Brains in Fashion

10,000 STEPS A DAY CHALLENGE

15th August 2019

Fitbit set us a challenge to walk, skip, step and run our way to 10,000 steps every day, for a week. Check out how we got on. 

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THE OFF-SWITCH FOR PERIOD PAIN

18th May 2019

A painkiller-free period sounds like a fantasy concept. That was until Livia promised to be the off-switch for period pain. But does it actually work? #ad

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'THE DRESS' AND OTHER SENSORY ILLUSIONS, EXPLAINED

5th March 2019

The human brain is very clever, but it does make mistakes (albeit educated mistakes). The blue and black dress and mint making water taste cold are just some of the times our brain has fooled us. 

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND JADE FACIAL ROLLERS

6th February 2019

There's no denying that jade rollers are beautiful. They often pop up on your Instagram feed... but what do they actually do (other than look pretty)?

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WHICH BISCUIT IS THE BEST DUNKER, ACCORDING TO SCIENCE?

4th February 2019

82% of British tea drinkers are also dunkers, so it seemed right to conduct a scientific experiment to find the best dunking biscuit! Sponsored by Whittard.

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REVIEW: THE BIG LONDON BAKE

30th January 2019

The Big London Bake makes all of your GBBO dreams come true! A one-of-a-kind experience where couples go up against other to see who will be crowned winner.

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TOP 10! CHRISTMAS DRINKS

24th December 2018

Nothing makes you feel more festive and cosy than a good hot drink! Here are our favourite Christmas drinks available this year from Whittard.

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TOP 5! CHRISTMAS FILMS

15th December 2018

One month is a very short amount of time to get through all the Christmas films that are now available, so why not start with our favourite 5?

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TOP 5! CHRISTMAS CANDLES

13th December 2018

There are an overwhelming amount of candle options around Christmas... we've narrowed them down to our absolute favourite 5!

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SECRET SANTA GIFTS UNDER £15

11th December 2018

Buying the perfect Secret Santa gift can be hard whether you know the person well or not. Let us help you out!

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GIVE THE GIFT OF CHOICE

8th December 2018

Sometimes vouchers or money can seem like a thoughtless gift. With the Smartboxes from Buyagift, you can finally give a thoughtful gift that still has an element of choice!

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CHRISTMAS DAY OUTFITS

5th December 2018

No matter what your plans on Christmas Day, we have you sorted with the perfectly selected outfits from a PJ day to full glam!

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CHRISTMAS DAY MAKEUP

2nd December 2018

Need some natural but glam makeup inspiration for Christmas Day? Look no further!

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JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN... WITH TEAR GAS

18th November 2018

In Johnny English Strikes Again, English is seen administering tear gas into a group of French cyclists. But what is tear gas and what are the effects?

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ABC OF FASHION

10th October 2018

Feeling overwhelmed by all the fashion terms that shops assume we know? We've got your back, along with some fashionable history!

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5! NAIL TRENDS FOR AUTUMN 2018

17th September 2018

Get ahead of the game and check out these new nail colours trending this autumn! Bonus feature on how we are actually able to see in colour!

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL ESSENTIALS

29th August 2018

That time of year has come around again, lets make it more bearable with these cute items from Skinnydip London! Bonus feature on the science of iridescence!

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DRESS LIKE YOUNG DONNA: MAMMA MIA

31st July 2018

The new Mamma Mia comes with some amazing dancing and singing numbers, but young Donna really stole the show with her outfits... find them all here!

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SUMMER LOVIN'

12th July 2018

Are you stuck for fun date ideas to make the most of the summer? Look no further, we have you covered! We also have some bonus astronomy facts to impress your date when stargazing!

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DRESS LIKE ALEXA... ON A BUDGET

17th June 2018

There's no denying that Alexa Chung is an absolute style queen! A lot of her outfits would be so expensive to recreate... luckily we're here to find you affordable alternatives!

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JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM MEETS SCIENCE

14th June 2018

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has just been released so we decided to let you know what we thought of it and take a look at how science could have been improved!

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STAY HOT THIS SUMMER

3rd June 2018

We love getting tips from the catwalk for our summer wardrobe, but they aren't always very wearable! We've chosen our favourite 5 trends and found some cute high street pieces that'll keep you on trend!

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LOVE ISLAND OR LUST ISLAND?

18th July 2019

The islanders have 8 weeks to couple up and fall in love, but is this long enough to truly fall in love or is it simply just infatuation? Science reveals all.

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LET'S TALK MENSTRUAL CUPS...

15th March 2019

Menstrual cups are good for the environment and your purse, but so many women still have their reservations about making the switch. Let's take a deeper look at menstrual cups and find out exactly what they are!

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WHAT THE #10YEARCHALLENGE COULD DO

19th February 2019

The #10yearchallenge was a fun trend to see how much people have changed... but did you ever stop to think about what else these pictures might be used for?

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MACHINE LEARNING: YOUR SMART PERSONAL SHOPPER

6th February 2019

Wouldn't it be cool to have a robot as a personal shopper? Well, this is actually possible with machine learning and you don't have to be a millionaire to access it!

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NATURAL BEAUTY PRODUCTS ARE ECO-FRIENDLY, RIGHT?

1st February 2019

Natural cosmetics always seem like a good replacement for synthetic cosmetics, but are they actually better for the enviroment?

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A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF: A PHD STUDENT

15th January 2019

Ever wondered what life as a PhD student is like? Come and join first-year PhD student, Jenny, as she takes on a normal week!

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UGLY CHRISTMAS JUMPERS

18th December 2018

Christmas isn't complete without a gaudy jumper that would be completely unacceptable at any other time of year. Here are our favourite from this year!

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FESTIVE NAIL DESIGNS

14th December 2018

Having a cute festive manicure doesn't need to break the bank! These adorable nail designs can all be easily done at home with little skill and tools needed!

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SECRET SANTA GIFTS UNDER £15

11th December 2018

Buying the perfect Secret Santa gift can be hard whether you know the person well or not. Let us help you out!

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12 GOOD DEEDS OF CHRISTMAS

9th December 2018

Christmas isn't all about giving and recieving physical gifts. Sometimes doing a good deed is even more special than spending money!

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GIFT IDEAS FOR HIM

6th December 2018

There's no denying that males are the hardest species to buy presents for. Forget the Lynx gift set this year, we have you covered with some cracking ideas!

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CHRISTMAS DAYS IN & OUT

4th December 2018

It can be easy to get stuck doing the same old things in the run-up to Christmas. Why not switch it out with some of our favourite Christmas days in and out?

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GUIDE TO BLACK FRIDAY 2018

21st November 2018

Black Friday can be overwhelming, but we've got the inside scoop on the best deals going this year! Bonus: why do we go crazy for a bargain?

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LAZY GIRL HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

28th October 2018

If you love Disney and hate putting effort into Halloween costumes, you'll love these! They're also super cheap and re-wearable!

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15 MINUTE STEM ACTIVITY BOOK

24th September 2018

Need some ideas for fun science experiments? Look no further! This new book has everything you'll need. GIVEAWAY CLOSED 05/10/18

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SUPER COOL SCIENTISTS

5th September 2018

It's time to celebrate women in STEM in the best way possible! Take a look at Sara MacSorley's colouring book series, you're sure to love it! Exclusive FREE printable page available!

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REAL LIFE SUPERHEROES?!

27th August 2018

Becoming a superhero may no longer be a dream! There is now research showing how you can have super powers... but remember, NO CAPES!

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DRESS LIKE TAYLOR... ON A BUDGET

18th July 2018

We've all seen Taylor Swift wearing an outfit that would be the perfect addition to your wardrobe. We've pulled together a perfect combination for you to try! 

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FORGET EVERYTHING YOU THINK YOU KNOW ABOUT DIETING

2nd July 2018

There are so many diet options around at the moment but they all leave you feeling hungry and aren't sustainable... let's take a new approach!

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HOW MUCH DO DISNEY PRINCESS VOICES LOOK LIKE THEIR CHARACTER?

17th June 2018

We've all wished we were a princess at some point in our lives! The voices of Disney princesses have lived this dream, but do they actually look like their character?

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5! FILMS BEING RELEASED IN 2019

7th June 2018

We know it's 2018 and we don't want to get too ahead of ourselves, but there are some amazing films set for release in 2019. We've decided on Wonk!'s Top 5!

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DRESS LIKE SELENA ... ON A BUDGET

2nd June 2018

Ever wanted to dress like Selena Gomez (haven't we all?!)? Well now you can, here are some affordable alternatives to her outfit!

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