Bri Michelle

Bri is a Human Resources professional by day and a blogger and author by night from Ontario, Canada. She is easy-going and enjoys being creative and writing on a variety of topics that peak her interest.
Health and human byproducts

Bizarre: 5 Tasty Human By-Products You Can Eat

Although picking your nose, peeing on your feet and drinking your own blood is typically frowned upon (and quite gross), there are some physical and mental health benefits these human by-products can offer. From fighting diseases to boosting moods – here are some inexpensive home remedies you can use that will cost you nothing more than your dignity.
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Venezuela

9 Things The Media Won’t Tell You About Venezuela

We have seen a significant amount of stories related to Venezuela and its current state of affairs in the news lately. The country is in turmoil due to corruption, poor economy, violence and a lack of resources. The citizens of Venezuela are without food, electricity, and medicine with the situation not seeming to clear up anytime soon. The media is flooded with heart-wrenching stories regarding Venezuelan politics and downturn; but it is also important to acknowledge other aspects of Venezuela, the good, the bad and the ugly.
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Illegal immigration in Canada

Illegal Immigration in… Canada?

We hear plenty on the news about Illegal Immigration in the United States. It’s often referenced in comedy sketches, TV shows and Trump just doesn’t like to shut up about it (“I will build a great wall.”). Something we don’t hear as often is Illegal Immigration in Canada. This has become an increasing issue in the province of Quebec since Donald Trump took office in the United States and it could get worse.
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Bionics

Robo-Humans: How We Will Integrate Bionics Into Our Bodies

We’ve heard of providing individuals who’ve lost limbs with prosthetic arms and legs. We’ve even heard of doctors implanting bionic hearts into patients, but how far will this bionic future go? With the aid of science and robotics, people who couldn’t walk or see are now doing so. However, these faux body parts could eventually become the norm and even favored by humans who want to advance their abilities.
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Minimum Wage Increase

How Canadians Lose With The $15.00 Minimum Wage Increase

In the last ten years, Ontarians in Canada have seen a whopping $3.40 cent minimum wage increase from $8.00 per hour in 2007 to the $11.40 per hour we see today. Now, Kathleen Wynne wants to increase the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour — a $3.60 cent increase in less than two years. Many are shocked, most are appalled, and all business owners are deeply concerned.
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Backpacking Travel Mt Cook

How the Internet Changed the Way We Travel

Today, we can simply run a quick search for “Cheap Hawaii Trips”, and are provided with a multitude of results from airliners, vacation packages and even travel price comparison sites. It seems nearly impossible to imagine travel bookings without the internet. Booking your holidays is not the only thing the internet has changed when it comes to traveling, in fact, the internet has changed nearly everything related to travel.
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Princess Diana

A New Light On Princess Diana

You may or may not remember the massive wave of change that Princess Diana brought to the world, but surely her name rings a bell. Princess Diana, once the most famous woman in the world, took the world by storm with her modern style, daring approaches with media and scandals in her married life. Recent footage released by Peter Settelen has revealed intimate and private details about Diana and Prince Charles’s personal life, which allows us to take a walk in her shoes.
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Cannabis Canada

No, Canada Is NOT Legalizing Cannabis

Weed, Pot, Cannabis, Mary Jane — you may not have smoked it or ingested it before, but you’ve certainly heard about it. Since the Liberals have taken office in Canada, The Cannabis Act has become a common topic in the media. The Canadian government plans to make weed legal as early as July 2018 – but are they really? With so many rules, laws and regulations there is a very fine line to be drawn as to whether this new legislation is truly and completely legalizing the plant.
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Plastic alternatives

Plast-ick! Here are 7 Alternatives to Plastic

Plastic — it is nearly everywhere, and chances are you own, use and interact with plastic products every single day. From the plastic case on your phone to the water bottles you drink out of, this is a material that does not seem to be going out of production any time soon – or so we think.
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Vegan makeup

Vegan Makeup: What You Should Know

You’ve probably seen ads online or heard your hipster friends talking about veganism at some point, and unless you’re a vegan yourself you’ve probably done an internal eye roll. However, when it comes to makeup there is actually a very good reason behind purchasing vegan makeup that we could all get behind.
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