Berlin Pride: More politics than partying

Patricia is standing with her husband at a traffic light in central Berlin. All of a sudden, a man next them says: “You should be shot — you shouldn’t be alive.” Patricia can’t believe her ears. She thinks she must have misheard, so she asks him to repeat himself. He does: “You should be shot.” Patricia […]

Rap against racism: ‘I’m not a Nazi, but…’

Lunar mystique: How the moon has inspired art and culture

Of space and time: a new opera in Bayreuth

Aquatic imagery: The power of water in art throughout the ages

Elvis Costello cancels tour after cancer surgery


Escaped White Kangaroo Leads Police On Chase, Jumps Into Pool

An escaped white kangaroo led police on a chase around a residential neighbourhood and jumped into a family’s pool before it was caught. According to the Rhine-Westphalia Police, cops were called to a Dortmund neighborhood in Germany after reports of a kangaroo running loose. The white kangaroo escaped from its owner’s property after one of […]

Homeless Man Handed Out Resumes On Road. Viral Tweet Leads To Job Offers

Ever Wonder How Your Dog Sees The World? Read This

Bangladesh Photographer Sacked Over Viral Kiss Photo


Treating a cellphone addiction: Can we crowdsource more solutions?

A few weeks ago I wrote an article in the Toronto Star on reducing cellphone addiction. I shared how I was addicted to this tiny little rectangle glued to my leg and a few ways I’m combating the disease. Well, that article ended up getting more responses than any article I have written for The […]

Grounding — walking on grass barefoot — has health benefits, research says

David Sedaris, Carrie Fisher among summer’s stimulating beach reads

Swimming pools, hot tubs more likely than lakes to make you sick: Studies