Archaeologists Found a Viking Parliament Buried Under a Parking Lot

There's some big excitement in the sleepy town of Dingwall, Scotland, where the remnants of Viking parliamentary gathering spot was just discovered under a parking lot. This is where Norse nobleman would get together and settle their differences before swords started swinging. Now it's a Camry hangout. » 10/25/13 10:20am 10/25/13 10:20am

What the Same Train Ride Looked Like in 1953, 1983 and 2013

We're all alive right now to know what 2013 is like. Some of us can tell stories about life 30 years ago. But most of us have no clue what life was like 60 years ago. This fantastic video by the BBC compares that whole timespan. It shows the same exact train ride filmed in 1953, 1983 and 2013, to reveal the difference… » 8/29/13 9:00pm 8/29/13 9:00pm

This Lady Just Predicted the Future—Or at Least the Weather—with…

Jemima Packington was born with the gift of foresight. Unfortunately, that future-vision is only legible by reading the positions of thrown asparagus. That's right—she's an asparamancer and she just foretold the births of two royal British heirs and Britain's imminent trouncing of the rest of the world in the 2012… » 2/04/12 2:00am 2/04/12 2:00am

UK Gov Changes Mind on Idiotic Social Media Crackdown

British leadership has realized that banning citizens from using certain websites will not fix rioting, the Guardian reports. Accordingly, they're ditching their ill-conceived, ill-advised proposal to block suspected rioters from Twitter, Facebook, BBM, and other equally stupid, pretend security measures. » 8/25/11 2:40pm 8/25/11 2:40pm

Police Arrested a Man for Planning a Water Fight Over BBM

You know when the Brits said they were going to investigate the use of social networks to organize crime? They weren't kidding. They've arrested and charged a 20-year-old man for planning a water fight (yes, a water fight) over BBM. » 8/15/11 7:40pm 8/15/11 7:40pm