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How We Really Feel When Holding A Newborn Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Berrill | 18 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
We've all been there, you go round to see a friend or family member with a newborn baby and they ask the question most twenty-somethings or baby phobics dread: "would you like to hold it?" While we all know how to coo over the bundle of joy, for those whose...

What Are the Symptoms Of Food Poisoning?

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Berrill | 18 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
With over 500,000 cases of food poisoning reported in the UK every year, when does feeling slightly under the weather turn into 'I think I've got food poisoning'? Whether it's from poultry, vegetable, fruit or beef, the time in which food poisoning takes to develop will depend on...

Death Rates Of Common Cancers Drop By Almost One Third In 20 Years

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | 18 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
The death rates for four cancers that account for half of all cancer deaths in the UK have fallen by almost a third since the early 1990s, new figures show. Over the last two decades the combined death rates for breast, bowel,

Know Your Flour Tortillas: From Taco To Enchilada

The Huffington Post UK | Jen Barton | 18 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
In the mood for a delicious Mexican meal today? Why not try out a yummy flour tortilla dish: from taco to enchilada, there are plenty of tasty, healthy and easy-to-make choices for a family-friendly lunch or dinner. Now, do you know the difference between a burrito and gordita? A...

This British Conversation With American Subtitles Should Explain Everything To Our Friends Across The Pond

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 18 August 2014 | UK Comedy
In the words of George Bernard Shaw, Britain and America are "two nations divided by a common language". And this gem by Rita Chin - discovered for us by our strange-sounding American cousins at Huffington Post Comedy - proves just that. It's a typically British conversation...

Grown Man Gets Stuck In Baby's High Chair At Restaurant

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 18 August 2014 | UK Comedy
Readers, we don't suggest try to get into a baby's high chair at a restaurant - or, indeed, anywhere. Why? Well, you can probably guess. And if not: this video will explain all.

Three Ladies Twerk At A Musical Festival... But The Crowd Aren't Impressed

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 18 August 2014 | UK Comedy
This performance at the Magic Delta Festival in Romania is - as Jeff from 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' might say - a big bowl of wrong. Why? Just wait for it... (Via Reddit)

This 6-Year-Old Just Did The Ice Bucket Challenge To Support His Mum In Hospital

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | 15 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Meet Ianto, the youngest person (so far), to complete the #icebucketchallenge. At just six years old, the brave little boy followed thousands of others across the world, who are pouring ice cold water over their heads and posting videos to social media, to raise money and awareness for worthy...

All You Need To Know About Afternoon Tea, Including Its History, Essentials And Cost

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Berrill | 15 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Quintessentially British, is there any better way to pass the afternoon than with platefuls of finger sandwiches, cakes and scones, washed down with a pot of tea? Surely not. So to celebrate one of our favourite dates in the foodie calendar, National Afternoon Tea Week, it's time to...

These Are The World's Most Friendly (And Unfriendly) Cities

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Berrill | 15 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
If you've ever got lost on the winding streets of Venice or struggled with your suitcase on the Paris metro, you'll know that when traveling abroad, locals can be rather unfriendly to tourists. But while some nations are renowned for bad manners, others are revered for their warmth and...

Inspirational Weightlifter May Have Lost An Arm, But That Won't Stop Her Becoming A Professional Athlete

Barcroft Media | Brogan Driscoll | 15 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
An inspirational weightlifter is beating all of her records despite losing an arm in a terrible accident - proving that strength really does come from within. Krystal Cantu, 25, can lift a 210lb bar clear above her head with only one arm and has increased her ferocity in...

This Video Shows How Much Damage The Sun Is Doing To Your Skin

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | 15 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
While healthy sun exposure carries its fair share of benefits - vitamin D is linked to improved mental and physical health - merciless tanning and painful sunburn can lead to premature ageing and serious health problems. But still people slack on the suncream. Trouble by this...

Robin Williams Suffered From Parkinson's Disease: What Are The Symptoms And Causes?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | 15 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
The first time many of us heard of Parkinson's disease was when Michael J Fox announced he had the condition, back in 1999. More recent sufferers include Billy Connolly and, as revealed on Thursday, the late comedian Robin Williams, who took his own life on...

Most Popular Baby Names List Taken Over By Breaking Bad, Game Of Thrones And Twilight

Louise Ridley | 15 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
The most popular names given to babies in England and Wales have been revealed, and some unusual names have made an appearance in the charts for the first time. Four baby girls were named Daenerys and three boys were named Tyrion in 2013. Another 11 were named Theon. The new...

Three-Year-Old Girl Lip Syncs In The Back Of Her Parents' Car, Puts Her Heart And Soul Into It

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 15 August 2014 | UK Comedy
Little Avery, take a bow. Well, take a bow once the car has stopped and someone can unbuckle your seatbelt for you. Yes, three-year-old Avery wins the internet today. And the back of her parents' car every day.

Prostate Cancer Drug Ruling A 'Fiasco' As Life-Extending Treatment Rejected

Louise Ridley | 15 August 2014 | UK
A decision not to offer a life-extending prostate cancer drug to sufferers on the NHS until after they have received chemotherapy is a "kick in the teeth" for patients, a charity has said. Prostate Cancer UK said that the drug Abiraterone could offer men extra time...

Get Out Of My House! Cat Shows Dachshund Who's Boss

Andrea Mann | 15 August 2014 | UK Comedy
"That's right - get out. And stay out!" We're sure he'd slam the door, if there was one. Look, come on kitty and doggy. Why can't you just get along like these guys? (Via Laughing Squid)

100 Bites Diet: Will Noting The Number Of Bites You Take Make You Lose Weight?

Anna Berrill | 14 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
How many bites do you take a day? If you're on the neverending pursuit of weight loss and you're not reaching 100 a day, then you might have to go back to the drawing board. While slow eating has long been hailed as aiding digestion...

Health Benefits Of Coffee: A Couple Of Cups A Day Could Do You The World Of Good

Rachel Moss | 14 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
When your alarm goes off and the thought of facing the day makes you want to crawl back under the covers, there are few things that get you and up running better than a freshly brewed cup of coffee. Because of it's caffeine, coffee tends to...

Chest Hair Bikinis Are Our New Favourite Instagram Trend

Brogan Driscoll | 15 August 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Step aside flower beards, now there's a new male grooming trend sweeping social media: the #chesthairbikini. In case the words 'chest hair' + 'bikini' don't quite spell it out for you, the trend involves manscaping your chest hair - through waxing, plucking or shaving - to resemble...
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