Posts from the ‘Cool Stuff’ category

How to Sail to Alaska | Joanna Ludlow | TEDxTerryTalks

Despite having learnt how to sail only 6 weeks prior, Joanna and her friend boarded an 18 foot catamaran in Port Townsend, Washington with a mind…

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Nervous About Applying to TEDx Terry Talks? This Post Should Help.

Terry* readers, I’ve just had an epiphany. Through conversations with wonderful, interesting students who love Terry* and can’t wait till they can experience the magic of…

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Freedom of Public Space and Art: Gary Yarbrough at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Gary Yarbrough speaks about the power of street art and public space and its effect on humanity to spark reflection and its ability to transcend socio-economic…

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Hope in Shadows: Bryce Doersam talks to Peter Thompson

Have you ever wondered about the men and women who sell calendars around Vancouver as winter rolls around? Hope in Shadows is a photography competition for…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Is Food a Right?

On October 7, 2013, Gordon Neighbourhood House hosted the West End Food Festival. One of the numerous events part of this festival included a panel discussion…

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Announcing the “Voyage of the Beagle” trading card game. Plus a call for some crowdsourced goodness!

The Phylo project is hard at work on preparing the next high quality Phylomon* deck, and this one will revolve around Charles Darwin and his wonderful…

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We like funny, and the Syrup Trap is funny.

As their website states, some “disenchanted but breathtakingly talented and humble students at the University of British Columbia” have taken to writing satire and humour. Mostly…

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Tis the season, so why not a Sciencegeek Advent Calendar Extravaganza?

For those who’d like to open a different kind of advent calendar. My Popperfont site has been releasing little nuggets of science-y goodness, but you can…

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Information Session: The UBC Global Crisis Simulation

Attention Science, Engineering, Commerce and Arts students!¬†Are you interested in: running an international conference in Mumbai, India? Representing UBC at a conference in Princeton? Honing your…

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Remember the Candy Hierarchy? It sure did make a lot of folks angry! Ben and I are working on the 2012 edition right now…

Here is the 2011 version (see original 2011 link for footnotes here). Had a chance to read over 500 comments (from various places where the ranking…

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