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The truth about online slot machine profits

In this article, we take a deep dive into exactly how much profits slots make and why they are the beating heart of any casino, online or land-based.

By Jack Ramage

Sperm can survive up to 200 years in space, a recent study finds

A recent breakthrough in science has found that freeze-dried mice sperm can survive in space for 200 years without having the DNA altered by space radiation. The discovery might just be the insight we need into how life forms can withstand long durations in space.

By Alma Fabiani

GOOD EVENING BRITAIN: LIVE! Join Darkwah Kyei-Darkwah, Zain Shah and Glow with Ola for a night of queer fabulousness

Your favourite queer, inclusive and interactive alternative to that talk show is back and live! Ahead of their event on 28 June, we sat down with the trio to find out exactly what they have planned for it.

By Monica Athnasious

Philippines’ President vows to jail people who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine

As vaccinations rise around the world, it’s just been revealed that the Philippines’ President will go as far as threatening citizens to ensure immunisation.


Opinion

By Louis Shankar

The latest TERF controversy is the perfect example of how cancel culture can backfire

The Royal Academy of Arts is under fire from trans exclusionary radical feminists for removing Jess de Whals’ work after receiving multiple complaints about transphobic comments she made. What does it say about trans rights in today’s anti-woke landscape?

Opinion

By Monica Athnasious

As nightclubs reopen in the UK, there is another virus to fear: racism

As another video of a racist incident went viral over the weekend, I decided to take a look at the rise of racism in the UK’s nightlife scene.

By Alma Fabiani

How to keep your brain healthy

In your 20s and 30s, your brain health probably isn’t top of your agenda—who cares how sharp you’re going to be in your 80s? However, as people slide into midlife, they really start to become aware of their declining brain health.

By Malavika Pradeep

Love Island reveals Hugo Hammond as its first ever disabled contestant

In a push towards inclusivity, Love Island is welcoming one of the most diverse line-up of singletons this summer. Heading to the villa next week is Hugo Hammond, a 24-year-old Physical Education teacher diagnosed with a clubfoot.

By Monica Athnasious

WHO tells women of child-bearing ages to not drink alcohol, but what about the men?

As WHO releases its controversial first draft of the Global Alcohol Action Plan, we take a look at the ever-present control over women’s bodies.

By Malavika Pradeep

More than 57,000 people have signed petitions to stop Jeff Bezos from returning back to Earth

Last week the internet wanted Jeff Bezos, multibillionaire and founder of Amazon, to buy and gobble up the Mona Lisa. In the latest twist of events, however, the internet is now on a quest to banish billionaires from the planet altogether.


By Alma Fabiani

Dismantling the history of ‘gossip’ and how misogynistic propaganda made it a malicious thing

From bonding to bad-mouthing, here’s how the term ‘gossip’ was demonised by the patriarchy. Are we surprised?

By Malavika Pradeep

Long egg is the bizarre food trend you probably want to try but hate to admit

Eggs have been the butt of all food eggsperiments since time immemorial. But what happens when a company decides to change its biological form altogether to make you question your own existence?

By Jack Ramage

Police in Hawaii spent $150K on a dystopian robo-dog to monitor the homeless

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Honolulu Police Department spent $150,000 on a robot dog to monitor the homeless population. However, many argue the money could have been spent better elsewhere.

By Alma Fabiani

White women are fake crying on TikTok and the trend speaks for itself

Known as the ‘Turn It Off’ challenge on the video-sharing app, here’s what the trend reveals about white women’s historic weaponisation of their victimhood against people of colour.


By Malavika Pradeep

What does it mean to be an uwu girl on Discord? Two ‘Discord kittens’ explain

A corner of the internet is channelling a forbidden emoticon into their lifestyle to forge an entire subculture. But what happens when they flock to a platform that is considered to be a sin in itself? Introducing the uwu girls of Discord, a niche genre of sugar babies who are highly specific in their needs, goals and approach.

By Alma Fabiani

QAnon followers are about to get more violent FBI warns

What do QAnon followers do when they can’t ‘trust the plan’ anymore? No, they don’t give up on the conspiracy theory, they take the matter into their own hands, predicts the FBI.

By Alma Fabiani

PRIM presents We Needed This, an event focused on celebrating the black queer community through music

For its upcoming event at Selina’s Camden location, PRIM will focus on celebrating the music industry’s interconnection with the black queer community.

By Alma Fabiani

Victoria’s Secret trades its infamous Angels for inspiring women. Will we fall for it?

After its heavily publicised fall from grace, Victoria’s Secret is back with no Angels in sight. Instead, the lingerie giant is attempting to redefine itself and everything it stood for with the help of “women famous for their achievements and not their proportions.” Will it work?