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Social Experiment Involving Starving Homeless Man Shows That Kindness Is A Rarity

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
A video offering an insight into how people treat the homeless has emerged on YouTube. Conducted by Vlad Reiser and Daniel Norlin, the brains behind NormelTV, the social experiment in Russia shows what happens when a homeless man tries to take a person's food from McDonalds. The experiment...

How Common Is Sexual Harassment In The Military? Shockingly High, Says Servicewomen Of The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
A Reddit user asked the internet how common sexual harassment is in the military - the replies she has received are truly shocking. The woman (user @wahfools) posted the question online because her niece is considering enlisting. "Of course I am worried about her getting killed or wounded...

How To Make Perfect Roast Potatoes This Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Roast potatoes can make or break Christmas dinner. Too soggy or even slightly burnt and your status as festive chef in chief could be under threat - and you might disappoint your gran. Floury potatoes like Maris Pipers are often a popular pick for roasting but all-rounders like...

Beauty Hacks For Lazy Girls: How To Apply Your Make-Up Quickly

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Make-up is like Marmite. You either love it or you hate it. You've either got the skills to pay the bills - hello Charlotte Tilbury - or you step away from your mirror looking like a five-year-old's been let loose on your face. Either way, if you...

Woman Loses Seven Stone In Just Five Months By Kicking Sugar Addiction And Fizzy Drink Habit

Medavia | Brogan Driscoll | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
A woman lost an incredible seven stone in just five months by ditching a sugar addiction which saw her consume up to two litres of Pepsi a day. Bozena Lisowicz, 28, who was 14st 9lb and wore size 18 clothes at her heaviest, became hooked on sugary...

Non-Alcoholics Who Drink Daily Need To Give Their Liver A Rest, Warn Health Experts

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Many people enjoy a tipple after work. The reality is that half of that bottle of wine or those few bottles of beer, which seem harmless enough, could actually be causing more damage than good. While it might help you to unwind, your daily alcohol consumption could be playing...

The Size Of Your Sperm Does Matter When It Comes To Getting Pregnant, Say Scientists

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Longer sperm means a greater chance of fertilisation, according to scientists. Experts observed that male zebra finches with longer sperm cells were more successful with fertilisation than their counterparts with smaller cells. Although the study was conducted on mate-swapping birds, the findings are said to have important implications...

Warrens Bakery 'Oldest Cornish Pasty Maker In The World' Claim Upheld

PA | Brogan Driscoll | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Cornish pasty lovers, rejoice! A bakery chain has been cleared to describe itself as the "oldest Cornish pasty maker in the world" despite being unable to prove its claim that it began trading in 1860. Warrens Bakery claims it has "served the public proudly since 1860", and adds...

Nitrous Oxide 'Laughing Gas' Could Effectively Treat Depression, Study Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, has got some pretty bad press in the last year for being a potentially dangerous legal high. But a new study has suggested the drug could be used as an effective treatment for severe depression. Researchers at the Washington University...

Ready Meals Could Soon Count As One Of Your Five Portions Of Fruit And Vegetables A Day

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ready meals and pizza containing fruit and vegetables may soon carry the government's "five-a-day" label to encourage people to eat more healthily. Public Health England are concerned that people are being put off buying healthy foods because they don't carry the "five-a-day" branding. At the moment food...

American Football Fan Spots Man's Pregnant Girlfiend Cheating Over Text. Was He Right To Intervene?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
If you're having an affair, it's probably not the best idea to text your lover while your boyfriend is sat right next to you... especially at a football match where nosy parkers can read over your shoulder and expose your infidelity. Well, according to a viral Facebook post,...

Hate Christmas? And People? Rachel Parris's Festive Song Is For You

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 10 December 2014 | UK Comedy
If you have an aversion to Christmas trees, snow and eggnog, then rest assured: you're not alone. Rachel Parris shares your pain. As she so beautifully explains through the power of song, in her new festive music video 'A Tiny Bit Less'.

The 14 Greatest Cat Videos Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 10 December 2014 | UK Comedy
We realise, of course, that at the time of writing there are still a few weeks left in 2014. And in that time, at least another 10,000 cat videos could be uploaded to YouTube. But we're taking the risk - just as many of the cats below did. The...

Homeless Bodybuilder Works Out On The Streets Of Paris In Inspirational Video

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacques Sayagh is homeless, but that hasn't stopped him from practicing one of his favourite hobbies. The 50-year-old Frenchman is an avid bodybuilder and uses the streets of Paris along with a few belts and ropes to maintain his fitness. Despite suffering from symptoms of liver disease...

How To Make The Perfect Roast Chestnuts This Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Roasting chestnuts doesn't have to mean an open fire or Jack Frost nipping at your nose, especially not if you follow this easy step-by-step guide. After trying Starbucks' new chestnut praline latte this autumn, we are obsessed with all things chestnuts and roasting them could not be easier. All you...

Malala Yousafzai Receives Nobel Peace Prize: A Look Back At The Previous Female Winners

Rachel Moss | 10 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
As Malala Yousafzai prepares to formerly receive her Nobel Peace Prize, the gender gap in the Nobel sphere is on our minds once more. The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly to children's rights advocate Kailash Satyarthi and women's rights activist Yousafzai. It goes without saying that...

The 'Christmas Jammies' Holderness Family Are Back... With An R.E.M.-Themed End Of Year Video

Andrea Mann | 10 December 2014 | UK Comedy
Last year, the Holderness family's Christmas music video - 'Christmas Jammies' - turned them into online superstars. So how do you top that? By reworking of R.E.M's 'It's The End Of The World As We Know It', it would appear. Oh, and creating your own hashtag ('#JAMMIETIME')....

Cat Plays Whack-A-Finger, World Giggles

Andrea Mann | 10 December 2014 | UK Comedy
It's hard to tell who's more amused by this inventive variation of whack-a-mole: the cat, or us. (Note to self: must get a cardboard box and cut holes in it. Also, must get a cat.) (Via Nothing To Do With Arbroath)

People Vs The Outdoors – An Epic Compilation Of Nature And Camping Fails

Andrea Mann | 10 December 2014 | UK Comedy
The FailArmy round-ups continue with this celebration of the great outdoors... ...well, the great outdoors and the great big idiots that sometimes inhabit it. That goodness the weather's turned so we can all just stay indoors, eh? SEE ALSO: Man Shoots Tree, Tree Fights Back

Farmer Serenades Cows By Playing 'Jingle Bells' On The Trombone

Andrea Mann | 10 December 2014 | UK Comedy
Remember the guy in who played Lorde’s 'Royals'? On the trombone? For his herd of cows? In Kansas? Well, he’s back – with a Christmas present for his herd. Take it away, Farmer Derek Klingenberg! SEE ALSO: Farmer Plays 'Royals' For Herd Of Cows
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