Embarrassing Moments

Skeletons in Your Twitter Closet Could Come Back to Haunt You

Verity Stockdale | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech
Verity Stockdale

I know I had enough online nouse to do little more than damage what little street cred I may have had with a few painfully unfunny lines. But what about people who may have shared more than they should have, long before they received that promotion back when they thought boardrooms were reserved for [insert expletive] and decided to tweet their feelings?

The Diary of a Hermit : IBS

Sophie Eggleton | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Eggleton

For the last ten years the structure of my day has been dictated by my busy bowels. I've always had a speedy metabolism, but these days my innards conduct themselves like an Olympic bobsleigh team. My daily schedule is controlled by my petulant paunch, and it's become necessary to assess every journey/task and appoint a risk factor.

The Ten Awkward Situations that WILL Happen on Campus

Anna Pitts | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Pitts

University campuses are often described as 'bubbles'. Little hives of energy where you are safe and sheltered from the scary, outside world and nothing that bad really happens. However, this bubble-like environment provides the optimum conditions for some truly awkward situations to crop up - and they will.

Think Your Job Is Bad?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK

After a university graduate was forced to perform in a dance off for an interview at Currys, we researched some of the most degrading, humiliating and...

Have You Ever Done Something Culturally Insensitive by Mistake?

James Conmy | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Comedy
James Conmy

I put my fist into the sock and pull it down my arm, unfortunately, because of the two large holes in the sock it looks a bit like my puppet is wearing a balaclava. It looks a bit like a Provisional I.R.A. sock puppet. How did this happen? I look at the Irish woman in front of me and swallow the Belfast accent.

WATCH: Hoodie Walks Into A Lamppost

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Ah, there are few sights more joyous in the modern world than that of a jumped-up little berk losing face by walking into a lamppost. And this 24-seco...

Police Officer Reports 'Suspicious' Moon Sighting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Messed up at work today? No matter how much of a berk you end up looking in front of your colleagues, you can always console yourself with the thought...

It's Raining And We Need To Laugh (PICTURES)

Awkward Family Photos | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Comedy

For no reason other than it's a frankly miserable day in Blighty today, here are 10 awkward family photos virtually guaranteed to give you the giggles...

Loos With Views...But The Peepshow Is Over Now (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK

They were the ultimate loos with a view – after dancing the night away at Manhattan’s Boom Boom Club, revellers could empty their bladders while t...

The Shame, The Shame (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK

You had a bit too much to drink, got a little too friendly with the chap on the next podium and vomited on your own shoes. Thankfully this all occ...

WATCH: Embarrassed Reporter Gets Giggles With Jude Law

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Comedy

So what would you do if you were introduced to Jude Law and promptly fell off your chair? Personally, we'd either run from the room crying - or carry ...

WATCH: How Not To Jump On A Horse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Now, we know you're all very bright people - but it's never a bad idea to re-familiarise ourselves with basic health and safety rules every once and a...

WATCH: Teen Queue-Jumper Forced To Apologise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Now, don't get us wrong: we loathe and detest queue-jumpers, particularly at airports where everyone's super-frazzled anyway. But we couldn't help ...

WATCH: Could This Be The Most Embarrassing Restaurant Advert Ever?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Comedy

When any company makes an advert, they want it to go viral. Of course they do - virality means more clicks, and more clicks mean more attention and so...

Teachers, Tuck Shop And A Crafty Fag – What are Your Secondary School Memories?

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Secondary school provides many with some of their best, worst, funniest and most embarrassing times of life. Everyone has a horror story of when a...