Kathleen Phillips

Dear Prudence's New Year's advice for the famous

The start of a whole new year marks another chance to make some resolutions and take a little advice to heart. As many do this...

Comment: Lessons for kids from the words of Rob Ford

The astonishing exploits of Mayor Rob Ford sparked a lot of action at Toronto City Hall this week. And amidst it all - Wednesday was...

COMMENT: Rename Victoria Day for a Canadian Icon

Victoria Day is a time many take to open summer cottages, rebuild the garden, enjoy the outdoors, and perhaps drink a few too many to...

COMMENT: Kathleen Phillips on the Windsor hum

You might have heard about the mysterious hum that has been driving people in Windsor, Ontario a little batty (there's a video about it below)....

Comment - Kathleen Phillips Celebrates Her 9/11 Birthday

Too soon? Day 6 contributor Kathleen Phillips makes an impassioned plea to be allowed to have fun on her birthday this September 11th....

Bye-bye, Zellers

If you haven't paid a final visit to your local Zellers there's still time... but not much. The remaining 64 Zellers stores in Canada will...

Comment: Kathleen Phillips on China's Dog of Determination

A group of cyclists on a 1700 km journey from South Western China to Tibet met a little dog along the way.  After one of...

Comment: S**T Girls Say Book Deal

The S**t Girls Say meme just keeps getting bigger and bigger.  Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard, creators of the viral videos, can now add book...

Kathleen Phillips: The Tourist Guide To Rioting

(A lone rioter stands is silhouetted by a fire as he prepares to throw a glass bottle at police during a riot on London,...

Kathleen Phillips on Dogs Against Romney

While well-bred dogs were strutting their stuff at The Westminster Dog Show, an outraged group of puppy-lovers demonstrated outside against Mitt Romney.  Day 6...

Kathleen Phillips Vs. Technology

The Consumer Electronics Show - the 800 pound gorilla of technology conventions has wrapped for another year. And as usual the CES featured a glimpse...

Kathleen Philips on Las Vegas

Cirque du Soleil's Viva Elvis will be ending its Vegas run early due to lapsed ticket sales. Day 6 contributor Kathleen Philips can't help but wonder...

Comment: Kathleen Phillips on The Forgotten Wonders of The World

An online poll has selected the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World.  Despite a big push by New Brunswick and Nova Scotia,the Bay of Fundy...

Kathleen Phillips Vs. The Cinema

Much to the rest of the country's annoyance or indifference, Hogtown was throbbing with glamour this week for the Toronto International films festival. And as usual,...

Kathleen Phillips on Teenagers & The Recession

Charles Schwab released their 2011 Teens & Money Survey this week.  Ninety percent of the teens surveyed say they were affected by the recession.  Kids...

Comment: Philips on The Hunt For Mona Lisa

An Italian researcher and broadcaster has decided to try and solve the mystery of the Mona Lisa.  Later this month, Silvano Vinceti will dig up...

Pop stars and Gadhafi: the key to a dictator's demise?

Nelly Furtado took a million bucks from the Gadhafis for a performance, and this week she said she's going to donate the money to charity....

COMMENT: Beware the Popular Bully

(photo credit: Thomas Ricker)When Day 6 contributor Kathleen Phillips found out that, off all the kids in school, it's the more popular ones most likely...

Contributor: Dead Birdpocalypse

So there are dead birds everywhere. 5000 blackbirds in Arkansas. 500 in Louisiana. 100 in Sweden. And so on! And then there's the fish. Millions...

Kathleen Phillips: OMFNG!! NKOTBSB!!!

The American Music Awards are this Sunday night. And not only will the New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys perform, they'll...