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


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

A homeless man, who stood on a roadside handing out resumes, has been flooded with job offers after a tweet about him went viral. Dressed in a nice shirt, pants and tie, web developer David Casarez stood on the street with a handwritten placard that read “HOMELESS, HUNGRY 4 SUCCESS. TAKE A RESUME.” Little did […]

Escaped White Kangaroo Leads Police On Chase, Jumps Into Pool

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