‘I was a little hesitant about setting up the National Poo Museum,” begins Daniel Roberts, co-creator of the Isle of Wight’s most intriguing new tourist destination. “I thought, am I going to be socially contaminated? Are people going to point at me? Am I going to become Mr Poo?” He needn’t have worried. The museum’s exhibits – encased in balls of resin, like something from a slightly troubling reimagining of Jurassic Park – were a hit. During the year in which the attraction was housed at the Isle of Wight Zoo, the zoo reported its busiest-ever summer. “People just loved it,” Roberts says. “We were nobodies, but because we mentioned poo, the whole world came running.” The museum’s arrival couldn’t have been better timed because, as Roberts puts it: “In the two years since we launched, we’ve seen an explosion in poo.” This is what we might term the sheitgeist. Is there a parent … [Read more...] about From the joke shop to the high street: why poo is no longer taboo
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RYAN Thomas is the soap actor who has starred in Coronation Street, Aussie soap Neighbours and won Celebrity Big Brother 2018. Here is all you need to know about the star who had a rocky time in the CBB house, who his girlfriend is and his famous brothers... Who is Ryan Thomas? Ryan Thomas is a 34-year-old actor, born on June 10, 1984. He's a Manchester lad who grew up in the city and went on to star in its home-grown soap, Coronation Street. His little brother, Adam, also inherited the acting gene and played Adam Barton in Emmerdale. Meanwhile, other sibling Scott is known by telly lovers for starring on the 2016 series of ITV2's Love Island, where he found love with Kady McDermott. Who did Ryan Thomas play in Coronation Street? The actor is best-known for playing mechanic Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Street. He was just 16 when he started out on the ITV soap and played the cheeky chap role until June 2016 to pursue a career in Hollywood. Ryan took a brief diversion from … [Read more...] about How old is Ryan Thomas, is the Celebrity Big Brother winner a millionaire and who’s his girlfriend?
RITA Ora, Michelle Keegan and Megan McKenna are among a string of celebrities who have been warned they could face prison or large fines for not being upfront about when they've been paid to plug products on Instagram. The Competition and Markets Authority noted that the named celebs haven't broken any rules so far but that they have since formally agreed to spell out in a social media post if they are being paid to promote a brand. Ellie Goulding, Millie Mackintosh, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Alexa Chung are also among the 16 celebs who've committed to make it clearer on future posts. Instagrammers who aren't clear about when a brand has paid them to advertise a product face being slapped with a fine and up to two years in prison. The competitions watchdog contacted celebrities, bloggers and vloggers - or "influencers" - who it was concerned were "infringing" the rules around paid-for posts on social media. If they fail to keep their promise then they could end up in … [Read more...] about Celebs including Rita Ora, Michelle Keegan and Megan McKenna could face prison or fines for not saying when they’ve been paid to plug products on Instagram
Some trends come and go. Others are here to stay. Pink hair surprisingly falls into the latter category. While the technicolour dye job’s popularity in the capital had all the makings of a passing fad — and the volume of slime green and Smarties-blue barnets are still in the minority — bubblegum-tinged tresses have refused to fade and over time have become the new norm, accepted in polite society as more of a millennial licence than a radical statement. If 2019 is the year you’ve decided to take the plunge into peony, know that there’s more to pink than you might think. From bubblegum to blush blonde and flamingo to fuchsia, Alex Brownsell — the bright spark behind trailblazing Dalston dip-dye salon Bleach London — offers a comprehensive how-to guide to the new fuchsia classics. 1. Standing at the door of the pink flamingo “We wanted to create a style that felt both raw and soft at the same time,” says Brownsell. … [Read more...] about Why pink hair is the hottest hair hue for 2019 and how to wear it
The Reviewed Staff Reviewed Published 3:18 PM EST Dec 10, 2018 — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives. Hanukkah is happening right now, and Christmas is not far behind. If you're starting to panic that you won't get your shopping done, let the product experts at Reviewed help you find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. We've spent the past three months researching which items will make the best gifts for anyone and everyone you might be shopping for. To help you shop by budget, we curated 50 of our favorite gifts at a variety of price points. If you want to browse even more ideas, don't worry. We've got plenty. Let's get started: Gifts under $10 Whether you’re shopping on a tight budget, looking for stocking stuffers, … [Read more...] about 50 amazing gifts for every type of person and budget