Julia Manoukian

Haligonians get their kink on

The We-Vibe, designed by ex-Nortel telecommunications engineers Bruce and Melody Murison, is a hands-free vibrator shaped like a U or a C (depending on the angle) that has an external and internal motor, and allows for other things to be put inside the vagina. “Fingers, penis, dildos, cucumbers, whatever you’re into,” says Venus Envy employee Heather Chamberlin. [...]

So you think you can djembe?

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to play an African hand drum that’s half the size of your body there’s a class for that at Dalhousie University. “The Art and Science of Hand Drumming,” offered through Dal’s music department, teaches students how to play the djembe in two traditional styles: African and Middle Eastern. [...]

Cold buster?

Don’t expect David’s Tea cold survival kit to help you survive your cold. The “Starbucks of tea” is marketing “Six teas to get you through cold season,” each offering a blend of ancient remedies, along with the cold survival kit, containing some of these “cold-fighting teas.” [...]

Editorial: All signs point to divestment

In a few years, Irving Berlin won’t be the only one dreaming of a white Christmas. According to Japan’s Meteorological Agency, 2014 was the hottest year on record across the globe in 120 years. Though different climate institutions use different data sets and have varying results, it is increasingly impossible to ignore the trend. We’ve witnessed flooding in the Maritimes, tropical weather in the west and flip-flopping temperatures elsewhere across Canada. If you still think climate change is a myth, it’s time to wake up and smell the (impending) catastrophe. [...]