Adam Forrest

10.23.16

How Your Parents Helping You Pay for Everything Changes Your Relationship with Them

The long-lasting interest of withdrawing from the bank of mum and dad.

8.25.16

Here's How the Human Rights Act Being Scrapped Would Actually Affect You

The Conservative government is intent on replacing the act with a "British Bill of Rights" – which campaigners argue is not a good thing.

8.22.16

What It's Like to Lecture at University While You're in Your Twenties

"You think the students will relate to you quite easily, but actually, it only takes one attempt to make a pop culture reference to realise there's no point in trying to be cool."

5.12.15

Explained: All Those Evil-Sounding Tory Policies and How They'll Affect You

They want to scrap the Human Rights Act, spy on civilians, reduce employment rights, slash subsidies for clean energy and make it harder for Labour to win elections. Surely the intentions aren't all as bad as they sound?

2.4.15

Why Do We Assume Paedophiles Look a Certain Way?

Dirty trench coat, oversized NHS glasses and lank, thinning hair. We spoke to some experts in an attempt to understand the stereotypes surrounding child sex abusers.

12.9.14

How Are YouTubers Going to Change the Publishing Industry?

Zoella's book Girl Online recently became the fastest-selling debut in history, and now everybody wants a piece.

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12.1.14

This Guy Used to Be in a Far-Right Street Team – Now He's Touring Britain, Apologising at Mosques

A couple of weeks ago, Matthew Lester realised he'd been an "unwitting twat" and decided to make amends.

11.11.14

This Facebook Page Exposes People Who Pretend to Serve in the British Army

The "Walter Mitty Hunters Club HQ" tracks down charlatans who claim to have done heroic stuff in the name of Her Majesty's Armed Forces, then names and shames them on the internet.

10.8.14

Inside the Jehovah's Witnesses' British Headquarters

I learned why the Apocalypse isn't all that bad (as long as you devote your life to spreading the word of Jehovah).

9.8.14

An Interview with France's Longest-Serving Private Detective

Martine Baret has been investigating for suspicious Parisians for nearly 50 years.

9.2.14

A Former MEK Member Speaks About the 'Cult' of Extremism

Masoud Banisadr was a PR for the Iranian terrorist group, before settling in the UK in 1996.