Uncanny Valley And The Creepy Clown Craze

Sophie McNaughton | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie McNaughton

Mori hypothesised that these forms of human duplicates which appear to be almost exactly but not quite identical to humans evoke a feeling of unease, eeriness and even disgust among viewers, particularly when the creations begin to move in an unnatural or mechanical way.

Britain: Hysterical Nation

Adam Staten | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK
Adam Staten

Whether this is what the British public actually wants, or whether this is the product of lazy journalism, I don't know, but with the increasing prevalence of social media acting as a barometer for public impulse I feel like this is a situation that is spiraling out of control.

Why the Judicial Hysteria That Followed the 2011 Riots Is Largely the Fault of Politicians

Michael Bond | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK
Michael Bond

In this case, it seems the judiciary went too far. It is surely questionable to factor into sentencing a febrile public mood, particularly when it is stoked by politicians and commentators peddling emotive and unscientific ideas about human behaviour.

The Woody Allen and William Roache Cases Remind Us How Incredibly Important Trial by Jury Is

Brendan O'Neill | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Politics
Brendan O'Neill

This week, verdicts were passed on two men accused of sexually abusing minors. The manner in which the verdicts were passed could not have been more different...

Vintage Victorian Vibrators Were Loud As Hell & Looked Like Hand-Held Drills (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

SEE ALSO: Goldfinger! The 24-Carat Vibrator That Costs £10,000 They look not unlike egg whisks and drills, but these fierce-looking implements are...

Maternal Bliss and Bondage

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Taking a lesson from history, we should be asking what social inequalities are contributing to women's and mothers' mental, physical and psychosomatic health problems. Traumatic, stressful, debilitating childbearing should never be accepted as the status quo.

Review - Hysteria

Hanna Flint | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

"I'll have what she's having," may have been coined 109 years before the events in Hysteria took place, but Nora Ephron's infamous line is just as applicable in Tanya Wexler's period romantic comedy that tells the story of the invention of the electric vibrator.

Rupert Everett Leaves Presenters Squirming With Live On-Air Gaffe

The Huffington Post UK/WENN | HuffPost Staff | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rupert Everett left TV presenters Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby squirming with embarrassment on Wednesday when he made an obscene comment live...

'Hysteria': Vibrators, Blanket Hornpipes And Why The Victorians Were No Prudes

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

This weekend will see the London release of the film Hysteria – a romantic comedy about the invention of the vibrator in Victorian England. Base...