UK Lifestyle

The Olympian Advice To Staying Fit In Winter

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the cold weather sets in it's tempting to grab a TV box set and hide from the world until March. But even though we might feel like forgoing our...

Man Has Flu, Takes Ibuprofen And This Happens

SWNS | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When most of us get the flu, the worst we experience is a stuffy nose and an achy body. But one flu sufferer says he is lucky to be alive after su...

Turning 30

Gina Lyons | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

Thought I'd share on something in the hope that I'm not the only one to feel like it. I can already hear my older friends grown at the title of this blog. I'll probably get a few "wait until you hit 40/50" comments. And rightly so I guess.

Fox News Host Says Young Women Shouldn't Vote, Cue Face Palm

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Politics is too complex for young women to understand, scrolling through Tinder is an activity more suited to our tiny minds. That's according to F...

GamerGate Highlights the Worst of Human Nature Online

Claire Lim | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Tech
Claire Lim

GamerGate has become an online movement that has spawned a torrent of despicable behaviour, despite what it first set out to achieve. Equality and freedom are virtues that every human being should have and live for. I fail to understand why anyone would abuse someone for simply believing they should have the same rights as everyone else.

Is This Dapper Laughs Poster The Most Sexist Advert Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dapper Laughs, the internet personality with an outdated 'women are to be seen as objects and not heard' philosophy, won't get our nomination for man ...

Potty-Mouthed Little Girls Drop The F-Bomb To Discuss Rape And Sexism

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What's more offensive, a little girl saying f**k or the sexist way society treats girls and women? In the above video by FCKH8.com, potty-mouthed g...

Mothers and Children Are Still Looking for Answers as to Why They Were Born With Abnormalities

Yasmin Qureshi | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Politics
Yasmin Qureshi

Files discovered recently by campaigners, and brought to my attention, reveal that, in 1967, a Paediatrician at Queen Mary's Hospital in London, Dr. Isabel Gal, found a link between Hormone Pregnancy Tests such as Primodos, and spinal congenital malformation in newborn babies.

Men Can Get Physically Stuck Inside Women During Sex

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Last week an Italian couple needed medical attention after they became physically stuck together while having sex in the Mediterranean Sea. Literal...

Why Are There So Many Spiders in Your House?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Autumn doesn’t just mean orange leaves and chilly mornings, it’s also the start of spider season. As the evenings grow shorter, you’ll probab...

Why #GamerGate Affects All Women, Even Those Who Don't Like Gaming

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Even if you don't know your Grand Theft Auto from your World of Warcraft, you've probably heard of #GamerGate. While the online movement may have s...

17 Reasons Why My Sister Going to Australia Sucks

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daisy May Sitch

There's six years between my sister Ella and I. Me being the older, sceptical, less wiser of the two. She flies to Australia for six months on the 20 November and for obvious reasons this is going to BREAK MY HEART... she can't go, she just can't...

It's O-Fish-Al, Bart van Olphen Joins Food Tube!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Just four months ago, Bart started The Shortest Cookery Show on Earth on instagram. Cramming exciting recipes, shot in striking locations (in the middle of the Wadden Sea, on a house-boat in Amsterdam, on an Alaskan ice-plain, in a fishing boat off the Maldives) into just 15-seconds - we're not squidding!

Why Half Of Brits Enjoy Raising Money For Charity

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Over half of Brits (52%) take the time to fundraise for charity, a new survey by Breast Cancer Campaign has revealed. And it’s not just others w...

Is Your Lifestyle Affecting Your Breast Cancer Risk?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With a few lifestyle adjustments, all women could reduce their breast cancer risk by about 30%, a report has found. Although great advances have be...

Genderless Gingerbread Is Gender Equality Gone Mad

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The traditional gingerbread man has been a favourite treat for generations - but to make the biscuit more suited to life in 2014, one cafe has given i...

Long Car Journey With Kids Ahead? Time To Take Out Those Tech Toys...

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Car journeys can be stressful at the best of times. However, thinking about the stress of driving for several hours straight with screaming, tired and...

Everything You Need To Know About Autumn Glamping...

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Summer may be over, but there's still plenty of time to pack up the car for a glamping holiday to shack up in a cosy yurt or sturdy treehouse and get ...

Feeling Anxious? Driving Around Can Help Calm Your Nerves

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When we're feeling anxious and overwhelmed, sometimes there's no better way to de-stress than jumping in the car and going for a relaxing drive. W...

What One Piece Of Advice Would Married Couples Give Newlyweds?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When married couples were asked what advice they would give to newlyweds, we half expected them to cynically say "enjoy the honeymoon sex while it las...

How To Have A Hassle-Free Family Road Trip

Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The mood in the car is bleak when the forecast was rather hoping for sunny temperaments all round. But Dad is grumpy, mum is stressing and the kid...

Magic in the Moonlight

Dr Ling Ge | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Ling Ge

This summer I was privileged to be invited by François Thibault, the legendary creator of Grey Goose, as one of his first guests to visit the new home for the world's best tasting vodka, Le Logis

How to Live With Bad Decisions: Lessons From My Front Door

Magdalena Bak-Maier | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Magdalena Bak-Maier

Have you ever had one of those days when you got sucked into contemplating your life and questioning your decision making abilities. This was me just a few days ago returning from a trip to New York. But I never thought the process would be trigger by something as silly as point colour.

Vegan Times Are Coming

Damien Clarkson | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Damien Clarkson

The Vegan Society estimates that there are 150,000 full time vegans in the UK, and a meat free diet is firmly on the map in the UK. Mintel recently revealed that 12% of adults in in the UK follow a vegetarian or vegan diet with this figure rising to 20% of 16 to 24s.

Boy Meets Girl On Instagram. Girl Likes Photo. Pair Get Married...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Forget Tinder, the latest place to find love is on Instagram. That's right folks, you better think carefully about those selfies and #NoFilter coun...