Posts tagged "england"

Woman Gets Trapped In Subway Restaurant Freezer, Uses Ketchup To Ask For Help

UK woman Karlee Daubeney was trapped inside of freezer at a Subway restaurant in Gloucester, England for eight freaking hours starting at 11:15 p.m., where she wasn’t rescued until 7:30…

Katrin Higher | October 31, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Man Finds Fish That Looks Just Like Elton John

Just when I think I’ve had enough of the internet for good, something like this comes along and completely restores my faith in the wonderful stupidity that our virtual world…

Katrin Higher | September 19, 2015 - 10:40 am

Earliest Use Of The F-Word Discovered

An English historian, Dr Paul Booth, claims to have found the earliest use of the f-word, as we use it today (like, “fuck off”) in some court papers…

Katrin Higher | September 13, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Queen Elizabeth II Is Now Britain’s Longest-Serving Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II has become the longest-reigning British monarch in history today, surpassing the long reign of her great-great-grandmother, Victoria, at 5:30 this afternoon (London time, obviously). At 89 years

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 9, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Nicky Hilton Marries James Rothschild In Custom Made Valentino

The kind of forgotten Hilton sister, Nicky Hilton, just got married Saturday to baking magnate James Rothschild, at Kensington Palace in England.
She chose the Roman fashion house, Valentino for…

Katrin Higher | July 12, 2015 - 11:00 am

Town In England Celebrates Summer Solstice With A Stonehenge Made Out Of Refrigerators

Kent, England is cooler than all of us. Some folks in the small town of Maidstone in Kent decided to celebrate the summer solstice by exhibiting the beautiful machines that…

Katrin Higher | June 21, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Royal Baby Alert: Kate Middleton Gives Birth To A Girl!

Break open the champagne for all you royal obsessed fans, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby girl! All hail the mini queen.
Middleton gave…

Katrin Higher | May 2, 2015 - 9:31 am

UK Man Drops Dead After Opening “Pandora’s Box”

Novel idea: if, for any reason or due to any twist of fate, one stumbles across a container labeled “Pandora’s box,” refrain from opening it. We all know what happened…

Rachel Krause | November 12, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Hundreds Of Strangers Attend Lonely Vet’s Funeral After Obituary Goes Viral

Have I got the perfect heartwarming Veteran’s Day story for you! When British World War II vet Harold Jellicoe “Coe” Percival passed away last month at the age of 99, the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 11, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Customers Tattle On Pirated Porn Over Poor Quality

Pirates, pirates, pirates. We need to have a little chat. Don’t make shitty quality copies unless you want your customers to go crying to the police about not getting what…

Alyson Penn | August 11, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Confused: Hospital Serving Alcohol

Okay, now I’m really not sure if alcohol is good for me or bad for me. According to Daily Mail, The North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke, England, has applied for an…

Mary Odell | July 22, 2013 - 7:00 pm

British Prime Minister Reveals Crackdown On Internet Porn

David Cameron, British Prime Minister, has announced that every household will now be blocked from viewing online porn and other adult materials unless they specify that they would like the…

Mary Odell | July 22, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Pip Pip Cheerio! Gay Marriage Now Legal In England And Wales

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill received royal assent this morning, thus legalizing gay marriage in both England and Wales. Royal assent in the United Kingdom takes place after both…

Mary Odell | July 17, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Dancing Queen Bus Stop Lady Has The Right Idea

The name William W. Purkey might not mean anything to you, but he’s the guy who coined the phrase “dance like nobody’s watching.” That’s pretty solid advice, we think. Take…

Julie Gerstein | April 19, 2013 - 10:40 am

Princess Eugenie Chooses Patriotic Nail Art To Celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

I am not qualified to talk about the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, because I know literally nothing about it except for this very factual article I read on Vice. What can…

Rachel Krause | June 6, 2012 - 2:20 pm

God Save The Queen’s Pudding Bars

As I’ve mentioned about a billion times before, I’m totally obsessed with everything British, so when I saw these candy bars–which combine traditional British pudding flavors, chocolate, and a colorful…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 23, 2012 - 11:40 am

British Elegance At The Royal Ascot Ladies’ Day!

British ladies have a reputation for being so much more refined and classy than their American counterparts. Well, let me just dispel that rumor right now. Brits are no more classy and…

Julie Gerstein | April 14, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Catherine Zeta-Jones Is Knighted, Wears A Crazy Hat For The Occasion

Yesterday, the gorgeous Catherine Zeta-Jones was dubbed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, the third highest rank in the UK, for her movies and charity work. She…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 25, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Oscar Theory #11: Whoever Wins The BAFTA Gets The Oscar

When it comes to the acting awards at the year’s Oscars, it looks things could get very British. No, not because the world has gone mad over Prince William and

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 24, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Mystery: English Dudes Shopping In Sherlock Holmes’ Wardrobe?

Bad teeth aside, the idea of English guys is quite romantic. You’ve got your Hugh Grants (awkward/charming), Colin Firths (will fight a man in a fountain for you and love…

Leonora Epstein | August 20, 2010 - 11:40 am