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The Summer of Bubble-Gum Nails

Nicola Shaw | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Shaw

The summer of bubble-gum nails: that's how my husband has christened this summer's fashion for brightly coloured nails -- try soigne botanique polish in Kyoto or Vodka if you want to see what we're talking about.

Why It's High Time That Beauty Means More Than What You Look Like

BritChick Paris | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

We have come to directly associate beauty with appearance over time, so that now no one would use the word to praise somebody's personality. Maybe that is the starting point, each of us this week need to use the word when talking about something non physical. We need to reclaim the word, something marvellous, amazing, outstanding. We need to close our eyes and see the beauty. ‎

Mind What You Wear: It Can Change Your Life

Karen Pine | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Pine

It is easy to think of clothing as mere covering, or the means by which we project our image to other people. But studies have shown that clothes really can change how we think and feel.

Why 2014 Needs to Be More About Self-Esteem and Less About the Selfie

BritChick Paris | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

Flick through any magazine, TV station or website this Christmas and the messages are mostly about perfection. How to get the perfect skin, body, clothes, relationship... life. But underlying all of it is that your life isn't good enough, you're not good enough.

The Campaign for Real Men...

Ed O'Meara | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Ed O'Meara

Perhaps it's time for men to be judged on the same terms as women. Perhaps it's about time that we should feel bad about our appearance because we aren't willing to spend hours every day in the gym conforming to the new expectations.

Is the UK Government Trying to Kill Off Photographers

Edmond Terakopian | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Edmond Terakopian

Regardless of if you're a proud parent taking pictures of your children or a professional photographer photographing news, weddings, portraits, landscapes and so on, all photographs uploaded to the internet will soon be in danger of getting stolen and used without your permission.

End of Which Era?

Indra Adnan | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Politics
Indra Adnan

Thatcher's funeral v Olympic Opening Ceremony - which is the real Britain?

The Insecurity of Beauty

Laura Schnittger | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Schnittger

Model Cameron Russel just recently created a Ted talk, where what she explained was pretty predictable compared to the way she appeared like. She sho...

Our Image Obsessed Culture Needs a Makeover

Justin Cash | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Cash

The impact of our adopting such an image-obsessed vocabulary has not been to force us into adopting healthier lifestyles either. Far from it, as rising obesity rates attest to. It has simply been to distort our image of what constitutes beauty and the value of it.

The Media, Self Esteem and Eating Disorders

Annemarie Louw | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Annemarie Louw

An Eating Disorder is similar to an abusive partner and likes nothing better than to tell you that you are not good enough. It gathers evidence in many ways including media images which promote impossible thinness.

Get It Right Next Time

Caragh Little | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK
Caragh Little

It was the last thing I expected. It was Saturday morning. Early. I was sitting in my local Starbucks, drinking an Americano and musing about the g...

Celebrate The 25th Birthday Of Animated GIF Files

Daily Dot | Daily Dot | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Tech

Animated GIF files are 25 years old - Daily Dot celebrates with their retrospective....

LOOK: Truck On A Truck On A Truck

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Comedy

"Keep on truckin'" is a phrase we all know - but it looks like one Chinese man has taken it to its illogical conclusion. In an attempt to avoid ro...

No Place Like Home: Loving Your Body in Spite of Your Mind

Alice Grist | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

Our bodies are the homes of our souls. As long as they play house to our souls and allow us to exist in happy, healthy, harmonious ways they are utterly perfect. Vanity is but a whisper in the breeze and it is one that we should allow to bypass us.

Start-Up Memoires: Being on Telly

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK
Louisa Leontiades

I started a business. It made me want to drink copious quantities, smoke myself into oblivion and hit my head against a brick wall. Instead I wrote a ...

The Psychology of Shopping:The Magic of a Makeover...

Collette Walsh | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Collette Walsh

Never mind the X Factor, the UK is gripped by the 'Gok Factor'.

Shuttur: Picture / Image Sharing Controlled by the Community

Steven Finch | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech
Steven Finch

Shuttur is a new free image and hosting sharing that launched a week ago. Shuttur allows the community to upload images and then vote upon those image...

iPocalypse 2012

Boyan S. Benev | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Tech
Boyan S. Benev

Could the spectacular success of Apple's iPhone sow the seeds of its demise? Within a couple of months we're due to see the fifth incarnation of arguably the world's most successful consumer product in a generation.