Culture Shock? Nope, Not Really!

  Many first timers to Hong Kong come here to expect a huge culture shock.  These people, especially ones from more larger, urban centres are often pleasantly surprised to find out that this isn’t really the case.   Hong Kong’s culture in 2009 is quite westernized, likely due to habit, modernization and its colonial past (i.e. the exotic, […]

A Road Trip to Port Stanley

Cayley Pozza Everyone loves a nice relaxing vacation- but during this crucial stage of ‘penny pinching’, not everyone can afford that ultimate trip to Hawaii. So why not take a summer road trip and explore one of Ontario’s own, the quaint beaches of Port Stanley.

Mixed Results for Transportation Poll

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked: Do you take public transportation?   Results were pretty mixed.  While 30% said that you take public and you don’t own a car, 20% said that you took public transportation to certain places, but not all.  Another 20% of you would like to take public transportation, but only if it […]

Cynthia's Thoughts: Young People, Activism and Social Networking

It’s amazing how interest groups can organize within minutes these days.  With just a click of a mouse, a group can be started on social networking sites, and potentially thousands of people can be invited to join.  This was definitely the case during the US election and more recently, the reaction to the proposal by […]

Don't Talk and Drive? Even Hands-free? – Poll Results

Last week’s question: Many jurisdictions have banned or are looking at banning the usage of hand-held devices while driving. Should they go further and ban hands-free devices as well? Last week’s poll results were very surprising. 33.3% of you felt that talking on the phone, even on a hands-free device, needs to be banned.  However, […]

Poll of the Week: Should drivers be banned from using hands-free devices?

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