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Past articles by Helen:

Instagram Sucks Now, Sorry

Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian are right – nobody asked for their feed to be clogged up with "Suggested Reels" and dropshipped trainers. → Read More

What Is a Breeding Kink? How Unprotected Sex Became a Turn-On

There's nothing naughtier than making babies – at least according to people with a breeding kink. → Read More

The Next Generation of Sustainable Sex Toys Will Screw You, Not the Planet

F*** yourself, not the planet. → Read More

The Best Eco-Friendly Vibrators and Sex Toys

I put the best eco-friendly sex toys to the test, from solar-powered vibrators and low-airmile wands to, erm, a giant wooden dildo. → Read More

How to Have a Threesome Without Coming Off As an Idiot

This relatively vanilla sexual fantasy is hard to organise and plagued with drama. Here's how to make it happen in the best way possible. → Read More

How to Have Sex When You Have a Sensitive Penis or Vagina

If your hookups are marred by the fact your penis or vulva starts screaming in the days after sex, read on. → Read More

Is Video Sex Safe?: Tales of Cyber Sex Gone Wrong

"I just heard someone screaming – it was his mum. His very Catholic mum." → Read More

I Got Sex Advice From My Favorite Porn Star

Kicking off a new series of porn star interviews, Michael Vegas, aka the "Pig Daddy," talks anal douching, pussy eating, and the problem with mainstream porn. → Read More


The 20 best songs about smoking weed

To celebrate 4/20 or just to mark another Friday night sesh, here are the best stoner songs about smoking weed → Read More

I Tried to Cuff in Time for Valentine’s Day Without Using Apps

I literally mean I printed out and handed out flyers instead, in what rom coms would suggest are the best places to meet someone. → Read More

I Tried to Find a Rich Cuffing Season Fling at an Extremely Fancy Dating Party

It was a mixer for The Inner Circle—a "selective" dating app. → Read More


The worst Christmas Number Ones of all time

Every year, artists across the land battle for the number one spot on the Friday before Christmas. Here are 10 of the worst. → Read More

All The Dating Apps, Ranked by How Badly They'll Disappoint You

Let's be honest: Meet cutes are not real, so we sifted through dating apps so you wouldn't have to. → Read More


Bruno Mars seduces Roskilde, dripping with absolute Finesse

It’s a music journalism cliche to call a gig ‘explosive’, but when you use as many fireworks as Bruno Mars, it’s probably justified. → Read More


Roskilde Festival 2018, Day One: Slaves get sweaty and St Vincent stans Nine Inch Nails

Roskilde Festival in Denmark has officially kicked off festivities for its 48th year. Here's what's happened so far. → Read More

Meeting the 24/7 Sex Slaves Inspired by a Sci-Fi Series

When John Norman wrote the 'Gor' books, he envisioned a fantasy world where all women were slaves to male masters. Now, his fans are recreating it. → Read More


Novelist criticises streaming services for labelling debut album ‘Explicit’

Novelist has criticised the decision by streaming services to label his new album ‘Explicit’, saying it contains "not one expletive". → Read More


Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry praises rise in global activism against Trump presidency

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry has attributed the rise of global activism to the presidency of Donald Trump. → Read More


Cardi B says she's "got new beef" since announcing her pregnancy

Cardi B addressed new “beef” rumours this weekend during her performance at Broccoli City Festival in Washington, DC. → Read More


What would your Post Malone album title be? Find out with this generator

A ‘Post Malone’ album title generator has been launched in celebration of the artist’s latest release, ‘beerbongs & bentleys’. → Read More