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Channel 4’s Big Boys is coming back, and it is better than ever

Channel 4’s Big Boys is coming back, and it is better than ever

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The series got renewed for a second season in August 2022 and is scheduled to premiere in 2023. The first broadcast was on 26 May this year and is available on All 4. Source: Channel 4 Jack Rooke gives an exclusive interview at Westminster World. He talks about the series Big Boys on Channel 4 and reveals what we should expect in the upcoming season two. Jack also spoke about Big Boys season two. During those episodes, we will watch more stories being developed regarding the other characters. In contrast, the main focus remains on the main ones. https://youtu.be/KHjiIhUzBAM Credit: Mellina Shahrom and Besmira Kruja Jack Rooke said: “I think it’s just going to be a bit more expansive. I want to sort of delve into some of the other characters' back stories and for it to feel
Pride Timeline: History and Relevance

Pride Timeline: History and Relevance

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The lives of LGBTQ+ people have always been hidden and secretive. It has just been recently that they have been coming out and accepted by society. However, if you look back in history their identity remained concealed due to repressive social attitudes and criminal prosecution. The video highlights key events and changes that took place in the LGBTQ+ community from 1533 to today. https://youtu.be/ge7ipUFjWUg
Could people answer math problems in dreams?

Could people answer math problems in dreams?

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Scientists successfully establish a two-way dialogue with people during REM sleep. Dreamers can answer simple questions such as “What is two plus one?” It is believed that dreams are disorderly and illogical, so people can’t think and react rationally while sleeping. Based on previous studies, scientists already knew that one-way contact is attainable. People can receive external stimuli like light and sound. Two-way communication requires a sleeping person to understand information from outside and respond logically, which is much more complicated. Karen Konkoly, from Northwestern University, worked with her collaborators to experiment by asking people simple questions during lucid dreams (you can realise that you are dreaming) and published a study on February 18 in Current Biolog
What is intersex? Things you might not know about intersex people

What is intersex? Things you might not know about intersex people

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Can you spot intersex people based on their appearance? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pF9wxSFgh8 Video by Hai Anh Vu From the ancient Greek mythology, the term “Hermaphrodite” become a common used medical definition that refers to people whose bodies have both male and female characteristics.  Nowadays, the term is no longer used and instead, another term has been put into common use. That term is Intersex.  But having such variation in characteristics is not a medical problem and it’s more common than what you think. The United Nations estimated that 1.7% of the population are born with intersex trait, comparable to the number of people born with red hair. Current statistics suggest that approximately 358,105 UK people with intersex variations. Under curren
Randy Brits stock up on sex toys during lockdown.

Randy Brits stock up on sex toys during lockdown.

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People turned to sex toys as restrictions keep couples apart. Photo: Anna Shvets Coronavirus restrictions have sent sales of sex toys soaring, as Brits stock up during lockdown. With nowhere to go, and not much to do, Brits have turned to sex toys to satisfy their sexual urges. In the first two weeks of the March lockdown, sex toys sales increased by 25 per cent, according to the Daily Mirror. The trend has again been repeated during the current lockdown; Zuleika Philips, owner of Pleasure Drum, an online wellness and sex toy shop aimed at women of African heritage, told Westminster World: “Over the Covid period we have definitely seen an increase of about 30% pickup of toys.”  In addition, Ms Philips mentioned that they’ve also received a lot more interest from men. C
Does the NHS Covid-19 app violate our privacy?

Does the NHS Covid-19 app violate our privacy?

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Around forty per cent of adults with eligible smartphones in the UK have downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app. During the epidemic, the UK has launched its own epidemic tracking system with this app. However, there is a question that many people concern: does this app violate our privacy? https://youtu.be/xcL7tCT3WQo Many people are anxious about the law enforcement and intelligence agencies could someday get in touch with tracing app's data, although others claim that the app is too private. According to the BBC, the tracing method of the NHS Covid-19 app is "led some to suggest we've got the balance between privacy and effectiveness wrong".
How influencers make money on social media? || Explainer video

How influencers make money on social media? || Explainer video

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You probably already heard about influencers and them earning cash by being active on social media. You perhaps also follow at least one of them. But did you ever wonder how they do it? And if you can be one as well? Then let's look at our explainer video to find out more! https://youtu.be/Dn05IOFAziU
No More Team Sports? How to Run London in Time of Coronavirus!

No More Team Sports? How to Run London in Time of Coronavirus!

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Gyms are closed. Park are allowed to be visited only with members of your household or alone. It is always more difficult for teenagers to enjoy London after the lockdown that started at the end of March. But fortunately, the UK government has stated that among all the social distancing guidelines introduced to contain the spread of the virus, one form of physical exercise is allowed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIPFypzf1MI A small guide to run London in time of crisis in a safe way. Since the start of the lockdown, many people have chosen to start running. A sport that besides being easy, it does not require special gear, and it is also for teenagers that at the moment cannot play football, rugby, any team sports or going to the gym with friends. It has been confirmed th...