Small Brewery Creates An Edible Six Pack Ring That Feeds, Not Kills Marine Life

A small craft beer brewery in Florida has done something incredible. It has created the first edible,100 per cent biodegradable six pack ring.  We Believers Traditional plastic six pack rings very often end up in the ocean where they can be horrifically damaging to marine life. Partnering with WeBelievers, the Saltwater Brewery decided to do…

From Helping Chronically Ill People To Great Barrier Reef, Google Donates Nearly AU$4 Million To Worthy Projects

Chronic illnesses kill nearly two in three people. Yet only a third of patients get the in-person help they need to improve their wellbeing. It’s an issue that Australian service Textcare is remedying with an SMS-based behaviour change programme. Clara Chow, a cardiologist at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, told Mashable the AU$750,000 (over £450,000) prize would be “vital”. …

Sandi Toksvig On Facing Death Threats And Abuse To Inspire Others To Come Out As Gay

Sandi Toksvig has spoken candidly about the “terrifying” moment she came out to the British public as a lesbian. Toksvig, who is a writer, actor, comedian and co-founder of The Women’s Equality Party, said her brave announcement in 1994 was met with death threats and hatred. “It was terrifying, we had very unpleasant death threats,…

People With Mental Illness Reveal What They Wish People Who Aren’t Mentally Ill Would Understand

People who don’t have a mental illness may not know what it feels like to have depression or anxiety, but that doesn’t mean they can’t try to understand it.  Understanding and empathy helps break down stigma, but more importantly, can help us to better support loved ones and colleagues when they are struggling.  Here on…

‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Enzo Cilenti Set To Climb Mont Ventoux On Tandem With Father, In Aid Of Parkinson’s Research

‘Game of Thrones’ star Enzo Cilenti is preparing to take on two almighty challenges in the coming weeks… on screen, trading wits, and punches, with Tyrion Lannister, and off screen, cycling to the top of one of France’s most notorious peaks… on a tandem. “It’s like being the new kid at school. And on one…

Bryony Gordon On Coming Out As A ‘Mad Girl’ And Setting Up A Mental Health Peer Support Group

Most people associate obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) with simply being a “neat freak”, but in reality the condition is far darker and can leave sufferers paralysed with fear. Journalist and author Bryony Gordon, who has lived with the condition for the past 22 years, is often convinced she has inflicted harm on those she loves the…

Mum Shares Struggles Of Being Pregnant After Miscarriage, Encourages Others To Do The Same

A mum has opened up about the struggles she faces being pregnant, having previously lost two babies. Allie Boss, from Utah, US, made the decision to announce her pregnancy early, at eight weeks, because “no one should ever hide a baby”. But having experienced miscarriages before, she said there are emotions that come along with…

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