Alex Horne

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The 50 Worst Hot Takes of the Year

From Roy Keane on brain damage to Richard Madeley on Southern Rail – it's the only end of year list you need!
Angus Harrison
Alex Horne
12.21.17
News

Watch This Footage of British Police Officers Attacking Peaceful Protestors

Protestors found not guilty of ABH and public disorder after CCTV footage emerges of police officers punching, kneeing and choking them.
Alex Horne
1.18.16
Stuff

Jonathan Ames Looks Back at His 2004 Novel, 'Wake Up, Sir!'

The book the creator of Bored to Death wrote ten years ago is finally getting released in the UK. It tells the story of a neurotic, alcoholic, struggling artist who has a crazy uncle and an imaginary butler.
Alex Horne
6.4.15
Stuff

The Shady World of People Who Offer to Illegally Sell Chimps Online

A recent report suggested there were 33,000 protected animals—or animal parts—for sale on the internet, so I set off to find out if that was true.
Alex Horne
12.11.14
Fashion

Is the Health Goth Movement Selling Out to the Mainstream?

I spoke to the guys behind the HG Facebook page about how they started the latest internet trend, their online art influences, and whether they're working with Adidas now.
Alex Horne
10.30.14
Stuff

Why Is Banksy the Only Person Allowed to Vandalize Britain's Walls?

"When street artists do it, it’s vandalism," said one graffiti writer. "When Banksy does it, it’s an art piece. There’s a disconnect there.”
Alex Horne
10.3.14
Film

The New Film 'Bypass' Offers a Raw Look at Life in Post-Industrial England

I spoke to director Duane Hopkins about his upcoming movie, which deals with the daily struggles of young people trying to hack it in working-class Britain.
Alex Horne
10.1.14
Stuff

A Church-Sponsored 'Love School' Taught Me That Money Is at the Root of Every Happy Relationship

“When you love each other, you make a good team and can make a lot of money” was among the nuggets of advice I absorbed.
Alex Horne
9.30.14
Stuff

Could This New Drug Help to Alleviate Your Depression?

Vortioxetine, a newly available drug in the United States, has show benefits for depression suffers. Most notably, it's helping improve their memory.
Alex Horne
8.29.14
Stuff

Meeting London's Arab Super-Car Disciples

And one man who's not at all happy about the arrival of "wholly uncool" Arabs in Knightsbridge.
Alex Horne
8.11.14
Tech

This British Engineer Claims He's Discovered the Secret to Unlimited Clean Energy

People have been trying to create perpetual motion machines for hundreds, even thousands, of years, but they've all been failures or hoaxes because perpetual motion is impossible. But an Englishman named John Collins thinks he's got the problem pretty...
Alex Horne
6.26.14
Stuff

Scientists Are Working Out Whether You Can Have a Baby with Yourself

Single-parent reproduction is exactly what it sounds like—a very complicated scientific process that involves taking one person’s stem cells, making one of them male and the other female, before splicing them together to make a child.
Alex Horne
6.11.14
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