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Via: Mashable
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Last November this cat set the internet ablaze after being spotted on a supermarket shelf in South London, with an unparalleled pokerface.

Well, this cat's back. Yes, the exact same one, in the exact same store.

Here's the photo from last November, in which he's wearing the same don't-fu*k-wit-me expression.

It's time for Sainsbury to face the cold, hard, and definitely furry truth; this cat ain't going anywhere.

social media woman calls out public fat-shaming group handing out cards on London Underground
Via: @kflorish
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National Health Services (NHS) worker Kara Florish took to Twitter to document receiving a body-image shaming business card on London's Underground.

The card, which states to be from a group called "Overweight Haters Ltd", reads "fat" in large letters on one side. The other side contains a paragraph with a description of the "organization".

Writer Sean Thomas Knox witnessed a similar, separate body-shaming card incident, and tweeted about it's authenticity.



British Transport Police on Twitter are asking anyone with any information to get in touch with them.



Censorship of The Day: London Coffee Shop Forced to Replace Brilliant Yet "Offensive" Sign
Via: Mashable
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A coffee shop in London has been forced to remove a sign displaying the shop's name from outside its building.

But the shop's response was rather cheeky.

The coffee shop was rebranded more than a year ago from the more boring "Bermondsey Street Coffee."

Then the owners received this letter this month from the lawyers of the owners of the building.

Seeing as they had no real choice in the matter, they replaced the sign.

Here's the new sign.

Effective? Yes.

Just as funny? Nah.

The Waiting Wall spreads the secrets of London Commuters
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Warning sailors: Here be feels.

Alan Donohoe and Steven Parker have concocted a way to make London commuters share and experience the deepest confessions, fears and joys of their fellow humans. During the Brighton Digital Festival, from Sept. 21-27, the two artists have installed The Waiting Wall at the Brighton Station. There commuters can share their inner-most thoughts anonymously and the messages will randomly appear on the large screen.

The project's website explains where they received the inspiration.

In September 2015 commuters will notice a new digital display at Brighton Station. Brighton digital creatives, Free the Trees will be displaying a timetable themed digital display called 'The Waiting Wall'.

Standing on the concourse waiting for yet another delayed, overcrowded train, will become a rare eye-opening and uplifting experience. Inspired by the book Religion for Atheists by Alain de Botton, 'The Waiting Wall', referencing commuters' experiences, is an electronic display of Jerusalem's Wailing Wall, "that would anonymously broadcast our inner woes," thereby reminding us that "we are none of us alone in the extent of our troubles and lamentations."



Some are just regular worries, some are deep emotional expressions and some are fervent wishes.



















If you'd like to watch the messages as they appear, or even add one of your own, visit the wall's website.

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