How to DIY a Home Recording Studio

How to DIY a Home Recording Studio

If you are a podcaster, musician, or actor working during the pandemic, having an in-home recording studio of some kind could be essential to your business. This year, the majority of recording work has moved into our homes, but often still demands professional-grade sound. Unfortunately, creating a home studio is…

What’s the Weirdest Coincidence You Ever Experienced?

What’s the Weirdest Coincidence You Ever Experienced?

Whether you believe in fate, or destiny, or that some other higher power exists that influences who we meet or what we do, we’ve all experienced coincidences that seem too wild to be true. I came across this coincidence in my Twitter feed yesterday, and it might as well be…

Is the Opera GX Browser Just for Gamers?

Is the Opera GX Browser Just for Gamers?

Opera recently purchased YoYo Games, creators of the game development engine Game Maker Studio, to build up its new “Opera Gaming” division. Opera hasn’t announced what it plans to do with Game Maker Studio just yet, but the acquisition offers great opportunity to check in on Opera’s other gaming-focused product:…

Occupy Your Kids With a Literal Treasure Hunt

Occupy Your Kids With a Literal Treasure Hunt

The early days of the pandemic saw us rummaging through our homes in search of long-forgotten colouring books, dusty board games, and half-finished craft projects — something, anything, to keep little kids busy on what felt like the world’s longest rainy day. It wasn’t long before I was suggesting all…

Why Are My Feet Always So Cold?

Why Are My Feet Always So Cold?

I wear fuzzy slippers around the house, not because I think myself fancy, or even because prefer the feeling of soft, fuzzy fur to bare feet. I do this because my feet are always — and I mean always — freezing. In the winter, I stuff toe warmers into my…

Everything You Need to Start a Podcast on a Budget

Everything You Need to Start a Podcast on a Budget

If the world of podcasting is one you’re keen to dabble in, but the idea of spending a shit-tonne of money on all that podcasting equipment is deterring you… I’m here to tell you that you can create a pretty sweet podcast set up without burning a gigantic hole in…

Watch Reruns of ’90s Cartoons While You Work

Watch Reruns of ’90s Cartoons While You Work

All those ‘90s babies grew up with the best childhood cartoons — shows so beloved they continue to remake them to this day. Recently we’ve seen reboots of Duck Tales, Animaniacs, and Ren and Stimpy, not to mention the many iterations of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But nothing really beats…

How to Turn a Spare Room Into a Home Theatre

How to Turn a Spare Room Into a Home Theatre

Gone are the days of seeing a movie just to feel the leather seats, smell the popcorn, and be with others in the movie theatre. Indoor movie theatres are high-risk locations during the ongoing pandemic, so while we wait for vaccinations, making your own home theatre can be a clever…

Should You Try These Retro Fizzy Drink Concoctions?

Should You Try These Retro Fizzy Drink Concoctions?

I am, unfortunately, one of those perverts who drinks whole milk. I love it, especially when consumed alongside a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, banana, or any kind of chocolate-based dessert. But I’ve also been known to drink a cold glass of milk all by itself as a midnight snack…

How to Bulk Up a Pathetic, Watery Soup

How to Bulk Up a Pathetic, Watery Soup

Soup can be a meal, provided it has enough stuff in it, but sometimes the reality inside the can does not match what’s advertised on the outside. This is more easily prevented with homemade soups, but sometimes you don’t add enough stuff initially, or someone eats all the good stuff,…

How to Keep Your Sense of Humour As You Get Older

How to Keep Your Sense of Humour As You Get Older

It’s said that we laugh less as we get older. Sometimes it’s our changing values that alter how much we find funny, or a disconnect with the current generation as we age. Psychology Today suggests our changes in humour can even point back to conservatism — that we become more…