“I woke up from a dream, and in it I was drowning. When my eyes opened, I wasn’t drenched in sweat or gasping for air. I was simply lying on my back, looking up at the beige, cracked ceiling of my West End apartment…”
"Independent local researchers are raising money for the third phase of a groundbreaking study that uses a pharmaceutical grade version of the party drug ecstasy to treat patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder..."
“Each new week brings with it an abundance of new gadgets — whether devised by tech giants like Google and Samsung or pushed by hopeful entrepreneurs to Kickstarter, they run the gamut from useful to niche to tech that nobody really needs…”
“It seems like something out of science fiction or a bad infomercial. A wearable that lowers the temperature when pressed on the skin to help the body burn more calories and, in the process, cut more fat out of those problem areas?”
“This year on Earth Day, the Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences (IIES) program at Trent University is bringing together experts, researchers, and people from across the world interested in creating transformative change for a three-day conference aimed at bringing together Indigenous teachings and traditional knowledge to address complex global environmental issues…”
“‘But everyone has been amazing,’ [said Rachel Torti.] ‘Just with nice thoughts and positivity. But then there have been people … I don’t even know if I will ever know who they are because they have donated anonymously. And then others, people who you have never heard of, businesses, have just been so unbelievably generous. It is amazing. We can never thank these people enough. They have given us a chance and that is all we could ever ask for, it is all that matters.’”