Review: Clarisonic Smart Profile face brush


I’m a beauty product junkie. I love trying new products like lipstick, blush, and other cosmetics, however I’ve never been one to experiment with my skincare regimen. I’ll find something that works well, and stick with it for years. As … Continue reading

Learning the history of Calgary’s Barron Building through Beakerhead 


Not many organizations could take a stripped to the bricks, abandoned art deco era office building and into something cool that people want to see. But Calgary’s art science and engineering mashup known as Beakerhead is doing just that. In this case, … Continue reading

The power of mushrooms! How fungi can replace styrofoam, at Beakerhead #YYC


Beakerhead is Calgary’s celebration of science, art and engineering.  For five days, there are myriad events all over Calgary, from massive art installations, the Ted-style Talks, plus food/chemistry events and even engineering feats. One of those is In/flux, an art … Continue reading

They may look crazy, but Nanoleaf makes the world’s most energy efficient light bulbs

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Every so often you come across a cool tech device that blows your mind, and makes you rethink what you thought about a gadget. In this case, it’s an everyday object that’s been re-imagined: the light bulb. Since Edison’s day, … Continue reading

Why is my tech broken? Why do my devices crash? Why is technology unreliable? How can I fix it?

smashed phones

I’ve tested a LOT of technology, gadgets and devices as a tech writer, and if I’ve learned one thing, it’s that most gadgets will require regular maintenance to keep working well. Just like your car, the fluids need to be … Continue reading