From Pokemon Go to… Pokemon Sleep?—Brainstorm Health

Good afternoon, readers! The Pokemon Go phenomenon (if anyone needs a refresher course on just what the mobile gaming app sensation is, and just how much money its brought in since its initial heyday in 2016, here’s some assistance) is headed into the digital wellness space. Pokemon Company executives announced the new Pokemon Sleep product as part of a suite of new apps and devices. Much in the same way that the original Pokemon Go game, which encouraged users to walk around their neighborhoods in a quest to catch Pokemon, led…

Precarious employment in education impacts workers, families and students

Recent announcements in Ontario about public education have been controversial, with changes including larger classroom sizes, mandatory online courses and curriculum revisions. However, perhaps most significantly, the imposed changes will lead to the loss of teaching positions across the province. With government priorities focused on educational austerity, schools will have to do more with less. Often, within such discussions are highly politicized debates emerging over issues such as teacher compensation and working conditions. Some believe teachers to be an extremely privileged group in Ontario, afforded positions which include strong salaries, benefits, pensions and vacation time.…

Brand new BMW & Mercedes cars available for much lesser than a new Toyota Fortuner

Owning a BMW/Mercedes-Benz car is a dream of many auto enthusiasts and even general car buyers. The famous German marques are known for making some of the best automobiles in the business. Though they look drool-worthy, have ultra luxurious interiors and have a great street presence but the major factor holding back people from buying them is the high price tag these cars come with. However, what if we told you that now you can buy some of the BMW and Mercedes-Benz cars at less than the price of a…