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Germanwings Tragedy Prompts Passenger To Send Note To Pilot Thanking Him For 'Taking Me Home Safely'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK

A touching letter from an air passenger thanking her pilot for “taking me home” safely has gone viral on Twitter. The note, written in the wak...

Fake Harvard Rejection Letter Is Causing Some Real Problems For The Woman Who Wrote It

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

When Molly McGaan wrote a fake rejection letter from Harvard College for her school's satire magazine, she simply wanted to "turn something sad into s...

Robert Mugabe Becomes Internet Meme After Having A Tumble

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Robert Mugabe has become an unwitting internet sensation after tumbling down some stairs after delivering a speech. Robert Mugabe falls after add...

Even If You Don't Like Ice Hockey, This Is Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Sport

Nikita Gusev has stunned the ice hockey world after scoring one amazing shot. The 22-year-old was taking part in a shoot-out in the Russian Kontine...

83% of Articles Uploaded 'Without Websites Even Checking Content'

James Moran | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Comedy
James Moran

Research suggests that as long as interesting, but probably factually inaccurate subheadings are used, writers can get away with putting irrelevant or even dangerous content on the internet.

What Was All the Fuss About?

Inez Sarkodee-Adoo | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Inez Sarkodee-Adoo

My hope is that this picture contributes to the mounting evidence that confirms circumstance does not necessarily dictate capability and that soon enough the depiction of young, black, professional, female excellence will not need to be as impressive.

This Nine-Year-Old's Passive Aggressive Note To The Tooth Fairy Is Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This letter acts as a valid warning to tooth fairies out there - be vigilant, don't miss tooth collection opportunities and if you do, run for the hil...

Adorable Dog Photobooth Hopes To Help Rehome Homeless Pets

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's a sad reality, but a reality nonetheless - many dogs in animal shelters, especially the older ones, will not find a new home. Seeing this dile...

This Kid Cut Off Her Hair To Help A Sick Child With Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After seeing a picture of a young girl who had lost her hair to cancer, three-year-old Ariana was at a complete loss as to why it had happened. Her...

Before And After: Extreme Plastic Surgery Transformations

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The ever popular plastic surgery trend in Asia is yet to die down. The craze sees millions of people go under the knife each year in order to conf...

These Kids Have Found A Genius Use For Their iPad

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some children would jump at the chance to use their parents' iPad to play Candy Crush or the latest release of Fruit Ninja. But not these guys. Ta...

'Dumb Ways To Die' Should Replace All Safety Videos

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While we're all worried about how we'll pop our clogs one day - will it be cancer? Or a hairdryer in the bathtub? - there are lesser known ways to die...

Blind Man Asks For Help Reading. The Internet Responds In The Most Beautiful Way

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Andrew Bailey loves literature, but he hasn't been able to read a book since he began to lose his eyesight 15 years ago. But the 34-year-old may so...

'Ebola Zombies' Are A Hoax In The Worst Possible Taste

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

Ebola Symptoms: Why No One In Britain Clearly Has The Disease Yet A gruesome picture purporting to be that of a Liberian Ebola victim "risen from t...

Work Experience Girl's Pizza Express Review Is Totally Utterly Awesome, Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

When the Peterborough Today published a review on Pizza Express they probably didn't think many people would read it (sorry Peterborough Today, but it...

Brutal Retaliation After Brave Civilians Defiantly Burn IS Flag

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK

As Islamic State (IS) militants continue to wage their bloody war across Iraq and Syria, brave civilians used social media to show they were not afrai...

Burning The Islamic State Flag Is The Political Version Of The Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK

Islamic State (IS) militants brought their war to Lebanon this week, and in retaliation brave young Lebanese are using social media to show they are n...

So, This Is What Happens When Disney Princesses Are Given A Hipster Overhaul...

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Disney princesses, tattoos and piercings - three things that aren't usually strung together in the same sentence. Until now. Following the recreati...

Why We Need to Admit Social Media Isn't Making Us Happy

Angelica Malin | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Angelica Malin

I think all this social media is making us sad. For two reasons: firstly you cannot escape being connected to the world. Have you ever questioned the rise of the 'read' message on iPhones? Everything from iMessage to What's App has an ability to see whether or not your message has been read; it's a way of phone companies encouraging us to be constantly in contact, constantly within reach.

If You're Going To Tattoo A Selfie, Don't Choose A Duck Face

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After a picture of a woman supposedly getting a very unflattering selfie tattooed on her arm was posted much to the horror of the web, it was revealed...

Saving the World in Heels | Trust Is the New Black

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Tech
Diana Verde Nieto

What were you supposed to be doing when you started reading this column? Chances are, you had a to-do list and this wasn't on it...

Teen Writes Brilliant Letter To The Times

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

"We're not as irrational and immature as adults seem to think," 16-year-old Jenni Herd tells The Times. Couldn't have put it better ourselves, really....

PHOTOS: Is This The Ultimate Pop Star?

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland and Tahira Mirza | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus just can't keep out of the news. With Bieber's recent arrest and the constant twerking of Ms Cyrus, they're barely ou...

Brit Mocks 'Poor People' On Singapore Metro

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A British businessman who mocked "poor people" on the Singapore metro and mocked a "retard" taxi driver has been forced to issue a public apology afte...

Anatomy of a Twitterstorm

Dale Bilson | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Tech
Dale Bilson

A funny thing happened to me over Christmas. After over 16,000 attempts, suddenly I tweeted something that went viral. At the last count it had received 1,231 retweets, and at midnight on Christmas Eve, I was trending 11th in the United Kingdom.