Huffpost Originals (Video)

Scottish professional gay porn actor Marc McCaulay has been nominated for five adult entertainment ‘Prowler Awards’, which the MOD and the Air Force congratulated the reservist for in their internal magazine.
In this video survivors of the windrush scandal speak about their lived experiences. The vast majority of Windrush compensation scheme claimants have yet to receive any payouts. Recent figures suggest just 15% have been awarded, while the human cost of the catastrophe cannot be quantified.
It’s been a quiet year. Not much happened really. The sh*tshow that was 2020 in 220 seconds.
It’s been a year in which technology has helped us enormously, but it’s still a good idea to take some time away from your digital devices.
Exercise causes profound changes in brain structure and function and these changes can have really important effects, both in the short and the long term, on our mood and our mental abilities. In this episode cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Tom Bullock explains how exercise supercharges our decision making, the surprising possibility of why we get an exercise ‘high’ and how it can help restore the brain as we age.
After a year of lockdowns, quarantines and self-isolation, we could all do with a little joy right now. And while you can’t always control what happens to you, you can control how you respond to it. We’ve asked therapist Lucy Beresford for tips on how to stay positive and keep our spirits up during challenging times.
In this Root Of The Recipe episode, Syrian born Abdullah Alawayed talks about how his Bedouin upbringing inspired his cooking. Without the 24/7 convenience of supermarket chains, seasons inspired their cooking. Summers were for foods like tomatoes, aubergine, and peppers and winters were for vegetables and grains you could store for longer.
In this episode of Root Of The Recipe, Malaysia boorn Hui Thoh found inspiration for recipes via her mother and secondhand cookbooks in UK charity shops. Telling the story of her culture, life and the healing properties of food - Hui makes a Peranakan dish, a fusion between Malay and Chinese.
Martha Mouat Salkeld, who is a seamstress at Cornwall based Clothes Doctor, shows how you can mend and darn denim and the holes in your socks. Saving you money, avoiding buying fast fashion and reducing landfill.
It’s estimated the average child will need 5,000 to 6,000 nappy changes before potty training. Sarah Smith from the Bristol and South Gloucestershire Reusable Nappy Library shows you how to use old t-shirts and towels in reusable nappy systems. This diaper hack helps you save money, upcycle your fabrics and reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.
Charis Williams known as the Salvage Sister shows you how to upcycle old driftwood, leftover cutlery and chain to create handy hanging hooks for the household. Williams also shows how the same skills and materials can be used for freestanding version of the low cost and upcycled hooks.
In episode one of Root Of The Recipe, we meet Paola Maggiulli also known as “The Tiny Italian, food blogger”. Maggiulli is a former office worker turned Italian food expert who left behind her well-paid 9-5 office job in fashion to pursue a more fulfilling career in the world of cookery – and to reconnect with her heritage and her father’s legacy.
Sleep has remained a mystery throughout the history of neuroscience and it isn’t until recently that technology enabled us to see what’s occurring in the brain when we sleep. In this episode of HuffPost’s original series on the inner workings of the mind, neuroscientist Professor Jeff Iliff explains why it’s important to get a good night’s sleep and how it helps the brain function better.
Throughout history we have seen love shape our lives, our societies and our economies. It may be assumed that our hearts drive this emotion, but in reality it is our brains. In this episode of HuffPost’s original series on the inner workings of the mind, biological anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher, explains what exactly is happening when the brain is in love.
British photographer Rankin and mutual insurer Royal London tackle the taboos surrounding death in new digital project 'Lost for Words', the exhibition is available to see for free online.
Award-winning actor, writer and director Fraser Ayres founded The TriForce Creative Network in 2003 to promote equal opportunity in the entertainment industry. In a report launched by Creative Diversity Network they found that the television industry faced challenges off-screen with only 2% of TV Writers, 3% Executives and 5% of Series Producers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. The film and television veteran says that for equitable change the industry needs fresh blood and opportunity.
Hosted by Yinka Bokinni, Black health inequalities and advice to improve it are explored in this episode of ‘Black Voices HuffPost UK’. DJ, producer and actor Goldie is joined by Black Ballad head of editorial Jendella Benson.
Hosted by Yinka Bokinni, feminism and masculinity are explored in this episode of ‘Black Voices HuffPost UK’, with Dope Black Mums Endy Mckay, and filmmaker, theatre maker and writer Topher Campbell.
Faraz Sayed, a volunteer fixer at The Restart Project, shows you how to update your old PC laptop hard drive to a SSD. Giving your old computer lying around the house a new lease on life, faster processing speed and saving you money by not having to buy a new computer.
Dr Emma Hepburn is a clinical psychologist who started off using hand drawing to explain mental health concepts in her clinic. But after getting a tablet to draw with, she started creating illustrations and animations and sharing them to a wider audience on social media. Hepburn has just released the book ‘A toolkit for modern life: 53 ways to look after your mind’.