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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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 [...]

A Generation of Idiots…?

I had a lengthy discussion recently with one of my best buds. He argued the next generation was stock full of idiots. "Learning how to use an iPad before you're able to walk can't be good," he said. Keep in mind: he's got a few younger siblings who spend more time on YouTube than they [...]

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 [...]

The Dalai Lama is Yoda

I've been reading My Spiritual Journey lately, a novel written by the Dalai Lama—Buddhism's spiritual leader. And I gotta say, the guy has some solid points about how life should be lived. First off, he preaches an interdependence of all living things. Basically, he means that everything is connected and we as human beings are intertwined with the natural [...]

Mornings—who invented them, and for what vengeful purpose?

The beginning of any day has presented a creative brand of hell for people like me. Whether I have to wake up for work, school, or any other energy-draining activity, I've yet to find the fun in getting out of bed. Maybe my bed's too comfy, or maybe someone snuck one of those Memory Foam mattresses on top [...]