UK Lifestyle

Why Unplugging And Digital Detox Has Never Been More Important

Poorna Bell | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

We rely on our beloved rectangles for everything from telling time to finding out what's happening in our friends' lives, from Googling where we're going to eat to unlocking the mysteries of GPS by telling us which street we're walking down. But the problem is that our smartphones are not going to say: 'Hey, you've been stalking that person on Instagram for half an hour - don't you think it's time to sleep?'

This Video Of Healthy Vs Smoker's Lung Will Make You Quit For Good

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're addicted to smoking, this video may provide the final push you need to quit your unhealthy (and oh so expensive) habit for good. The bel...

Dogs: Food for Thought

Kristina Johansen | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

It is important to remember that although dogs are part of the family they have completely different digestive systems to humans and some foods we class as healthy can be toxic... There are some foods that dog owners should avoid at all costs including chocolate, sweets, grapes and onions.

Cluttered Kitchen? Time To Get Some Tips From Granny's Larder

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If cooking dinner typically involves you darting around the kitchen in a haze of smoke, surrounded by chaos, it could be time to rethink your kitchen ...

How to Entice Customers Through Your Pub Doors

Andy Maddocks | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andy Maddocks

Our industry is unrecognisable to what it looked like 20 years ago when I first started out in the licensed trade. Having good food, reasonably priced drinks and excellent customer service are no longer virtues to brag about, they are now the norm and the expectation of every customer who comes into our bars.

Even If You're Fed Up With The #IceBucketChallenge, This 5-Year-Old's Version Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the Ice Bucket Challenge hype begins to die down, a video with a difference has come to our attention. And we have to say, while watching our ma...

This Mum's Better Than All Our Mums - She Can Drag A VW Polo With Daughter And Boyfriend Inside

Barcroft/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Petite Becki Barrett is only 5ft 1in tall but she doesn’t break a sweat as she lifts her six-stone sofa with one arm to hoover underneath. She do...

The Lullaby Is Now in Space

Jo Worgan | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

Where on earth do I begin with this one? I really don't know, and I am not sure if what I will tell you will make any sense whatsoever, but I'll give it a try. It may make more sense to me if I write it all down.

This Is Why Energy Drinks Are Never The Answer When Tackling Burnout

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you're suffering from a lack of sleep, it's tempting to grab an energy drink to help get you through the day. But new research has now linked the...

PE Kit Sucks So Bad It's Actually Putting Girls Off Sport

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

No one expects their PE kit to look like its been designed by Stella McCartney (if only!) but it turns out the new generation of young women are less ...

Putting Out Fires, Stopping Fights...Why Kebabs Are Literally The Superman Of The Food World

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When your vision is blurry and you're struggling to remember your own name, there's only one thing that can save the day... a kebab. And thanks to ...

Sex on the Syllabus

Simon Cooke | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Simon Cooke

It's this younger generation that we're letting down by being prudish. Just like you and me, they are or may soon be having sex. We - their parents, teachers and health professionals - should be equipping them with the information and contraception they need to enjoy themselves safely.

These Hummus Recipes Make Us View Chickpeas With Lustful Eyes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hummus isn't just a fancy dip, oh no. These recipes from Hummus Bros who specialise in simple fare with fresh ingredients, show there is far more you ...

14 Foods You Should Put In Your Shopping Basket Every Week

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you're charging round the supermarket after you finish work but before you meet your mates for drinks, taking the time to analyse food labels and...

It's Not All About Notches on Bedposts: The Abstaining Student's Guide to Getting Through

Sophie Pope | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie Pope

I am about to start my second year as a student, therefore I have seen firsthand how crazy it gets when you're all living on top of each other in accommodation. There is always a morning after debrief of who slept with who, how good they were and whether it would happen again.

This Could Help You To Never Forget A Name Again

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The moment when you forget a work colleague's name even though it's on the tip of your tongue, is just plain awkward. But new technology could stop th...

Changing the Face of Back to School Advertising

Hayley Goleniowska | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hayley Goleniowska

Gone are the notions, in this country at least, of individuals with Trisomy 21, as it is also known, not being worthy of lovely clothes, of having to wear hard-wearing institution garments, of shameful regulation haircuts, of being 'put away and forgotten' as they were segregated from society in institutions.

Parenting and Body Image

Chrissy Chittenden | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chrissy Chittenden

The world is watching and analysing the physiques of women in the public eye as a kind of first-world sport, and hypothesising obsessively about their diets, feeding the consciousnesses of young girls with drivel about who they should be and what they should look like and telling them they really should care an awful lot about those things, or else.

10 Best Value Destinations From Around the World

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Want to travel to the corners of the world without breaking the bank? These 10 destinations might be just the ticket. Selected due to their value for money and favourable hotel reputation, these towns, cities and national parks will not disappoint.

This Russian Bank Offers An Unexpected Freebie If You Take Out A Mortgage

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you're looking to get a mortgage the things you usually consider are the size of your deposit and the interest rates available - but one bank is ...

Attention Single Guys - This Town Entirely Made Up Of Women Seeks Men

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a single guy, you might want to consider booking yourself a flight to Brazil. Noiva do Cordeiro, a small town in Brazil, has a populatio...

Why Are English Kids Some Of The Unhappiest In The World?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Modern advertising and social media constantly bombard children with images of what they should and should not be, and a new report has revealed conce...

The Problem With Feminism

Jack Fletcher | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Fletcher

The problem with feminism isn't with the idea itself, but everything that surrounds it. From the misunderstanding of what the term actually means, to the idea that it is only for women. In fact, feminism is a threat to the way things have been for centuries, one which affects the demographic I belong to particularly: the white, straight, middle-class male.

Win A Beautiful Alice In Wonderland Hamper From Whittard Of Chelsea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whittard is one of Britain’s leading producers of fine tea, coffee and cocoa with a rich heritage spanning over 125 years. They’re also kn...

Forget The G-Spot, This Is The Key To Having An Orgasm

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the majority of women's magazines (Cosmo, we're looking at you) a woman's G-spot is listed as the magical gateway to sexual pleasure. But new r...