

What Andy McConnell thought was old port was really a superstitious brew of the time meant to ward off witches, bad luck and curses.

How ‘Big Green Egg’ Kamado Grills Get Made

This short video details how a popular iteration of a 3,000 year old Japanese cooking urn is being made in the 21st century.

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Understanding the Ancient Japanese Art of Creating Marbled Patterns on Paper

In this short video, Linh My Truong shows how the craft is done using a variety of tools that include a cat's whisker.

Shake Up Your 2020 Music Collection by Visiting CAVITY’s Next Music Exchange

That mixtape you pick up may or may not contain some life-changing tunes, but Spotify will never be able to replicate it.

Cool Treehouse Has a Suspension Footbridge That Leads to a Soaker Tub With a View

Located in the wilds outside Austin, the Yoki Treehouse offers a cozy, snow-free escape from the urban doldrums.

The View From Your Window #4

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

That Time Our Government Made Millions Being Unabashedly Racist

"Most of my younger friends think racism towards Chinese people is a new thing in BC. Then I tell them about the Head Tax..."

Let This Short Animation on the Evolution of the Human Lifespan Blow Your Mind

"Caught in the middle of the present and the future; the finite and infinite, it is a difficult balance this species must strive."

That Time a Real Estate Developer Scammed Investors With an Extra Apostrophe

According to widespread local legend, duped investors they thought they were investing in a 480 foot high skyscraper...

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