Haunting Illustrations Capture How Small You Can Feel In The Face Of Depression And Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A graphic designer has captured his experience of depression and anxiety in a series of haunting illustrations. Polish artist Dawid Planeta is sharing...

Art History Revisonism Through Fashion: The Rise Of Visual Experimentation On Instagram

Lou Mensah | Posted 09.07.2017 | UK Style
Lou Mensah

Credit 'Queen of Christian' by Edwin Antonio PhotoVogue featuring Dior Shoes EAS © Original painting, Frederic Leighton, Flaming June,1895, Museo de ...

26 Times Tumblr Explained Why You Never Get Anything Done

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Finding the motivation to do stuff can be hard. We'll expertly put things off until we're faced with the consequences. And if you're a student, the re...

The Rise of the Anti-Free Speech Right

Sam Harrison | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Harrison

When descriptive terms become derogatory, debate becomes impossible, and for as long this strand of the Right demonises opinions with which they do not agree rather than actively and intelligently engaging with them, it will prevent debate and it will stamp out free speech.

Six Ways to Use Social Media to Play Mind Games

Olivia Jones | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Comedy
Olivia Jones

1. Crop them out of your profile picture. I know you think we're probably past that, it's 2016, it's something you do to your mates on a weekly basis but stop. This is the semi-crop. You need to leave in a creepy amount of them, like a single eye in the corner of the photo.

Final Exchanges Between Lovers, Family And Friends Shared On Tumblr

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Tumblr showcasing the last messages people ever received from loved ones is singlehandedly breaking hearts across the globe. 'The Last Message Re...

No Facebook, There Is Nothing 'Overtly Sexual' About Breast Cancer

Sophia Hyatt | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Tech
Sophia Hyatt

A warm welcome to the modern world - or if you prefer, the more anal one, in which the likes of Praxiteles would most likely commit suicide in. It is ...

A Poem About the 'All Male Panels Tumblr'

Sofie Sandell | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sofie Sandell

If my poem can remind event organisers and attendees that we would like to listen to both men and women on stage that would be great. Equality is an ongoing process, and who we choose to feature in the spotlight and in expert panels matters.

Ed Miliband's 18 Sexiest Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Comedy

The big brown eyes. The big brown hair. The commitment to ending non-domicile tax status. Yes, it turns out that finding Ed Miliband sexy is quite ...

'Cool Ed Miliband' Is Our New Favourite Thing On The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Comedy

"Politics shouldn't be about who's cool and who isn't," explains the Tumblr (and Twitter account) 'Cool Ed Miliband'. "But just in case it is for you,...

This Image Isn't Real

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Tech

UPDATE:So it turns out that 'Hyper Real CG' is in fact very real and well, not very CGI. Here at Huff Post UK we love finding the bleeding edge of tec...

Dad Sends Text About Painting Daughter's Room Blue To The Wrong Number

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

A DIY-crazy dad got more help than he bargained for after sending a text about re-decorating his daughter's bedroom to the wrong number. The fuming...

How to Undermine Your Gender in One Easy Step

Sophie Pope | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie Pope

You know what's cool? Sticking together as a gender and showing our strength through our ability to support and encourage each other. Not bitching each other out by posting a picture on the internet, encouraging outsiders to laugh at the fact that women died so that we have rights.

Dialogue Must Be a Spur to Activism

Joseph Miles | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Joseph Miles

Whiteboards have become the most crucial weapon in the battle for social justice since Tumblr was invented. It has become a fortunately common practice in academic circles to stand in some picturesque part of your university holding a whiteboard with either a pro-social justice claim inscribed thereon, or an example of some unpleasant piece of bigotry hurled your way by some socially unreformed reprobate...

#yourenothelpinganyone: Are "#nomakeup" Selfie's Really Helping Raise Cancer Awareness?

Blaize Henry | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Blaize Henry

For those troubled souls who still do not engage with any social media, I will attempt to provide context on my confusing and/or unreadable title.

Social Media and the Music Industry

Harry Hudson-Taylor | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Harry Hudson-Taylor

It's not unrealistic to say that I can probably track the last ten years of my life in terms of what social network I was most active on; there were 'the Bebo years', then getting a Facebook account and later a Facebook page, to setting up our YouTube channel, and many an evening when I should've been studying for exams instead spent singing to strangers on BlogTV...

Information Junkies and Discerning in the Digital Age

Michelle Holmes | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Tech
Michelle Holmes

While its true that technology has the ability to and is expanding our consciousness and our reach and access when wanting to obtain, explore and digest information this also gives us the scope to become information junkies - encyclopaedias with an opinion and the ability to churn out a fact about everything and anything.

Selfies With Homeless People: A Vile New Trend

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

Welcome to the crummy new depths being plumbed by the "selfie" genre – selfies with homeless people. Yep, just to be clear, that’s selfies wit...

Tumblr Vows To Tackle Self-Harm Content After Talented Teen Commits Suicide

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Social networking site Tumblr said it was committed to continually improving its ability to act on self-harm content after a talented young teenager c...

Where Can You Escape Your More Popular Friends?

Gareth Price | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech
Gareth Price

This 'friendship paradox' was the surprising result of a 1991 study into the properties of social networks. Sociologists have since seen this in evidence in a wide variety of situations. On average, whether it's Facebook, Twitter or sexual partners your friends, followers or partners all have (or have had) more friends, followers or partners than you.

Feminism Isn't For Men Too - In Fact, It's Not For Women Either

Gregor Smith | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gregor Smith

Have you ever read something you think is so outrageously wrong you have to correct it? Well, that feeling overwhelmed me when I read fellow Huffington Post UK blogger Jack Fletcher's post entitled Feminism Is For Men Too. I'm now going to spend the next few hundred words explaining and defending why not agreeing with feminism is not the same as being a misogynist.

How Tumblr Will Change Your Life

Ben Mirza | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech
Ben Mirza

It's not just the big emotional stuff that sets Tumblr apart; it's the simple little life lessons you learn from the various photos, GIF's and notes that appear on your timeline every day. Such as the fact a bottle of Arizona Green Tea makes the perfect prop for a cool photo and fairy lights aren't just for the festive season

Yep, Funeral Selfies Are Actually A Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

"This was a funeral selfie am I going to hell?" one teen trout pout poser asks. Well, we can pretty much categorically answer you here: Yes. Yes you a...

PICTURES: 'Brides Throwing Cats' Replaces Bouquets With Cats

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Comedy

First, there was Sports Balls Replaced With Cats. But now? Now there's the marvellous Brides Throwing Cats. Here are a few of our favourites...

PICS: Librarians' Anonymous Confessions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Comedy

Our new favourite Tumblr? Librarian Shaming - 'a place for those of us in libraryland to come clean'. It began with this blog post from the Dracut...