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Updated Gear Review: Aftermarket Insoles

A year after we opted for aftermarket insoles instead of the flimsy ones that usually come with a pair of new shoes/boots, we’ve racked up more than 15 million steps between the two of us – enough distance to inform a meaningful update to our original review of aftermarket insoles. Plus, Cadence® added a new variation to its line up, and we share our initial thoughts on the new, blue, Low Volume model designed for lower volume footwear. And we share an easy fix for squeaking insoles/orthotics.

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Out and About in Osoyoos, BC

Mid-April is an ideal time to enjoy a couple of early spring days in the sunny Okanagan: apricot trees are blooming, lawns are green, bright patches of spring flowers brighten front yards and all manner of water craft are out on the ice-free lakes. With Calgary under snow cover for the sixth consecutive month, a…

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Review: Deep Time Walk

A mash up of science, technology and the humanities, the Deep Time Walk app invites the listener on a time travel experience – any time, any where. While walking 4.6 km in the virtual company of a narrator, a scientist and a fool, take an imaginary trip, 4,600 million years back in time, to when the Earth formed. Then with each step, meter-by-million-years forward, it’s an immersive and informative journey to the present day, where the industrial age represents but a hair’s breadth on the geological time scale.