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Is There Life After Death?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Is there such a thing as life after death? While this was once a question pondered by philosophers and religious groups, scientists are now seriou...

Where the Telegraph and Daily Mail Get It Wrong on Cannabis

Edward Fox | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK
Edward Fox

Demonising drug users and manipulating research findings to sell papers serves only to avoid an open and honest debate on how to properly mitigate the harms of illicit drugs. If parts of the media continue down this sensationalist road, they will remain a malicious hindrance to real progress.

How Colouring Books Help Thousands Of British Adults To De-Stress

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Colouring books for adults are outselling cookery books in France, and now they appear to be taking over bookshelves in the UK, too. But why? While...

Sleeping Rough in the Age of Austerity

Tony Mckenna | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Politics
Tony Mckenna

While the broader policy of economic hack and slash has created the conditions for a sharp increase in the level of homelessness, stigmatization of homeless people themselves effectively helps shift the focus from the political sphere...

24 Hours of Strain

Tim Hutchful | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tim Hutchful

This week (6-12 October) is BackCare Awareness Week. Every year the campaign runs to help put the spotlight on the prevention of back and neck pain.

Men's Mag's Seriously Patronising Headline Does Not Go Down Well

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Men's Health Magazine have been forced to issue an apology after tweeting this rather patronising headline... That's right, women are, y'know, ...

What You Need To Know Before Using A Public Toilet

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Now that we know over a quarter of the population have faecal fragments on their hands, hygiene is certainly on our minds. The (seriously gross) fa...

Man Discovers Three-Inch Cricket Living In His Ear

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When one man told his doctor he had an itch in his ear, he had no idea the cause of his discomfort was a three-inch insect. A live cricket was extr...

Miriam Clegg Bound To Stir Debate With This Very Rare Interview...

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK

Miriam Gonzalez Durantez has given a rare personal TV interview, revealing she doesn't understand the concept of women "having it all". The success...

The Life Of A Professional Dominatrix

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us are familiar with 50 Shades of Grey, where the powerful billionaire Christian Grey indoctrinates the young, subservient Anastasia Steele. ...

The Scroguard Is A Full-Pelvis Condom And It's Utterly Ludicrous

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A couple of weeks ago this would have seemed like the creation of an insanely paranoid clean-freak, but in light of the continuing Ebola outbreak, may...

Cyclist Does What Every Self-Respecting Cyclist Should Do

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Remember the woman who mapped in her runs in the shapes of giant penises? Well this isn't quite as rude but is nonetheless impressive. David...

Win A ghd Styler, Clothes And Makeup Worth Over £300

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One woman every 10 minutes receives the devastating news that she has breast cancer in the UK. Breakthrough Breast Cancer is determined to stop br...

I am Not a Label, But a Person Who Happens to Have Cancer

Karin Sieger | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

We all may resort to labelling something or somebody, when we do not know much about it, when it is a taboo, when it feels complex and difficult. Labelling can make a situation more manageable and in that way, it can help - a bit.

How to Live in London on Minimum Wage (And Still be Happy)

Lee Tobin | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lee Tobin

Almost two years ago now, I left that big mass of sun-scorched land down-under for the city which has now been ranked the world's most expensive to live and work in, according to a survey by global estate agents Savills.

Want To See The Next Ice Bucket Challenge..?

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

Jemima Khan has kicked off a social media campaign that she is hoping will make as much money as the Ice Bucket Challenge and #NoMakeUpSelfie crazes. ...

These Baking Fails Would Make Mary Berry Cry (With Laughter)....

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're fast approaching this year's The Great British Bake Off final, but unfortunately, not all of us are as talented as Richard, Nancy and Luis when ...

How Womb Transplants Could Help Thousands Of Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Last week, a woman in Sweden gave birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb. Now, two more women are expected to give birth by the end of the year...

Who Really Does More Housework, Men Or Women?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite the fact that the majority of women in the UK now work, ladies still do way more housework than men. A new survey has found women devote w...

Meet The Inspirational Toymaker Getting Girls Into Engineering

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Debbie Sterling was disappointed by the lack of women in her engineering class at Stanford, so she made it her mission to get more girls interested in...

Turning 40? Here's What You Should Know...

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Is 40 the new 20? We sure hope so - and we'll take the extra two decades of wisdom gleaned from life experience that it brings with it. 40 these ...

What Is The Alkaline Diet?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In recent months the Alkaline diet has shot to the top of our radars - but is following the diet a healthy way to lose weight? According to the die...

Having Trouble Nodding Off? You Need These Sleep Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

According to the NHS, most of the population have experienced difficulty in getting to sleep at some point. Plus, staggeringly, over a third of people...

'Life-Prolonging' Cancer Drug 'Too Expensive' For NHS

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Almost 3,000 people are diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) in the UK each year, but a drug that could treat the condition will not be ...

Kissing Around The World, The Couple Who Photograph Every Step

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Do you ever roll your eyes when you see a disgustingly cute photograph of your friend and his or her girlfriend/boyfriend? To make matters worse, the ...