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Powerful Photo Project Aims To Diversify ‘White-Washed’ Christmas In Britain

At Christmas time we are inundated with images of happy families enjoying the festivities, and chances are they will often be white. But no we’re not talking about snow, we’re talking about race. That’s why a new campaign hopes to tackle the lack of diversity of black and ethnic minority (BAME) families in advertising and…

‘The Recovery Letters’ Gives People With Depression Hope From Those Who’ve Walked In Their Shoes

When you’re in the darkest moments of depression it can be difficult to imagine a day when you’ll feel happy again. But a touching project is allowing people who have survived these feelings to tell others “things will get better”.  The project, titled ‘The Recovery Letters’, allows people who are recovering from depression help those…

This Tiny Earpiece Can Let You Understand Another Language In Real-Time

Not understanding another language is one of the single greatest barriers we have in communicating to the global community. While translation apps have clearly come a long way they still feel like barriers to a fluid conversation. Well now a company claims to have built an earpiece that removes that barrier by translating another language…

SynDaver Labs Synthetic Dog Could Replace Thousands Of Animals In Veterinary Training Procedures

Thousands of animals could be saved from undergoing medical procedures in veterinary training schools worldwide, thanks to a new synthetic dog model developed by scientists in the US. SynDaver Labs, a leading manufacturer of synthetic humans, has unveiled the SynDaver Synthetic Canine. The synthetic dog, which is skinless, has been designed to be a realistic…

‘Women In Sport’ Report Aims To Make Britain’s Girls Just As Active As Boys

Nearly two million fewer women than men take part in sport at least once per week and unfortunately, this gender divide stems right back to our schooldays. A report from Women in Sport highlights that only 7% of girls currently meet the government recommendations for physical activity. Furthermore, a third of girls age 12-15 in England…

Susanna Reid, Gogglebox’s Steph And Dom And George Shelley Speak Out On Stand Up To Bullying Day

A whole host of celebrities including Susanna Reid, former Union J singer George Shelley and ‘Gogglebox’ stars Steph and Dom have come together to support National Stand Up To Bullying Day. Today (Tuesday 5 July) marks the first ever national #StandUpToBullyingDay in the UK, in honour of The Diana Award, a charity founded in memory…

Michael Moore’s ‘Where To Invade Next’ Asks, What Are Other Countries Doing Better?

For his latest documentary, ‘Where To Invade Next’, Michael Moore has invaded Europe (aka visited a series of countries, cherry-picking their best policies and planting the US flag with the people he admires the most), and discovered some jaw-dropping facts, which he loves and plans to steal to take back to the USA to help make…

City Installs Floor-Based Traffic Lights To Protect Smartphone-Addicted Teens

Smartphone addiction is real problem. It’s making us anti-social at dinner, sleep badly at night and it’s killing our ability to talk like normal people. Its gotten so bad in the city of Augsburg, Germany that young millenials are now so engrossed in their phones that they’re entirely oblivious to pedestrian crossings. After two seriously…

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