UK Lifestyle

One Fifth Of World's Population Will Be Obese By 2025, Experts Warn

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People around the world are putting on weight at such a fast rate that within 10 years one fifth of the world's population will be obese, experts have...

More Than Just a Pair of Tits

Becky Blomfield | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Becky Blomfield

Over the time I have been working as a musician in the industry, there have been a number of notable occasions that need calling out. I have had men ask to have a picture with me and aim from the tits down.

Represent Autistic Women in the Media

Florence Leslie | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Florence Leslie

Many girls channel their creative energy into perfecting a mask. Talents regarded as obsessive rather than expert, they mimic their peers until autism becomes imperceptible. This snowballs into severe depression and anxiety as women on the spectrum never receive the right support.

Diagnosis and Treatment Is Just the Start: Issues Facing the Young With Breast Cancer

Anikka Burton | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anikka Burton

A breast cancer diagnosis is obviously devastating at any age. Forget chemo-induced puking and hairloss, the issues facing younger women going through cancer treatment go much deeper, but are often ignored and belittled by healthcare professionals.

Fast Food Workers Reveal The Meals You Should Avoid Ordering

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Fast food workers have revealed the meals you should never order from the restaurants they work in, as well as their tips and tricks for ensuring your...

Man Downs Litre Of Vodka In 60 Seconds In 'Life Threatening' Iron Liver Challenge

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The "litre challenge", where people drink a litre of alcohol as fast as they can, is nothing new. But one man has upped the stakes to an even more dan...

This Puppy's Selfie Game Is Seriously Strong

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Move over Kim K, 'cause one young pup is defying the laws of selfie-taking in his own adorable way. The hilarious picture below was uploaded to Reddi...

Scientists Discover DNA Changes That Can Shorten A Person's Lifespan By Three Years

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have identified inherited gene changes that can cut a person's life short by up to three years. Researchers at University of Edinburgh ana...

Baker Makes Life-Sized Michael Jackson Cake Out Of Rice Krispies

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A baker has left us seriously impressed after making a life-sized version of her favourite pop star out of Rice Krispies. Sonia Todd created the 5'9" ...

The Strength of Everyone Else

Kevan Chandler | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kevan Chandler

My parents took in the words, the concerns, the information. They sat there in a cold room, surrounded by doctors, and they decided to be strong.

Transgender People Discuss Their Biggest Insecurities When Transitioning

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A group of transgender people have discussed their biggest fears and insecurities when transitioning, in a video to mark Transgender Day of Visibility...

The Wonder Years

Anne Look | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anne Look

Where do you see yourself in five years time? Stop what you're doing and take a minute to think about it. Make a coffee if you will. Watch the kettle...

Genderspecs - The Gendered Gaze

Sarah Tinsley | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Tinsley

I cringe at my own female gaze. The times I size up a woman, assessing whether or not I think she can pull off her outfit, if I think someone that age be wearing that length of skirt. It's some sort of triggered instinct that surges into my brain before I can stamp it down. Changing the way we see each other takes effort.

The Ultimate Gin and Tonic

Victoria Ferran | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

Gin, tonic, ice, and lemon. Serving a classic G&T couldn't be simpler, in theory. And yet home-made attempts are often lacklustre compared to bar-bought ones. Access to quality ingredients are not the problem - local supermarkets are awash with small-batch artisan gin brands

Vaginal Beer Now Exists And It's Beyond Weird

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

First there was vagina bread, now it seems vagina beer is the order of the day. The beer labelled 'Bottle Instinct' is the first in the world to be c...

How Eating Pulses Every Day Could Help Kickstart Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to lose weight, upping the amount of pulses in your diet could be a good place to start. New research has found that eating one portion of...

Eating and Living - Recipes for Recovery

Francesca Baker | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Francesca Baker

Eating & Living is a recipe book for those in recovery from eating disorders - by those who have been there. This collection of recipes has been shared by people who are recovering or are recovered, carers, friends and family of sufferers, professionals and health experts - and each of them has told their story as to why this recipe matters.

Why This Common 'Confidence Boosting' Tip Doesn't Work (and What to Do Instead)

Cat Neligan | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Neligan

One of the reasons I lack confidence in many situations is feeling like an imposter. Like I'm a total fake: just waiting to be found out. Whether it was when I was in my first job (junior web designer), with no real experience in web design other than my own experiments in Dreamweaver (more like Nightmare weaver...)

The Best Afternoon Teas in London

Carolina Are | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carolina Are

London has taken the all-British tradition of the afternoon tea to the next level with new options ranging from the stylish to the quirky. From fairytales to cigars, here are the best afternoon teas in town.

Diabetes Drug 'Increases Bladder Cancer Risk By 63%'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A drug used to treat people with diabetes could increase bladder cancer risk, new research has suggested. Pioglitazone is used to control blood sugar ...

Feeling Disconnected? Time to Get Talking

Lizzie Horgan | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Horgan

The bloke sat opposite me looked pretty no nonsense from the minute I sat down. But Pig, with expert nose and a taste for said man's sausage roll (not a euphemism - he'd actually been to Greggs), chose him as subject of upmost affection.

Do Cats Have Accents Like Humans? This Phonetics Expert Hopes To Find Out

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

While it might seem a little weird imagining your cat with a Geordie accent, one Swedish phonetics expert has set out to discover whether cats actuall...

Dog Praying With Owner Before Dinner Is The Cutest

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It's a struggle to get most puppies to sit when told, let alone wait when there's a bowl of food in front of them. But Chris Credendino, from Atlanta,...

Student Sends Mum Life-Sized Cardboard Cutout Of Himself, Hilarity Ensues

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Dalton Ross left his home in Tennessee to study here in the UK he knew his mum would miss him. So to soften the blow of their year apart, the stu...

End Of Life Care In England's Hospitals Is 'Not Good Enough'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Friends and family are not being informed when a loved one is about to die in hospitals across England, a new audit has found. The review of care of 9...