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Teen Gymnast, Marisa Dick, Creates Incredible New Move: 'The Dick'

(7) Comments | Posted 4 February 2016 | (17:19)

As if being world-class athlete isn't achievement enough, one teen gymnast has created an entirely new move so spectacular that it's been named after her.

Marisa Dick, from Canada, devised the split-tastic balance beam mount which has has been officially recognised by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), the international...

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Teen Gymnast, Marisa Dick, Creates Incredible New Move: 'The Dick'

(18) Comments | Posted 4 February 2016 | (17:19)

As if being world-class athlete isn't achievement enough, one teen gymnast has created an entirely new move so spectacular that it's been named after her.

Marisa Dick, from Canada, devised the split-tastic balance beam mount which has has been officially recognised by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), the international...

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Comedian Shares Hilarious Non-Motherhood Challenge To Facebook

(10) Comments | Posted 3 February 2016 | (15:52)

Unless you've been living under a rock or without wifi, you'll have noticed The Motherhood Challenge - where mothers upload photos of their children - on Facebook.

But for those who are tired of seeing their friends' brood, one woman has come up with a genius response: The Non-Motherhood Challenge.

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Crude Tesco Signs Suggests Cucumbers Are 'Ideal For Valentine's Day'

(0) Comments | Posted 2 February 2016 | (22:47)

Another day, another Tesco sign making crude suggestions for things to buy your loved one this Valentine's day.

Last week, an employee of placed a sign reading "Ideal for Valentine's" next to a shelf of whipped cream.

This time, in another branch, the sign has been placed next...

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Woman Shows Husband Exactly What's On Her Mind In Hilarious Doodle

(7) Comments | Posted 2 February 2016 | (16:07)

Healthy relationships are built on open communication and trust. So when one man asked his wife to draw what was on her mind, she decided that honesty was the best policy.

So, she drew him a detailed mind map offering an insight to the many, many concerns she has on...

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Emotional Moment Mother Hears Late Son's Heart Beating In Transplant Recipient's Chest

(7) Comments | Posted 1 February 2016 | (15:42)

A mother who donated her late son's organs heard his heart beating in the chest of a little girl on Saturday.

Heather Clark made the brave decision to donate her baby son Lukas Scots' organs after he tragically passed away in June 2013.

"There is another family out...

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Now We've Got Curvy Barbie, People Are Calling For 'Dad Bod' Ken

(1) Comments | Posted 29 January 2016 | (18:50)

In the first time in her 57-year existence, Barbie has had a makeover. Now, little girls (and boys) can play with tall, curvy and petite Barbie - as well as a variety of skin tones and eye colours.

But, in the interest of gender equality, many...

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Powerful Video Shows That Depression Is Often Invisible

(1) Comments | Posted 29 January 2016 | (17:58)

If you think that people with depression are unable to get out of bed in the morning or walk around with a sad face, you're mistaken.

A powerful video, created by Buzzfeed, is challenging our often misguided preconceptions about mental health.

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The video follows...

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Three 'Brave' Men Reveal What It's Like To Have A Micropenis On 'This Morning'

(6) Comments | Posted 29 January 2016 | (16:39)

Three men have opened up about their experience of living with a micropenis, live on TV.

Ant Smith, Jack Davis, Clive Symonds sat on the sofa of ITV 'This Morning' opposite Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford to talk about their manhood.

The co-hosts described the...

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Semi-Naked Jenni Eclair Poster Could Be 'Banned' From London Underground Due To 'Nudity'

(1) Comments | Posted 27 January 2016 | (17:46)

A poster of comedian Jenni Eclair in her underwear could be removed from London Underground on the basis of 'nudity'.

The advert, which promotes a London tour date, features the 55-year-old in her underwear and a pair of fluffy slippers.

The former Loose Women presenter tweeted the news on Tuesday,...

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'Sugar Free Farm': Jennifer Ellison Treated For Sugar Withdrawals In Dramatic Detox Twist

(3) Comments | Posted 26 January 2016 | (21:33)

The sugar-free craze may be well established among the clean-eating crowds, but now celebrities are jumping on board as part of new 3-part series 'Sugar Free Farm'.

The show sees six celebrities living without sugar for two weeks, that means no confectionary, no fizzy drinks and, above all, no alcohol....

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This Amethyst Geode Wedding Cake Really Rocks

(4) Comments | Posted 26 January 2016 | (16:08)

This incredible amethyst cake may look like it'll crack your teeth, but in reality it is 100% edible.

Created by award-winning cake designer Rachael Teufel, the design is made from granulated sugar, rock candy and multicoloured chocolate.

Teufel, who is the owner of Intricate Icings Cake Design, made...

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'I Can Breathe Again': Father Posts Emotional Video Of Son Waking Up From Heart Transplant Operation

(0) Comments | Posted 26 January 2016 | (15:19)

A father has shared an emotional video of the moment his teen son regained consciousness from a heart transplant operation.

Trevor Sullivan, 15, fought back tears as he expressed his gratitude after waiting months for his transplant.

"I'm so happy," he said. "I've waited so long. I'm so...

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'Still Not Asking For It': Powerful Black And White Photo Series Challenges Rape Culture

(17) Comments | Posted 25 January 2016 | (22:09)

A black and white photo series featuring topless sexual assault survivors is taking a stand against rape culture and raising awareness about consent.

'Still Not Asking For It', which was created by Australian photographer Rory Banwell, features topless individuals with powerful messages written on their bodies, such as...

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Week: Screening, Symptoms, Prevention And Treatment

(3) Comments | Posted 25 January 2016 | (19:31)

To mark the start of cervical cancer awareness week, we've asked the experts to simplify everything you need to know, from risk factors to prevention.

Although described as "uncommon" by the NHS, cervical cancer claims the lives of 1,000 women in the...

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Woman Highlights Danger Of Accusing Mental Illness Sufferers Of 'Faking It' With Powerful Selfies

(5) Comments | Posted 25 January 2016 | (18:31)

There's a common misconception that people mental illness sit in dark rooms, alone, clutching their heads. But this is all wrong.

In reality, mental illness is often invisible. It affects people in different ways and feelings can change from overwhelming to manageable from one day to the next....

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Chronic Stress Could Lead To Depression And Dementia, Scientists Warn

(0) Comments | Posted 25 January 2016 | (15:32)

People who live a stressful life could have a higher risk of developing depression or dementia, researchers have revealed.

A review of previous studies has revealed that chronic stress and anxiety can damage key brain regions involved in emotional responses, thinking and memory, Press Association reports.

Lead author...

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Man Is Incapable Of Finishing A Second Glass Of Wine, Wife Takes Photo Every Single Time

(2) Comments | Posted 22 January 2016 | (21:48)

A glass or two of wine on the sofa after a long day will make even the best of us feel a little sleepy, but one man is unable to resist falling asleep.

Redditor miss-izzie's husband is incapable of finishing a second glass of wine without passing out...

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What Is The 'Ideal' Number Of Sexual Partners? Poll Reveals Men And Women's Preferences

(15) Comments | Posted 22 January 2016 | (17:24)

Whether we think we've had too few or too many, the number of sexual partners is a topic most people shy away from.

Now, researchers have revealed the "ideal number" of sexual partners, allowing us to measure up without fear of being judged.

According to a recent...

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Emotional Wedding Haka Dance Is Bringing The Internet To Tears

(8) Comments | Posted 22 January 2016 | (15:17)

Most of us are used to seeing the haka, the traditional Māori dance, performed before rugby matches by the New Zealand All Blacks. But now, a powerful wedding haka has gone viral and is making the internet a little emotional.

Aaliyah and Benjamin Armstrong tied the knot in Auckland, New...

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