Reasons why list articles are making us stupid

Here are 4 reasons list articles are making you stupid

BY: TYLER FYFE We have begun to consume information in the same way we swallow fast food and frozen dinners. List articles are the McDouble of the mind, providing the same instant satisfaction and slow brewi...
Photos of abandoned Detroit

Detroit is decomposing: The beauty in decay (Photos)

BY: RYAN BOLTON He stood alone with a mammoth building looming behind him. There were puddles at his feet. The sky was slowly clearing up as beams of sun pierced through languid clouds. His dark sunglasses, ...
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Are you actually helping Africa?

BY: DAVID PATON  In 1899 Rudyard Kipling, the likeable and well-meaning British author of The Jungle Book, penned a poem he entitled The White Man’s Burden. It was a love poem to colonialism, painting the wo...
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Why politics has become a dirty word

BY: THE PLAID ZEBRA Youth of today speak of the Canadian political system as if it has never belonged to them. Today we face a world characterized by forecasts of environmental catastrophe and a growing soci...
Toronto Batman

This busker has a $2,000 batsuit! – Toronto Batman

By Jackie Hong Toronto Batman's a little disgruntled after a girl he posed with for a photo drops a quarter into his tip jar. “Oh yes, I can go buy bubble gum, thank you! Being sarcastic, by the way,” he ...
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Fighting hunger instead of humans – Food Not Bombs

By JACKIE HONG Jon Stepanian's a busy guy. He's been up since 6 a.m. driving around Long Island, New York, picking up and logging food donations and then helping to distribute them. And he's not even done...
Toronto designer Jay Wall

Toronto designer, Jay Wall, fights corporate greed

BY:ATLAS One wintery night in early 2012, Jay Wall laid down a handmade stencil on a Toronto sidewalk. Crouched at the corner of College Street and Manning Avenue, he pulled out a can of white spray paint an...
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My first time tripping on acid

Down the rabbit hole we go. A few cigarettes were being passed around as I watched the grains of soil slowly become magnified. “Have a drag man, it’ll speed up your bloodstream. The acid will hit you harder”...
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Confessions of a sex worker with a Masters Degree

By GARY SEWARD What if your resume read like this: “Hello gentlemen, I am Robert. I am 22 5’8 and 150 lbs. I’m the perfect twinky companion for the 9-5er who wants to escape and find a relaxing, enjoyable y...
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26-year-old rides bike 2913 miles to prove a point

BY: LAURA ROJAS 26 year old Julian Rojas was born and raised in Colombia. He graduated from Industrial Engineering three years ago after studying at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. Having always been...