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I'm a Queen's grad, have a huge and loving family and am insanely loyal to my friends. I will forever back the Toronto Maple Leafs, regardless of how terrible they place in the standings, I love playing any type of sport imaginable, and am up for just about any adventure. I love to read, write, watch movies, hang with friends (sober or otherwise), shop (a little too much) and surf the net (obvs).

I think social networking and media are amazing, inventive, intriguing and I am generally fascinated by everything about it.
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I am one in a Million... No really I am. My heart and all of my organs are on the opposite side of my body, well anything you have one of that is.
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Sleeping outdoors in the middle of winter in -35 degree weather for 2 weeks, without going indoors once.
How do you define cool?
Being passionate. Broad I know, finding something that you truly care about, is really cool, to me that is.
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Keeping your eyes open, at all times. Trends come in literally all forms, so being aware of your surroundings is a great way to find new trends.
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Getting up to the minute awesome info from all over the world.
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So far - Paper Eyelashes
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Excitement! No one wants to read about something cool if it's not hyped up!
How do you reset to be creative?
Sunshine and a good book. There's nothing better then beachside chicklit to refresh your mind.
What inspires or excites you?
Toronto. Queen Street or Kensington Market in particular.
Predict something awesome for 2020?
Jetpacks. Seriously. Taking the TTC at $3 a pop will prove to be both economically unfeasible for students let alone the general public, but I think technology moves at such a fast pace, I wouldn't be surprised if they were unveiled tomorrow!
Unearthly Water Pictorials
Unearthly Water Pictorials
'Waterscapes' by Akos Major Feature Intense Aqua Imagery
'Waterscapes' by Akos Major is an amazing set of photographs featuring bodies of water. Sounds boring, right? The calmness of the water actually makes this set of images intensely eerie. The images feature… MORE
Male Fairytale Footwear
Male Fairytale Footwear
'Cinderello' by Eduardo Rodriguez is a Spin on the Glass Slipper
'Cinderello' by Eduardo Rodriguez puts an interesting spin on the classic fairytale Cinderella. The artist has taken glass and shaped it into an old sneaker, twisting the fairytale around so that the woman… MORE
Submerged War Photography
Submerged War Photography
'Underthewar' by James Orloque Features Colorful Deaths
'Underthewar' by James Orloque is a beautiful array of images that feature war-like scenarios, but underwater. The beautiful imagery showcases submerged women, wearing army helmets, who look like they're… MORE
Iconic Artist Hybrids
Iconic Artist Hybrids
Rolling Stone Previews Bob Dylan's 'Brazil Series'
Bob Dylan's 'Brazil Series' is a painting exhibition that features the singer/painter's love for the country. He says about his inspiration: "I chose Brazil as as subject because I have been there many… MORE
Backstage Retro Shoots
Backstage Retro Shoots
The Mad Men Rolling Stone Spread is 1960s Glamorous
The Mad Men Rolling Stone cover and inside spread of the behind-the-scenes style on the show is quite informative. The stars of the show -- Jon Hamm, January Jones and Christina Hendricks, to name a few… MORE
Black Satin Frocks
Black Satin Frocks
The Christina Hendricks Capitol File Spread is Effortlessly Elegant
The Christina Hendricks Capitol File spread is a saucy mix between effortless modeling and natural personality. The actress is known for her role on Mad Men, but also her curvaceous and beautiful figure… MORE
Androgynous Hipster Style
Androgynous Hipster Style
'La Roux' in Paper Magazine's September 2010 Issue Goes Boyish
'La Roux' in Paper Magazine is quite the energetic and fabulous looking photoshoot. The shoot features what looks like an androgynous pop star, who has quite the fashion statement, with her bright red… MORE
3D Model Covers
3D Model Covers
The Miranda Kerr Vogue Italia September 2010 Cover Crosses Dimensions
The Miranda Kerr Vogue Italia September 2010 cover and subsequent fashion spread are all in 3D. Hopping on the 3D bandwagon, the magazine has decided to create a unique fashion spread that (literally)… MORE
Squished Face Ads
Squished Face Ads
The Dr. Tint Tinted Windows Ads Feature Smooshed Individuals
The Dr. Tint Tinted Windows ads are definitely something I could see happening in real life. The ads feature various individuals squished up against the window pane, almost as if they're photocopying themselves.… MORE
Inventive Edible Art Exhibitions
Inventive Edible Art Exhibitions
'The Chaos' Cookie Installation from Miss Cakehead is Delicious
'The Chaos' cookie installation from Miss Cakehead is a delicious art exhibit where the art itself is completely edible. Made entirely from cookies, the art exhibit was mounted on a wall. The guests… MORE
Baby DJ Virals
Baby DJ Virals
This 'Sophie Singing the Top 20' Clip Features a Talented Little Tot
'Sophie Singing the Top 20' is a cute YouTube video that features the little tot Sophie singing many of the top 20 hits of the summer. The video is a montage of the choruses, and definitely documents the… MORE
Realistic Fairytale Photos
Realistic Fairytale Photos
Vera'S Photography takes Cues From 'The Princess and the Pea'
Vera's photographs are definitely interesting, taking cues from classic fairy tales like 'The Princess and the Pea.' The photographs are amazingly done, but feature a bit of a psychedelic twist. Featuring… MORE
Psychedelic Fashion Campaigns
Psychedelic Fashion Campaigns
'Walking in the Wonderland' by Paul Tsang Will Trip You Out
'Walking in the Wonderland' by Paul Tsang is definitely an interesting trip down the rabbit hole. The photoshoot is the spring/summer 2010 campaign for 'Five Plus' and is definitely a colorful spread of… MORE
Lonely Cat Photography
Lonely Cat Photography
'Street Cats of Morocco 2010' by Clare-Frances Cassells Sees Sad Felines
'Street Cats of Morocco 2010' from Clare-Frances Cassells takes a glimpse into the sad world of the lonely felines in town. Stray cats are abundant in the country, strolling down alleyways and streets,… MORE
Dangerous Weaponry Shoots
Dangerous Weaponry Shoots
'If Looks Could Kill' by Sean Armenta Means Risky Business
'If Looks Could Kill' by Sean Armenta is a serious photoshoot, featuring some dangerous-looking men with some serious weapons. Armenta manages to make these men look dangerous even while modeling with… MORE
Plastic Wrap Headdresses
Plastic Wrap Headdresses
Kate Cusack's 'Tiffany Wigs' Feature a Few Amazing Design Details
Kate Cusack's 'Tiffany Wigs' are undeniably statement pieces. Made entirely out of saran wrap plastic, these wigs are Victorian-inspired masterpieces which are both dramatic and lovely. It's pretty amazing… MORE
Odd Impersonation Photography
Odd Impersonation Photography
'I Wanna Be Like You' from Ade Castro Mimicks Pop Culture
'I Wanna Be Like You' from Ade Castro is an interesting twist on pop culture references through photography. The actual images all depict something random from society, whether that is a scrub brush and… MORE
Monstrous Movie Makeup
Monstrous Movie Makeup
Lisa-Marie Charron's Makeup Shots are Eerily Unique
Lisa-Marie Charron's makeup shots are quite the artistic undertaking. The makeup artist posted these amazing photos of her work, showcasing the talent she has in transforming the traditional form of beauty.… MORE
Rugged Rocky Scenery
Rugged Rocky Scenery
'South African Landscapes' by Jakob Wagner Gives You a Different Perspective
These 'South African Landscapes' images are reminiscent of an elephant's rough exterior. The images are exquisitely done, capturing the essence and rawness of the South African landscape. The rocks in… MORE
Hilarious Celeb Emmy Skits
Hilarious Celeb Emmy Skits
The Modern Family 2010 Emmy Skit is Multi-Celebrity Fun
The Modern Family 2010 Emmy skit is definitely one to watch. Even if you're not a huge fan of the comedy show, you'll enjoy the hilarious appearances by George Clooney and Stewie Griffin. Between the… MORE
Unique Cover Proposals
Unique Cover Proposals
Jeff Miranda Proposes to Snooki on the Cover of Steppin' Out Magazine
Jeff Miranda proposes to Snooki from the Jersey Shore on the cover of Steppin' Out magazine, a magazine that circulates in the New Jersey and New York areas. The magazine features Miranda, who is Snooki's… MORE
Supermodel Jewelry Spreads
Supermodel Jewelry Spreads
The David Yurman Fall 2010 Campaign Features Supermodel Kate Moss
The David Yurman Fall 2010 campaign features supermodel Kate Moss and all of her fabulous glory. The campaign was shot by fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh in the French isle of St. Barth's. Behind-the-scenes… MORE
Gory Body Illustrations
Gory Body Illustrations
'Beautiful Surgery' by Rosario Ruiz Strives to Show Perfection
'Beautiful Surgery' by Rosario Ruiz is an interesting collection of illustrations that features models with bandages and blood across their bodies. The images seem like an attempt to convey the impossibilities… MORE
Matchstick Mystical Towers
Matchstick Mystical Towers
The Minas Tirith Tower from 'Lord of the Rings' Made by Patrick Acton
The 'Lord of the Rings' Minas Tirith Tower was recreated by Patrick Acton into a matchstick sculpture. The Iowan artist took years to create this amazing Minas Tirith Tower recreation. The artist uses… MORE
Show Choir Award Openers
Show Choir Award Openers
The 2010 Emmys Began with Star-Studded Rendition of Bruce Springsteen
The 2010 Emmys, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, began with a hilarious and star-studded skit parodying Glee and the creation of a show choir. The skit featured members of all your favorite shows, from John Hamm… MORE
Sink Urinal Facilities
Sink Urinal Facilities
The Eco Urinal Combines Sinks and Urinals into One Functional Component
The Eco Urinal is an innovative design for men's washrooms that combine both the sink and the urinal into one handy facility. The Eco Urinal created by Yeongwoo Kim is quite the eco-friendly alternative… MORE
Ball Equipment Sports Bags
Ball Equipment Sports Bags
The Reclaimed Soccer Ball Bag Can be a Soccer Star's Prized Item
The Reclaimed Soccer Ball Bag is an eco-friendly athletic bag, made entirely out of old soccer balls. The soccer balls have been turned inside out and created into functional bags that have pockets inside.… MORE
LED Light Watches
LED Light Watches
The Second Skin watch from Svetlana Blum is Sleek and Futuristic
The Second Skin watch from Svetlana Blum is quite the futuristic-looking timepiece. The watch is a multi-functional piece that is meant to both tell time and be worn as a piece of sleek jewelry. The time… MORE
Intricate Post-It Illustrations
Intricate Post-It Illustrations
Don Kenn's Monster Post-Its are Something Scary
Don Kenn's Monster Post-its are definitely incredibly intricate. The artist has taken regular yellow Post-It notes and created these monster masterpieces using his amazing sketching skills. The artist… MORE
Brain Matter Cleaning Devices
Brain Matter Cleaning Devices
The Abby Normal Soaps in a Jar are for Smart Cleaning
These Abby Normal Soaps in a Jar are definitely a form of smart cleaning. The soaps are shaped like human brain matter and look quite eerie with their pink color and vein rivets. The raspberry smelling… MORE
Undershirt Mockery Videos
Undershirt Mockery Videos
The Cami Secret Parody (Boob Apron) Mocks Women's Undershirts
The 'Cami Secret' parody video takes a funny look at the 'Cami Secret' product and gives it an interesting twist. The video features the visuals from the actual 'Cami Secret' infomercial with a hilariously… MORE
Outdoor Luxury Spas
Outdoor Luxury Spas
The Cocoon by Cubist Outdoor Residences is a Poolside Treat
The Cocoon by Cubist Outdoor Residences is a poolside mini-spa that gives users the ultimate form of relaxation. The Cocoon is essentially a cubed spa that has the ability to be turned into a private sphere… MORE
Funny Dance Simulators
Funny Dance Simulators
The Ugly Dancer Website Turns You into a Bad Jig Machine
The Ugly Dancer website is a hilarious way to get some much-needed entertainment in the middle of the day. The website asks you to upload a picture of yourself, front and center preferably, and choose… MORE
Chromatic Floral Portraits
Chromatic Floral Portraits
'Nature' by Kristin Nikolai Gives a Close-Up of Earthy Beauty
Kristin Nikolai's 'Nature' photography is beautiful and crisp. The photos are a slew of up-close portraits of flowers and various nature accents. The stunning photographs are interesting takes on flowers… MORE
Submerged Death Photography
Submerged Death Photography
'Underwater Suicide' is a Graphic Depiction of Death
'Underwater Suicide' by Michael Howard is a graphic depiction of underwater self-harm. Although its images deal with a serious matter, 'Underwater Suicide' offers a beautiful representation of the possibilities… MORE
Hipster Street Shoots
Hipster Street Shoots
The 'Just A Perfect Day' Photoshoot Features New York Style
The 'Just a Perfect Day' photoshoot is definitely hipster-approved. The shoot features a fashionable young girl on the city streets of NYC. While the camera follows her around, she looks effortlessly cool,… MORE

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Feminine Help Ads
Feminine Help Ads
The GirlTalk Ad Campaign Aims to Give Girls a Resource
Similar to the Kids Help phone in North America, Denmark's GirlTalk ad campaign aims to make girls aware of a resource for their questions. The campaign features pink posters with symbols in the middle… MORE
Leafy Notepads
Leafy Notepads
These Leaf-It Bookmark Memos are Noteworthy Page Reminders
These 'Leaf-it Bookmark Memos' can act as a bookmark or a notepad for your convenience. The memos are in the shape of little tree leaves, making them perfect for holding the place you left off in your… MORE
Lucky Die Purses
Lucky Die Purses
The Madream 2010 Collection Features Plenty of Unique Styles
The Madream 2010 Collection features some very interesting purses which have a strong resemblance to certain objects and animals. Including bags named 'Dachshund', 'Dice', 'Westie', 'Frying Pan' and… MORE
Computer Chip Statement Pieces
Computer Chip Statement Pieces
The 2 Roses Studio Creates Stylishly Accented Jewelery
2 Roses Studio has definitely entered the niche field of stylish yet eco-friendly statement pieces of jewelry. The company who is based in Southern California creates cleverly adorned jewelry out of old… MORE
Flaming Fire Fonts
Flaming Fire Fonts
The HandMade Font Design Group Have Created Some Imaginative Typography
The HandMade Font design group has created some amazing and creative typography that is definitely on the artistic side. Fonts are becoming more and more incredible, and the HandMade Fonts certainly attest… MORE
Jigsaw Sailboats
Jigsaw Sailboats
Wallpaper Magazine's Limited Edition Sailboats Are Works of Art
Wallpaper Magazine has united some of the world's best designers and manufacturers to design creative limited edition pieces. For instance, the laser sailboat will be priced at about $15,000 and there… MORE
Designer Luxury Car Interiors
Designer Luxury Car Interiors
Victoria Beckham and Rolls-Royce Collaborate for Upcoming Line
Victoria Beckham and Rolls-Royce have teamed up to create some pretty fierce car interiors. The former Spice Girl and resident fashionista has been named the creative director for Rolls-Royce and is one… MORE
Breakfast on a Stick
Breakfast on a Stick
Wafflesticks Make Breakfast Transportable and Easy to Eat
Now this is a smart idea for households with small children and commuters: Wafflesticks are waffles attached to sticks! The triangular Wafflesticks make breakfast easy to eat without utensils, as you can… MORE
Bubbled Air Explorers
Bubbled Air Explorers
The Airmotion Airship Helps Explore Untouched Wilderness
The Airmotion airship is a pretty neat concept. Designed to help visitors explore untouched wilderness, the Airmotion airship is a bubble-like flying mechanism that will take passengers above amazing sights… MORE
Architectural Booze Storage
Architectural Booze Storage
The Antique Wine Company Unveils Million-Dollar Wine Cabinets
The Antique Wine Company has recently unveiled some pretty luxurious wine storage, all for the tender price of a million dollars. The company has created a series of nine wine cabinets, each featuring… MORE
Haitian Campaign Videos
Haitian Campaign Videos
Wyclef Jean's Promotional Ad for Presidency is Visually Appealing
Wyclef Jean's promotional ad for Haitian Presidency has just been unveiled and it definitely plays on the senses. The video shows people on the streets of Haiti holding up posters of Wyclef and chanting… MORE
Oversized Cocktail Bling
Oversized Cocktail Bling
The Tiffany Holiday 2010 Collection is Colorful and Elegant
With the Tiffany Holiday 2010 collection unveiled, women around the world are already planning their Christmas wish lists. The luxury jewelry brand unveiled their holiday collection in July, outdoing… MORE
Designer Mannequin Photography
Designer Mannequin Photography
The Louis Vuitton by David Hughes Pictorial is Mannequin-Friendly
David Hughes has taken these pictures in celebration of the first Louis Vuitton Maison store in London, England. The idea behind the pictures is that these mannequins represent some of Louis Vuitton's… MORE
Discoball Eyelashes
Discoball Eyelashes
The Shu Uemura Neo Reflector Lashes are Architecturally Futuristic
These Shu Uemura Neo Reflector Lashes are pretty intense false eyelashes. The discoball-esque lashes are part of Tokyo Lashbar's 2010 collection. The description for these crazy lashes: "inspired by… MORE