Amelia Tait

Instagram

The Secret Trail of Money Behind Those Instagram Porn Bots

You've probably got used to ignoring them, but this is what happens if you click and keep on clicking.
Amelia Tait
3.26.19
Home Coming

Home Coming: Richmond, North Yorkshire

An intimate tour of a writer's home town, one catastrophic facial injury at a time.
Amelia Tait
3.7.19
YouTube

The Real Reasons Kids Want to Become YouTubers

With the huge success of a new vlogging video game, 'Youtubers Life OMG!', we spoke to children and their parents about seemingly every kid's dream career.
Amelia Tait
1.15.19
christmas

I Opened the Most Ridiculous Advent Calendars On the Market

On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me: a "penis extender" with textured ribs, 24 shots of tequila and a kit to "pimp my prosecco".
Amelia Tait
12.3.18
International Days

The Reason We Have All Those Bizarre 'International' Days

Brandied Fruit Day, Sausage Pizza Day, International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day – here's why you see these dumb celebrations trending on Twitter.
Amelia Tait
10.22.18
the internet

Young, Old, Male, Female: This Is Who Gets Believed Least Online

Lots of people are called out for their bullshit online, but one type of person is targeted considerably more than any other.
Amelia Tait
10.2.18
Pretty Privilege

'Ugly Ducklings' On How People Treated Them When They Got Hot

How the "halo effect" has changed their lives.
Amelia Tait
12.7.17
Investigative Journalism

Seriously: Why Does Everyone's Mum Use That Same Cookie Tin for Sewing Stuff?

An investigation.
Amelia Tait
11.1.17
Stuff

Is Obesity a Psychological or Physical Problem?

David Cameron wants to cut people's benefits if they don't seek treatment for their obesity, but does the NHS recognise that overeating can be caused by underlying psychological issues, rather than biological ones?
Amelia Tait
7.30.15
Stuff

The Psychology Behind Animal Hoarding

Why is it that there are constant news stories about people who cage or cram hundreds of pets into their homes? Sometimes it's animal cruelty, but it could also be attributed to a specific mental illness.
Amelia Tait
5.7.15
Stuff

My Eating Disorder Had Nothing to Do with Barbie or the Media

A lot of people with an eating disorder will find the idea that it's caused by Barbies or supermodels insulting and patronising. It's a mental illness, not a bad case of vanity.
Amelia Tait
2.20.15
Stuff

Are Vloggers Ripping Off Fans for Meet and Greets?

Or is £50 a small price to pay for a selfie and a hug?
Amelia Tait
10.21.14
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