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How to piss off a Canadian-Jamaican

How to piss off a Canadian-Jamaican

I’VE SPENT MOST OF MY LIFE around my Jamaican family and a good part (okay, all) of my formative years practicing the art of pissing them off. I consider myself somewhat of an expert in riling up a Jamaican, but I’m not a Jamaican. I’m Canadian-Jamaican, which brings with it different scenarios that result in being pissed off.

17 stories high, this water slide is taller than Niagara Falls [vid]

17 stories high, this water slide is taller than Niagara Falls [vid]

I first experienced the insanity that is Schlitterbahn during a trip to San Antonio, Texas. I rode the “Master Blaster,” an epic uphill water coaster that is now forever burned in my memory. I didn’t think Schlitterbahn water parks could up their game anymore than that, but three years later, they’ve built this:Currently clocking in at 17 stories, Verrückt is hoping to land the title of “World’s Largest Water Slide.

What if hip-hop had its own version of Passover?

What if hip-hop had its own version of Passover?

Passover is a special time for Jews, not just because the mandated eight-day retreat from carbs helps most of us lose all that bagel weight, but because of the Passover Seder, when we retell the story of how the Israelites were freed from slavery and taken out of Egypt by God and his trusty sidekick, Moses.

What would society look like if it were based on cooperation, instead of competition?

What would society look like if it were based on cooperation, instead of competition?

MODERN CAPITALISTIC SOCIETY is based on competition, and for many people, this is an unquestionably good thing: competition leads to efficiency and faster progress, right? Radio host and activist Thom Hartmann, however, disagrees. He says that humans evolved to function better in “We Societies,” where we are more concerned with taking care of each other, than we are with beating each other.

Win an opportunity to travel / film with the #inspiredby contest

Win an opportunity to travel / film with the #inspiredby contest

LUFTHANSA is looking for travelers who want to fly to Istanbul with a professional film crew to film their own inpsiredby video. The brand will cover flights, accommodation, plus 500 EUR pocket money. Applications are due March 24th. Apply at Facebook.Your video should be 45-60 seconds in length and filmed in landscape format.

India vs. New Jersey

India vs. New Jersey

Since moving to New Jersey from Tamil Nadu, India at age 10, my life has been a battle of two normals, of not knowing when to cry tiger and when to cry wolf. It is normal to set a watermelon on fire, for religious purposes. It is also normal to lie in a coffin-like box of ultraviolet light, or as Snooki would call it, “tanning tanning.