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Tag: Canada

Expect Crappy Service at the Poop Café

Expect Crappy Service at the Poop Café
This new cafe in Toronto is the s**t! The Poop Café Dessert Bar is a brand new restaurant opening up in Toronto later this month. It is fantastically fecal. No really. Everything on the menu is brown and looks like human excrement. Because humanity is doomed, that’s why. Customers eat…

UmbraCity Umbrella Sharing Service Has You Covered

UmbraCity Umbrella Sharing Service Has You Covered
Last August, the University of British Columbia (UBC) became the first location to have a semi-automated umbrella sharing service, thanks to a new company called UmbraCity. The photo below shows UmbraCity co-founders Amir Entezari (left) and Babak Asad beside one of their self-service kiosks. The two came up with UmbraCity …
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hitchBOT Tweets Adventures as it Hitches Rides across Canada

hitchBOT Tweets Adventures as it Hitches Rides across Canada
If you built a robot that was complex enough to be able to talk with people and then left it on the side of the road, you might expect to never see the robot again. A professor and colleagues from Canada built just such a robot, called it hitchBOT, and…

Molson Canadian Beer Fridge Locks out Anyone Not from Canada

Molson Canadian Beer Fridge Locks out Anyone Not from Canada
Beer is one of the most popular adult beverages in the world. We might not all like our beer the same temperature, but few things make us happier than free beer. One Canadian beer company has set off with an interesting campaign that might make Canadians the most popular people…

Edmonton, Canada Man Wants a 1,000-Foot Wolverine Statue

Edmonton, Canada Man Wants a 1,000-Foot Wolverine Statue
Detroit is working on a Robocop statue, so of course Edmonton, Canada wants their own statue now. Not just any statue, mind you. They want a 1,000 foot tall statue of Wolverine. If this keeps up we are going to have superhero statues everywhere. I’m ok with that.…

Vulcan Ale: Brewed with Cold Hard Logic

Vulcan Ale: Brewed with Cold Hard Logic
Little known Star Trek fact. Spock finds human beer highly illogical and prefers his native Vulcan Ale. Now humans will get a chance to discover Spock’s favorite beverage. On May 1, Vulcan Ale, which is brewed as an Irish red ale, will hit store shelves.…

Gingerbread Millennium Falcon is Chewie, Literally.

Gingerbread Millennium Falcon is Chewie, Literally.
If you want to make an amazing gingerbread house for the holidays this year, forget about making one that you might find in the woods. Make one that you would normally find in space, like this Millennium Falcon gingerbread house.…

Space Invaders Light Installation is Exactly How I Picture the Invasion

Space Invaders Light Installation is Exactly How I Picture the Invasion
This is how the end of the world begins. The landscape is filled with thousands of these glowing invaders. You can shoot and shoot, picking them off one by one, but they just keep coming in wave after wave. Dear God, will we ever be rid of them? I heard…

Samsung Canada Gives Fan Custom Galaxy SIII for Viral Hit, Births Another Viral Hit

Samsung Canada Gives Fan Custom Galaxy SIII for Viral Hit, Births Another Viral Hit
Redditor Perma aka Shane is one lucky bastard. Samsung Canada gave him the “only customized SIII in Canada”, featuring Shane’s own drawing of a dinosaur. How did this happen? Simple. He just asked for it.…

Buyers Sold Clay Instead of iPads

Buyers Sold Clay Instead of iPads
How’d you like to plunk down $500 or more for a brand new iPad 2 to find out that you just bought yourself a box filled with clay? Apparently, at least ten customers were sold bogus boxes containing clay instead of iPads over the holidays from several Canadian electronic stores.…

iPad Used as Passport to Cross US Border

iPad Used as Passport to Cross US Border
While the TSA and INS aren’t supposed to let you into the US without a real passport, that didn’t stop a Canadian man from using his iPad as a substitute for his passport, which he had forgotten at home. Border crossings require passports these days, but thanks to a bit…

Star Wars Identities: Darth Vader Does Rorschach

Star Wars Identities: Darth Vader Does Rorschach
There’s a new exhibition featuring some pretty interesting Star Wars stuff coming to Canada in 2012. It’s called Star Wars: Identities. You will apparently get to know the characters of the Star Wars saga “on a whole new level”. Whatever that may mean, the poster and teaser trailer they released…

New Airships to Hit Canada: A Bit of Fringe Up North

New Airships to Hit Canada: A Bit of Fringe Up North
I’ve always enjoyed airships. They’ve been featured prominently in Fringe, in the other universe. It’s a shame that there aren’t more around, but that might not be for long. Hybrid Air Vehicles will be making some futuristic giant blimps to supply remote communities in the Northern parts of Canada.…

Imhotep Blows into New Brunswick, Canada

Imhotep Blows into New Brunswick, Canada
I’ve spent a fair share of my afternoons lying down on the grass and just staring at the clouds as they move gently across the sky, prodded along by the occasional breeze.…

The Truth is In This Intersection

The Truth is In This Intersection
I want to believe that aliens live along these roads: Considering X-Files shot its first five seasons in Canada, I wouldn’t be surprised if there actually was a connection between the names of these roads and the classic show. Here’s some proof by way of Google Maps for the Scullys…

Combine Collective Mac Keyboard Tray Will Give You Wood

Combine Collective Mac Keyboard Tray Will Give You Wood
I am not a Mac user. I had a MacBook once but I used Windows on it and eventually tired of messing with Boot Camp and sold the thing. I have never felt the desire to own a Mac desktop, because I like to roll my own custom computers. Combine…
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