Graphic: Midwife Shares Intimate Birth Photos Featuring Beautiful Heart-Shaped Placenta In ‘Birth In Focus’

A midwife has shared a selection of intimate and poignant photographs to inform, educate and inspire others about how different births can be. Becky Reed, from Peckham in London, said she found photographs of birth invaluable as visual aids in preparing women and their families for labour. She has collated stories from women who have…

Restaurant Offers Free Meal To Homeless And Elderly This Christmas So ‘No One Eats Alone’

A restaurant is ensuring “no one eats alone on Christmas day” by offering free meals to homeless people and the elderly. From 12pm-6pm on 25 December, Shish restaurant in Sidcup, London, will open its doors to those who’d otherwise spend Christmas alone. Local resident Kirsty McAdam shared posters about the initiative on Facebook on Tuesday….

Nintendo Share Price Plummets After Investors Realise It Doesn’t Actually Make Pokemon Go

Nintendo’s shares have fallen by nearly 18 per cent after the company revealed that the mobile game sensation Pokemon Go would not have any major impact on its profits. Why? Well because Nintendo doesn’t actually make Pokemon Go, a piece of information which has presumably come as something of a shock to the company’s many…

‘Minecraft’ Backstory Fan Theories: A Trip Down The Rabbit Hole Into The Pre-Steve? Apocalypse

What the hell is going on in ‘Minecraft’? No, not ‘with‘ Minecraft. We’re not asking about the reasons for its titanic success – though it is occasionally baffling how far the gravy train appears to have travelled into the underground, dragon-guarded cavern that houses Mojang founder Notch’s (and latterly Microsoft’s) glittering, ever-expanding bank account. What…

Anniesa Hasibuan Brought Hijabs To The New York Fashion Week Catwalk In The Most Beautiful Way

Wednesday 14 September was a big day in the history of New York Fashion Week. Not only was it the first time an Indonesian designer had been included in the line-up, it was also the first time the hijab appeared on the catwalk. At just 28-years-old, it’s an impressive feat from designer Anniesa Hasibuan – whose…

When Life And Love Began

When I was at university, I hated Biochemistry. I hated Organic Chemistry. I hated those incomprehensible, complex shapes with significant alphabets attached to them, whose significance I never quite figured out. I would rush through those sections, praying that none would come up in the exams. Now, thirty years later, I am back again between…

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