UK Lifestyle

What Does 'The End of Hipster' Mean for 'Mipsterz'?

Furquan Akhtar | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Furquan Akhtar

Personal experiences of hipsters are a far cry from Williamsburg, New York but instead it was like watching pockets of East London being swallowed up by a swarm of skinny jean wearing, flat white drinking locusts. As preened men were dubbed "Metrosexuals" and "scallies" evolved into "Chavs"; in my circle "Indie" became "Hipster".

Skydiver Proposed At 12,500ft - What Could Possibly Go Wrong...?

Barcroft Media | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We all love a good (or sometimes bad) wedding proposal story, and this one is just fabulous. A skydiving enthusiast decided to pop the question to...

Things You Never Think in Your Thirties

Sadie Brown | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sadie Brown

"I can't be pale" Smelling of biscuits and having orange hands was obviously massively important to me in my twenties, but funnily enough, I ditched the self-tan a decade ago and embraced the pale, thank GOD.

One Woman Is Eating Pet Food For A Month - Here's Why...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There are some strange diets out there, from the ice diet to the cabbage soup diet - but have you ever met a person on the pet food diet? One woman...

The Surprising Health Benefits Of A Cheeky Pint

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

On a summer's evening there are few things better than chilling in a beer garden with a pint, and now you have the perfect excuse to do it more often....

Why Is Diabetes Is Becoming A 'National Health Emergency'?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us will know someone with diabetes as the amount of people being diagnosed with the condition has risen in recent years. And now a charity ...

This Week I Ate...Barnyard

William Sitwell | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

The walls are clad in corrugated iron. There's rustic wooden panelling too. The staff wear checked shirts and have beards (which come to think of it is rather more Shoreditch than Northamptonshire). The food is also a kind of mythologised offering. I mean where else would you put 'lard on toast' on the menu?

This Model's Colostomy Bag Photo Has Inspired Hundreds Of Others

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Last week a former model struck down by Crohn’s disease became an internet hit after posing in a bikini with her colostomy bag in full view. Be...

My Three Favourite Pieces of Advice

Carla Buzasi | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK
Carla Buzasi

This Sunday, HuffPost UK celebrates its third birthday, and rather than ask for piles of presents, we asked some of our favourite bloggers to gift us with their three best pieces of advice. Over the past few years, as our audience has grown and our team multiplied in size, the stories we've heard from our amazing army of bloggers - more than 9,000 in the UK today - continue to inspire and amaze, and I feel privileged to be in a position to share these with you. To kick things off, here are my three contributions - all of which have stood me in good stead during my editorship. I may not have followed them to the T all the time, and certainly forgot them on numerous occasions, but they're a timely reminder when times are tough about how to live a more fulfilling life.

Recipes From The 2014 Wilderness Festival Chefs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Huffington Post UK are proud to be the media partners of this year's Wilderness Festival, where headliners include the legendary Burt Bacharach, m...

Why Do Fewer Than One in Three People With Mental Illness Receive Treatment?

Richard Layard | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Layard

While most people with physical illness are in treatment, this is true for fewer than one in three people with mental illness... What could account for this shocking failure? Stigma is one reason. People are ashamed of being mentally ill.

Three Best Pieces of Advice for Anyone of Any Age

Vicky Chan | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Vicky Chan

Do what you love. Even if no one advises you to do it, do it... Don't know what you love? Love an infinite list of things? Do it all! ... If you're worried about looking 'lame' or 'nerdy', don't worry - I've been there.

The Three Best Pieces Of Advice I've Ever Received

James Caan | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK
James Caan

Whether it's in business or life in general, good quality relationships are crucial... if you're following the herd then you're too late... learn from your mistakes and go again.

What Is a Global Standard Oo Beauty

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rhiannon Davies

What are the reasons that certain countries hardly touched the photos whilst others (not necessarily our 'Western' stereotypes) altered them so dramatically? Is it a question of culture, or a demonstration of the power of fashion and media in these countries?

Meet The Man Who Lives As A Female Doll...

Barcroft Media/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Robby isn't your average 70-year-old. Instead he spends his time dressed head-to-toe in a rubber doll suit and goes by the name of 'Sherry'. 

...

Why Doctors Are Telling You To Stop Headbanging

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Heavy metal fans might want to consider updating their trademark move - headbanging could really put their health at risk. Doctors who treated a M...

Would You Class This As Sex? When It Comes To Cheating Some Men Wouldn't

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

How far would you go with someone other than your partner without classing it as having sex? That was the question that Esquire magazine put to Bri...

These Inappropriate Spelling Mistakes From Kids Are Just Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: contains adult language Kids do the funniest things. And often without even realising. Take spelling for example. Just one letter out o...

13 Things You Should Never Put In The Microwave

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You may scoff my friend, but microwave safety is an important matter. Put the wrong thing in the microwave and it'll do far more than heat up - so...

Loaded Magazine Sets A New Tone For Lads' Mags With Non-Boob Focussed Cover

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Have lads' mags finally learned to respect women? The relaunch cover of Loaded doesn't contain any nude lady pictures, and their new look isn't a o...

New Forest Retreats: Careys Manor Hotel and Spa

The Spa Spy | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

A hour and half train ride from London, then a quick hop, skip and a jump from the train station, and you're there. Careys Manor is a 19th century hunting lodge in the middle of the New Forest. With its cosy sofas, log fires and quintessentially English gardens it's got all the ingredients for a perfect country weekend away from it all.

30 Things All Men Have Thought About During Sex At One Time Or Another...

Jack Fletcher | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Fletcher

Is she done yet? ... Did she notice the sweat drip onto her? ... How can I disguise a fart? ... Should I make noises so she knows I like it? ... She just had a quiff. That's hilarious. Poker face, come on... Her boobies are jiggling ahahaha! ... Damn I love bacon.

Does This Make You Look At Domestic Violence Differently?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It is estimated that there were 12.9 million incidents of domestic violence acts against women in the UK in 2013, and one project is aiming to throw t...

"Appy Shoppers": How a New Breed of Shopping Apps Could Save You Money

Hilary Wardle | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Tech
Hilary Wardle

Remember the bad old days when looking for an online bargain meant trawling through every site you could think of in an attempt to find the cheapest version of a product? ... thanks to some newfangled tools, that could soon be a thing of the past... Here are a few handy apps that may well help you save some serious money.

Assisted Dying and Religion

Bob Morgan | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK
Bob Morgan

I support the idea of the patient having the option to ask for a lethal dose of drugs to end that suffering - at least that is what I would like to have as an option should I find myself in that position.