These shoes are made from upcycled sex toys

These shoes are made from upcycled sex toys

Finding fresh ways to use old materials will be the challenge that defines our generation. We need to drastically reduce the constant production of virgin plastics and polymers, especially in fashion, which is why one sustainable clothing brand started turning sex toys into shoes. When it comes to upcycling in...

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Procrastination has been linked to poor mental and physical health

Procrastination has been linked to poor mental and physical health

Avoiding certain responsibilities might feel rewarding in the moment, but it’s likely worse for our mental and physical well-being in the long run. A breadth of studies have shown that chronic procrastination isn’t just bad for our to-do lists, but also for our mental and physical health in the long term. While most of us give into procrastinating every now and then, the consequences become a lot different when we make...

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Why Gen Z is ditching their smartphones on nights out

Why Gen Z is ditching their smartphones on nights out

Death to the drunk Instagram story? Well, maybe. Young people are starting to swap their smartphones for simpler mobile devices on nights out. The benefits extend well beyond dealing with embarrassing social media posts from the night before. A new trend is emerging amongst Gen Z members old enough to hit the club at the weekend. Rather than pocketing an £800 smartphone with their debit card and ID before going...

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The problem with Sainsbury’s latest campaign and why it went viral

The problem with Sainsbury’s latest campaign and why it went viral

A new marketing campaign released by Sainsbury’s has gone viral for being completely tone-deaf about women’s safety. The adverts' timing makes its sentiments even more ridiculous, as a culture of violent sexual misconduct by serving Metropolitan Police officers is brought to light. Here we go again. You’d think that with great efforts to improve inclusivity at big corporations, especially inside marketing departments, copywriting oversights like the one spotted in Sainsbury’s latest...

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BRIT awards under fire for selecting all-male nominees

BRIT awards under fire for selecting all-male nominees

In 2021, it was announced that the annual ceremony would be foregoing the gender split for its best artist category. This year, however, only men are in the running. At a time when inclusivity is at the forefront of every conversation, you’d assume that companies, brands, and key industry players would think twice before publicly committing to an act of blatant discrimination. Whether they’re initially ‘trying’ in an effort to...

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