Comfort has a price. When you have it, you’re a willing participant, cocooned in its luxury. Your world is grounded in the known, leaving even the new and unbeknownst to jive with the rhythm of the ruling rumba: familiarity.
Kickstarter campaigns come in all different sizes, with various financial goals and backers’ rewards, but some evolve over the campaign’s duration and become much grander than anyone could expect....
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As a speculative fiction writer, one of my favourite genres of film is science fiction. For those of you who haven’t seen the 1997 film Gattaca, starring Ethan Hawke and Jude Law, it is a dystopian tale about a society that has flourished on the idea that children can be made genetically superior by being designed pre-insemination.
A recent front-page cover of a leading BC newspaper caught my attention this week. It asked—or rather, advertised the question—if there were “radicalized” individuals in your neighbourhood. After the tragic shooting in Ottawa last month, many Canadians remain curious, cautious, and even frightened of the possibility of domestic terrorism in their communities.
Scientifically, de-extinction is the process of reviving or bringing back an extinct species and then breeding the population. In the case of a living organism, extinction means “died-out” and de-extinction is the reversal of this process.
On November 27, the Douglas College men’s volleyball team faced off against the College of the Rockies Avalanche in their eleventh league game of the 2014-15 season.
The Families Against Professional Studentism (FAPS) organization would like to give this public service announcement to all people whose friends or family members might be suffering from Professional Studentism.
Let me just preface this story by telling you how much I love Disney. The movies, the music, and the magic—it’s all good in my books. When Frozen came out last year I was hooked; it was old-school Disney—the animation didn’t make me cringe, and don’t even get me started about that soundtrack. Amazing.