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Keira Bares All

November 11, 2014 11:48 am1 comment
Keira Bares All

To prove a point obviously! Keira Knightley has decided to stand up to the media on behalf of every woman out there that has had her body reshaped and touched up by Photoshop. The 29 year old actress posed topless for a photo-shoot for last month’s issue of Interview Magazine, […]

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US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

September 17, 2014 12:25 pm0 comments
US Police Actions In Ferguson Signify Lack Of Human Rights

The actions taken by the police against the protesters and journalists in Ferguson (a suburb of St. Louis, USA) during the weeks-long mass demonstrations caused by the death of Michael Brown, an African American teenager who was shot by the police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014, caused an […]

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Books, Film and TV

June 26, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Books, Film and TV

In today’s world the absence of the popularity of the written word, as compared to the prominence of the visual media, is striking. As an avid reader myself, upon recommending a book to my friends, I often receive the response of  “oh, I don’t read” or something similar to “I […]

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Why You Should Care That Ellen Page Came Out

February 22, 2014 12:30 pm1 comment
Why You Should Care That Ellen Page Came Out

I often forget, cocooned as I am in my network of queer blogs and websites, that not everybody has the same reaction to a celebrity coming out as I do. Obviously, I don’t mean those who dwell on the extremely conservative right, every positive mention of the LGBTQ+ community in the media […]

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The Juicing Scam: Are Juices Healthy or Hefty?

February 20, 2014 4:05 pm0 comments
The Juicing Scam: Are Juices Healthy or Hefty?

We are still in the first quarter, more or less, of the year: January to May equals diet season. The media hurts our tender, food-saturated brains with images of scrawny (or, indeed, buffed up) men and women who have already begun their weight-loss journey for the summer. We squirm, we […]

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If You Weren’t Insecure Before, You Will Be Now.

January 28, 2014 1:25 pm2 comments
If You Weren’t Insecure Before, You Will Be Now.

We were all young girls once, and at some point in our younger years we have had to deal with constant and critical attacks on our bodies. Whether it be about our weight, our hair colour, our complexion. This, as some would argue, is just a process of growing up […]

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Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

January 26, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

We’ve witnessed the growth of programmes such as ‘Benefits and Proud’; ‘Benefits Britain and Skint’ – if only there was an NTA award for the programme that made Britain angriest. “And the WINNER is…’Benefit Street” – achieving most complaints to both OfCom and the police.” Every single hour of airtime is achieving […]

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Are ‘Apps’ restricting the next paradigm shift in mobile development?

January 21, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
Are ‘Apps’ restricting the next paradigm shift in mobile development?

Rewind back ten years, and the word ‘apps’ wouldn’t even register as much more than slang for a group of apples (the fruit, not the company).  But, if you told someone you were browsing the app store, you’d receive a nod of acknowledgment, such is the world’s acceptance of these […]

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