UK Lifestyle

Exploring 'Chem Sex' on the Gay Scene

Alex Klineberg | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alex Klineberg

The 'chems' on offer are invariably methadone and GHB. They are easy to find and relatively cheap. They are also incredibly potent. Chill outs can drag on for an entire weekend. Without the drugs you would not be able to stay awake for so long. As the sleep deprivation combines with the high, you can loose control of yourself very suddenly.

Why Are Men Now Feeling the Pinch to Have a Better Body?

Joe Warner | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Warner

Since the start of the new millennium our exposure to chiselled arms, shaved chests and sculpted six-packs has been impossible to avoid, as marketing executives the world over latched on to this aesthetic ideal to promote products and sell services.

American Seven-Year-Old Passes British Maths GCSE

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Parents

An American seven-year-old completed her maths GCSE while holidaying in London and recently found out she passed with a C. Kiran Pabla, now eight,...

Wine O'Clock, Bants And Other New Words Added To Oxford Dictionaries

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Oxford Dictionaries has added a selection of new words to its repertoire including manspreading, cat cafe and bants. In its quarterly update, Oxfor...

Woman Claims She Was 'Thrown Out' Of Costa Coffee For Wearing A Sports Bra

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Davina Ward popped into her local Costa Coffee on Sutton high street for a post-workout drink, she never imagined she'd be asked to leave on the ...

I Decluttered My Emails, Smartphone And Life: Here's What Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An average person checks their phone 221 times a day and spends 36 days a year writing emails. That's one nugget of information I learned during a...

Powerful Lesson From One Year Travelling the World

Natalie Deduck | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Deduck

People travel for different reasons. Some are seeking adventure, others relaxation, people trying to learn about themselves, about a new culture, to feel... I travel to see the world. Our planet is too big and too beautiful, I feel an urge to discover it, to experience it.

15 Ankle Boots You'll Want To Wear All Autumn

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Style

Ankle boots are an all-season wardrobe staple, up there with the Little Black Dresses and skinny jeans of the sartorial world. Quite frankly, we do...

Following the Burren Food Trail

Peter Morrell | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Morrell

I was in The Burren, where dramatic karst formations of limestone stripped bare by glaciers are covered with faults and ridges. In this lunar landscape it's difficult to imagine that anything could survive. In fact it's teeming with life, nurtured by dedicated farmers and committed food producers.

Three of the Best Spiritual Escapes for Budget Travellers

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Throughout history, civilisations have sought to honour the divine in some way, be it at awe-inspiring natural spots, places where miracles or visions were reported, or buildings consecrated for worship.

Pop the Kettle On ...It's Time to De-Stess

Juls Abernethy | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Juls Abernethy

beyond its role as a national streiotype what if I told you that taking one cup of tea each day could reduce your stress levels, make you feel less emotional and more in control, improve your working memory and give you more mental clarity.

Baby's Reaction To Dad Saying 'I Love You' Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Parents

Of course you will tell your baby love them before they can talk, but this video might make you say it a little bit more often. A dad is cradling h...

Six of the Best Holidays to Pimp Your CV

Cathy Winston | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cathy Winston

What better reason for booking a holiday than the thought it might help you get that dream job when you return? And it's not just a really convincing excuse to book a trip - with everything from volontourism to creative and practical courses, your travels are the perfect way to pimp your CV.

What Does Healthy Look Like?

Thandi Ejindu | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Thandi Ejindu

I lost the weight naturally and without calorie restriction, which seems to be a rarity today if not a total mystery! I'm not a size 12 because I have to be. I made the decision on my weight loss journey to stay curvy, I now consciously maintain my size.

The Importance of Gratitude

Marta Krupinska | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marta Krupinska

Lots of us have plenty of reasons to be grateful yet still focus on the negative aspects of life. It's not a surprise that our capitalist culture has led to a feeling of always wanting more - when in reality we need to take stock and be grateful for what we already have.

How to Prevent Cheating in Your Relationship: For Men and Women

Olga Levancuka | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

Your Romanticism period is over, the relationship is set in stone (sort of) and daily chores, perhaps even kids, ensure you keep your feet set firmly in reality. The reality that isn't anywhere reminiscent of what you thought your life together would be like.

What's Vitamin D Got to Do With MS?

Michelle Mitchell | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle Mitchell

We don't know what causes MS, but it's likely to be a complex link between genetic and environmental factors. So far, research has flagged up viruses, smoking and vitamin D as triggers that could affect your risk.

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Mindfulness

Dr Elizabeth Sparkes | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Elizabeth Sparkes

Plain and simple, anyone can develop a mindful life. Who is in the shower with you? Just think about it, how much shower time do you spend focusing on the refreshing feel of the water and the scent of the soap? Or are you thinking about your boss, neighbour, mother in-law?

Fascinating Animation Shows How A Fertilised Egg Grows Into A Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Parents

An incredible animation has been released showing how a fertilised egg grows into a baby, over the nine months of pregnancy. Failed Science, a Twit...

Mail Online Backlash After 'Sexist' Article Says Lack Of Housework 'Makes Women Fat'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The Mail Online has come under fire after publishing an article which says lack of housework is "making women fat". The article, which has been bra...

Did Ryan Gosling Propose To Eva Mendes With This Ring?

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Style

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes have been giving us all the feels since they became one of the world's most gorgeous couples after meeting on the set of T...

Watch This Makeup Artist Transform Into Her Siberian Husky

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Style

Makeup tutorials just reached a whole new level of detail... YouTube beauty vlogger Ilana Makeup Artist's latest video, in which she transforms her...

Dad Nearly Misses Son's Birth Due To Extreme Diarrhoea

PA Real Life | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Parents

A dad nearly missed the birth of his first child because the combination of stress and his severe bowel disorder meant he needed to go to the toilet 2...

Rare Medical Condition Is Causing This Woman To Starve To Death

Barcroft Media | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lisa Brown suffers from an extremely rare condition that is causing her to starve to death. At 32 years old, the former model weighs 89lbs and can...

Baked Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Patties

Lisa Roukin | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

Baked to perfection without added fats or having to fry! Cauliflower has an excellent source of anti-inflammatory properties and full of vitamin C. With the added high fiber and beta-carotene from the sweet potato, these patties are a delightful combination.