Friday, February 15, 2019
Is it me? Or is it You(Tube)?
At the end of 2018, popular Canadian YouTube vlogger, Lilly Singh, otherwise known as her YouTube personality, Superwoman, posted a short video to her 14 million subscribers sharing her reasons for leaving the platform that grew her success as a comedian and artist. In her video, she cites a few other YouTubers who have...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Anti-clickbait: These online communities are helping fight against the “clickbait economy”
Scientists are working to resurrect woolly mammoths! You might remember headlines from a while ago proclaiming this Jurassic Park-esque possibility. It had something to do with retrieving frozen DNA. Or maybe something about using that gene-editing technique that everyone keeps talking about? CRISPY, or CRISPER, or whatever it’s called?...
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Is clickbait killing science journalism? The answer will shock you!
(A Fowl Language Comic by Brian Gordon) Did you know green tea can cure cancer? Scientists have found evidence that chimps believe in god! A group of teenagers have invented a condom that changes colour when it detects STDs! These three statements have something in common: they’re all a load of...