Celebrity culture and social media: Why so many men feel bad about their bodies- Tempemail

W hile much has been written about the impact of poor body image and the intense bodily scrutiny and judgement faced by women and girls, a new study has found that men are increasingly falling victim to the same anxieties. Whether it’s feeling the pressure from social media snaps or Continue Reading

Boomer, millennial and Gen Z: Why do generation wars feel worse than ever?- Tempemail

“They think they know everything, and are always quite sure about it.” No, these are not the words of a disapproving baby boomer bemoaning snowflake millennials on social media or breakfast television, but a quote from ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle complaining about young people BC. Cross-generational conflict is an issue Continue Reading

Dr Feel Good? The NHS DJ helping lift Covid gloom for millions | Society- Tempemail

It has been another gruelling week of night shifts caring for Covid-19 patients in intensive care in Birmingham, but Dr Kishan Bodalia is already gearing himself up for his next DJ set. While nightclubs and musical festivals may be off the cards, Bodalia has found fame performing DJ sets in Continue Reading

Google apps feel strain as firm’s privacy standoff with Apple drags on | Google

Google’s privacy standoff with Apple has lasted so long that even the company’s own apps are complaining about it. Since early December, Apple has required any iOS app to include a privacy “nutrition label”, listing all the ways the app uses personal data. Those labels, which are written by the Continue Reading

More than a third of Britons feel lying has become the ‘norm’, poll finds- Tempemail

Sceptical Britons have a “deep-rooted” lack of trust, as a result of politicians, social media and celebrities. A poll of 2,000 adults found that three quarters openly admit to being suspicious by nature – covering everything from people to manufacturers. Big banks and the local council also feature in the Continue Reading

Shirking from home? Staff feel the heat as bosses ramp up remote surveillance | World news

For many, one of the silver linings of lockdown was the shift to remote working: a chance to avoid the crushing commute, supermarket meal deals and an overbearing boss breathing down your neck. But as the Covid crisis continues, and more and more employers postpone or cancel plans for a Continue Reading

‘I will be cut off’: Chinese Americans feel targeted by Trump’s WeChat order | US news- Tempemail

Chinese Americans have had their daily communications unwittingly swept into the US-China trade war, as the Trump administration threatens to ban China-based messaging platform WeChat. For many Chinese Americans WeChat is a lifeline connecting them to family and friends in China, and within Chinese American communities – one that will Continue Reading

Mo Gilligan: ‘A lot of us comics do feel a bit like key workers’ | Culture- Tempemail

“It hasn’t really sunk in yet,” says Mo Gilligan from his production office in Hackney. “I’m slowly realising that I’ve just won one of the biggest awards in British TV.” A couple of years ago, Gilligan was a relatively obscure London standup with a few viral YouTube videos to his Continue Reading