science

What the fuck, or the Stitzer Effect

Most of us can relate to uttering the odd expletive after accidentally stubbing a toe, hammering a finger or encountering some other form physical pain…


Zoological Investigations II

Ah, New Zealand. That dreamy cluster of islands that friends or maybe friends of friends of yours have burned up precious student loan dollars visiting…


This means GWAR

I had a feeling Antarctica was a bad place to visit; it’s hard to travel through, there aren’t many tourist attractions, and it is now…


Too taboo for school?

Canada is a society that prides itself on equality. We constantly tell ourselves that we live in a free country where we are all equal…


The dual life of forest fires

Forest fires, like those currently burning in many parts of British Columbia, are consistently growing larger and have been happening more often as our planet…



Five Science-y Books…

Books on science can normally be sorted into one of two categories. The bad tend to be very complicated, using all sorts of exclusionary language,…


Sorry About the AIDS

In 1924, Raoul Dandurand expressed a common Canadian worldview to the League of Nations when he described Canada as “a fireproof house far from the…