As someone who has lived in hotels, sometimes for years at a time, and has written innumerable articles on hotels of all varieties, many for The GATE, be they old and historic, small boutique hotels or brand new hotels--but one kind of temporary visitors residence I have never had the occasion to visit was an athletes' village like those constructed for Olympic Games or Pan Am Games--until now.
In this modern age of innovative technology, creative media and audio books, an idea comes along that revolutionizes the way we read books. With the Kindle now loved by adults and children alike and having firmly cemented its place as the perfect reading companion, the next generation of interactive books have begun to enter the bookshelves in the market place.
Whether you're a fan of Star Trek, The Walking Dead, comic books, horror, video games, or even the classic series Twin Peaks, Fan Expo has some big names in store for you this year, Toronto.
Things that have great meaning to you--be it personally or professionally (or both)--tend to show themselves at the time in a very humble and quiet way. It is through the passage of time, looking back, we can then see the full meaning and the full import of something that seemed a casual occurrence at the time. Such can be said of the ten solid years I have been working with Andrew Powell (creator and Editor-in-Chief) and The GATE.
Tomorrow, on Friday, January 31 at noon, eastern time, Blue Rodeo fans will be treated to Juno-award winning director Chris Mills' short film, It’s In Our Nature To Fly, which is based on the band's latest album, In Our Nature.
If you love free stuff, Xbox Live has you covered. Each month, Xbox rewards their Xbox Live Gold members with free games, and this month their Xbox 360 "Games with Gold" program has two titles up for grabs: the open-world crime game Sleeping Dogs, and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light.
Netflix has the perfect bloody Valentine planned for February 14 thanks to the return of House of Cards for the show's second season, which follows the hugely successful debut in 2013 on top of four Golden Globe nominations -- including for Best TV Series - drama, and three nods for actors Robin Wright, Kevin Spacey and Corey Stoll.
LG Electronics will debut a new, smaller Pocket Photo 2.0 mobile printer at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week, and it will feature a number of upgrades including a slimmer design, 313dpi printing, and a total of 30 prints per charge.