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Mindfulness and Teens - Will They Ever Work Together?

Ruby Wax | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

Each generation thinks their parents have screwed up the world. The teen's job is to clean up his parent's mistakes and blame them for being selfish, greedy bastards who just think about themselves and are to blame for the world being a mess, the ice cap melting and the fact that there are no jobs or money because we've spent it all. (On these points they're right on all fronts).

Creativity and Age

Anthony Epes | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Anthony Epes

I think there is this weird idea floating around that creativity is a young person's game, particularly certain genres of creativity (photography and music for sure). That somehow you are at your peak creatively in your twenties and thirties, and then it's downhill from then on. I think that's insane.

Why Auntie ‎Matters

Gavin Devine | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Gavin Devine

‎The BBC has many fans and many adversaries. Those who'd like to see it change include other media outlets, led by Sky and the Mail, and right-wing politicians who believe that Auntie is stuffed with Guardian-reading granola eaters (although it is always worth noting that some on the left see her as fundamentally reactionary).

Fifty Shades Of Shark! Incredible Footage Sees Creatures Swarming in SUSSEX

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

Incredible scenes have been caught on camera showing a rare species of shark make their home near West Sussex, England. The smooth-hounds' fins ca...

Meet The Celebrity Stylist Behind Caitlyn Jenner's Red Carpet Look

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Style

Caitlyn Jenner's first red carpet appearance since transitioning was one that she was keen to get right - and in hiring Angelina Jolie's stylist, Jen ...

Sam Smith's Men's Clothing Range Will Be Nearly As Fly As His Music

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Style

Sam Smith wasn't exactly struggling in the talent department, but his latest announcement suggests there may be no end to what he's capable of. T...

13 Terrifying Tweets That Sum Up The Collective Devastation Of The One Direction Fandom

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Comedy

For the One Direction fandom, 2015 has been a tough year. Zayn left the band, Harry got in a fight with SeaWorld, producer Naughty Boy started fig...

Everybody Just Fell For The Rock's Gruesome Finger Injury

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is nails - everyone knows that. So it came as little surprise when the former wrestler and hard-man actor was seen casual...

Bond Adds Name To Open Letter Defending BBC

PA | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

A host of A-list names from the world of showbiz have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister calling on him to protect the BBC from cuts to its s...

Bring Back Les Battersby Petition Calls For 'The Rover To Return' To Corrie

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

A Change.org petition calling for 'Coronation Street' producers to write the much-loved Les Battersby back into the soap has reached almost 1,000 sign...

We All Love Judy Blume's Books - So Why Aren't More Made Into Films?

Julia Wagner | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Julia Wagner

Blume is on a tour promoting her latest adult novel, In the Unlikely Event. I went to hear her speak at a London event on Sunday, along with several old friends. It was a wonderful evening, and Blume discussed her enviable career and her much-loved characters.

Don't Ever Try And Steal A Rapper's Shoe Or This Will Happen

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Rapper Travis Scott was left slightly enraged after an attempt at crowd-surfing nearly ended up with one of his rather expensive Yeezy Boost trainers ...

We Face a Big Choice About the Kind of BBC We Want in the Future

Tony Hall | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK
Tony Hall

The BBC does not belong to its staff. The BBC does not belong to the Government. The BBC belongs to the country. The public are our shareholders - they pay for us. So it is their voice that will matter most in this debate. And what the public wants is a continually better BBC. So that will be our test for any future proposals. Will audiences be even happier with what they get from us? Is the BBC still able to give them the best output in the world? Have we helped the creative industries grow? That, to me, is the real debate - and the only debate that really matters.

11 Photos 50 Cent Probably Won't Be Able To Re-Enact Now He's Bankrupt

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

On Monday Curtis James Jackson, AKA 50 Cent, filed for bankruptcy after reporting debts in the range of £6.4 million to £32 million. The filing...

Bryan Cranston Just Owned Someone With A 'Your Mum' Joke

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Comic-Con is upon us, and it's revealing a bevy of film teasers, cosplayers and a few funny bits from celebrities. But Bryan Cranston, aka Walter W...

Alesha Dixon: 'I Kept My Pregnancy Secret From Simon Cowell For Six Months'

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Parents

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'Humans' - One Step Closer to Love and Sex With Robots

David Levy | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Tech
David Levy

You may well spit your tea out at the prospect of being emotionally intimate with a robot, but If you already behave like Pavlov's dog every time your smart device pings or vibrates, you might already be more than a little bit in love with a robot or 'bot'.

Jennifer Lawrence Belts Out A Cher Song On Conan

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Comedy

'Hunger Games' star Jennifer Lawrence is just like many of us - she doesn't like singing in front of people. Unless it's a totally over-the-top rendit...

The Warcraft Movie's First Trailer Is A Virtual Reality App That Lets You Ride On A Griffin

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Tech

The first official trailer for the Warcraft movie trailer is here, except it's not something you strictly 'watch'. It's a virtual reality ride on a gi...

OITNB's Officer Bennett Supports #FreeTheNipple In Seriously Funny Photo

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Orange Is The New Black star Matt McGorry has become the latest celeb to support the #FreeTheNipple movement by posting a brilliant snap on Facebook. ...

The Honest Trailer For 'Iron Man' Is Incredibly Accurate

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Screen Junkies have done it again! They've perfectly torn apart every aspect of a hit film and made it hilarious in the process. This time Iron Man is...

Comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe: A Musician Writes

Dylan Townley | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Comedy
Dylan Townley

I'm an improv musician. To some this sounds like a fancy way of saying "lazy musician" - no need to learn other people's tunes before each show, and no musical script to remember during the gig either.

Drake Is At Wimbledon And He's Dressed As A Tennis Ball

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Judging by his hairstyle, Canadian rapper Drake really likes tennis. He was so keen for Wimbledon, in fact, that he seems to have had his hair cut to ...

Former Disney Chief Says 'Beautiful Women Aren't Funny', Internet Explodes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Former Disney CEO, Michael Eisner has aired a handful of controversial beliefs that "beautiful women aren't funny" - and has caused Twitter users to g...

I Don't Find Writing a Woman as Comfortable as Writing a Man - I Actively Prefer It

Jonathan Freedland | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jonathan Freedland

I found it oddly comfortable to return to writing a heroine rather than a hero - my first female lead since I wrote The Chosen One, published under my pseudonym, Sam Bourne, in 2010. I instantly felt at ease, guided by that sense that I knew Madison - how she would think, how she would speak, even how she would try to get to sleep in the long, slow hours of the night.