Science’s Magic Solution To Children’s Mental Health Is Missing One Simple Ingredient

We’re walking through an “ivory tower”, a few doors away from where the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, spent his final years. The “tower”, as Dr Dickon Bevington calls it, is the Anna Freud Centre, named after the great man’s daughter and herself a founding figure in the study of children’s mental health. Forget the…

Artist Mari Andrew Gives The ‘Ideal Woman’ An Empowering Feminist Makeover

We’re constantly bombarded with messages on how to be the “ideal woman” – and they usually involve being preened to within an inch of our lives.  But artist Mari Andrew has given the perfect female a feminist makeover that has absolutely nothing to do with society’s beauty standards. In Andrew’s version, the woman wears clothes…

Women Reveal The Worst Presents Their Husbands And Boyfriends Have Ever Bought Them

Women have been sharing the worst gifts they’ve ever received from men and the results are both hilarious and harrowing.  The discussion took place on Mumsnet, started by a user who spent most of her recent birthday “running around after other people”. At the end of the day, Liz70 revealed her husband handed her his gift: a small…

Ben & Jerry’s Attempts To Tackle Voting Apathy Among Young Londoners

Iconic ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s is partnering with social justice campaigners Hope Not Hate to encourage young Londoners to register to vote. Ahead of the deadline for registration before the city chooses its next mayor, the initiative will feed thousands in an effort to combat poor voter registration. The new flavour ‘Give A Fudge’ is…

Biosphere 2: The World’s Largest Earth Science Laboratory You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

From the outside, Biosphere 2 looks like a film set for the latest James Bond movie. Futuristic brilliant white and gold domes, a towering glass pyramid with a real-life rainforest inside, all sat atop a complex network of winding tunnels and an iron “lung” chamber. Not to mention it’s slap bang in the middle of…

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