Brogan Driscoll
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Assistant Editor for HuffPost UK Lifestyle | Short legs, big forehead | Feminist, nail varnish enthusiast, sounds like she smokes 60 a day

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Journalist Jemima Kiss Urges Mothers To Share Breastfeeding Pictures To Challenge Facebook Censorship

(0) Comments | Posted 30 October 2014 | (18:54)

Guardian journalist Jemima Kiss has urged mothers to share their breastfeeding photographs online in a bid to challenge Facebook's nudity policy.

Kiss uploaded a photograph of herself breastfeeding her son Herbert as part of a "personal protest" against the site's censorship of such images.

The move comes in...

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Movember Moustache Ideas

(2) Comments | Posted 30 October 2014 | (17:09)

Now you've decided you're doing Movember the next step is to figure out what style you're going to go for.

Choose carefully - no one wants to be aiming for The Wisp and accidentally ending up with an Abracadabra...

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Movember: Anxiety In Men - How To Spot The Signs And How To Cope

(2) Comments | Posted 30 October 2014 | (16:33)

Movember isn't just about raising cancer awareness, an increasing focus is around mental health.

With one in five of us suffering from anxiety, or depression, or both, it's time to give our minds some TLC.

We spoke to mental health charity...

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Movember: The Most Facial-Hair Friendly Places In The UK

(0) Comments | Posted 30 October 2014 | (16:23)

Movember is the time of year that makes a man's heart swell at the prospect of letting his top lip fuzz run wild without fear of mockery.

But even if your colleagues and girlfriend aren't embracing your new 'tache, there are places out there that will welcome your facial...

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Man Puts 'Unlucky-In-Love' Sister On eBay In Bid To Find Her A Boyfriend (And Make Some Cash)

(8) Comments | Posted 30 October 2014 | (14:55)

A man has put his single sister on eBay in a touching utterly insulting attempt to find her a boyfriend... and make himself some cash, natch.

Matchmaker (and, erm, entrepreneur) Kyle Maalen put his younger sister Sammy on the auction site with a starting bid of £0.99. Charming.

The 28-year-old...

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'I Knew I Had A Problem When': Addicts Share Moment They Hit Rock Bottom

(0) Comments | Posted 30 October 2014 | (13:25)

People with addictions have shared the moment they hit rock bottom as part of a powerful photo series shared exclusively with HuffPost UK Lifestyle.

The Priory Group asked addicts to share the turning point at which they realised they needed help with their addiction by completing...

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Woman Secretly Films Herself Being Catcalled By Men, She's Now Getting Online Rape Threats

(2) Comments | Posted 29 October 2014 | (15:05)

An actress has worn a hidden camera to show how often women get catcalled on the street by men.

For 10 hours, Shoshana Roberts walked around New York City silently, dressed in an understated black T-shirt and jeans.

During the course of the day she...

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This Simple Hammer Test Shows Just How Dirty The Tube Is

(2) Comments | Posted 29 October 2014 | (14:14)

Next time the Tube doors open, you may want to think twice before rushing to get yourself a seat.

A recent (not-so scientific) experiment has revealed just how much dirt and grime travels around with us on the London Underground.

Timeout travelled all over the city, armed with...

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Vogue's Calgary Avansino On Healthy Eating, Exercise And Switching Off

(0) Comments | Posted 28 October 2014 | (23:49)

Wellness has never been more fashionable.

But Vogue contributing editor and lifestyle guru Calgary Avansino has always been ahead of the curve - whizzing up green smoothies before most of us had figured out how to say "quinoa".

With a lifetime of healthy living under her belt (she was...

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This Is What 20 Years Of Heavy Drinking Could Do To Your Face

(15) Comments | Posted 28 October 2014 | (16:29)

We all know that drinking alcohol in excess can seriously damage our health - liver disease, high blood pressure, mental health problems, to name but a few - but did you know it can also affect your appearance?

Binge drinking and alcoholism...

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Can You Reverse Hearing Damage? Study Shows It Could Be Possible

(0) Comments | Posted 28 October 2014 | (13:59)

There are more than 10 million people in the UK with some form of hearing loss, according to Action on Hearing Loss - that's one sixth of the population.

Just over one third (3.7 million) are of aged between 16 and 64, while two thirds (6.3...

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7 Facts About Your Testicles That May Make You View Them In A Whole New Light

(1) Comments | Posted 28 October 2014 | (13:12)

Testicles, balls, nuts, goolies, there are many ways to describe the penis' two loyal sidekicks. But how much do you actually know about them?

Sure, we know they produce spermatozoa and hormones. But did you know they can up to double in size during sex? Or that squeezing...

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Victoria's Secret 'The Perfect Body' Range Is Really Pissing People Off

(20) Comments | Posted 27 October 2014 | (21:24)

An online petition is calling for Victoria's Secret to rethink an 'irresponsible' new product launch for their 'The Perfect Body' underwear range.

The accompanying advertising campaign features women - in their underwear, unsurprisingly - with the words 'The Perfect Body' emblazoned across the front.

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WIN £250 Mango Vouchers And A Selection Of Mii by Mango Accessories With SEAT UK

(0) Comments | Posted 27 October 2014 | (18:59)

SEAT UK is offering one lucky HuffPost UK Lifestyle reader the chance to upgrade their entire Autumn/Winter wardrobe for 2014.

They're giving away £250 of MANGO shopping vouchers as well as a limited edition Mii by MANGO accessories pack.

Accessories include a Mii by MANGO handbag, Mii by MANGO...

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Women In Business: How Sweaty Betty Founder, Tamara Hill-Norton, Made Fitness Fashionable

(0) Comments | Posted 24 October 2014 | (21:06)

When Tamara Hill-Norton opened her first Sweaty Betty shop in 1998 aged just 26, she had no idea that one day her fitness clothing would be worn by women all over the world.

A pioneer in stylish activewear, she is now committed to bringing free,...

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This Terrifying Video Shows How Quickly Toilet Germs Spread To Your Mouth

(9) Comments | Posted 17 October 2014 | (16:58)

If you're the one in four office workers who doesn't wash their hands after using the loo, hear this: you're disgusting.

This poor hygiene habit spreads millions of bacteria around the office, contaminating your colleagues, your keyboard and, wait for it, your mouth.


This is just...

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Loom Band Dress Finally Sells, But Not For £170,000...

(5) Comments | Posted 16 October 2014 | (21:53)

The loom band dress that once reached a whopping eBay bid of £170,000, has finally sold - for just £220.

After the winning eBad bid fell through earlier this year, the dress creators decided to auction the iconic dress to charity, selling it for a fraction of the original offer.

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Grandma's Dying Wish Is To See The Ocean One Last Time, Before Checking Into Hospice

(19) Comments | Posted 16 October 2014 | (15:52)

Before checking into a hospice to live out her final days, one women decided she wanted to dip her toes in the ocean one last time.

And her family were delighted to oblige.

"My grandma wanted to see the ocean one last time before...

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The Number Of Head Lice On This Child's Head Will Make Your Skin Crawl *Shudders*

(15) Comments | Posted 16 October 2014 | (14:56)

A video of a small child with hundreds of head lice crawling all over her head has gone viral - and is making the internet itch all over.

The child, who reports claim is a 7-year-old girl, has a serious case of nits and sits patiently while the infestation is...

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'Dinner Was Awful': Husband's Note For Newlywed Wife Isn't As Harsh As It First Appears

(17) Comments | Posted 15 October 2014 | (16:55)

"Dear Stefanie,

Dinner tasted awful... so I'm leaving you.


It's hardly the love letter a wife expects to find from her new husband. But that's exactly what happened to the friend of Reddit user proudlyhumble when she returned home one evening.

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