By Meghan Collie

When Hannah Miller was 11 years old, her parents sold all of their stuff and took the family abroad.

Their intention was to return after one year, but that didn’t happen. Miller’s family liked travelling so much, they kept doing it.

“We’ve been to every inhabited continent…

By Aalia Adam

You don’t have to swipe very far to find a filter that will thin your nose, sharpen your cheekbones, widen your eyes, smoothen and, in some cases, even lighten your skin, helping to achieve that airbrushed look once reserved for magazine models and Hollywood stars.

“That, like…

By Laura Hensley, National Online Journalist

The bachelorette started with a luxurious morning of pampering, and ended in a fight with a tiara being ripped off the bride’s head.

Jaclyn*, who asked Global News to change her name to protect her identity, had planned a lavish, fun day for the…

By Venkatesh Shankar, Texas A&M University, Special to Global News

A quarter of a century ago, on July 5, 1994, a company, which shared a name with the world’s largest river, was incorporated. It sold books to customers who got to its website through a dial-up modem.

It wasn’t the…

By Meghan Collie and Laura Hensley

Loneliness is often thought of as an issue for the elderly, but a new report says millennials — especially women — are also struggling.

According to a recent poll conducted by the Angus Reid Institute, women under 35 tend to express greater feelings of…

By Alan Cross

Through the latter half of the 1970s, some areas of the music community were having a Marshall McLuhan-esque existential crisis thanks to the rise of synthesizers and the adoption of new studio technology.

The new machines, many of which could perform tricks that no human could ever…

By Meghan Collie

Coming out is often nerve-wracking, but coming out when you’re older can be even scarier.

For Peter MacEwan, whose name has been changed for privacy reasons, it meant telling his wife of nine years that he no longer wanted to be married.

“It was the most anxious…

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