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How-to

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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Downtown

Things to do over the summer

High-Level Streetcar The lone streetcar that ambles back-and-forth across the High-Level Bridge is more like part of Edmonton’s backdrop than something you do. You’ve seen it, and there are always people on it, but nobody you know has ever suggested

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People

One hell of a ride

If you have ever wondered what makes someone want to climb on a 900+ kilogram bull and try to hold on for a full eight seconds, you aren’t alone. Yet every year, bull riders do just that, over and over

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Culture

Just fear: An interview with Dan Mangan

Milo Knauer: A lot has happened in the 10 years since the release of your landmark album, Nice Nice, Very Nice — which you have been and will be touring for your 10th anniversary this year.  Could you have anticipated

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Opinions

Some books to read during the quarantine

1. Graphic novel: Kelly Sue Deconnick and Emma Rios, Pretty Deadly (vol. 1-3) First published as a collected volume in 2014, Pretty Deadly is a genre-busting narrative hellbent on travelling through time via some of the most intricate art I’ve

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Culture

The need to read

In the early days of the pandemic, headlines were liberal in their description of soaring sales. Toilet paper panic buying was, perhaps, as expected as the sudden spike in alcohol and cannabis purchases, but a surge in book sales? Less

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Opinions

Do we really need six more superheroes​​?

A gruesome birth on the edge of an indoor pool, an English narrator, seven special children, and we have yet another superhero TV show. Where previous superhero movies fulfil your secret superhero dreams, The Umbrella Academy depicts their hard lives.

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Opinions

Things to consider when picking your child’s name

In September 2018, a famous advice columnist gave her opinion to a father about giving his unborn child an Indian name. The column is “Dear Abby,” run by 76-year-old Jeanne Phillips. “Why saddle a kid with a name he or

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Opinions

The Rate My Prof problem

Pat McGuinness is currently sitting at a 4.9 out of five rating on Rate My Professors — the highest in the entire economics department of MacEwan University. Yet every semester on the first day of class, he tells his students

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