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National Vegetarian Week: The health benefits of going vegetarian

(Picture: Getty) Whether it’s the allure of bacon sandwiches or being unable to enjoy a Nandos with your friends, losing meat from your life seems to be more effort than it’s worth. However, it might actually be worth giving it a go for your health. Hang on, is Freddo hot chocolate just Cadbury hot chocolate with a frog on the ...

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100 days of trans: What I’ve learnt since coming out as transgender

Dealing with death stares from old people in supermarkets became tiring (Picture: Liberty Antonia Sadler for Metro.co.uk) In January, I came out as non-binary transgender – a man who needs to be one of the girls sometimes. In hindsight, that was the dumbest thing I’ve ever done. I’m not ashamed of being trans. Quite the opposite. But if you want ...

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IDAHOT 2017: Growing up surrounded by homophobia – tips for parents in LGBT families

(Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) I grew up with a lot of conflicting messages about who I was allowed to love. When I was in school, my teachers would promote equality, and tell us it was important to accept everybody, regardless of their sexuality. Sex education needs to pay more attention to masturbation But when I spent time with my ...

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How to buy a house and still enjoy avocado toast

(picture: Getty/Credit: Myles Goode) It has come to our attention today that if we millennials ever want to own a house, we have to stop buying avocado toast. If you need an app for being a decent partner, you’re doing relationships wrong Aussie millionaire and ‘property tycoon’, Tim Gurner told the Australian news program 60 Minutes this week: ‘When I was ...

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Kate Moss Launches Debut Jewellery Collection And Slams People Who Wear Matching Earrings

Kate Moss has launched her debut jewellery collaboration and is keen to inspire us to get onboard with the ‘mix and match earrings’ trend.  The supermodel has collaborated with her friend and designer Ara Vartanian to create the Kate Moss x Ara Vartanian line.  Consisting of garnets, citrine, rubies, amethysts and diamonds – all set in 18kt gold – the limited edition ...

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‘EastEnders’ Actress Lacey Turner Reveals Huge New Back Tattoo

The star, who plays Stacey Fowler in the soap, posted a photograph of the inking on Instagram, tagging the tattooist in the caption: The artist also shared a photo of Lacey have the designed tattooed, earlier this week: Lacey’s current stint on ‘EastEnders’ began in early 2014, and at the moment, she’s nominated for a British Soap Award. If she ...

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Upcycling And The Circular Economy

Our world is naturally circular. Earth’s ecosystems, when left alone, are self-sustaining. Most living things have a symbiotic relationship with the planet, giving as much as they take. One example of this is photosynthesis, in which plants convert carbon dioxide and water into energy, releasing a waste product that is essential for life on Earth: oxygen. The planet doesn’t need ...

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This artist creates stunning illustrations of famous people

(Picture: Instagram/lera_kiryakova) Lera Kiryakova is an amazing illustrator who showcases her outstanding work on her Instagram account, where she currently has more than 200,000 followers. Woman gives her dog the farewell she deserved by photographing her final months Specialising in creating strikingly realistic illustrations of celebrities, Lera has penned everyone from Emma Stone to Beyonce. While each illustration has a cartoonesque ...

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National Sea Monkey Day: 21 novelty crazes that all 90s kids remember

Artemia salina, also known as sea monkey (Picture: Getty) Today is National Sea Monkey Day (May 16) and if you didn’t know that was an actual thing, clearly you haven’t been living. Everyone who was a 90s kid knows that sea monkeys were the absolute best. Nobody had any idea what they actually were – the popular theory was that ...

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Scared of turning 30? Why we need to stop living to everyone else’s deadlines

There’s no going back (Picture: Getty) I’d really like to meet the person that first uttered the words, ‘well, you are nearly 30…’ to some poor, unsuspecting 28-year-old who bizarrely didn’t want to drop everything she was doing right there and then and have a baby. The person who with one swift comment all those years ago, drew the imaginary line. ...

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