New Report Suggests Hangovers Aren’t a Myth

You know that friend who claims they've never had a hangover? You know—the same guy who keeps on about his immunity to pain, his inability to be rejected by women, and how all is co-workers JUST LOVE HIM? We all have friends that are chronic liars. And for a time, many thought I belonged to [...]

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Awkward Moments: That’s Not My Name

"Yeah, Gray...Like the colour." I say this at least once EVERY DAY. No, I'm not exaggerating. I deal with the public on a daily basis and am frequently introduced to kindly patrons wanting to exchange names. This is Canada and people are friendly. It gets awkward. "No, not Greg. Gray. Nope, Gary has two syllables. It's pronounced Ggggg-rrrr-eeeeeeeh. Dre? [...]

Humanity vs. Stress

Before I start, I'd like to acknowledge a few things. I realize that I'm incredibly lucky to live in a first-world nation with a developed economy (Canada). Yes, I'm considered middle-class. Which is actually pretty damn awesome...check out how 98% of my fellow humans live and try and say my situation doesn't ROCK. I'm from an [...]

House Party Done WRONG

In my final year of high school I decided to have a house party. With graduation coming in June and the pressure to have fun dominating my every thought, I adopted a time-tested strategy: beg my parents for the opportunity to let a bunch of random kids walk through our front door and do illegal [...]

WIND Mobile—You’ve Been Warned

This story concerns a good friend of mine who recently switched to WIND Mobile to save a few bucks on his monthly phone bill. Before I begin, please note that I don't represent any of WIND's competitors, nor am I writing this to slander the minor telecom company. What you're about to hear is my perspective [...]

Learn Languages with Duolingo

I'll be honest, grade 11 French wasn't my forte. At the tender age of 16 I had placed a cheat sheet on the ground beneath my desk for...nefarious purposes. The list fed me an array of verb conjugations that my hormone-laced mind would never be able to memorize without the help of Mr. Miyagi. As [...]