Ah the oil and gas industry, what would we do without it? Humans have been using oil since something like 4000 BC, so you can imagine that the sudden abandonment of fossil fuels is virtually impossible. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) the global oil demand reached over 97 million barrels per day in … Continue reading Are We Actually Running Out Of Oil?
If you live in Canada, you probably know exactly what I’m talking about. Many Canadians have spent more time travelling overseas rather than explore their own country based on cost alone. Depending on the time of year it can be more expensive to fly from Toronto to Vancouver than to fly to Europe. A quick … Continue reading Why Is It So Expensive To Fly in Canada?
We’ve become obsessed with ‘fake news’. Some more than others… We’re so obsessed that even Facebook has become ‘involved’. And for good reason – the rise of fake news leaves swaths of the population not only uninformed, but actually MISinformed which really is much worse. It also leaves the masses filled with a burning … Continue reading How Facebook Flags ‘Fake News’
Julie Payette, engineer and former astronaut, is poised to take on the role of Governor General of Canada under the Trudeau government. Regardless of your place on the political spectrum or opinion of the fact that we even have a Governor General, this is something everyone should be excited about. Yes, perhaps it’s a distraction … Continue reading Why Everyone Should be Excited About Canada’s New Governor General
In case you haven’t been paying attention to anything but Kid Rock potentially running for Senate — seriously what the actual fuck — a giant-ass chunk of ice detached from the Antarctic Peninsula yesterday. And when I say “giant-ass” I mean like PEI-sized (approximately 6000 km squared) giant that weighs a trillion tons. It’s certainly troubling to say the least. … Continue reading Day 4: So About that Giant-Ass Iceberg…
Humans are smart. Like, really smart. We just are. We’ve figured out how to fly, not just across the world but to go to goddamn SPACE. We’ve created mathematical models that accurately describe a huge number of seemingly random natural phenomena, and we are pretty good at predicting what’s going to happen to our planet. … Continue reading We Are So Smart. And yet we fuck literally everything up.