Click Bait Websites and the Age of Misinformation

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve likely come across an article from a website like Buzzfeed, Thought Catalog, Elite Daily, Upworthy, Diply, or another similar website. These sites are all similar in their target market (Millennials), and their style of content is all the same. Catchy titles rich…

Tim Horton’s and Burger King are not Destroying the Rainforests: We All Are

Recently, two major players in the fast food industry underwent a massive merger. Inconic Canadian chain Tim Horton’s and perennial burger joint silver medallist Burger King joined forces in August 2014 with plans for an increased global presence for Tim Horton’s and cheaper corporate taxes for the much larger Burger King contingent. The company will…

Lies From the Internet: Food Babe’s Pumpkin Spice Latte Post

If you’ve been on Facebook in the last week, you may have come across this graphic first posted on the quack nutritional blog Food Babe.    It preaches the dangers of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL), an annual favourite that has recently gained a cult-like following in North America, similar to the subscribers of Food…