Monday, 23 February 2015

Episode 87 - February 22, 2015

It's hard to believe, but Spring IS around the corner...really.

Pay talks about her recent experience at a travel clinic and all the fun shots and medications you can get there.
Would you like an app that lets you lock yourself out of your phone for hours at a time to keep you from being distracted? What about using it to lock the phone of your kids or your easily-distracted partner? Pay talks to one of the Toronto co-founders of Flipdapp to find out how it works and why you might want to use it.

Vivian Maier spent her life as a nanny in the US and took photos as a hobby. When she passed away, storage lockers of her belongings were discovered full of over 100,000 negatives. What was found on those rolls of film captured the interest of people around the world and her mysterious life even resulted in a documentary. A Toronto gallery has a few of Vivian's pieces and an upcoming event will you the opportunity to bid on one.

A growing trend among parents is to crowd-fund for their kids birthday parties. Some just want a bigger and better bash than they can afford and are asking you to contribute money so their toddler can have a giant blow-out of a birthday. Writer, Emma Waverman talks about the story she wrote for Today's Parent.

And a mermaid school might be coming to Toronto. Would you?

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