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Venice calls for a State of Emergency amid Worst Floods in Half a Century

By | November 13th, 2019|

Venice declared ‘state of disaster’ and two people died in ‘apocalyptic’ tide, known as “acqua alta,” that flooded 85% of the UNESCO city. With the waters peaking at 1.87 meters—the worst since a catastrophic flood reached in 1966

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Texting and Chat Acronyms, Abbreviations and Slang Words to Know for 2020

By | November 12th, 2019|

Text messaging and online chats are part of our daily lives and have introduced many terms into the mainstream. Amanda Wang offers a humorous update of texting acronyms to more thoroughly capture the mood and needs of the new era.

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The Irishman Paradox: Scorsese’s masterpiece, 3½ hours of Pure Cinema will Live Most of its Life on a Small Screen!

By | November 8th, 2019|

Most people will agree. It’s really sad. The Irishman’s limited theatrical run will force most people to watch Scorsese's epic gangster drama on their laptops. Why did it happen and what does it mean?

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Video: Watch Leonard Cohen’s Posthumous Song because it’s Amazing!!

By | November 2nd, 2019|

The new posthumous Leonard Cohen album "Thanks for the Dance" will be out on November 22nd. A new single and a sung-spoken poem were just released and they are amazing.

TOP 6 Halloween Parties, Events and Things to Do in Montreal

By | October 31st, 2019|

As children across Canada face the grim prospect of trick-or-treating in heavy rain and even snow, Montreal and surrounding cities have decided to postpone Halloween. However there are still awesome indoor parties tnght and all over the weekend.

The Beautiful Lie — The Life And Death Of Anthony Bourdain

By | October 27th, 2019|

Tall, ruggedly handsome, unselfconsciously virile, smart and observant, he had it all and we all wanted it. He was refreshingly unmannered, unedited. However one thing we really know about Tony Bourdain is that he was not the television personality we came to know.

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Venice calls for a State of Emergency amid Worst Floods in Half a Century

By | November 13th, 2019|

Venice declared ‘state of disaster’ and two people died in ‘apocalyptic’ tide, known as “acqua alta,” that flooded 85% of the UNESCO city. With the waters peaking at 1.87 meters—the worst since a catastrophic flood reached in 1966

Philippines, 3-4 Week FLEXIBLE Itinerary by our Foodie: Monica Chackal

By | April 9th, 2019|

Overall Impression of the Philippines: It is not saturated YET with tourists. Expect to not meet as many people as you think you would and you can easily fall into the tourist prices because you will want better quality things sometimes.

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Texting and Chat Acronyms, Abbreviations and Slang Words to Know for 2020

By | November 12th, 2019|

Text messaging and online chats are part of our daily lives and have introduced many terms into the mainstream. Amanda Wang offers a humorous update of texting acronyms to more thoroughly capture the mood and needs of the new era.

  • theirishman 514Blog.ca

The Irishman Paradox: Scorsese’s masterpiece, 3½ hours of Pure Cinema will Live Most of its Life on a Small Screen!

By | November 8th, 2019|

Most people will agree. It’s really sad. The Irishman’s limited theatrical run will force most people to watch Scorsese's epic gangster drama on their laptops. Why did it happen and what does it mean?

The Beautiful Lie — The Life And Death Of Anthony Bourdain

By | October 27th, 2019|

Tall, ruggedly handsome, unselfconsciously virile, smart and observant, he had it all and we all wanted it. He was refreshingly unmannered, unedited. However one thing we really know about Tony Bourdain is that he was not the television personality we came to know.

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Did Woke Culture Give Birth to the Joker Film?

By | October 27th, 2019|

Joker hit theaters to both critic and audience acclaim, smashing box office expectations worldwide. But, in the wake of the controversies ignited by the film regarding copycat violence, yet another debate has emerged.

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Marketing Series – Ideal Response time to leads: About 5min!

By | October 26th, 2019|

When a new lead comes in, how much time does a salesperson have to respond? The Lead Response Management Study shows that “the odds of qualifying a lead in 5 minutes versus 30 minutes drop 21 times.

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High-Five: How 1940s Hipsters took it from African-Americans and brought it to mainstream

By | October 25th, 2019|

Even though we will probably never know the true origin of the high-five everything points out towards African-American urban neighbourhoods in 1930s before it was passed to the white Hipster subculture in 1940s.  

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Is Todd Phillips’s Joker Dangerous? The Answer is A Hard No And Here’s Why

By | October 20th, 2019|

As of today, Joker holds an 89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which reflects the audience score. Next to that is the critic consensus, which carries a dismal meta-rating of 68%—a 21% difference. Why such a wide discrepancy?

You should Never, Ever Shake Your Martini Contrary to What Pop Culture Told us!

By | October 19th, 2019|

"Shaken, not stirred" became a ridiculously popular catchphrase however over the last few years mixologists realised that a martini should be always stirred!

When do Successful People Wake Up? Tim Cook: 3:45am, Michelle Obama: 4:30am…

By | October 17th, 2019|

Richard Branson wakes up at 5:45am. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is in the gym by 4am & PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi gets up at 4am

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Quebec Ice Storm Babies Carry a Unique Epigenetic Profile

By | October 1st, 2019|

Quebec ice storm babies are over 20 years old and according to a study done by Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill University they carry a distinctive signature in their DNA.

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Top 8 Salsa Dancing Spots in Montreal

By | September 24th, 2019|

Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving and the most beautiful way of partying. So go out, dance like no one's watching and get high on sweat!

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Childish Gambino – This Is America: VISUAL CULTURE & VIRALITY

I know it when I see it.

And clearly Donald Glover’s intense and career-defining music video is art.

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Opinion & News

  • Joker woke 514Blog.ca

Did Woke Culture Give Birth to the Joker Film?

October 27th, 2019|

  • flash 514Blog.ca

Marketing Series – Ideal Response time to leads: About 5min!

October 26th, 2019|

High-Five: How 1940s Hipsters took it from African-Americans and brought it to mainstream

October 25th, 2019|

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