Rob Ford is the mayor of Toronto. Over the past few months, he has become infamous around the world for smoking crack cocaine, making racist and homophobic comments, and refusing to resign from political office. In a recent turn of events, Mr. Ford took a one month leave of absenceRead more
Canada may be best known for hockey players and igloos, but did you know that a ton of other strange and wonderful things are made in Canada too? After all, how many people know that 95% of the world’s lentils come from Canada, or that the waterslides at Disney themeRead more
No Happy Ending Here – A View Into The Chinese Toy Makers Who Labor To Make 75% Of The World’s Toys.
The values of friendship, loyalty, and teamwork all play an important part in Disney’s fantastic movie Toy Story. But, photographer Michael Wolf’s recent photo series – The REAL Toy Story – aims to explore the compelling and sometimes unromantic reality of the workers behind nearly 75% of the world’s toys.Read more
Even If You Live In A Bunker And Eat Like A Rabbit, Odds Are One Of These Will Kill You. Now, Watch Your Step!
The one thing that we all have in common is death. You can eat healthy, exercise all day, and seek shelter in a nuclear bunker, but nothing will save you from one of these 25 common killers. Simply put, we all die eventually – which one will be your demise?Read more
“We Knew Better . . . But Done It Anyways . . . Don’t Do What I Did.” Prisoners Letters To Younger Selves
Photographer Trent Bell was shocked to learn that a friend – an educated, professionally employed, husband and father – was sentenced to 36 years behind bars. Troubled by the reality that we are all just a bad decision away from the loss of our own freedom, Bell began capturing theRead more
The Hungry Planet project analyzes what 30 families from 30 different countries eat every week. In the following shots, photographer Peter Menzel shows us how diverse families and their food can be. The differences in food costs are astounding. One Norweigan family spends $730 / week in groceries, while anotherRead more
Just 13 years old, San Francisco Girl Scout Danielle Lei has already proved she is one smart entrepreneur. After lackluster sales at the local Safeway, Danielle decided to set up shop in front of The Green Cross – a neighborhood medical marijuana dispensary. Unsurprisingly, sales were, um, high . .Read more
Hell Hath No Fury Like This Woman. She Caught Him Cheating. What Happened Next Is Terrifying . . . *Graphic*
When 26 year old Englishwoman Torz Reynolds found out her boyfriend was cheating, she knew the only way to move on was to remove all traces of the relationship. The first step was that tattoo – it would have to go, and she was going to do it herself. .Read more
Lake Ontario, one of the 5 Great Lakes, rarely freezes in the winter. But this winter’s polar vortex has caused over 88% of the lake to freeze. These people, who live on the Toronto Islands all year round, have a once a in a lifetime opportunity to take full advantageRead more
When a war veteran comes home, its always a big deal. Veteran Joshua Carr, who has been away from home fighting in Afghanistan, went the extra mile for his homecoming. He arrived just in time for his little girl’s third birthday – and how he arrived will blow your mind.Read more