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Radiolab’s Debatable – The Case of Ryan Wash & the Cracked Podcast

September 5th, 2016  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, SOCIAL SCIENCES | Comments Off on Radiolab’s Debatable – The Case of Ryan Wash & the Cracked Podcast

Radiolab’s Debatable – The Case of Ryan Wash & the Cracked Podcast

  | In third grade, there was a kid I would barter with — me: sugar in gelatinous forms; him: temporary access at reading time to a grocery bag full of Mad magazines I adored for their amusing and mind-bending fold-ins. Mixed in with the Mad were issues of something called Cracked magazine which I […]

Shinji & Obachan Go West

May 27th, 2016  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, LITERATURE & VOCAB | Comments Off on Shinji & Obachan Go West

Shinji & Obachan Go West

| On a warm evening in 2005, I was walking the girlfriend home and had just stopped by the neighborhood Family Mart for some Jeti, a beverage apparently for children but that I’d grown addicted to because, well, it’s chocolate so it’s good. On our way out of the store I witnessed something strange to […]

Documentary – Cheuk Kwan’s Chinese Restaurants Around the World

May 24th, 2016  |  by  |  published in FASHION, FILM & MUSIC, FEATURE | Comments Off on Documentary – Cheuk Kwan’s Chinese Restaurants Around the World

Documentary – Cheuk Kwan’s Chinese Restaurants Around the World

| The Chinese have throughout history travelled near and far from their homeland in the pursuit of opportunity. Combined numbers of the diaspora are in the realm of 40 million. Many of these are scattered in places we might not expect or even have heard of. At weshareinterests, we thought we’d introduce you to some […]

Congee-nial Contact – From Chow to How

May 22nd, 2016  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, LITERATURE & VOCAB | Comments Off on Congee-nial Contact – From Chow to How

Congee-nial Contact – From Chow to How

| [PLAY] It happens so fast. Take your eye off for a second. Never think it’ll happen till it does. And the pain. That feeling! So comfortable. On a cold, rainy Vancouver night, it is light when there is dark. In climate like this, it’s immeasurably good. And now you’ve paid the price. You failed […]

Hut Contemporized – Muji

March 15th, 2016  |  by  |  published in ARCHITECTURE, HOME & GARDEN, FEATURE | Comments Off on Hut Contemporized – Muji

Hut Contemporized – Muji

| Back in November 2015, design specialists Curbed and designboom featured stories about household and consumer goods retailer Muji entering the micro homes space. Muji Hut will target those wanting a stylish, little place off the grid (or simply outside the city). Sales to start in 2017. The company enlisted three designers – Naoto Fukusawa, […]

Vietnam – Hang Son Doong, the Largest Cave in the World

March 14th, 2016  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, TRAVEL | Comments Off on Vietnam – Hang Son Doong, the Largest Cave in the World

Vietnam – Hang Son Doong, the Largest Cave in the World

| For 2.5 million years, the largest cave in the world was nature’s secret. In 1991, while performing logging work, a local man, now cave guide, by the name of Hồ Khanh discovered Hang Son Doong in central Vietnam near the border of Laos. Numerous attempts to rediscover the cave failed until in 2009 Khanh’s […]

Just Kidding News – Yang Liu Attempts East Meets West

March 1st, 2016  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, SOCIAL SCIENCES | Comments Off on Just Kidding News – Yang Liu Attempts East Meets West

Just Kidding News – Yang Liu Attempts East Meets West

Last weekend, a friend of mine introduced me to Just Kidding News founded by Los Angeles based comedy duo Bart Kwan and Joe Jo. I’m not familiar with their entire body of work but I like what I saw in the video below. In this session, we hear about artist Yang Liu who has gained […]

Best of Bazaar March 2016

February 28th, 2016  |  by  |  published in FASHION, FILM & MUSIC, FEATURE | Comments Off on Best of Bazaar March 2016

Best of Bazaar March 2016

| Harper’s Bazaar is one of our favorite fashion publications. They put together some nice spreads — carefully staged, tastefully styled. Below are our favorite shots from their March 2016 issue. Really like the jewel-flower pairings: a marriage of two very different symbols of beauty that are both naturally occurring, often subject to human-induced augmentation. Questions […]

Godfrey Gao

February 28th, 2016  |  by  |  published in FASHION, FILM & MUSIC, FEATURE | Comments Off on Godfrey Gao

Godfrey Gao

| I discovered supermodel Godfrey Gao grew up in the same neighborhood as me in North Van. We went to the same high-school and moved on to the same college around the same time and we share the same ethnicity. The natural progression of things here is obviously to conjure up what-ifs before settling for […]

Strokes of Genius – Battle of the Brush | Season 6 Begins This Fri. Feb. 26

February 25th, 2016  |  by  |  published in ARTS, FEATURE | Comments Off on Strokes of Genius – Battle of the Brush | Season 6 Begins This Fri. Feb. 26

Strokes of Genius – Battle of the Brush | Season 6 Begins This Fri. Feb. 26

| When Kevan Seng realized he had no change for the bus, it was decision time: (1) turn back (2) carry on and have faith the flock in front could break a ten. It would be the latter, a choice that took him from medicine salesman to cultural ambassador, community builder, and founder of one […]

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