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Junk food tax misses the point

What's a more effective alternative to taxing high-sugar junk food? The answer is surprisingly simple.

Bling and glitter are back this Christmas

It's time to let your wardrobe shine with glittery and sequined items this holiday season.

Why I won’t be growing a moustache for “Movember”

I don’t want to unwittingly promote controversial cancer screening to the male masses. And I don't want to be a cause-marketing dupe for companies (and industries) that do not reflect my values.

Facebook gives big rewards for bug reports

Find a glitch in the popular social networking site, and be rewarded. With more than 750 million active users, Facebook said that the program would allow individuals to be recognized and it would...

Newfoundland and Labrador will fund trials for controversial MS treatment

An announcement was made Monday by Newfoundland and Labrador Health Minister Jerome Kennedy that his province would begin clinical trials of a controversial new therapy for multiple sclerosis called...

"Prince of Pot" Marc Emery faces sentencing today in Seattle

After a long extradition fight that ended earlier this year, Marc Emery is finally going to prison, news reports say. Observers expect Emery to receive a five year prison term. Emery's legal team...
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