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Why the "we're just normal men" meme fills us with such joy

We spoke to the puppeteer and CBBC presenter behind the iconic moment as well as a humour expert


Are acts of kindness better than therapy, though?

Research has suggested that performing a nice charitable deed is better for helping depression than therapy. We’ve done some investigating.


Bad Advice Club: I'm in love with my boss - do I leave my job?

Woo's resident agony aunt helps one hopeless romantic navigating their workplace crush...

sex & relationships

Gymshark opens barber shop as mental health safe space for men

The ‘Deload’ barbershop allows men the time to get a trim and open up to a barber trained in mental health care


Deepfake porn might finally be made illegal

A change in the law is long overdue in the UK, where revenge porn has been illegal since 2015


Why is summer so horny?

It’s the season of sex – but is it science, our Love island obsession, or a vibe shift that calls for a shot of Vitamin D?

sex & relationships

What is bigorexia?

The obsession with bigger muscles has been called 'reverse anorexia', and it’s disproportionately affecting young men


Attachment theory: TikTok trend or relationship saver?

From love languages to zodiac signs and Myers-Briggs types, the search for signs of compatibility has led us to a new form of pop psychology – attachm...

sex & relationships

How are gen-z shaping the way we travel?

New research unpacks the colonial roots of the holiday industry and what it means for the modern traveller


Is the dating app dead? Here’s how to date offline

Dating app fatigue is real, so here’s how to bag that IRL meet-cute

sex & relationships

Woo reviews: 369 Manifestation

It's TikTok's favourite affirmation, but is it the ultimate life hack or just wishful thinking?


A deaf Harry Styles fan on the importance of sign language at gigs

‘Out of all the years I’ve been to concerts, for once I actually felt involved and free’


Bad Advice Club: How to overrule the ‘ick’

Welcome to woo’s new advice column with Chanté Joseph, tackling your questions on life, work, love, and every dilemma in between

sex & relationships

Coronesty: post-pandemic life is too short for awkward dates

In the current dating landscape, people are being more honest and upfront about what they want from potential relationships

sex & relationships

ADHD: your secret weapon

We often think of ADHD as a disadvantage that prevents people from performing at their best. What if we flipped the script?


Should we resurrect the Medieval practice of two sleeps?

Is biphasic sleeping for hot wenches only? We explore the optimum ways to stay energised and productive in modern society, with help from the past


Oliver Sim’s ‘Hideous’ is a powerful insight into HIV+ youth

The xx musician revealed his positive diagnosis in solo debut ‘Hideous Bastard’ – here, HIV activists and campaigners speak candidly about life and re...