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Category: Cool

Amazing, strange or funny stuff – If it impresses me or makes my jaw drop, it fits here.

The state of things
May 21, 2009
Cool, Web site news, Web winks
It had been a while since I last visited the very cool world of Wordle and I was thrilled to find an option that I did not remember from before: the applet now analyzes not only...
Polar planets
April 2, 2009
Cool, Photography, Vancouver
Last night I saw urban planets. Let me explain. I went for a run around False Creek because the wind was howling and venturing on the Seawall would have meant big waves and...
The Macro Experiment - Part 1
September 26, 2008
Cool, Macro, Photography
Well kids, we'll start today's class with a trivia: can anyone tell me what this photo is? The Frenchies among you are at an advantage, but you won't know that until later......
Dancing on walls
July 13, 2008
Cool, Photoblogs, Vancouver
They think out of the box. They have guts, grace and trust their lines. Where we see a wall they have a playground. A window becomes a challenge, the sidewalk a parterre. They...
Beat It! (Running with Music)
July 11, 2008
Bits and pieces, Cool, Running
After careful analysis of my many cramps, side aches, crashes, morale low's, mood swings, mediocre results, motivation deprivation and various other technical factors, I've...
An Intro to Night Diving
June 5, 2008
Cayman Islands, Cool, Hydrosphere, Little Cayman Chronicles, Stories
When you first jump in, you might as well have suddenly left the known universe behind and stepped into a mysterious black hole. If you're smart, your light is off; there is no...