Luck

Eating to Death and Bad Arguments Against Paying for NHS Treatment; Or, Injustice Shapes Our Behaviour

George Iordanou | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
George Iordanou

Surely you must know the adverse effects of bad diet and no exercise. Why should the taxpayer pay for what is, ultimately, the exercise of your freedom of choice? This is the question that Jeremy Paxman asked the former NHS chief Sir David Nicholson, when Nicholson went to Newsnight to describe his transition from being the head of the NHS to becoming yet another NHS patient with diabetes.

How to Get Lucky in Love for Valentine's Day

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

If you're facing Valentine's Day alone, you may be questioning why you have such bad luck. Being 'lucky' is actually a state of mind, as discovered by psychologist Richard Wiseman in his ten year study. Here are seven rules to improve your luck in relationships based on his findings.

Discovering Your Luck

Amy Anka | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

My garden is full of clover. Because I sit in the garden to write, I often get distracted and start day dreaming. I often look down at the ground an...

A-Level Disappointment Can Be Turned to Students' Advantage

Dr Matthew Smith | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dr Matthew Smith

It is always worth keeping in mind that disappointment can be turned into an opportunity. Life works out in different ways and disappointments like not achieving the A-Levels results you desired are part of life.

Getting Lucky at Work

James Callander | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK
James Callander

There are things outside of our control that affect our luck which can have an arresting effect on career prospects. Let's break down what feeds into making us lucky:

Is Obama Lucky or Unlucky?

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Gareth Edmundson

I know the case for 'Obama is lucky' has been getting more attention recently but I am not so sure the argument is conclusive.

Dustin's Show Cancelled After Third Horse Dies

PA | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

US horse racing series Luck has been axed by HBO chiefs after a third thoroughbred died during the making of the drama starring Dustin Hoffman and Nic...

WATCH: Goalie Scores 100 Yard Wonder Goal

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Comedy

So often you hear about goalkeepers messing things up, letting balls roll between their legs and generally making fools of themselves. Today... no...

The Euromillions Winner Could Be You - But It Probably Won't Be

Alex Morrison | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Comedy
Alex Morrison

"IT COULD be you," the old National Lottery advert proclaimed, a huge disembodied hand hovering over your house in a manner which made poverty seem li...