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Is it time to say ‘thank you, next’ to problematic Pride practices?

On 25 February, Manchester Pride announced that Ariana Grande will be headlining this year’s Pride event. This announcement sparked debate as some expressed outrage at the choice of a straight…

A dive into Zetetic Astronomy: understanding contemporary flat earth beliefs

Contemporary flat earth beliefs originate from the mid-nineteenth century, coming from Samuel Birley Rowbotham’s book Zetetic Astronomy: Earth not a Globe. This book laid out Rowbotham’s view of the earth…

This week in history: William Burke was executed on 28 January 1829

William Burke, alongside William Hare, committed a string of murders in Edinburgh through the 1820s. Burke and Hare were both graverobbers, selling bodies to anatomy teachers for dissection and study.…

To shave or not to shave? Janu-hairy celebrates the choice

Every year, January is filled with desperate attempts to stick to New Years’ resolutions before completely giving up in February. Dry January and Veganuary are both movements attempting to capture…