A Guide to The Crazy World of Chinese Spiritual Offerings

Imagine this. You’re fighting valiantly against cancer. You’re enjoying your second bucket of KFC. Or you’ve begun crossing the street without looking both ways. Cancer wins, you get a heart attack, and an 18 wheeler comes out of nowhere. Game over. You’re dead. Life as you knew it comes to an end. Your spirit decends […]

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Imagine this. You’re fighting valiantly against cancer. You’re enjoying your second bucket of KFC. Or you’ve begun crossing the street without looking

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Deciding on the Music Playlist For Your Next Roadtrip

So, as you may have remembered from last week, I’m taking my city-slicker friends camping for the first time in their lives. It’s going to be a blast for sure. Even though there are plenty of great places to enjoy hikes through the luscious green forests and tranquil beaches in our city, our journey will […]

So, as you may have remembered from last week, I’m taking my city-slicker friends camping for the first time in their lives. It’s going to be a blast for sure. Even though there are

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Why I’m Taking My Weakest, City-Slicker Friends Camping For the First Time

The sun has awoken from its long winter slumber, both the birds and the bees are procreating in record numbers, and sales of allergy medication has just gone through the roof. What time is it? Summer time! The weather is perfect for a nice run, a BBQ, or a fun weekend camp. Camping has been a […]

The sun has awoken from its long winter slumber, both the birds and the bees are procreating in record numbers, and sales of allergy medication has just gone through the roof. What time is it? Summer

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What to Do When Transit Shuts Down

We’ve all been through it. Be it out of necessity, cost, or convenience, almost everyone in the world has taken public transit at least once in their life. Many of us endure the long lines, hours-long commutes, horrid smells, and rude commuters every day. It’s all part of this ritual that we’ve been sucked into. […]

We’ve all been through it. Be it out of necessity, cost, or convenience, almost everyone in the world has taken public transit at least once in their life. Many of us endure the long lines,

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Why I’ve Started Wandering Around My City At Night

It’s not as soothing as The Joy of Painting, but it’s almost as good. Walking around and enjoying the fresh air is one of the best ways to relax after getting yelled at by your boss, seeing your hockey team get eliminated from the playoffs, or crying over some milk that you may have spilled. […]

It’s not as soothing as The Joy of Painting, but it’s almost as good. Walking around and enjoying the fresh air is one of the best ways to relax after getting yelled at by your

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We Tried The Spiciest Instant Ramen in the World (For Fun)

Ah, the human race. We’ve invented the wheel, the printing press, and nuclear power. We have discovered microscopic organisms, cured smallpox, and even landed on the moon. So the next advancement of the human race, a big discovery in food science, could save millions from starvation. It could turn previously indigestible foods into staple crops. […]

Ah, the human race. We’ve invented the wheel, the printing press, and nuclear power. We have discovered microscopic organisms, cured smallpox, and even landed on the moon. So the next advancement of the human race,

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Have Arcades Become the Breeding Ground For Gambling Addiction?

Remember the old arcade? Blew every dollar that we ever made… For those not willing to endure the torture of any more Nickelback references, today’s topic du jour is the arcade. The dizzying, intoxicating feeling of 8-bit beeps, sticky floors, and kaleidoscopic, flashing colors reminiscent of an acid trip would take up an entire afternoon […]

Remember the old arcade? Blew every dollar that we ever made…

For those not willing to endure the torture of any more Nickelback references, today’s topic du jour is the arcade. The dizzying, intoxicating feeling of

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The Rise and Fall of a Man Named Batman Bin Suparman

Some of us weren’t happy with what our parents named us. Though the most oddball name award would probably have to go to Batman Bin Suparman. Achieving internet notoriety in 2008 after someone leaked his ID card, he gained a cult following, thousands of Facebook likes, and parodies online. However, the fame must have gotten […]

Some of us weren’t happy with what our parents named us. Though the most oddball name award would probably have to go to Batman Bin Suparman. Achieving internet notoriety in 2008 after someone leaked his

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A Closer Look at The Biggest Human Migration In The World

Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays in the world, with over a billion people celebrating it every year. One of the lesser known facts is that in China, hundreds of millions of people are moving around, heading back to their home cities and villages, all around the country. In 2016 alone, […]

Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays in the world, with over a billion people celebrating it every year. One of the lesser known facts is that in China, hundreds of millions

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The Unknown Origins of Peanut Brittle

For years, Peanut Brittle has been an American favorite for both children and adults. It’s a perfect mix between sweet and salty, and no matter how much of it gets stuck in our teeth, we always end up coming back for more. So now, it’s National Peanut Brittle Day. Are you ready to get your […]

For years, Peanut Brittle has been an American favorite for both children and adults. It’s a perfect mix between sweet and salty, and no matter how much of it gets stuck in our teeth, we

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