Amelia Tait

Amelia Tait is Shortlist's online features editor. Follow her on Twitter @ameliargh 

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  • How are doomsday preppers reacting now it actually feels like the end of the world?
    News

    How are doomsday preppers reacting now it actually feels like the end of the world?

    “I think right now we are living in final times of mankind and no amount of prepping can save anyone”

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  • GBBO bakers 2018
    Entertainment

    Predicting who will win the Great British Bake Off 2018 based on the contestants’ social media

    Damned are all ye who enter here.

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  • How one man became the face of British blokes
    News

    How one man became the face of British blokes

    “People just stereotype me as ‘always up for a pint’... does it represent me in total? No."

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  • Angry iPhone
    Tech

    “A guy I barely knew was sending me porn": Is your WhatsApp group toxic?

    “A single beep can ruin my entire day”

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  • Dr Alex George from Love Island
    Entertainment

    “I didn’t think I was blackout material”: How it feels to get rejected on national TV

    Hopeful singles from ‘Take Me Out’ and ‘First Dates’ explain what it’s like to have your heartbreak broadcast to the nation

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  • What makes it hard to tell your dad “I love you”?
    News

    What makes it hard to tell your dad “I love you”?

    “I have a horrible feeling I might never have literally said the words ‘I love you’ to my dad”

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  • Face value: How movies cast “ugly” characters – and how it feels to get the part
    Entertainment

    How movies cast “ugly” characters – and how it feels to get the part

    “It took its toll as the years went on”

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  • BalletBoyz 14 Days
    Entertainment

    "Their feet were burning": The reality of being a male ballet dancer in 2018

    Matthew has just kicked Marc in the face, and all of a sudden ballet seems brutal.

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  • A man refusing to do the ironing
    News

    Is this the end of advertising’s “bumbling bloke” trope?

    For decades, advertisers have relied on the tired trope of the "man child". Will new regulations make him disappear?

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  • A disappearing burger
    Food & Drink

    Reducetarians: the benefits of being a bad, burger-eating “vegetarian”

    What to do if you hate animal cruelty but love animal flesh

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