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Student Emily Temple-Wood Writes A New ‘Women In Science’ Wikipedia Entry Every Time She’s Harassed

Emily Temple-Wood is a 21-year-old science microbiology student at Loyola University in Chicago. She’s also an “epic” contributor to Wikipedia. Her motivation? Being sexually harassed. Wikipedia Emily Temple-Wood, known on Wikipedia as ‘Keilana’ Temple-Wood, who plans to attend medical school in 2016, has been a Wikipedia editor since she was 12 years old, as she…

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Paediatric Nurse Flooded With Donations From Past Patients To Help Her Sick Husband

A paediatric nurse has received an influx of donations from the families of the children whose lives she helped save. Tracey Clohessey’s husband Peter has motor neurone disease, a rare health condition that progressively damages parts of the nervous system leading to muscle weakness. When her husband began to fall ill, the local community, who…

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John Lewis Explains Why Santa Didn’t Bring Trampoline In Christmas Advert, After Claims It ‘Ruined Christmas’

John Lewis has offered parents and children an explanation about why it wasn’t Santa who brought a girl her new trampoline in their 2016 Christmas advert. The advert, which people are calling #BusterTheDog, shows a dad building a trampoline ready for his daughter Bridget to see in the morning. However some parents have claimed it has “ruined…

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Asda ‘Wonky Veg’ Boxes Have Already Sold 160 Tonnes Of Misshapen Produce

Asda says it has seen a “unprecedented” response to its ‘wonky veg’ boxes, selling more than 160 tonnes of misshapen fruit and vegetables since launching the waste-busting product in February. The supermarket has revealed it has quadrupled sales for the £3.50 boxes since launching the scheme, which sell produce that had been considered too ‘ugly’ to…

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Vivienne Westwood Debuted Her AW16 Menswear Collection And There Were A Lot Of Penis Necklaces

Vivienne Westwood presented her autumn/winter 2016 menswear collection at Milan Fashion Week, and it’s really got people talking…. but not about the clothes. The boundary-pushing fashion designer sent a whole bunch of dangling penises down the runway. Nope, not actual penises, à la Rick Owens and his full-frontal-fest at last year’s Paris Fashion Week –…

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Kids’ Shows Like ‘Peppa Pig’ Are ‘Damaging’ Kids Claims Expert, But Not All Parents Agree

Kids’ shows such as ‘Peppa Pig’ are damaging children’s emotional development, a medical expert has claimed. Dr Karen Phillip, a counselling psychotherapist from Australia, said TV shows lead to children “not being able to use their imagination”.  Phillip was talking about children’s shows in general, but she referenced ‘Peppa Pig’ when discussing the harm to…

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