BUSINESS

The new oil boom in the US

Who’s the biggest oil consumer in the World? For quite some time, the US was the world’s top oil consumer. This has, in turn, made it vulnerable to economic pressure that oil-rich countries around the globe might misuse and attack the US economy. It’s a well-known fact that the dollar is tied to the value of crude oil, and the US has spent an inordinate amount of resources to keep the oil price stable in the world. How can the US protect themselves? Protecting themselves through oil production has been…

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HEALTH&RECREATION

eSports: Is professional video-gaming a sport?

Many people nowadays have trouble defining video game competitions that have become one of the most popular activities worldwide. According to some, eSports cannot be considered actual sports because of the lack of physical activity. Others say that online game competitions are a type of sport since they often have its rules and structure. In order to answer the question of the topic, we must first dig deeper into the difference between eSports and sports. Read on! What are sports? According to Wikipedia, sport includes any type of competitive physical…

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BUSINESS

Where does Canada stand in the light of the opening up of certain US states for online gambling?

Recent legalizations in the US Online sports betting, lottery, casino games, poker and many other games that involve staking money on a win were illegal everywhere in the USA. If you were to break that rule, you would get either a misdemeanor offense or a felony, depending on state law, with a high chance of spending up to a year in jail. But recently, we’ve seen the US legalize this kind of activities in several states, most notably New Jersey, Delaware, Nevada, Pennsylvania, so now you can try some things…

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SPORTS

What Is Canadian Football and How Is It Played?

Everybody has heard about American football; it is one of the most popular sports in the world. However, not a lot of people have heard about its northern cousin called Canadian football. At first glance, they look the same, but there are some crucial differences between them. Unfortunately, Canadian football is not globally popular like the American version, but it is one of the most popular sports in Canada. Some even claim that it is better and more interesting than the NFL, which is basically considered a religion on the…

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HEALTH&RECREATION

5 Ways to Have Fun and Keep Your Brain Healthy

Ancient Romans had a saying — mens sana in corpore sano. It is often translated as “a healthy mind in a healthy body”, meaning that our psychological well-being is often dependent on the state of our bodies. Come to think of it, the saying makes perfect sense even from the perspective of modern psychology. Let’s take a look at the ways we could both have fun and keep our minds and bodies healthy. Hit the Gym The first thing you should do to keep your mind happy, healthy, and sharp…

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SPORTS

All You Need to Know about 2026 FIFA World Cup in the US, Canada, and Mexico

Few sports are as popular as football is, and no competition is more important than the World Cup. The World Cup is a men’s football competition that takes place every four years, which makes it the biggest quadrennial sports event alongside the Olympics. The world’s football governing body FIFA manages the contest composed of national teams and their representative football committees. This prestigious tournament has been played since 1930 when the inaugural competition took place in Uruguay and has continued to captivate the football fans around the globe ever since.…

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HEALTH&RECREATION

Can a Nasal Spray Help You Fight Gambling Addiction?

Tackling gambling addiction has been a major problem for both scientists and ordinary people who are struggling with it. There are numerous ways in which you can control your addiction, including setting limits, talking with professionals, going to rehab, and so on. However, most of these techniques are unsuccessful because they require determination of the addict. Can the solution to the problem of gambling addiction be as easy as using a nasal spray? Researchers from Finland believe that it is possible and are currently running tests in order to prove…

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HEALTH&RECREATION

What Are The Health Benefits of Owning a Pet?

Pets rock! If you own a cat, a dog, or any other animal and devote your attention to it, you are gaining a lot more than you know, especially health-wise. Pets have such a strong effect on our well-being that we could claim they are often responsible for saving the humankind! Daily interaction with our furry friends can significantly improve our health. Let’s take a look at some of the health benefits that we receive from pets. No More Stress Some researches have shown that people perform stressful tasks with…

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SPORTS

Who Are the Favorites for Winning the Stanley Cup This Year According to Bookmakers?

Every year, hockey fans unite to root and cheer for their beloved teams. While some teams are favored to win the whole league, for others the focus and the prestige lies in winning the Stanley Cup as it is the oldest existing trophy that is awarded in a professional sports franchise. However, most popular bookmakers such as Betway don’t give odds based on the number of fans the team has but instead on team’s statistics throughout the season. Aside from the odds, you can usually find a promo code for…

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BUSINESS

Will Brexit influence the Canadian economy?

The World is still in shock of the 2016 “Brexit” referendum. While some hail it as a big victory of the British public won by popular voting and others consider it the impending doom of the EU or Britain, Canada has to presume and prepare for any fallout of such a decision. What is Brexit? Named by mixing the words “British” and “exit”, Brexit represents the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union. On that referendum, 51.9% of UK voters chose to leave the EU. This is a scary…

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