Archive for February, 2012

Hello Hipmunk

Hipmunk is a travel search site that aims to take the agony out of travel planning. Their mission is to help people book travel faster and more efficiently. Hipmunk was designed to help people who are overwhelmed with pages of irrelevant search results. Hipmunk presents flight results in a visual timeline that allows people to select […]

Google Will Pay $1 Million for Chrome Hacks

Chrome is participating in an annual hackathon called Pwn2Own, held next week at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver.   Google will pay up to $1 million to those that can hack its Chrome browser and expose and exploit potential threats. [Read more…]

Review: 2009 Tilia Torrontes

My friend Sandy is getting married this summer and she is inviting some friends over in a few weeks in hopes of finding a white wine to serve at the wedding.  Each guest has been asked to bring an affordable white that they like and we will all do a blind tasting and vote.  The […]

Bensimon Byrne acquires OneMethod

Over the last 6 months, I have been freelancing for OneMethod.  Last week, staff were told that OM was joining forces with the agency around the corner, Bensimon Byrne. Below is the story from MarketingMag.ca: Bensimon Byrne has added a mad scientist aspect to its capabilities with the acquisition of Toronto digital design agency OneMethod. […]

I can’t move

I woke up this morning with every muscle in my body aching.  I had already anticipated this.  We were in a curling bonspiel yesterday.  Our 5th place finish (out of 19) was a little bit heart breaking.  We played well, but there was one game where we were short a player.  He had to slip […]

What will they come up with next?

I heard hubby laughing.  He thinks I should get this Timbuk2 Goody Box so that I can mount my phone/gps onto my bike.  He was laughing at the description: “Turn your top tube into a communications console with the Goody Box. The smartphone holster features a touchscreen-friendly window, so you can text while waiting out […]

Review: Table 17

Hubby took me out on Friday night to Table 17.  It’s actually our second time, but he couldn’t remember the place.  We went by TTC so that he could drink.  It’s a bit of a hike to get there since it’s on the other side of town, in Leslieville.  Service was slow as they are […]

Light!

Ah, I left work this evening with a smile on my face.  When I exited the building, it was still light out!

Terrible advice from Cosmo

I like reading trashy magazines when I have long flights because it helps to pass the time.  At the airport, before boarding to go to HK, I picked up the February issue of Cosmo.  The magazine is full of awful, but really entertaining advice, such as this one: 3 Clues He’s Secretly Into You. He […]

Are we missing a vowel?

This shop is a cosmetics/skincare shop that can be found all over Hong Kong.  I always chuckled when I saw the store, since it seems like there is a vowel missing.