'Star Trek': How a Book About Africa Inspired Uhura's Name

Nyota Uhura is one of the most popular characters in the Star Trek franchise. She was a regular in Star Trek: The Original Series and its animated spin-off, where she was played by Nichelle Nichols. Uhura broke boundaries on television and inspired many Trekkies. In addition, she was the protagonist in a popular novel called […]

How my lover, my boyfriend and I made it through lockdown

One Saturday evening in early March, my partner, Tim, and I were sitting in a cocktail bar nervously waiting for our date, a woman called Andrea. We’d met on Feeld, a dating app that has been called ‘Tinder for threesomes’. Like anyone who has dated online, we’ve had our share of awkward meet-ups; it’s tough […]

How does Scott know Johnny in Coronation Street?

Johnny Connor (Richard Hawley) has a past with Scott (Tom Roberts) that he is keen to keep a secret. So desperate has he been to leave the past behind and bury his link to Scott that he’s hunkering down in France away from the Cobbles – and Scott – leaving Jenny Bradley (Sally Ann Matthews) to return […]

How Ghislaine Maxwell went from socialite to 'child sex-trafficker'

From socialite to ‘child sex-trafficker’: How Ghislaine Maxwell grew up as the ‘favorite’ daughter of disgraced newspaper baron Robert and went from mixing with royals, politicians and moguls to ‘procuring minors’ for billionaire pedophile Epstein Ghislaine Maxwell boasted an impeccable network of contacts and starry circle of friends The French born socialite, 58, spent decades […]

A Doctor Explains How To Be Safe During A Socially Distant Picnic

As the weather gets warmer and many states continue to reopen, spending time outdoors has never been so appealing. Understandably so — we’ve all been stuck inside for weeks, many of us months. However, enjoying the summer weather will require finding things that are safe to do outside amidst during the coronavirus pandemic. So, don’t […]