Real Life

  • The art of bouncing back (according to men who returned from the brink of disaster)
    Opinion

    The art of bouncing back (according to men who returned from the brink of disaster)

    It's not just for Alan Partridge you know

    Posted by
    Matt Blake
    Published
  • Danny Wallace jury duty courtroom
    Opinion

    Danny Wallace discovers that jury duty is more than jigsaws

    "People are crossing their arms and sighing. 'Why us?' we joke"

    Posted by
    Danny Wallace
    Published
  • What it feels like to ‘wake up’ during surgery (by someone it happened to) 4
    News

    What it feels like to ‘wake up’ during surgery (by someone it happened to)

    “They made the cut and it felt warm and stung. Then he pulled the eye flap back and I yelled “F*ck”

    Posted by
    Tristan Cross
    Published
  • Life lessons from the frontline
    Opinion

    “I’ve seen men executing other people & then eating them”: Life lessons from a war reporter

    War reporter James Brabazon on fear, courage and humanity in the world's most dangerous places

    Posted by
    Matt Blake
    Published
  • A qualified cave diver in a cave
    News

    "I’m a qualified cave diver – here’s why the Thai rescue was so terrifying"

    Three of my friends have died in the last decade

    Posted by
    Kera Rolsen
    Published
  • This is how tea is the hidden power behind the British Army
    Opinion

    What it's like to be a bomb disposal expert on the front line

    "One wrong move and you’ll turn into red mist”

    Posted by
    Kim Hughes
    Published
  • Here's what happened when these gay teens were heckled by a bunch of lads after their school prom
    News

    Here's what happened when two gay teens were heckled by a bunch of lads after their school prom

    We did not see this coming

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
    Published
  • How to survive a fire on a space station 1
    News

    "Three-foot flames and melting metal": How I survived the biggest ever fire in space

    We spoke to retired astronaut Jerry Linenger about the most dangerous moment of his career

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
    Published
  • Verne Troyer as Mini Me
    Opinion

    “Strangers grab me in bars”: The reality of being a man with dwarfism in 2018

    Tyrion Lannister does not make up for years of dire representation.

    Posted by
    Eugene Grant
    Published
  • Inside the minds of the planet’s most sadistic men 1
    News

    Inside the minds of the planet’s most sadistic men

    What makes a man become a monster?

    Posted by
    Matt Blake
    Published