Chris Bourn is a writer and editor who has writed and edited for many a title, including British Maxim and Time Out. He does stories for MEL covering health, happiness, and how things came to be.
While power ballads have plenty in common with the Romanticism of the 1800s, their roots go all the way back to the 11th century
It might sound counterintuitive, but depression might well have served an important evolutionary function — and although it almost certainly doesn’t feel like it, it could still be helping us now
As a literal comparison, ‘high as balls’ makes no sense. But it reveals a ton about why slang works and why we love to use it