If you want a cafe with WIfi in Calgary where a blogger can get some quiet writing done, choose Gravity Cafe in Inglewood.
I got up much earlier than normal, and waited a long time in the freezing cold for less than a minute with Commander Chris Hadfield. Because I'm a fanboy.
I cut my finger pretty badly and needed stitches. In order to freeze my finger, my ring had to come off. You'll never guess the household product life hack I learned in the ER to remove a ring that's stuck.
The Raygun Gothic Rocketship is visiting Calgary this week as a part of Beakerhead. It is a fantastically retro-futuristic space vehicle that will have your mind time traveling from the past to the future and back again. The climb up the precarious ladder to the ground floor of this 40 foot beauty is enough to give you vertigo.
Some Star Wars casting rumors are starting to float around. With one tweet, Isaiah Mustafa might just turn Lando Calrissian into the Old Spice Guy.
Need the conference schedule? It's in your pen. Huh? Check out this, the coolest pen I've ever seen.
He said yes!
In search of a parade marshall for the 2013 Calgary Stampede, the Stampede Committee started pitching Chris Hadfield via Twitter yesterday and YouTube today.
Of course they would go to Twitter to pitch the man, that’s where he’s made his name and spread awareness of his mission. His daily photos of the planet are a chance to look in the interstellar mirror that we rarely see.
His Twitter conversation with William Shatner was pure geeky genius. And now, again, Commander Hadfield has a wonderful Twitter conversation that has raised cheers.
“Space suit, white hat, cowboy boots – I’ll be ready to ride anything that stays below 8km a second,” he reponded to the original idea.
Then, after the formal invitation was made, Canada’s biggest star accepted.