Entries by Sara C Nelson

Spiralizer: Cut Calories And Carbs With This Fun Route To Guilt-Free Veggie Pasta

(8) Comments | Posted 26 August 2014 | (16:10)

I have a problem and it begins with P…

No, not pins and needles, not pimples (well, occasionally) and not paranoia (why, should I?)

Yep, it's pasta.

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Pasta bringing you down? Spiralize a courgette instead

That durum wheat delight, how fitting...

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Notting Hill Carnival 2014: How To Get The Most Out Of The August Bank Holiday Weekend

(5) Comments | Posted 20 August 2014 | (12:22)

It’s that glorious time of year where the Notting Hill Carnival rolls out its annual smorgasbord of dancing, music and general revelry.

Held in west London every summer since 1966, the two-day party from 24 -25 August has become the largest festival street celebration of its kind...

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Lesbian Muslim Iranians Sahar Mosleh & Maryam Iranfar Have Marriage Blessed By Gay Imam In Sweden

(14) Comments | Posted 20 August 2014 | (11:04)

A lesbian couple from Iran have had their marriage blessed by a gay imam.

Sahar Mosleh and Maryam Iranfar – who are expecting their first child together – kissed and embraced as French Algerian Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed officiated the ceremony, earlier this month during...

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Pastafarian Obi Canuel Demands Right To Wear Colander On Head For Driving Licence Photo

(37) Comments | Posted 15 August 2014 | (13:06)

A Pastafarian is fighting for his right to wear a colander on his head in his driving licence photo.

Obi Canuel, who is an ordained minister with the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, says wearing the kitchen implement is key to his religious beliefs....

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Kiss Bassist Gene Simmons Tells Depression Sufferers 'F**k You, Then Kill Yourself'

(78) Comments | Posted 15 August 2014 | (10:54)

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has been criticised for insensitive comments he made about depression and suicidal thoughts.

During an interview with Songfacts, the singer suggested he had no sympathy for those suffering from mental health issues.

He said: “…for a...

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Berkhamsted Tourist Map Mocked On Social Media For Its Resemblance To A Penis

(11) Comments | Posted 14 August 2014 | (16:18)

The larder of innocent, functional things which resemble human genitalia is ever growing.

Take this tourist map of a Hertfordshire town, which is enjoying a flurry of publicity thanks to the fact it is shaped rather like a penis.

Commissioned by the Canal and River Trust,...

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Christy Mack Porn Star Attack: Dog The Bounty Hunter Vows To Track Down 'War Machine'

(11) Comments | Posted 13 August 2014 | (13:00)

Reality TV star Dog the Bounty Hunter has announced he intends to go after the alleged attacker of porn star Christy Mack.

Mack was seriously injured in an assault – which she claims was at the hands of her former boyfriend mixed martial arts fighter Jon Koppenhaver...

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Giraffe Killed After Hitting Head On Bridge It Was Being Driven Under (PICTURES)

(12) Comments | Posted 1 August 2014 | (10:54)

A male giraffe has been killed after it hit its head on a bridge it was being driven under.

The blindfolded animal - which was in the back of an open truck with a female giraffe - suffered catastrophic head injuries, but according to one eyewitness, the driver initially...

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Vet Oliver Fraser Lown Struck Off For Having Sex With Horse & Dog

(26) Comments | Posted 31 July 2014 | (12:24)

A vet who was filmed having sex with a horse and a dog has been struck off.

Oliver Fraser Lown, of Kesgrave, Suffolk, was found guilty of five charges of serious professional misconduct by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) disciplinary committee at a hearing in London this...

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UN Official Chris Gunness Breaks Down & Sobs Uncontrollably Over Israeli Shelling Of Gaza School (VIDEO)

(143) Comments | Posted 31 July 2014 | (08:11)

A United Nations official has broken down live on air as he talked about a deadly attack on a school in Gaza.

Chris Gunness wept uncontrollably as he discussed the Israeli shelling during an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic on Wednesday.

According to Gaza's...

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Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Urges Women 'Not To Laugh In Public', Social Media Floods With Giggling Selfies

(32) Comments | Posted 30 July 2014 | (15:49)

The deputy prime minister of Turkey has urged the women of his country not to “laugh in public” and they have responded brilliantly – by literally laughing in his face.

Bülent Arınç delivered a speech complaining of “moral corruption” during an Eid el-Fitr meeting on 28 July,...

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Palestinian Teenager Farah Gazan Is Live Tweeting From Gaza (PICTURES)

(1) Comments | Posted 30 July 2014 | (13:02)

A teenage girl claiming to live in Gaza is live tweeting the bombardment of her city by Israeli troops.

Her Twitter account identifies her as Farah Gazan, a 16-year-old apparently relaying the heart-breaking destruction of her neighbourhood, 140 characters a time.

On Monday Israel moved to escalate its...

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Josie Cunningham Is Selling Tickets To The Birth Of Her Third Child

(9) Comments | Posted 30 July 2014 | (11:57)

Professional tabloid provocateur Josie Cunningham is selling tickets to witness the birth of her third child – and guess what?

All four tickets have sold out. Only four tickets you say? Well, apparently she’ll be raking in an eye-watering £30,000 for the stunt.

The 23-year-old wrote...

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New Zealand Herald Accidentally Runs Image Of Dead Jackass Star Ryan Dunn In Report About Israeli Soldier Killed In Gaza

(12) Comments | Posted 29 July 2014 | (09:14)

A newspaper has apologised after running a front page story about the death of a New Zealand born Israeli soldier – alongside a photo of late Jackass comedian Ryan Dunn.

Entitled Kiwi Killed In Gaza, the New Zealand Herald splash told of the death of Staff Sgt...

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Shaken Monthly Cocktail Kits Deliver You A Bar In A Box That Won't Break The Bank

(0) Comments | Posted 28 July 2014 | (14:23)

As well as being one of the more enjoyable ways of turning tipsy, a grown-up cocktail can lend you an air of class. And if you've made it yourself, it spells out that important message: “Yes thank you, my bar talents extend beyond opening a can of lager.”

Maybe...

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'Creepy' Porcelain Dolls Left At Family Homes With Little Girls (PICTURES)

(6) Comments | Posted 25 July 2014 | (09:52)

In what could be a plot straight out of a horror film, a series of porcelain dolls have been anonymously left outside homes in California.

What’s more the dolls (eight in total) are said to look like the little girls which live in the properties in the...

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Circumcision Led To Penis Amputation, Claims Man Suing Alabama Hospital

(6) Comments | Posted 25 July 2014 | (08:14)

A 56-year-old man is suing a hospital after claiming a doctors mistakenly amputated his penis during a routine circumcision.

Johnny Lee Banks Jr, of Birmingham, Alabama, filed a suit on Tuesday suing the Princeton Baptist Medical Centre for medical malpractice, the Associated Press...

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Why I Spend One Night a Week Supporting South London's Sex Workers

(7) Comments | Posted 25 July 2014 | (00:00)

On Thursday nights between the hours of 10pm and 1.30am, you will usually find me cruising the streets of Brixton in a van with blacked-out windows.

I'll be parking down side streets and you'll probably see me roll down the windows and pass the occasional package to someone.

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Malaysia Airlines: Parents Of Three Children Killed In MH17 Crash Tell Of 'Hell Beyond Hell'

(0) Comments | Posted 24 July 2014 | (11:57)

A couple who lost their three children when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine last week have released a statement detailing their grief.

Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris’s children Otis, 8, Evie, 10 and Mo, 12, all perished in the crash, as did Norris’s father...

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Costa Concordia: Haunting Images From Inside The Doomed Ocean Liner (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted 24 July 2014 | (10:17)

These evocative images show the inside of the doomed Costa Concordia after more than two years of resting in the ocean.

Once colourful luggage lies in one room, now faded and caked in salt and mud.

A further shot shows belongings, perhaps thrown from some of...

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