Pip Harman

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BBC World Service - The Food Chain, Mind your Manners, The secret of British table manners

British children are used to hearing phrases like ‘elbows off the table’ and ‘don’t use your hands’ during mealtimes. But what is the ‘most correct’ way to eat? The BBC’s Manuela Saragosa asks James Field of Debretts - a 250 year-old British institution, which describes itself as the trusted source …

All hail Queen Cersei and the women of Westeros: 6 reasons Game of Thrones is a triumph for feminists

Season six of Game of Thrones has been more of a feminist love-in than a Hillary Clinton support rally. Admittedly, Thrones women are usually beautiful (with suspiciously good teeth for pseudo-medieval times), and frequently naked, but bear with me.<p>In this series, there has been a relative dearth …

The Best Free Health and Fitness Apps

Getting in shape is only a download away.<p><i>This story is part of a series on how getting fit and healthy can boost your bottom line.</i><p>Sometimes all it …

Autism and gut bacteria – the surprising link between the mind and the stomach

A recent paper has found that autistic-related social patterns can be reversed when one species of gut bacteria is present in the microbiome of …

Low FODMAP diet and IBS recently published by Dove Medical Press - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

<i>Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology</i> has published the review "Efficacy of the low FODMAP diet for treating irritable bowel syndrome: the …

These 5 Salad Bases Won't Get Soggy in the Fridge

If you've ever bought a big bag of mesclun greens with the hope that it will last all week in your fridge, you've more than likely been left sorely …

Healthy Eating

Inside the Rise of Body-Positive Yoga

Every body is a yoga body.<p><i>This article was originally written for wellandgood.com by Well+Good Editors. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p><i>Well+Good is your healthiest relationship, hooking you up with the best, most interesting things/people/leggings in wellness. And nothing gets at</i> …

British archaeologist excavates oldest human cancer sufferer in tomb by banks of the Nile

Experts hope to explore the evolution of cancer after discovering the oldest known victim of the disease<p><i>Click on the picture to launch the …

Omar Mateen Committed LGBT Mass Murder. We Must Confront That.

The media and politicians are in retreat from calling Omar Mateen’s massacre an act of anti-LGBT hate. Especially in Pride month, this erasure must …

These are the things you should really know before visiting Japan

Don’t be caught out by surprise. Here are some top tips that will come in handy for anyone visiting for the first time. 1: Take plenty of cash Japan …

Owen Jones: Journalist walks out of Sky News show after hosts 'downplay' homophobia of Orlando shooting

Journalist Owen Jones stormed out of a live television interview about the mass killing in Orlando in protest at his interviewer’s refusal to name …

Funky Fruit Kimono, Monomania, Fig&Viper, 6%DOKIDOKI & Conpeitou in Harajuku

Rikarin is a 20-year-old student with pastel hair who we often see on the street in Harajuku. She also posts English-language video blogs on …

Harajuku

Plus-Size Yoga Teacher Shatters Fit Body Stereotypes in Powerful Video

According to popular workout apparel companies Lululemon, Alo Yoga and YOGASMOGA, this is what someone who does yoga looks like:<p>In a Cody Facebook …

Plant-Powered Novak Djokovic Wins French Open

Novak Djokovic, the world's No. 1 male tennis player, just won the French Open with plant-powered diet! Djokovic is so committed to a plant-based diet that he opened a vegan restaurant in Monte Carlo earlier this year.<p>He's joining a growing number of athletes--including the reigning No. 1 female …

How trans people could help free the nipple

When Courtney Demone posted topless photos of herself on Facebook and Instagram in September 2015, she wasn’t sure what the reaction would be. While …

Greysexual, aromantic and questioning: A guide to the brave new world of sexuality

Boarding school teachers have been advised to address transgender pupils as ‘zie’ to avoid offence, according to new guidance issued by the Boarding Schools Association. Staff have been told they need to learn a "new language" for a growing number of pupils who demand not to be addressed as 'he' or …

LGBTQI

7 Plants You Can Start From Kitchen Scraps

Instead of throwing kitchen scraps into the compost bin, re-grow them!<p>Many of us have had the experience of reaching into a bag of onions to find new …

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

Flooring

10 Yoga Socks to Help You Hold Your Pose

These are downward dog approved<p>Hold that pose with ease in these colorful no-slip yoga socks, and you'll feel confident, stylish and protected at …

Doing Yoga Correctly

Yoga is a huge workout phenomenon in all major cities that are health conscious and looking to rise to a higher source. Here in Los Angeles, you see everyone wearing yoga pants, even if they aren't going to yoga class. So why then is yoga so popular?<p>From my expert standpoint, yoga serves a lot of …

Yoga

Plant-Based Diets Reduce Risk of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease and cancer are now, and increasingly, the biggest killers in the Western world. With heart disease contributing to 25 percent of all deaths in America, making it the number one cause of death, and cancer following at a very close second, it begs the question: Is there …

Diets

The Handmaiden review – Park Chan-wook's lurid lesbian potboiler simmers with sexual tension

The acclaimed Korean film-maker’s latest is an erotic thriller that prioritises female sexuality, and exquisite set design, to intoxicating effect<p>It was inaccurately thought by some, who had clearly never read a single sentence of the source novel, that Sam Taylor Johnson’s glossy adaptation of …

The Fruits of Your Labor: Apartment Friendly Indoor Trees

You know you can have an indoor herb garden, or grow veggies indoors. But did you know you can even grow your own indoor trees? Yes, I have small …

Plants

Apocalypse Kernow! Cornish-speakers speechless at Westminster cuts

David Cameron better brush up on Cornish swearwords for his next holiday in the county. The 500-plus people who speak it are <i>gorbollek</i>* at the decision to slash the language’s £150,000 budget<p>Cornwall has harsh words for David Cameron in a language that he is no longer willing to support. Westminster …

Dugdale and Davidson: ordinary photos that tell an extraordinary story

In Scotland we saw two gay leaders at ease appearing in public with their girlfriends. A revelation, as visibility is the key to change<p>They are two photos that show two couples going to cast their votes in Scotland, otherwise known as the country with the gayest parliament in the world.<p>In Edinburgh …

Great Britain

Must-See: 'Those People' Realistically Portrays Unrequited Love & Gay Sex (Finally!)

Rarely do we come across a sweeping gay love story set in New York City (and made by an American director). <i>Those People</i> is just that. Directed and …

Homosexuality

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What I Ate Today – A Vegan Food Diary

I consider myself mildly obsessive when it comes to food. I read recipes more than books, have a tattoo of a stack of pancakes, and would likely …

Food

Plant-Based Athlete: What Happened When I Stopped Eating Two Pounds of Meat Per Day

Growing up in Singapore, I was one of the “fat” kids in class. My classmates called me a “double scoop ice cream with a cherry on top.” (The cherry …

Ice Cream

I Did a Yoga Triathlon—Here's What That Was Like

For starters, I got Zen AF.<p>Since working at <i>Women's Health</i>, I've met a few badass girls who've tackled triathlon and Ironman events. And from what I can tell, those are pretty damn hard.<p>Though running several miles, jumping into open water (fish = scary), and then peeling off a wetsuit to hop on a …