Voter apathy is a big problem in North America, but social media is helping to spark renewed interest, and one party in Canada is even using chalk to inspire youth to vote. Who knew elections could be this creative?
Archives for April 2011
The town of Burra in South Australia has everything a traveller could want: an historic gaol, cemetery and quaint, Cornish cottages, but where’s the beer?
Got clutter? Steve Goldberg shares inspiring short video on why de-cluttering matters and how to start.
In Part I of Take a Hike, Not a Pill, Mary Rose explores how our over-stimulating, unbalanced society may be a major cause of depression. But are most of us are too caught up in the chaos to pay attention?
What do you do when your puppy becomes a teenager? Eric Brad talks about his adventures with Rizzo, his young Belgian Shepherd, how to deal with puppy shenanigans, and ways to keep a dog in this phase of life engaged in training.
Writer and medical doctor George Burden explores medical mysteries from Canada’s past — and their implications for health care today.
Nathan Thompson explores the effect anger has on us, and Buddhist approaches to dealing with anger in all kinds of situations.
With the much-anticipated HBO series “Game of Thrones” starting tonight, Joshua S. Hill has some serious words for the New York Times reviewer who lambasted this epic fantasy.
“We have all met the person who loudly proclaims his or her honesty, at the expense of everything and everyone in their path,” writes Lorne Daniel in his exploration of the virtues and abuse of honesty.
JR, a semi-anonymous French street artist, uses his camera to show the world its true face, by pasting photos of the human face across massive canvases. At TED2011, he makes his audacious TED Prize wish: to use art to turn the world inside out.