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In Your Shoes

I joined amateur comedians on stage and got insights into the power of laughter

The lights are shining bright in my face and all I can make out are the shadows of expectant strangers, inviting me to make them laugh. I'm here alongside the students of Comedy 101, a crash course on stand-up comedy offered through the University of Regina.
In Your Shoes

Regina FIFA esports competitor warms up for $50K international tournament by crushing CBC reporter

Every year tens of millions of people play FIFA, the world’s biggest soccer video game. A 17-year-old from Regina is one of the very best.
In Your Shoes

This is garbage: One man's quest to cut down trash by composting

With pay-as-you-throw and mandatory composting coming to Saskatoon, web writer David Shield volunteered his family for two weeks to see if they could cut down on their trash.
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My afternoon with a psychic was anything but predictable

It's easy to cast judgment on psychics and mediums from afar, but what about when they turn their attention on you?
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What happens when a digital writer tries a digital detox? My week of 'intentional' smartphone use

How can changing the way we use our smartphones and technology improve our minds, our health and our relationships? That's what I set out to find out.
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Why do people pay to be terrified? Scaring the Roughriders showed me why

The Saskatchewan Roughriders walk through an unnerving hunt, with a psychologist explaining why some humans like to be terrified.
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I got more than I bargained for hunting ghosts at former Sears outlet store in Regina

I don't know what to think about ghosts, but I went hunting for them with members of the Paranormal and Supernatural Team at the former site of the Sears outlet store.
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We spent 2 weeks trying to free ourselves of single-use plastics

As part of our experiential journalism series In Your Shoes, we accepted a challenge from a producer to go two weeks without any single-use plastics. More than one crying emoji was shared over the course of the challenge.
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What cuddling with a stranger taught me about non-sexual and safe touch

It was not a question I expected to pose to a total stranger on a Sunday afternoon. "Can you show me how to cuddle?"
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'Will you be my friend?': Speedfriending surprisingly non-awkward way to meet new people

Is it possible to join a group of strangers playing board games in a cafe for a night, and walk away with a new friendship?
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The navy Force Test chewed me up and spit me out

I’m on a RHIB (rigid hull inflatable boat) in the middle of Wascana Lake, staring straight down at the water below as the boat tilts at an almost impossible angle. And it’s a wild, wild adrenaline rush.
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'Nailed It!' challenge gives new meaning to the words 'Sinfully Sweet'

An addiction to a Netflix original show inspires an attempt to decorate a beyond basic cake, with a somewhat unpredictable result.
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Hanging with FLY ladies: Aerial arts offer a chance to conquer fears and 'be a kid again'

When I was a kid, I'd look up and see other girls on the monkey bars, swinging and twisting on the bars without a care in the world. When a friend suggested aerial arts, it seemed like a way to redeem myself for all those years of timidity, of holding back while watching others be so free and joyful.
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Beaten down at ballet barre

CBC reporter Cory Coleman steps out of his comfort zone to try ballet barre fitness in the latest segment of CBC Saskatchewan's In Your Shoes.
In Your Shoes

Skydiving for the first time is all about facing your biggest fears

In this In Your Shoes, the CBC's Heidi Atter faces her fear of heights and jumps out of a plane.
In Your Shoes

'Controlled destruction': Letting out steam by learning the sport of axe throwing

If you’ve ever wanted to toss around a weapon, axe throwing is probably the safest and most legal way to go.
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A time to try tai chi: is it possible to stop stress from poisoning your life?

An afternoon trying an ancient Chinese practice reveals stresses and tensions I didn't even realize I carried, and shows me a different way to approach them as well.
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How hard is it keeping up with one of Canada's top strongwomen?

CBC Saskatchewan's Heidi Atter tried training with Regina strongwoman Tracey Halladay.

'That's for boys': One of Sask.'s 1st strongwomen reflects on stereotypes and becoming world class

Tracey Halladay didn’t even want to go to the gym when she was younger because she’d sweat. After encouragement from her husband she tried it and has been competing in powerlifting and strongman ever since.
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A rolling robot: I tried a Segway tour around Wascana Park

Tour guide Jasmine Kindred says there's no skill, balance or coordination necessary in using a Segway, but rather, confidence and trust in the machine.
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From drab to fab to drag: Extreme makeover a lesson in acceptance

For someone who doesn't often wear makeup, the things laid out on this table look like instruments of torture. A multitude of unfamiliar sticks, colours, fake eyelashes and glue flash before me over the course of a two-hour transformation into a drag queen.
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Getting inked: How I joined the tribute tattoo trend

Every time I see a sweet pea, it reminds me of my mother. It was her favourite flower. I know that even thought she never got the chance to tell me.
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Learning SUP on Wascana Lake: Standup paddleboarding offers a different way to get out on the water

Unless you are kayaking or canoeing, you might not have the opportunity to spend time on Regina's Wascana Lake. But standup paddleboarding, or SUP, offers an alternative.
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Not quite a K-pop star: How I narrowly avoided destroying Mosaic's Korean pavilion

For the first time ever, the Korean pavilion had decided to introduce Korean-pop dance contests to its offerings, and CBC reporter Janani Whitfield decided it would be fun to give it a go and learn about the global K-pop trend.
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'I can't believe this is her world': Supper gives mother insight into 3-year-old daughter's silent life

The clink of dinnerware, wry chuckles and the odd sigh of exasperation are the primary sounds at this silent dinner.

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