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- 01/30/18--05:51: _Weird reasons you m...
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- 01/30/18--06:00: _Why we should be ta...
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- 01/30/18--07:16: _What is cultural ap...
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- 01/30/18--07:32: _Make the most of Va...
- 01/30/18--07:49: _Why I’m glad Donald...
- 01/30/18--07:58: _Has this been the m...
- 01/30/18--09:13: _Nestle has released...
- 01/30/18--09:31: _Meet the dating app...
- 01/30/18--22:10: _What happens when y...
- 01/30/18--22:36: _Husband shames wife...
- 01/30/18--23:08: _15 very special chi...
- 01/30/18--05:06: We could all be checking out our shoppping with smart watches soon
- 01/30/18--05:09: Cadbury launches Dairy Milk chocolate bars with whole Oreos in them
- 01/30/18--05:31: What were chihuahuas used for?
- 01/30/18--06:00: How to get rid of a sore throat with home remedies
- 01/30/18--06:00: Why we should be talking about menopause from a young age
- 01/30/18--06:35: How to stay sober once Dry January has ended
- 01/30/18--06:47: If only brands had these brutally honest slogans
- 01/30/18--07:16: What is cultural appropriation?
- 01/30/18--07:30: You can get a free G&T the next time your train’s delayed
- 01/30/18--07:32: Make the most of Valentine’s Day with this Connect Foreplay game
- 01/30/18--07:49: Why I’m glad Donald Trump says he’s not a feminist
- 01/30/18--07:58: Has this been the most successful Veganuary ever?
- 01/30/18--09:13: Nestle has released a range of seriously fancy chocolate bars
- 01/30/18--22:10: What happens when your home burns down
- 01/30/18--22:36: Husband shames wife’s bathroom habits in over the top letter
- 01/30/18--23:08: 15 very special childbirth themed cakes for new parents
We know shopping can be laborious. And then you have to queue for ages with your items even though you insisted that you weren’t going to need a basket or trolley.
But it’s 2018 and waiting for your cashier to scan your purchases and pass it in all the wrong order (seriously, who scans bread first?) is a thing of the past.
A self-scanning app, Planckly, lets you scan the items and pay through the app rather than wait in line for the tills.
It is said to be the world’s first self-scanning app that lets you pay within the system.
What’s more is… Read the full story
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If you’re a fan of Dairy Milk Oreo (and let’s face it, who isn’t?) then you’re in for a treat – because Cadbury is releasing a bar of their creamy chocolate which contains whole Oreo biscuits for the first time.
The new, sandwich-style bar comes with Oreo halves on the top and bottom of each square of Dairy Milk chocolate, with an added circle of the sweet creme filling.
The 92g bar, which marks the first time Cadbury has ever used whole Oreos in its chocolate, will cost £1.49 – and will hopefully taste even better than the standard Dairy Milk Oreo bars,… Read the full story
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Ever fancied donning a denim waistband over a white t-shirt?
Well, now you can, thanks to ASOS’s latest ‘Wtf?’ release.
The ‘Milk It Vintage Re-worked Denim Bustier Over T-Shirt‘ (which yes, is quite the mouthful), is what looks the waistband of a pair of denim jeans over a white T-shirt.
It’s meant to be a bustier, but it looks more as though someone’s snipped the top half of someone’s jeans and stuck it on a t-shirt.
People are not impressed.
Nor are we best pleased by the price, either. The basic, rounded neck white tee with a buttoned jean cut is supposed to be part of an ‘Exclusive’ ASOS range, and… Read the full story
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Chihuahuas are tiny little dogs with big eyes and big hearts.
A favourite for fans of toy dogs that can be carried around and spoilt, the chihuahua is a well-known and well-loved breed.
However, far from a new breed, chis have been around since Mayan civilisations in one form or another.
They’re thought to hail from an ancient dog called the techichi. While this dog was similar to the chihuahuas we know today, they were also markedly bigger.
The Mayans were first thought to have made the dogs their pets. As they viewed dogs as the guardians of the afterlife, they were also often buried with them when they died.
Yellow coloured dogs… Read the full story
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When are periods ever a simple affair?
We’re told in school that we’ll get a three-day period and that’s where the aggro stops.
Most of us experience a completely different thing at least during one point of our lives, however, with spotting, heavy bleeding, and longer periods than the standard 3 to 5 days.
Your period can be an important sign of your health, so if something changes or you’re constantly having abnormal periods you should go to your GP. However, there are loads of reasons why you might notice spotting or a change in flow for a shorter time.
When starting, stopping, or switching birth control methods it’s super common to notice a change… Read the full story
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It’s that time of year where everyone’s suffering with colds and sore throats.
Believe it or not, not everyone likes to stock up on maximum cold tablets. Many choose to cure their painful throats naturally.
A sore throat can happen for many reasons, including causes such as viruses or bacteria. These are often accompanied by other cold symptoms such as a runny nose, a cough and sickness. However, there are other causes, including allergies or pollution or irritants in the air.
If you’re one of these people who’s currently hoping to get rid of your itchy throat the natural way, have no fear, because we’ve found a few remedies that we… Read the full story
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In recent years, menstruation activism has been fighting relentlessly to destigmatize periods, raising awareness about period poverty and advocating for reproductive rights.
Bodily autonomy, a core tenet of feminism, means both knowing how your body operates and being comfortable with its functions – so why aren’t we talking about menopause?PMS isn’t all bad – here are some of the positive aspects you should know about
It’s estimated that at any one time in the UK, 13 million women are either peri or postmenopausal – tRead the full story
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So you made it through Dry January without a sip of booze. But for some reason, you don’t feel done.
Maybe you were expecting more of a challenge.
Perhaps the money you saved isn’t that impressive, or it’s more than you thought and you don’t fancy going back to your poor budgeting ways.
It could be that you like the way you felt when you were sober for the month.
Whatever the reason, you don’t feel ready to go back to the booze again. But Dry January’s over… so now what?
Deciding to go sober once the trendy month’s gone can feel like a massive deal. Suddenly you’re not just ‘someone doing Dry January’… Read the full story
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Want to treat your partner to a Valentine’s dinner but don’t have the money? Don’t worry, because Wetherspoon has got your back.
The cheap and cheerful bar and restaurant has prepared a Valentine’s menu of its own – and it’ll only set you back £20.
The deal includes two mains, two desserts and two drinks with the chance to upgrade to a bottle of prosecco to share for an extra fiver.
For the mains, you’ll get a choice of steak, – served with peas, tomato, mushroom and chips or a jacket potato – BBQ pork ribs, a mixed grill, a BBQ chicken melt or a Mediterranean vegetable lasagna.
For pudding, lovebirds can… Read the full story
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Brands spend millions on marketing to get their companies noticed.
Some are better at it than others. Coca-Cola, for example, is one of the world’s most recognised logos.
But over time, big labels are bound to get more arbitrary reputations that have either come from an isolated incident (Pepsi is now the race-solving drink) or just by established attitudes towards it.
Slogans are another matter. Company slogans are carefully thought out, often by specially hired marketing agencies.
We get it, it’s a racially sensitive time. It’s hard to tell what’s appreciation and what’s appropriation.
And while there is no comprehensive list of the dos and don’ts (if only life were this straightforward), there are some things that you just don’t do, others are in a grey area.
For some high profile figures, it might be trial and error. Some celebrities (Kardashian family, we’re looking at you) might insist on making a few more errors than the average person.
Whether it’s Native American war bonnets, bindis, braids, kimonos, saris, we don’t want you offending a whole culture just because you want to look good at Coachella.
Because we want… Read the full story
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There’s nothing yay about a train delay.
And believe me I would know, I have the misfortune of needing to use the Circle line to get to work everyday.
London’s commuters know all too well how frustrating it is to spend time waiting ages for a train, only to learn that it’s delayed.
Considering the extortionate prices we pay to travel around our beloved yet congested city, it seems unacceptable that trains don’t often run on time.
But there might finally be one good thing about delays.
Following a month of strikes and yet another spike in train fares, Gordon’s Gin has given commuters something to smile about – launching a service… Read the full story
Couples Connect Four is here and it’s the perfect raunchy little game for any couples staying in on Valentine’s night.
Foreplay Connect comes courtesy of GettingPersonal and works as follows.
The goal is to get four counters in a row, each one including a raunchy foreplay suggestion. The winner gets to act out their winning combination.
Foreplay suggestions include: ‘Blindfold Tie Up & Sex’, ‘Massage Back’, ‘Straddle & Tease’, ‘Give Oral’ and ‘Role Play’.
The counters come in pink and white, with the game featuring seven rows and six columns so there’s multiple opportunities for you to win.
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In Donald Trump‘s recent interview with Piers Morgan for ITV on Sunday, he declared that he’s not a feminist.
Feminists put on our best *pretending to be shocked* faces and moved on with disliking the man who grabs pussies and defunds our health programs.
If I’m at a party or down the pub and feminism comes up, I can’t always hide my reaction.
I tend to look a bit bemused and ask whether they like being able to go to work and not having their genitals mutilated in the name of purity (it’s not my most lighthearted pub banter, I’ll admit). How can… Read the full story
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And so we come to the end of what’s felt like the longest January ever.
It’s been bleak, for many of us dry, and largely frugal.
So far, so standard.
But for thousands, January has also been the first time they’ve tried living a vegan lifestyle – and for a decent number, tomorrow will mark the end of the beginning of their plant-based future.
Veganuary’s been going for since 2014 but this year, it’s been inescapable.
We’ve all got mates who, if you asked them last year if they’d be taking part would have laughed you to scorn, this time round have been chugging Oatly and seitan fillets like no tomorrow. High street chains which barely had any vegetarian options now have entire vegan menus.
2018 is the year that veganism goes mainstream – it’s only going to grow from here.
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Nestle is releasing a line of seriously posh chocolate bars, which will cost up to three times the price of the standard Dairy Milk.
The new Les Recettes De L’Atelier chocolate bars are made using Swiss chocolate, and are currently being stocked exclusively at Sainsbury’s.
Available in seven different flavours, the dark, white and milk fancy chocolate bars also include dried fruit and nuts.
Let’s be honest no one in real life looks like what they do in their profile picture.
You’ve either been catfished, done some catfishing or been totally disappointed by someone you ‘met’ online who just isn’t the same in real life.
And what’s worse is while the person may be as attractive as they appear online, they might have other flaws. Usually it’s a no no if they’re married or already in a relationship.
But imagine being able to read reviews on the people we connect with on a dating app.
That’s the premise of Do I Date, the app that allows people you’ve matched with to leave a… Read the full story
On 2 January this year, I was looking forward to a great New Year, having just got back from visiting my mum and dad in Scotland.
That was until I got a call to say my flat had burned to a crisp.
Before that day, I’d been living in a flat with three great people in Deptford, South East London. We’d been making it a real home, buying cute cushions and pictures for the wall. It was a great place to live in a great location.
We weren’t some student party house, and kept the place nice and tidy (or as tidy as any twentysomething professionals might).
The housemate calling me… Read the full story
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A man has written a rather over-the-top letter to his wife in hopes she’ll change her bathroom etiquette.
The letter, written by an anonymous man to his partner Rosie, was shared to Facebook by ABC Brisbane.
The letter, entitled ‘RE: The Bathroom’, was left on the bathroom mirror for Rosie to find – and let’s just say, we can’t imagine she was too best pleased to receive it.
It read: ‘To my darling Rosie,
‘Babe can you remember 20 days ago, you said, ‘babe, I know my bathroom habits really piss you off, but I am gong to change this year I promise!’ Unfortunately, not much has changed.
‘In fact, it’s worse, to… Read the full story
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There’s nothing better than a cake to say ‘congratulations’. Birthdays, weddings, graduations, you name it.
Of course, cakes are also great for anyone who’s just become a new parent – and we’ve found a number of brilliant ‘Birthcake’ ideas for anyone struggling what to get their new parent-friend.
Seriously, if you’ve got a friend who’s just become a new mum or dad and you were thinking of a simple blue or pink cake, think again.
day cakes will definitely inspire you to go all out.
How to remind a new mum of the pain they went through in food-form: