Like to BREAK things? Visit the Vancouver Community Laboratory for your chance to smash a car! For just a few dollars, you can take part in a scrumptious pancake BREAK-fast, WRECK a car, have your mind BLOWN by local art / creations, and PLAY a giant claw game! Wreckage form the car will be used [...]
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This last week I have been investigating the B.C. Liquor Control and Licensing Branch to find out who has been making the new laws that the LCLB has been interducing . B.C. Liquor cracks down on wine fundraisers B.C. to ban clubs’ all-ages events in bid to restrict underage drinking After much searching I was unable to find a [...]
Update: Updated versions of VHS Lighting Talk Challenge coins The Vancouver Hackspace (VHS) runs a social night called Super Happy Hacker House (SHHH) once every six weeks or so. One of the actives that we do at SHH is lighting talks. A lighting talk is a small 2 mins or less talk on any subject that you like. During this talk the audience can heckle [...]
This is the first Geo Caches that I have ever made. Created after the Geo Cache info session at the Vancouver Hackspace. I put it in an alley in the downtown east side near the entrance to the Vancouver Hackspace. It got approved on Saturday and has already been found by 4 people! This cache can be found [...]
I have been accepted in to “the 9th Annual Hot One Inch Action” art show in Vancouver. The show will be at Hot Art Wet City Pop Up Gallery (752 E Broadway) on Saturday October 27 from 8-11pm The 9th Annual Hot One Inch Action in Vancouver! For one-night-only buy and trade the tiny art of fifty different local [...]
The past few weeks I have been doing a lot of GeoCaching in and around Vancouver, BC (funvill on Geocaching.org). There are 1000s of Geo Caches with in a 45 min bike ride around Vancouver. I have found about 25 different caches. Most of the caches have only been big enough to house a sheet of paper so you can sign [...]
This will mark my 25th complaint sent to translink contact us forum this year. That’s more then >3 a month every single month. Incident: The #2568 bus @11:20pm passed by the stop #58125 (EB w Cordova St FS Abbott St) without stopping. There was a few of us at the buss stop including me with [...]
Me and my girlfriend where looking for a new place. She was searching http://vancouver.kijiji.ca for ads and came across a “Rental Guide” ad, and contacted them directly asking for a viewing of the house. Instead of setting up an appointing for a viewing they sold her a service where they search other classified ad sites for you and give results [...]
If you haven’t already heard, Vancouver Maker Faire have an amazing venue in store for this year; we’ll be in the Forum building at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) on the weekend of June 23rd and 24th. This will give us 48,000 square feet of indoor space, and ample outdoor space too! Yes, forty eight thousand square feet [...]
The founder of the School of Fish Foundation, Shannon Ronalds, is working to create a positive impact on the seafood industry by educating chefs about sustainable seafood. He had a vision to build the floating dining room and new that plastic 2-Liter bottles could be used as flotation. With the help of a marine engineer [...]
Help us create the biggest 3D print in North America, designed by Bathsheba Grossman, printed by the DShape and installed at Gropp’s Gallery of Vancouver More info
I have mentioned vancouver scavenger hunts before but it was mainly for Vancouver’s parks and I wanted one that is more geared towards Vancouver its self. I tried searching Google and yahoo but failed to find anything worth while so I created my own list. Set up a scavenger hunt with your family and friends [...]
* I found this post in my drafts, unfinished, lost and forgotten. I decided to post it, unfinished instead of deleting it. * What a Amazing, fun, aw-inspiring event. Thank you everyone that put on this event, Emily Dallas, Jenny, all the volunteers, makers and sponsors. Thank you for putting on a fantastic event. When I heard about this [...]
I took a time laps of the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire 2011 but forgot all about it after as I started on the next project. That is until today. Shot with a Cannon s90 at one picture per min.
I seen sign posts like this at the San Francisco Maker Faire and Burning man and I wanted to do something similar for Vancouver’s Mini Maker Faire 2011. With the help of a few fantastic friends we where able to make 150 painted signs for 4 different sign posts.
Upcoming events for this summer April 22nd Love in the Dark feat Glitchy & Scratchy (reunion set!!) April 23rd FROM THE GROUND UP Acoustic round up/DJ Dance Party April 30th EatART’s MakerFaire fundraising party June 25-26 Maker Faire Vancouver
A short timelaps video from Super Happy Crafter House 1.0 Super Happy Crafter House is an open event intended for crafters of all kinds. Those interested in papercraft, origami, technology exploration, sewing, knitting, spinning, weaving, felting, crocheting — and beyond! We’re open to new ideas and craft projects and would love to see you there! [...]
Ray Gun Revival has been launched. We sent out 8k unsolicited email newsletter to anyone that had anything to do with the old site and only ~50 people followed the link and signed up for the newsletter. Showing me that spam just doesn’t work. Ray Gun Revival teaser trailer was released a week later then the launch but more [...]
The first total lunar eclipse in two years will grace the sky the night of Monday, Dec. 20, and we want you to be there. Sure, it’s a school night, but with winter solstice and a new year upon us, what better time to gather your family and friends to see the moon in a [...]