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High Jump…

High Jump…

Fancy the High Jump? You don’t have to be in and around Portsmouth for very long before you realise that the seafront has a number of hotspots that people use to cool off whenever there’s some warm weather. Tombstoning is, let’s not beat about the bush, bloody stupid. End of. In 2008 a tombstoner was paralysed for life after leaping off the South Parade Pier....

Beer B4 Liquor…

Beer B4 Liquor…

The Truth Behind Beer Before Liquor… We’ve all heard the line: “Beer before Liquor, never been sicker… liquor before beer, you’re in the clear”. But is it true? The answer is, well, yes, sort of – but for reasons that are down to your drinking preferences… WHY? The saying has probably come about because of the tradition to finish a wild...

Black History…

Black History…

October is ‘Black History Month’, an annual observation and celebration of the history and culture of important people and events within the African Diaspora. However, despite the fact it’s widely celebrated in the UK, as well as in the USA and Canada, it remains an event that many people are aware of but actually know very little about. Mayhem! investigates...

Tales of Terror…

Tales of Terror…

As Halloween approaches, what better time to celebrate the cultural legacy of one of British cinema’s greatest cinematic chillers? Best known for their Gothic horror period, Hammer Films have lifted the lid on  a coffin thought long-sealed and is rising again! HELL AWAITS Surprisingly, Hammer had little to do with scaring folks witless in the early days – its...

Back to work…

Back to work…

It’s that time of year again, time to pack away the sun cream, fold up the picnic blankets and say goodbye to the summer holidays and prepare to go back to work! Remember when you were a kid and going back to school was a love/hate time? Hating the fact that summer holidays had finished and you couldn’t hang out with your friends from dawn to dusk every day;...

Going Green…

Going Green…

Going Green Without Going Broke We all know that going ‘green’ is all the rage at the moment, but for all you out there poor and starving, a state-of-the-art solar system might seem a little out of your price-range. That’s why you’ve got to work with what you have and try out a touch of DIY. Now, before you get all huffy and say “I’m not a scientist, I don’t...

Romeo’s Rivals…

Romeo’s Rivals…

Whether they’re fact or fiction, love throughout history has been behind some of the world’s most famous stories. Many of which end in tragedy, so here’s a few where the guy actually gets the girl… SHREK All young girls grow up reading fairy tales with the idea of a female being trapped somehow, until a knight in shining armour sweeps...

Girls Wanna…

Girls Wanna…

…Have Fun! Or do they? This and other questions have left mankind in a flap since time immemorial. But never fear, we at Mayhem! can help you. We understand that you need to play it cool in the potential minefield that is ‘the girl question’ – designed to catch you out every time. But with a little help, you can straighten up and fly...

Tonsil Tennis…

Tonsil Tennis…

Kissing – What’s Hot and What’s Not? The team here at Mayhem! decided we would research the hottest kisses out there for a mooch-session that’s hot, hot, HOT! The research was super fun and here are some of the best (and worst) tips we came up with! THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Basically this boils down to fluttering your eyelashes over your partner’s...

Peeps to Avoid…

Peeps to Avoid…

Five People to Avoid at Parties… So, being the attractive, socially-adept and popular human being you are, you’ve found yourself at a party. For the most part, parties can be enjoyed without worrying about blood loss or your own premature demise. However, the five individuals detailed in this article will do their level best to ruin your buzz, crush...