What they are: Easy-to-read one-pagers on big topics in the news.

What we’ll cover: Read up on timely and top-of-mind issues—think everything from Zika and the U.S. election and everything in between and beyond.

Why you’ll love it: It’s like when you missed class, but your best friend took notes.

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Who’s your daddy? The history of Father’s Day

Are you wearing the wrong sunscreen?

The confusing history of the Bermuda Triangle

No fun in the sun: Understanding Ramadan

We’re going long: Why we celebrate Victoria Day

Mum’s the word: The history of Mother’s Day

We need to taco ’bout this…

How to win wars and manipulate world leaders

This is a load of garbage

Gone to Pot: What's Happening Now With Legalization 🔑

Is your internet slowing you down?

This is why there isn't peace in the Middle East

A Tale of Two Leaders: What's Going on in Venezuela 🔑

Britain's a Hot Mess: The Latest on Brexit

Sleep on This: Why We Established Daylight Saving Time

Feeling Green: The History of St. Patrick's Day 🍀

To Supplement or Not to Supplement 🔑

Scandal With a Capital S(NC)

The Never-Ending Story: The Latest on Syria's Civil War

Money Talks: What to Know Before the RRSP Deadline 🔑

What You Need to Know About Black History Month

Open and Shut: The Background on Government Shutdowns

Love and Sex Around the World: How Our Love Lives Compare 🔑

Lucky in Love: The History of Valentine's Day

The Kick-Off: The History of the Super Bowl and the NFL

The Big O: Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About the Ozone Layer Anymore?

See E.U. Later: The Lowdown on Brexit and What Happens Next for the U.K.

See EU Later: The Lowdown on Brexit and What Happens Next for the U.K.

The Not-So-Great Wall: The Facts on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

It’s a Celebration: The History of the December Holidays

It's a Celebration: The History of the December Holidays

The Giving Season: Where You Should Donate This Year

Naughty or Nice? The Truth About Your Favourite Vices

Face Palm: The Story of Rang-Tan and Palm Oil

Striking Oil: Why the Keystone Pipeline Is So Controversial

Intelligent Design: The Truth About Artificial Intelligence

You Must Remember This: Understanding Remembrance Day

Cramming for Midterms: Why Tuesday’s Election Matters So Much

All Tricks, No Treats: The History of Halloween

Rock the Vote: B.C. Referendum

Smoke Show: Cannabis Legalization in Canada

You’re Welcome: Why We Celebrate Thanksgiving

A Score to Settle: Everything You Need to Know About Sports

The Keys to the Kingdom: The History of Royalty

A Labour of Love: The History of Labour Day in Canada

Lord Help Us: The History of Abuse in the Catholic Church

Our Land is Your Land: The History of the Indigenous in Canada

Money Talks: What to Know About Cryptocurrencies

A Home Away From Home: How the World’s Handling the Immigration Crisis

There's Nothing Natural About This: Natural Disasters in 2018

There’s Nothing Natural About This: Natural Disasters in 2018

Trade War, What Is It Good For?

Rainbow Connection: The History of Pride

Canadian and U.S. Trade Relations (Trump May Have ‘No Idea,’ But We Know What’s Up)

Everything You’ve Been Pretending to Know About North and South Korea

Making Movie Magic: What to Know Before the 90th Academy Awards

Your 2017 Tax Cheat Sheet: Where You Should Really Be Putting Your Money

Breaking it Down: The Branches of the U.S. Government

What a Trump Presidency Really Means

Your Guide to the Canadian Housing Market

What Canadians Should Know About The 2016 U.S. Election

Acronyms You N2K

Everything You Didn’t Want to Know About Zika

Are Canadians Serious About Syria?