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Social media revealed as a key influence on the nation’s wardrobe

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Brits spend £815 million* to ‘social media proof’ their wardrobe with men spending MORE than women. Research has revealed the influence of social media on our personal style and shopping habits. The research, which polled 2,000 men and women from ages 18 to over 60 highlights the cultural and behavioural shift caused by the democratisation [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

Surreal Artwork from Hikaru Cho

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These are the latest surreal artworks from acclaimed artist Hikaru Cho – using optical illusions to create bizarre body images. Tokyo-based Hikaru creates 3D optical illusions by painting directly onto the body with acrylic paint. Her latest works include a model with two faces and a woman with eyes on different parts of her face. [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

One Fifth of Brits Never Back Up Their Home PC

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Forgetful Brits are losing priceless data every year because they fail to back up their phones and computers, according to new research. One in five NEVER back up their home computers and over a third never bother to do so on their mobile phones. A quarter of the 1,000 UK adults who took part in [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

The 15 Greatest Ever TV Shows

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A list of the 15 greatest ever TV shows has been released, with a few surprise modern entries kicking out age-old favourites. Breaking Bad and the Big Bang Theory both made it into the top 5 greatest ever TV shows, although old school classics such as Fawlty Towers, Only Fools and Horses, Friends and Blackadder remained [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Top 10 Thug Life Videos

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Urban Dictionary defines Thug Life as: ‘the opposite of someone having all they need to succeed. Thug life is when you have nothing, and succeed, when you have overcome all obstacles to reach your aim’. The term, popularised by the late rapper 2Pac Shakur, has taken on a new life outside of rap music and [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

Student Launches First Mobile Mapping App that Points out Public Toilets

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NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES – by Ben Cusack and Jessica Howard A university student is flushed with success after creating the world’s first mobile mapping app – that points out PUBLIC TOILETS. Fourth year Computer Science student Jake Ruston built the unique loo-tracking app to help people caught short find the closest public convenience. [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Photographs Lift Lid on 24 Hour Economy

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NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES – by Harriet Crawford These picture portraits lift the lid on Britain’s hidden army of night workers – taken with a camera which works in the dark. The striking photographs shed light on the seven million ‘five-to-niners’ who toil through the early hours. Just under a quarter of the UK’s workers [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Word Processor Re-Launched to Curve Procrastination

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NEWS COPY – WIT PICTURES – By Samantha Yule Budding authors with a tendency to procrastinate will love the latest re-invention – of the 1980s WORD PROCESSOR. Two mates have launched a revamped version of the retro tech to create a computer/typewriter without access to emails, Facebook or the internet to allow for uninterrupted productive flow. The Hemingwrite is designed to [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Noisy eating, second-guessing plotlines and hogging the remote – the worst TV habits

Constant questioning of plotlines, flicking channels and noisy eating have been unveiled as some of the most annoying TV habits. Viewers who answer phone calls or guess the ending also featured highly in the list of irritating traits in a TV companion, alongside hogging the remote control and forgetting to record your favourite show. The [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Majority of Brits now suffering for their ‘screen time’

Square-eyed Brits are starting to feel the ill-effects of their technology use – as research reveals the average adult now spends seven hours a day staring at a screen. A shocking 55% admit that they feel their time spent staring at screens is now affecting them, with ‘eye discomfort’ emerging as the most common symptom. [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow