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Eating a meat-based hot dog could reduce your life by 36 minutes

Eating a meat-based hot dog could reduce your life by 36 minutes

Need another reason to switch to a vegan diet? New research suggest that eating a single meat-based hot dog could shorten your life by over half-an-hour. BBQ doesn’t sound so fun now, eh? Forget drugs, getting too drunk, or attempting to do anything in the morning before a morning tea, the real threat to your health is hot dogs. Yes, that seemingly innocuous hunk of processed meat is actually a...

By London, UK
Taylor Wessing Prize for Photography shortlist revealed

Taylor Wessing Prize for Photography shortlist revealed

The three finalists for the prestigious Taylor Wessing Prize have been announced. Kayta Ilina, David Prichard and Pierre-Elie de Pibrac are the shortlisted nominees for the award that celebrates contemporary portrait photography. The submitted pieces explore adversity, generational trauma, and the fluidity of gender. Although the pictures would usually be displayed in the National Portrait Gallery, due to redevelopment work, this year’s submissions will be exhibited at Cromwell Place in South Kensington. The...

By Oxford, UK
You decide – is the ‘Nevermind’ lawsuit about exploitation or money?

You decide – is the ‘Nevermind’ lawsuit about exploitation or money?

The child star on one of the world’s most famous album covers is suing for irreparable damages. Are the claims genuine or a 'get rich quick' scheme? Spencer Elden, the four-month-old baby featured on the cover of Nirvana’s 1991 Nevermind album, is suing the band for alleged sexual exploitation. US law typically doesn’t consider non-sexualised images of children as child pornography, but Elden’s lawyer suggests the image of a baby floating...

By London, UK
Musicians are taking a stance against posthumous albums

Musicians are taking a stance against posthumous albums

Could we begin to see more musicians following two artists’ decision to block album releases after their death? Last week, Lana Del Rey shared a photo of Anderson .Paak’s newest tattoo, which states that none of his demos should be released as an album in the event of his death. Lana stated that her coinciding wish will be placed in her will, making the request a legal requirement. This may sound a...

By London, UK