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9 male celebrities who've opened up about body image

9 male celebrities who've opened up about body image

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Noel Fielding told the Sunday Times earlier this week that he "can't put on weight" because he gets more work when he's thinner.He later clarified his comments but the new Great British Bake Off host had lifted the lid on a big issue.The beauty standards imposed on women in media are nothing new, but the experiences of their male counterparts have often been overlooked.In recent years, more male stars have spoken out about their struggles.This week, Blue singer and stage actor Antony Costa spoke about the fat-shaming abuse he faced on social media and explained the pressures of showbusiness."Me as a bloke being in this business, it's hard because you've got to keep up with the Joneses, you've got to been seen to have the six pack." he told ITV's Lorraine. In a 2016 survey of more than 1,00...
Hubble captures image of 'hidden galaxy'

Hubble captures image of 'hidden galaxy'

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July 7 (UPI) -- The Hubble Space Telescope captured the IC 342, a challenging space target due to its thick glowing gas, dark, bright stars and obscuring dust.The IC 342, also known as the Hidden Galaxy, sits near the equator in the Milky Way's galactic disk, where the haze of glowing cosmic gas, dark, obscuring dust and bright stars was captured in an image released by NASA on Friday.Scientists had to look through a large amount of material contained within our own galaxy to view the intricate spiral structure of IC 342.IC 342 gets its name of the Hidden Galaxy because of difficulty viewing it, and it would be among the brightest galaxies in the sky if it wasn't obscured by cosmic dust.The very active galaxy is a mixture of hot, blue star-forming regions, redder, cooler regions of gas, an...
Dawn French overhauls image with 7st weight loss – the ultimate disappearing act

Dawn French overhauls image with 7st weight loss – the ultimate disappearing act

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The actress and comedian left jaws on the floor when she took to Twitter to show off far svelter figure, in the wake of a strict diet.Smouldering into the camera with her hands on her hips, the Vicar of Dibley star showed off her mind-blowing seven stone weight loss.She modelled a dress from her collaboration with Helen Teague for online fashion retailer Sixteen47.The printed number skimmed her newly-streamlined curves and featured a striking multi-coloured print.She teamed the garment with black leggings and on-trend silver brogues.GETTYSTREAMLINED: Dawn has lost seven and a half stoneReality TV stars weight loss transformations  Amazingly, these reality TV stars have lost more than 40st between them... all thanks to healthy eating and exerciseInstagram Scarlett Moffatt s
Satellite image showcases centuries of desertification in India

Satellite image showcases centuries of desertification in India

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June 16 (UPI) -- A new image from the European Space Agency's Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite showcases the extreme aridity of India's Thar Desert.Geologic and archaeological analysis suggests the region, which encompasses more than 123,000 square miles in India and Pakistan, was once green and lush. Centuries of farms have depleted water resources and taxed the soil, slowly drying out the land.Today, the region is dotted by dunes. The false-color image features the city of Bikaner. Sand dunes and irrigation-supported farms surround the city.Life is tough for farmers in the region. Desertification spreads as dry desert sands are blown by winds onto more fertile nearby acreage, degrading the soil.Though irrigation has been used to further develop agricultural lands, India's government has ...