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The hikikomori , a term used in Japan to describe the hundreds of thousands of people who've isolated themselves from any social life, is becoming somewhat of an epidemic. Hikikimori is a sociological phenomenon where young people withdraw into their homes for years, leaving their bedrooms for only...
I HATE HAVING TO WRITE THIS ARTICLE. Why? Because I think AirBnB is one of the best things that could happen to travelers all over the freaking planet and I would never want to discourage any house owners from renting their house on the site. But unfortunately, there's some things you cannot unsee...
Unless you’re on a healthy diet of Prozac and rainbows, you hate your morning commute. You especially hate it when it involves the TTC . Schedules are more “suggested”, than set in stone. Even TTC drivers know the TTC commute is garbage. Last week, I was on the subway when a conductor had enough...
The breakfast platter sold by the Bear Grills café in Britain is actually 6,000 calories, but you have to wash it down with a 2,000 calorie milkshake. To put this in perspective, a Denny’s All-American Slam is just under 1,000 calories. This breakfast makes Denny’s look like a health-conscious yoga...
You’ve been dreaming of visiting [insert name of epic place here] forever. The timing is finally right, you can afford it if you hold off on partying for a bit and goddamn it you just need a break from reality. What’s the only thing holding you back? Your best friends aren’t exactly in the same...
On July 9th 2013, I departed on an adventure like I have never done before. One where I decided to leave my home, Montreal, and to live across the world in the beautiful land that is Sydney, Australia, for an entire year to study on an exchange program at the University of New South Wales. A...