In The Danger Zone

Tahir Shah | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK
Tahir Shah

This morning I woke with danger on my mind. All night I'd tossed and turned through a long zigzagging stream of disastrous dreamscape - the hot weath...

The Myth Of The 'Romantic' Suicide

Arthur Peirce | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Arthur Peirce

The idea that there is some beauty or romance in suicide, some tortured individual or couple finally freeing themselves from pain and suffering is irresponsible. Were all suicides talked about as they should (and often are) as cataclysmic, moments of human suffering, then it is quite possible there would be fewer.

Why It's Better NOT To Drive (For Some People)

Edward Dyson | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK
Edward Dyson

Look, some people just shouldn't be drivers. In fact, I believe a lot of people shouldn't be drivers. Yet, look into the wallets - or yes, even purses - of the vast majority of these potential road hazards and you will find a light pink card with a ghastly pale photo in the top tight hand corner, which permits them to drive around the world, risking lives at every non-indicated turn, as they see fit.

Don't Let Fear Win - My Advice as I Hide in a Fortress of Blankets

James Moran | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Comedy
James Moran

No matter what your perspective, the atmosphere in the UK seems tense and dangerous. But from my perspective - inside a warm little castle of fabric and feathers, wearing my pyjamas - I urge us all to not give up, and to keep striving for a better future.

An Adventure or an Inconvenience? What I Did When I Got Stranded

Tamar Broadbent | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Comedy
Tamar Broadbent

If you do get stranded, it will probably be fine. It's the North, not Neptune. And with Facebook nowadays, it's surprisingly easy to find a non-psycho semi-stranger's sofa to stay on.

Why I Keep Being an Aid Worker Despite the Dangers

Johan Eldebo | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK
Johan Eldebo

Every day the news seems to suggest the World is getting scarier and more dangerous. Iraq, Gaza, Syria, South Sudan - the list goes on. For me reading the news is never a shock. I spend my working life immersed in the horrors, the violence and the poverty that blight the globe.

Why the Tour de France Has Proved We Are Selfie-Obsessed

Dr Mariann Hardey | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Dr Mariann Hardey

American cyclist Tejay van Garderen branded the craze 'a dangerous mix of vanity and stupidity' ... in this technologically driven age, each spectator wants to prove they were part of the action and hence the selfie found a new arena... it undoubtedly gravitates towards narcissism. 'Look at how much fun I'm having, I want you to envy me'.

If Trees Could Give Off Wi-Fi Signals

Mudabbir Khalid | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK
Mudabbir Khalid

We are connected to this world in more ways than imaginable, in the ground and in the air; everything is made up of the basic building blocks of life, carbon, oxygen and nitrogen. Trees are one of these givers of life, and how humans and trees correspond to give each other life is one of the most fundamental, yet essential aspects of ecology that much of the world lets slip from their minds...

Lewis on Life and Alonso

Todd McCandless | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Lewis, as you can sense from the article, is all about the danger and rush he gets from cheating death. Many Formula One drivers have a similar passion for the sport that is built on the foundation of danger. Hamilton says, in an ironic twist, that Fernando Alonso is the man he respects the most.

Five Rescued From Sinking Speedboat

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Coastguards have reminded seafarers about the importance of wearing a lifejacket after five people had to be rescued from a sinking speedboat. An R...

Family Has Lucky Escape After Dangerous Driving At Level Crossing

Posted 03.07.2012 | UK

Serving as a caution to any driver who hates waiting at level crossings, take a look at the CCTV footage which captures the moment a car got caught be...

WATCH: Mobility Scooter Goes At 50mph In The Snow

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Back on 14 October 2010, serial daredevil Colin Furze took a modified mobility scooter to a racetrack and got it up to 71.59mph, breaking the Guinness...

WATCH: The Dangers Of Texting While Walking

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Remember documentary maker Casey Neistat? He's the man who brought us the whisky/water trick video a couple of weeks ago. Today he's hitting peopl...