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When Awareness Makes Us Less Aware

Danielle Duggins | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Parents
Danielle Duggins

My four-year-old son is screaming. The noise is relentless, high-pitched - almost painful. It reverberates in my chest and sets every nerve on edge. He has been screaming for half an hour. He can barely keep it up but there is no way for him to stop. It is visceral.

Is It Possible To Predict What Will Get The World Talking?

Rebekah Mackay Miller | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK
Rebekah Mackay Miller

It's a familiar sight now. Crowds of people - of all ages - glued to their phones on an unremarkable street corner in search of, you got it, a virtual animal. Few could have predicted the success of the latest craze to hit the UK. Or could they?

Mapping The Online World

Russell Haworth | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Tech
Russell Haworth

The internet lets us seek and share information, across borders and across vast distances, with unprecedented speed and ease. At the end of 2015, there were an estimated 3.2 billion internet users worldwide, up from 400 million in 2000.

Campaign To Find A Widow's Lost Suitcase Is Facebook At Its Very Best

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK

A campaign to help a woman retrieve a suitcase filled with keepsakes of her late husband has been shared by hundreds of thousands of people. Jo's h...

One Year Later, It's Happened Again: What Colour Is This Jacket?

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK

One year to the day the world was enthralled in debate about the colour of The Dress, a new item of clothing is puzzling people online. An adidas j...

This Student Loan Repayment Song Is 'The Most Relatable Song Ever'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A music video in celebration of repaying student loans has been described as the 'most relatable song ever' after being shared millions of times acros...

'Heartless' Man Filmed Throwing Homeless Person's Only Belongings Away

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

Footage of a 'vile' man dumping a homeless person's belongings across a busy city centre street has emerged in Manchester. Stunned witnesses filme...

China Has Had Yet Another Escalator Incident

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

Dozens of people crashed to a fall after an escalator suddenly began to move in reverse, in Ningbo, China. CCTV footage captures the moment that t...

Truck Driver Beaten Up By Angry Onlooker In Random Road Rage Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

Shocking video footage has emerged showing a truck driver being pounded by an angry onlooker after the pair had a traffic dispute in southeast London....

Hairy Panic Devastates Small Australian Town With Weed Menace

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

Roof high hairy panic is sweeping through homes and paddocks in a small Australian town, leaving behind it a trail of devastation. Clogging up pip...

Monster From The Deep Washes Up In Australia.. But Is It Real?

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK

Australia is well-known for its deadly and strange-looking creatures, but a picture of the carcass of a prehistoric-looking creature on the shores of ...

This Is The Most Satisfying Video In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK

A YouTube compilation that has been viewed more than two million times claims to be the most satisfying video in the world. Nice Using 31 clips,...

Dancing Bin Men Who Photobombed Google Street View Win Unusual Praise

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK

A pair of bin men who danced in front of a Google Street View car have won unlikely praise from their boss, who said the duo's actions "remind us they...

There's Salmon Fishy About This Vlogger's Face-Slap Video

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

A travel vlogger appears to have been caught in the right plaice at the right time after filming during the wrath of Storm Gertrude. You'll never g...

Aussie Men Accidentally Foil Robbery, Give THE Most Australian Interview Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK

Two men who accidentally foiled a robbery have spoken out about their heroic act in the most Australian way possible, leaving three television anchors...

Women In Germany Are Handing Out Flowers To Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.01.2016 | UK

German women are handing flowers to refugees across the country to protest against violence, in light of the Cologne New Year’s Day attacks. The ...

Video Captures Shocking Moment Man Is Strapped To Bonnet Of 'Getaway' Car

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK

Extraordinary video footage has revealed the moment that suspected bank robbers kidnapped a man and strapped him to the bonnet of their getaway car. ...

Elderly Busker Takes Stormzy Rap To Whole New Level

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK

An elderly man is causing a social media storm after rapping to British grime artist 'Stormzy' in the busy shopping quarter of Carnaby Street, London....

Restaurant Workers Go Nuts After They Win £622m - Only There's One Devastating Catch

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK

This is the jubilant moment a group of restaurant employees jump for joy after believing they've won a major $900m (£622m) lotto win. Staff at Gr...

Video Shows Moment Kindhearted Stranger Dresses Shivering Man In His Own Clothes

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK

A kindhearted stranger has been filmed giving the clothes off his back to a half-naked man shivering on the New York subway. Video footage captured...

Marketing Firm Revealed To Be Behind #DrummondPuddleWatch

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti & George Bowden | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK

A puddle in Newcastle captivated the internet on Wednesday, as it fixated over 547,819 people and sent social media into a spin - sparking political c...

Man Wakes Up In Morgue After Drinking Vodka, Goes Back To Party

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK

As far as wild nights go, this man's tale can probably top them all. A man in Russia’s Far East has woken up in a morgue after having been decla...

TFL Board Warns Ticket Evaders In The Scariest Way Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK

Imaginative employees working in a London Overground station have displayed a terrifying message to those risking the journey without a ticket. Sta...

Woman Gives Her Tinder Match The Most Thoughtful Gift Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

In this season of festivities and gift-giving, one woman has donated the biggest present of all. Lori Interlicchio, who met her girlfriend on Tind...

Toddler Survives A Week Without Food Or Water After Grandmother Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

A toddler has miraculously survived after being left alone for almost a week without food or water. Brier Rose Ineichen, aged just 15-months-old, w...