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Global Profile: Mauritius

Global Profile: Mauritius

Words by Aiho Tan FIRST explored by the Portuguese in the 16th Century and later colonized by the Dutch, the island of Mauritius is located approximately 800km east of Madagascar. Mauritius is made up of predominantly four ethnic groups: 68% Indo-Mauritian, 27% Creole, 3% Sino-Mauritian and 2% Franco-Mauritian respectively. Within this cultural paradigm, vernacular languages […]

Fresh And Ready To Order: Enki Eyewear

Fresh And Ready To Order: Enki Eyewear

Words by Hannah Rabbitt ANYONE who knows me knows I like nothing better than sweet lenses to handsomely protect my peepers. And chances are, you do too. But it’s no easy feat trying to strike the perfect balance between flattering and cool, and funkishly out-there. Until now, that is. Enter Enki Eyewear. Enki is actually […]

Andrea’s Love: Vanilla Almond Granola

Andrea’s Love: Vanilla Almond Granola

LOOKING for a healthy breakfast or quick snack you can grab on the go? Granola is like muesli, but baked in the oven, so it has a delicious, crunchy texture. There is a variety of brands you can purchase at the store, however, many are filled with additives and preservatives. If they’re not, they’ll cost […]

Serious Section

From Blood Clots To Warehouse Raves: The History Of MDMA

From Blood Clots To Warehouse Raves: The History Of MDMA

Words By Dominic Cansdale ONE would be forgiven for assuming the immediate moments that followed the discovery of MDMA consisted of an hour-long EDM mix and enough raving to sink the Titanic. Yet such an assumption would be horrifically inaccurate. In fact within 12 months of the official MDMA patent being issued, the chemist behind […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

It always hurts the first time, Murder at the zoo, Why online dating sucks, and Google shows us how it’s done. Words by Ryan Grice It was announced this week that the origin of sex was discovered by Australian palaeontologist John Long from Flinders University, though it’s not as sexy as it sounds. Long, while […]

Items Unintentionally Shaped Like A Penis Are Ruining My Life

Items Unintentionally Shaped Like A Penis Are Ruining My Life

Words By Samara Nilsson I NEED to say straight up that I am not a raging cockaholic, but lately due to one poorly designed product, unintentionally phallic-looking items have been haunting me. Everything about Streets’ new Paddle Pop Dragon Popper looks like a somewhat flamboyant dick, complete with pink glittery knob. Popping candy was a […]

Fashion

Fresh And Ready To Order: Enki Eyewear

Fresh And Ready To Order: Enki Eyewear

Words by Hannah Rabbitt ANYONE who knows me knows I like nothing better than sweet lenses to handsomely protect my peepers. And chances are, you do too. But it’s no easy feat trying to strike the perfect balance between flattering and cool, and funkishly out-there. Until now, that is. Enter Enki Eyewear. Enki is actually […]

Toronto Fashion Week Wrap Up 2014

Toronto Fashion Week Wrap Up 2014

Words by Aiho Tan WORLD MasterCard Fashion Week 2014 draws to a close in Toronto as many successful designers showcased their Spring 2015 collection on the runway. Recipient of the Mercedes Benz $30k bursary Start Up contest, Sid Neigum opened the show at David Pecaut Square with angelic draped white numbers. A Harpist accompanied models […]

The Latest In Fash

The Latest In Fash

Words by Hannah Rabbitt THERE’S never a dull moment in fashion; catch-up on what you’ve missed. The nominees for the 2014 British Fashion Awards have been announced. The lists have been dwindled down to three finalists per category, and it looks to be a tough race. International designer of the year contenders are Hedi Slimane […]

Photography

In-Profile: Kayzar

In-Profile: Kayzar

MM: WHO are you I’m Kayzar. I live in Melbourne. I’m a commercial and fashion photographer, a retoucher, a graphic designer, a cinematographer and sometime performer. I like long romantic walks on the beach; watching movies; and dogs. My favourite colour is blue or green or red or orange, I love the summertime and my […]

Garry Winogrand’s Poignant Pictures Of America

Garry Winogrand’s Poignant Pictures Of America

Words By Michelle Cha After a day at uni, I sometimes daydream on long train rides home what life would have been like for someone like me in a different decade. Take for example the 1950’s in America, participating in passionate political student protests, practicing the Marilyn Monroe strut, oh gosh, I definitely was born […]

Stepping Into Time Machines

Stepping Into Time Machines

Words by Caitlin Lambert FOR any Dr. Who fans out there who saw the word ‘Time Machine’, flipped out, clicked the link with your limited edition sonic screwdriver while hyperventilating at the idea of an article about the Tardis, I’m sorry. For anyone out there who wants to hear about mysteriously deserted houses and slightly […]

Film

Horrifying Films For Halloween Frights

Horrifying Films For Halloween Frights

Words by Johnny Harkin AS we Celebrate Halloween, or All Hallow’s Evening for the history enthusiasts, we take the time to remember the dead. And what better way to do so (other than dressing up like a ghoul and getting as smashed as one of Billy Corgan’s pumpkins) then by reminiscing and reliving my personal […]

At The MOvies

At The MOvies

Words by Jo McTavish LAUGHING, crying, screaming, jumping, or simply walking out are some of the many reactions that are evoked from the magic of films. Going to the movies is my escape; a way to leave reality behind and just be entertained. As a film buff, any excuse to see, converse, or simply enquire […]

Giveaway: Kill The Messenger

Giveaway: Kill The Messenger

Words by Jo McTavish GOVERNMENT conspiracies have always been an intriguing topic, especially when there is so much out there it would take you years to read through it all. This is why movies are always a great way to learn, as they are entertaining and do all the work for you. This week Two time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner […]

Art

Save Your Coins, Make Art Out Of Your Dirty Car

Save Your Coins, Make Art Out Of Your Dirty Car

Words by Michelle Cha YOUR car is sitting on the driveway dirty from the weekend camping in the middle of nowhere. You can actually see flies hovering around your beloved *insert cute/manly car name* like it is a juicy piece of decaying meat. To you this becomes a chore to clean that you do anything […]

Going Once, Going Twice, Sold To Lovers Of Street Art

Going Once, Going Twice, Sold To Lovers Of Street Art

Words by Michelle Cha IF you gain a thrill at auctions, why not place your dollar on some of the most coveted street art pieces at the VIP art auction for Project Five, Volume Six. Project Five is renown for establishing the careers of contemporary street artists such as Anthony Lister, Ian Strange (aka Kid […]

What Do A Bank And An Art School Have In Common?

What Do A Bank And An Art School Have In Common?

Words by Michelle Cha ALL I have on my mind these days is graduation. No longer having to: cram the night before an exam, consume five Redbulls to endure an all-nighter, have the social life of a hermit crab (actually they mate so they’re fairing much better than me), and no more long train rides […]