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The Top Five Perils of Working in the Sex Industry

Jacky Donovan | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacky Donovan

Contrary to society's beliefs, as a dominatrix I have never been in any physical or mental danger. Only at the mercy of everyday life, people's prejudices and annoying habits...

The Dark Side of Social Media - My Story

Charlie O'Brien | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlie O'Brien

With constant stories in the media of trolling and abuse on social media sites - I've decided it's time to tell my story of how I got caught up in a dark and elaborate 20 month long hoax at the hands of one twitter follower

It's a Fine Line Between Imagination and Fantasy, and Most of Our Young Men Are on the Wrong Side

Nick Clements | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Clements

We can't afford to look away from this. Our present addiction to gaming and porn is a very serious matter, which needs confronting, just as any other addiction does. Our addictive fantasy world existence is actually hindering our development as a species. It is stunting us all, by suppressing our imaginations.

Channel 4 To Air 'Date A Porn Star' TV Reality Show

PA | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

Porn obsessives are to be given the chance to meet the women of their dreams by dating sex film stars to look at the realities of their lives for a Ch...

Society Should Let People Go About Their Business Without Fear

Danielle Lowe | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

The reality is, whatever we are scared of and whatever the solution might be, we shouldn't force ourselves to do it and carry on regardless. Sometimes we need to look for alternatives or a way to discuss our fears and find somebody that is willing to help you resolve them.

Low Fidelity

Caragh Little | Posted 31.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

I don't see the point of photo apps which exist to make reality look prettier. Well: I mean I see the point; it's perhaps more the case that I don't see the value. Surely a photograph is a representation of reality with the kind of accuracy which a sketch or a painting can't achieve?

Redefining 'Pimp'

Julian Vigo | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Julian Vigo

Danielle tells me how she came to organise a campaign against the Merriam-Webster dictionary's definition of the word 'pimp': 'I am a survivor of ...

Reading Books Will Ruin Your Life

Hayley Morgan | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Hayley Morgan

One day, books will be like antiques. A standard paperback will cost hundreds of pounds depending on the year and edition. War and Peace will be out of print. And I will be an old lady with only dreams of ghosts of cats, telling the illiterate kids on the block how these same streets were once paved in books, each one costing less than a halfpenny.

Caroline Frost

Why Director Cast A Convicted Double Murderer As His Leading Man

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Reality' is a charming, lightly witty, Italian film that looks at the curious world of reality TV. But the circumstances in which the film were made ...

Reality Bytes: Remaking the World with our Mobiles

Tamara Sword | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Tech
Tamara Sword

One of the truly great things about augmented reality - or AR for short - is its almost endless potential to refresh our take on the simple, everyday things in life by effectively them for our digital age.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Augmented Reality but Were Afraid to Ask

Tamara Sword | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Tech
Tamara Sword

Cast your mind back five years ago. If you work in media, marketing, business or tech, you'll no doubt remember a debate that raged in blogs, board rooms and bars after work. Was there really a business case for the then new-fangled craze of Social Media?

Plan B's Plan to Help the Young

Rollo Ross | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Rollo Ross

I got very irritated during the festival in Cannes by critics and reporters alike remarking that Plan B's debut movie Ill Manors is 'bleak.' I'm not sure what it is about 'bleak' that annoyed me so much but I tend to feel that the word has a dismissive quality that suggests that nothing good can come out of watching the movie.

Dancing On Ice: Judge Jason Gardiner Replaced By Louie Spence, Following Spat With Karen Barber

PA | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Louie Spence has promised to encourage the Dancing On Ice skaters after he took over from acid-tongued Australian Jason Gardiner on the ITV1 show. ...

What are the X Factor Auditions Really Like?

Scott Bryan | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Scott Bryan

Oh the X Factor audition process. Great singers. Average singers. Sob stories. People of society who smell of cats

Essex Stars Lauren And Kirk Split After Joint Nose Ops

The Sun | Posted 03.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

The Only Way Is Essex's Kirk Norcross and Lauren Pope have announced their split just weeks after getting matching nose jobs. The pair's management...