10 reasons why you should consider taking a cruise ship home instead of B.C. Ferries

1. Food and drink is included Why pay $22 for a crappy buffet, when you can stuff your face with more shrimp than your stomach can handle? 2. The routes…

10 new year’s resolutions and how to easily achieve them

1. Clean out the fridge Buy new fridge on boxing day. Put the old fridge outside next to garbage with a “Free” sign on it. Not only are you being…

10 Christmas movies that should never, ever be produced

Zooey Deschanel falls in love with a man-child who wears yellow leggings and eats candy for breakfast. An eight-year-old boy spends Christmas Eve as a vigilante, while befriending a creepy…

10 ways to ace your final papers

1. Put everything off until the very last minute All amazing work is done under intense pressure, loud screaming, and too much coffee. 2. Write drunk, edit sober Although this…

10 ways to use your textbooks during reading break

As kindling Big books usually have many pages that are excellent for starting fires in this chilly season. As a paper weight Why not use more paper to weight down…

10 ways to know you’re dating a sociopath or possibly a married man*

Fifty per cent of your relationship is talking on the phone, 49 per cent is texting, and one per cent is spent physically together. He knows where you live and…

10 last-minute Halloween costumes

Unlike other holidays, Oct. 31 is extremely self-centred. We’re all dressing to impress (or for the ladies, under-dressing) while still remaining culturally relevant. But what’s one to do if Value…

Five ways to appease the midterm gods in this stressful time

1. Sacrifice goat cheese I know they say in order to please the gods you need to sacrifice a whole, live goat, but who can come by that nowadays? Goat…

10 things that should have already existed by 2013

1. Hover-objects Hoverboats, hover shoes, if it separates my feet from the ground it’d better hover. Sure, in the film Back to the Future Part II, Marty goes to 2015…

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