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Pancake Day History

Get your eggs out everybody and start tossing! Today is Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday. It’s the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. The date on which Pancake Day falls depends on when Easter comes, which in turn depends on the cycles of the moon. Pancake Day is also known […]

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Dark Side Of Facebook

Facebook recently acquired popular messaging service WhatsApp for $19bn (£12bn), nearly 20 times what it paid for Instagram in 2012. You now not only have to worry about your privacy on the number one social media network, but also the world’s biggest messaging service. But unlike Facebook, WhatsApp is straightforward and works well on a […]

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Speak English!

The plane was taking off. The tears were flowing down my face. I looked through the window out at Bulgaria passing away; I was trying to memorise every minute detail that my eyes could see, because knew I wouldn’t be back for another year. It wasn’t long after the plane was in the air that […]

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Understanding Autism

My name is Max. I’m 17 and I am on the autistic spectrum. Often people refer to me as simply ‘autistic’. That in the world there is all autistic people are the same, and very much different from other humans who are not autistic. But that is too simple a way of looking at it. […]

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Beating The Bullies: Finding The Strength

An article in the Guardian, March 2013 stated, ‘Almost half of young people say they’ve been bullied at some point in their school lives.’ I was one of those people. ‘Worthless’. ‘Ugly’. These words have stabbed my heart hundreds of times. The name-calling made me feel as worthless as a piece of dust on a […]

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Films

Exposure is proud to release its latest short film, Lonely Minds

Sexual health vox pop

A short vox pop video and improvised spoken word poem