Dealing With MS – An NHL Hockey Player’s Story

Dealing With MS – An NHL Hockey Player’s Story

Minnesota Wild Goalie, Josh Harding, dealing with MS. In September 2012, 28-year-old goal tender, Josh Harding was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and in November, he went public. Mikko Koivu, the Minnesota Wild’s captain said,  “As a player, you don’t see any difference in his game.” And Harding’s teammates are amazed that if you didn’t know […]

Twitter Hacked 250,000 User Accounts Accessed

Twitter Hacked 250,000 User Accounts Accessed

SAN FRANCISCO — On Friday Twitter confirmed that that it had been hacked and was now part of a number of high-profile cyber-attacks against social media companies.  According to Twitter, the hackers might have gained access to 250,000 user accounts – it currently has 200 million active users. The media giant stated in a blog […]

How To Stop A Facebook Hoax

How To Stop A Facebook Hoax

The Internet is sometimes an unforgiving and cruel place, with Facebook hoaxes and scams everywhere.  Facebook seems to be the grandpa of social media, and is a breeding ground for misinformation. You always read that soon there will be a charge to use Facebook, or the site is closing, we have to post a silly […]

ING Direct RRSP Ad Pulled Following Mental Health Backlash

ING Direct RRSP Ad Pulled Following Mental Health Backlash

An ING Direct RRSP television advertisement was  pulled by the company. The ad,  that asked consumers if the are “suffering from RSP.” was removed after criticism was received from the mental health community claiming that the company was making fun of mental illness. The television commercial, that came out earlier in Jan was produced by […]

2013 – A Deciding Year For Climate Change?

2013 – A Deciding Year For Climate Change?

Climate Change – The agriculture industry in the United States was devastated by the worst drought in 50-years in the South and Midwest. Deadly super-storms and floods paralyzed the northeast and other areas of the nation. As well, the extreme weather made records, with 2012 being the hottest summer ever. Although the public is shaken […]

How To Prevent Christmas Tree Carnage With Toddlers

How To Prevent Christmas Tree Carnage With Toddlers

With the first Christmas with a little one in the home, people often wonder how to prevent Christmas tree carnage with toddlers. From a toddler’s point of view, the room suddenly got a big tree with spinny things and lights on it. Of course, this riles their curiosity making them want to investigate every opportunity […]

Mystery Woman With Amnesia At Toronto Shelter Has Been Identified

Mystery Woman With Amnesia At Toronto Shelter Has Been Identified

An amateur sleuth provided the missing piece to identifying an American navy veteran with a linguistics’s degree as a mystery woman who showed up at a Toronto shelter with apparent amnesia, and only knew that her name was Linda. On Tuesday, investigators announced that she was Linda Hegg, 56 and suffers from schizophrenia and might […]

The Worst Smoking Movie In 2012

The Worst Smoking Movie In 2012

The evidence is very clear that smoking in movies plays a role in lighting up in real life. Studies suggest that children, in particular, can be more likely to take the nasty habit up after watching stars smoke. Although smoking is more than likely less socially acceptable in the United States than in previous times, […]

Why People Think The World Will End Today December 21, 2012

Why People Think The World Will End Today December 21, 2012

Many people are convinced that the world will end today. This belief comes from an interpretation of some writings of the ancient Mayans. Many people are of the belief that the  are a prediction that everyone will get smashed into another planet, or get sucked into a black hole. Experts think the writings were misinterpreted. […]

Young Boy Wears Pink Zebra-Print Shoes To School

Young Boy Wears Pink Zebra-Print Shoes To School

 Letting young boys experiment with dresses, and other feminine trappings has become obligatory, since J. Crew President Jenna Lyons led the way in a catalog photo in 2011 of her then four-year-old son wearing neon pink toenail polish. Nevertheless, many people continue to get upset when they see boys wearing something feminine. Sam, a pre-schooler, […]