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How-to: make your own mask

November is here, and not much has changed in the COVID-19 scenario. We are all still in the thick of it with second waves, online learning, and restrictions threatening to increase. Masks are among the most-used items, and there aren’t

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How-to: make an emergency kit

Over this last year, a lot has changed, and it is fair to say that most everyone is more cautious now than ever before. Nonetheless, with all the hoarding of toiletries and non-perishable items, one thing that hasn’t been talked

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How-to: make your home a work and study space

There is a decent chance you’re working from home, a really good chance you’re taking classes from home, and an ever-present recommendation from health experts to stay home as often as you can. While we had a little taste of

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How-to: compost

As spring approaches so does the feeling of being greener, or in this case, muddier. Composting is the simplest and the most useful way to reduce household waste, and the resulting soil conditioner will add nutrients to your plants. A

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How-to: pickle vegetables

Outside of imperial Russia in winter, there has never been a better time to experiment with pickling. It works with almost any vegetable, is cheap, tasty, will give you a head start on genuine apocalypse prep, and will help limit

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How-To: Spring clean

It’s hard to believe that winter is almost over when you live in a city where it snows for over half the year. Warmer temperatures, blooming flowers, and chirping birds are right around the corner and yet for most of us, things

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For most students, by the time February comes around, we aren’t really worried about looking our best. It’s midterm season, baby! Time for the iconic MacEwan University hoodie, sweatpants or leggings, and a pair of grungey Converse sneakers. And that’s

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How-to: Meditate

As modern humans, our days are overloaded with stimulation. Notifications vibrating our pockets every couple minutes, Facebook updating us on the relationship statuses of ex-partners, constant updates on the news of war and gore. How are we supposed to catch

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How-to: Deal with Bedbugs

Wherever you go, they’ll be there. You might meet them on the bus, in a hotel room, even when travelling by airplane. They’ll come home with you uninvited, and are almost impossible to get rid of once they’ve moved in.

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Next to breathing, eating is the most important and basic human need. Due to this fact, when we run low on time, but still require sustenance, we turn to whatever is readily available, which more often than not means terrible meals,

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