Although I am Canadian, I cannot help but be intrigued by the American Presidential debate. As the last round of debates took place, I was able to make some observations that I can’t help but vocalize. When a presidential election takes place in a country as large, developed, and internationally integrated as the United States, … More USA Presidential Debate | Op-Ed
Although I was going to be a “hipster” and avoid the “Pokemon Go” craze, I decided to cave in and download it onto my iPhone anyways. Although it crashed on me the minute I logged in, I am determined to learn the ropes ASAP. I haven’t experienced this app addiction yet but it reminds me … More Types of Pokemon Goers + Questions
This week has been very sad in so many ways. I woke up on Monday to depressing weather, news about Brussels, a death in a close friend’s family and Rob Ford’s passing. Read on for my Highlights of the Week! Brussels: By now the whole world has heard of the bombings in Brussels. As I’m typing … More Highlights of the Week
Morning everyone! Since it’s Friday I thought I’d share my top 5 favourite things this week (in no particular order). Sit back, enjoy a cup of tea; point & laugh or comment & share if you like this post! #1 Pro-gun Mum shot by her 4 year (non-fatal): I’ll admit I laughed my head off … More Highlights of the Week
This week Grammys stole the show as everyone waited with anticipation for the winners to be announced. However, the Grammys already got enough press this week. I want to talk about the dilemma we are facing in real time and that is ‘report and forget’. Today we have the benefit of instant news coverage where you are … More 5 Things Media Stops Reporting
Beyoncé: The singer was hot topic this week after releasing her new single Formation on Saturday, performing said song during halftime at the Super Bowl on Sunday and announcing a world tour right after. Formation raised eyebrows but it is an inspirational song for many black women who relate to the message the song sent … More Highlights of the Week!
Here’s something no one ever talks about: farts. Why talk about it now? Because studies over the past eight years have proved that gas from cattle actually makes a big impact on global warming. Whether you believe in global warming or not, you have to admit that the impact of cattle breeding over the years is … More Flatulence and Global Warming
Lets talk coffee. It’s everywhere. With the world’s advancement in technology, it seems only reasonable that our coffee machines have improved. No longer must you mix in a teaspoon of instant coffee, or use that time consuming coffee press or wait forever to brew a pot of coffee. Instead of hiking a block to your … More The Dark side of Coffee
As taught in numerous political science courses world wide, elections are a product of democratic societies. Although many countries exercise this right, it is often fraud, something that I learned first hand while living in Ukraine during the Orange Revolution. However, in Canada, this is a safe and honest privilege that 40% of youth don’t … More Canadian Federal Election 2015, Your Voice Matters
Life in outer space has been the theme for countless Hollywood blockbusters; however, what if it wasn’t all fiction? The perpetual debate about life in space is inching closer to potentially finding some answers. The New York Times has recently published about NASA’s discovery of water on Mars and the research we can expect ahead. What does … More Water on Mars– Possible Life?
If you’ve watched the news today or picked up your newspaper, you’ve probably already heard about Australian government’s massive mistake this week and the public outcry that followed in ways that were both hilarious and poignant.This anti-environment protest case study, published by the Australian government has caused many to shake their heads and many to … More Eco-terrorism, females, and the Australian government
This weekend I was privileged enough to be able to make a trip to NYC for the first time. You might have caught that from the sudden overflow of love our Instagram account suddenly displayed toward the city. But it wasn’t the Empire State building, Central Park (and Perk) that drew my attention but rather the … More A memorial for the dead
I’m a big believer in reading the book before the movie. Last week, I spent an entire day devouring The Martian by Andy Weir and holy crap, I loved it so much! The adventure, the thrill, the intelligence, the sheer enormity of Mark Whatney’s situation had me engrossed from start to finish. The book is very … More Chapter 6: The Martian; Movie and Book
Yesterday social media exploded with photos of Alan (Aylan) Kurdi lying face down in the sand, dead. The image captured the world’s attention because it spoke volumes about the urgency and dire need of Syrian refugees. (*GRAPHIC CONTENT) Almost all European countries have opened their borders, including the UK where David Cameron finally announced the opening of … More Deaths of Alan and Ghalib Kurdi Galvanize the World