UK Lifestyle

Can You Stand On One Leg? Test Could Reveal Your Health Prospects In Later Life

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Can you stand on one leg easily? If you can, it could mean you're less at risk of stroke and dementia in later life than those who can't. In a new...

Wrester Asks Autistic Teen To Junior Prom (And Makes Her A Very Happy Lady)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Amanda is wrestler Ace Perry 's number one fan. She goes to see his matches every week and contacted him on Facebook to tell him so. Needless to sa...

O Christmas Tree...

Caragh Little | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

So Christmas trees, it seems, have spindly tops and broad-based bottoms this year, because there have been a couple of mild winters.

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...

Woman Gets Spectacular Revenge On Husband Cheating With Her Twin

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What do you do when your twin is having sex with your husband? You get revenge. Scorned wife Ting Su learned her husband, Cheng, was cheating on...

Family Takes Pictures With Santa Every Christmas For 60 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many families have Christmas traditions, but the Wilsons from Seattle have managed to keep this one going for 59 years. They've been taking picture...

12 Life Lessons I've Learned in 2014

Jody Thompson | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Thompson

As we wave the dregs of the last 12 months down the plughole and prepare to celebrate Christmas, I've realised that a huge amount of positives have come out of the negatives that I've endured... So I thought I'd write them down and share them - if nothing else, because I can refer back and chivvy myself up if things start going wonky again in 2015.

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 ...

Chris York

Men Who Made It: Meet The Man Behind The Chiltern Firehouse

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris York | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The most beautiful building in the Western world will soon appear in one of the most unlikely of places - Stratford. Well that's the vision of one ...

'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 ...

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...

Christmas Summed Up In 12 Cupcakes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's Chriiiistmaaaaas! Well, nearly. While everyone is probably already sick of festive telly adverts and Mariah Carey, there's one way to fall bac...

The Truth About Bread And Why It Isn't Bloating

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

Bread has not had a good year. It has long been preached to us that carbs are not our friends and bread is public enemy number one. You only have ...

Keep in Touch

Beth Britton | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

We all write it, a simple phrase that echoes a desire to remain connected to people who are personally or professionally important to us. Throughout most of our lives it may not mean much, but as people get older and potentially their number of contacts diminishes, keeping in touch takes on a whole new meaning.

Don't Take a Chance With Your Dog's Health

Kristina Johansen | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

I don't promote any method of feeding. My job is to provide nutritional information for dog owners. However, I do prefer home-prepared diets, raw or cooked. I believe there are many advantages to preparing your dog's food yourself but I must stress the importance of balanced nutrition or it could cause your dog serious trouble.

Recipe of the Week: Chestnut Risotto

Theo Randall | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Randall

This is a real Christmas treat! Chestnuts are fantastic this time of year and this is a really easy and tasty way to use them... Have a great week!

We Must All Take Responsibility for Helping Young People Navigate the Turmoil They Experience

Lucie Russell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucie Russell

For too long self-harm has been dismissed as something that is just an issue for teenage girls. We have too recognise that this is an issue for boys as well. Boys may often self-harm differently to girls, they may bang their heads or punch walls, and often this is seen as just aggressive behaviour rather than self-harm.

Meet The People Who'll Be Working And Volunteering On Christmas Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Around 3pm on Christmas day, most of us will be stuffing our faces with turkey (or nut roast) in preparation for a telly marathon on the sofa. Som...

Three Generational Men

Nick Clements | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Clements

As a culture we expect our boys to become men without assistance, whereas we could all do with help, guidance and support. These qualities are best imparted by someone who has 'been there and done it', and such mentors can help fathers as well as teens.

Princess Michael Of Kent: 'Breastfeeding Is Not Something I Would Do In Public'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While many women are campaigning to remove the stigma around breastfeeding in public, a member of the Royal family has admitted she does not approve. ...

Beard Exhibition Celebrates Wonder Of Facial Hair (Without A Pair Of Skinny Jeans In Sight)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While you may have had your fill of hairy hipsters in skinny jeans, here's a new art expo that breathes new life into the topiary preference. Some...

Could 'Slimming Bread' Solve Britain's Obesity Problem?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Obesity is thought to affect around one in four adults in the UK, but that could all change if a new ingredient hits supermarket shelves. A new foo...

'Just Had The Worst Chai Latte Of My Life' And Other #MiddleClassProblems

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dodgy chai tea, incorrect glassware and horse-riding etiquette - the problems of the middle class are hilarious endless. Tongue-in-cheek Twitter ha...