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Regina Symphony Orchestra: A Journey Through Time & Place

The Regina Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is one of the city's oldest non-profit organizations, dating back over a century. The RSO was started by Franklin Laubach in 1904, under the nam ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

9 Curios to Add to Your Cabinet of Curiosities

I first heard the term "cabinet of curiosities" when I read Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's 2002 book of the same name. I don't remember much of the book, as Special Agent Aloy ...

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Categories: Dark Tourism, History, Paranormal

Is Jesus Buried in Japan?

Some might consider the following to be blasphemy. We are all familiar with "The Greatest Story Ever Told", and are well aware of the deviations of the story between the four Ca ...

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Categories: Asia, History, Japan

Where Did The Term “Bunny-Hug” Come From?

For those who don’t know, a “bunny hug” is a colloquial term in Saskatchewan for a hoodie. To fit the definition of a bunny hug, the hoodie must have a hood, drawstrings, a p ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Saskatchewan

Six Creepy Canadian Stories

During the past few months, I've been very interested in Canadian folk stories. Part of this is because of the podcast I co-host called Unsolved Canadian Mysteries, but my interest ...

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Categories: Canada, Dark Tourism, History, Paranormal

Why Did Putin Invade Ukraine?

On February 24, 2022, Russia began a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine, attacking through the south from Crimea, the east via the contested areas of Donbas and Luhansk, and t ...

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Categories: Chernobyl & Pripyat, Europe, History, Ukraine

What Remains of Canyon City?

There has never been a boom like the Klondike Gold Rush. Seemingly overnight, the wild, untamed Klondike was swarmed with tens of thousands of gold seekers. This hoard of people is ...

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Categories: Canada, Hiking, History, Yukon

Homer Simpson’s Hometown

The Simpsons' goofball father, Homer Simpson, was born on May 12, 1956, to Mona Olson and Abraham Simpson II. He was raised on the family farm just off Rural Route 9 outside of Spr ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Saskatchewan

Who Are The Prisoners Buried in Wascana Park?

"Life, I say, is short and the sword is always hanging over us, and we do not know how soon it will drop. It is not worthwhile to be sinful then. That is all I have to say. Good-by ...

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Categories: Canada, Dark Tourism, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

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    5 Weekend Destinations In Saskatchewan

    The past few weeks have been really busy for me, with a lot more time at the office and a lot less time travelling. Thankfully, the weekend is just around the corner and with it co ...

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    Categories: Canada, Saskatchewan

    Birthday Freebies in Regina – Updated for 2023!

    I originally wrote this article in 2020, but since then it's become one of my most popular articles -- and one that needs to be updated the most frequently. Some businesses closed, ...

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    Categories: Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan

    How Does a Buddhist Celebrate Christmas?

    With the holiday season upon us, many people have begun asking me if and how I plan to celebrate Christmas. This is a good question, and I completely understand the confusion since ...

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