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This Is Why Men Should Never Make Tampon Adverts

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Do you know a man who struggles to say the word "period" without blushing? Do you know a man who's possibly unsure about what a period actually involv...

Meet The 20-Somethings Delivering Sustainable, Healthy Lunches On Their Bikes

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eccie and Gini Newton are sisters. They are also business partners on a mission to make London a healthier and more sustainable place. If that's not e...

11 Cute Instagram Cats Worth Following In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What would Instagram be without #foodporn pics, selfies and, of course, cute cats? In fact, let's not even try to answer that. It's too upsetting to t...

Why Did This Eight-Year-Old Raise $1 Million For His Best Friend?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In what is probably the most wonderful story we've heard in a while, an eight-year-old boy has raised over $1million for his best friend who suffers f...

Meet The Women Who Defined 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll, Rachel Moss and Poorna Bell | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In many ways 2014 was an awful year for women. From the abduction of more than 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by militant group Boko Haram in April (who ...

Best Books We Read In 2014 - What Are Yours?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Books, wonderful books. Where would we be without them? As this young lady finely puts it: "The world needs books! They fuel our minds like cars an...

This Plus-Size Woman Asked People Around The World To Photoshop Her

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's already been done by the likes of Esther Honig and Priscilla Yuki. But for Colombian-American, Marie Southard Ospina, there was a growing urge to...

Guess Who Won The 'Sexist Of The Year' Award

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Sun's editor David Dinsmore has been named 2014's 'Sexist of the Year', following an annual poll run by the feminist coalition End Violence Agains...

This Could Be Spliffing News For Cannabis Lovers

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The first legal cannabis e-cigarette could soon be landing on British soil. And when we say soon, we mean next Thursday - or so say the Metro. The...

This Woman Gives Christmas Presents To The Children Who Need It Most

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Work occupies so much of our time it can seem hard to fit anything else in. But Kate Phillips shows how helping other people, particularly kids who co...

How To Twerk...Google Reveals The Things We Most Wanted To Learn

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you Googled 'How to twerk' shortly after the dancing phenomenon swept the nation (thanks Miley) then we have news for you... You're not the only on...

Should We Be Worried About Eating 'Mad Cow Disease' Lamb?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Creuzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD), known more commonly as 'mad cow disease', caused a major scare in the 1990s. But now it's lambs rather than cows that ...

Why Vaping Could Really Help Smokers Kick The Habit

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Smokers who are struggling to kick the habit should try "vaping", as they are more likely to stop smoking completely or, at the very least, cut down, ...

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Meditation Comic Of The Week: What Do You Consider To Be Valuable?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ahead of Christmas, the third in a series of meditation comics especially for The Huffington Post UK is all about value. Or rather, what we consider t...

This Nine-Year-Old's Passive Aggressive Note To The Tooth Fairy Is Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This letter acts as a valid warning to tooth fairies out there - be vigilant, don't miss tooth collection opportunities and if you do, run for the hil...

'An Open Letter To My Daughter's Stepmum' Is The Most Beautiful Thing You'll Read Today

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Divorce is never easy - especially when there are children involved. But one remarkable woman has managed to accept her change in circumstance and...

This Guy Takes Love Notes Writing To New (And Adorable) Extremes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Be warned, read this article and all the presents you receive and give this Christmas will pale into insignificance. A romantic Irishman has given ...

13 Amazing Pooches We Love To Follow On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

They pull the best poses, they never look ruff and they've got more followers than you can shake a stick at (they also probably enjoy chasing said sti...

Gemma Arterton And Veterans Of Dagenham Protest Fight Gender Pay Gap

Pa/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Made In Dagenham stage star Gemma Arterton will visit Parliament on Tuesday to highlight the gender pay gap, which Labour claimed resulted in women ea...

Forget Cutting Carbs, Potatoes Could Be Key To Aiding Weight Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After years of having 'carbs are bad' drummed into your brain, it can be difficult to approach pasta and potatoes with anything less than sheer fear f...

Woman Swaps Junk Food For Weight Training - And Drops Two Dress Sizes In 12 Weeks

Caters | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A secret eater who ate healthily throughout the day but gorged on midnight snacks has ditched her junk food habits to drop two dress sizes in just 12 ...

Drugs To Banish Wrinkles Could Help You Live Longer Too

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the Mediterranean diet or exercise, there's a new lifespan extender in town. This time, the secret to long life could lie within anti-agein...

This Could Help You Live Longer...

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're just a big kid in an adult's body, we have good news for you. A new study suggests that feeling young at heart can actually help you live...

20 Delicious Snacks For Under 200 Calories

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Traditionally snacking involves opening up a family-sized bag of Doritos, smothering each triangle with an inch of hummus and not stopping until you'v...

Do You Have Bad Ankle And Hip Mobility? Take This Super Simple Test

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you feel like your fitness levels are a little lackluster then fear not. This simple 10-second test could tell you all you need to know. Bruce M...