Remembering The Rusted, Crumbling Piers Of Seaside Britain

Beautiful beaches probably aren't the first thing that come to mind when thinking of jolly olde England, but seaside resorts have been popular getaways for city-dwellin' Brits for nearly two centuries. People do still go visit, but the Victorian-era piers that dot the coast have seen some better days. » 11/18/13 1:00pm 11/18/13 1:00pm

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… » 8/29/13 9:00pm 8/29/13 9:00pm

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

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

A Cinema Made from Fridges Sounds Very Cool

Sorry for the punnage, but it does! The pop-up cinema Films on Fridges has been built in London's trendy Hackney area, where it will serve up films until August 13th. Inspired by a fridge dumping-ground removed in 2005, the cinema has been built using 150 fridge doors—even for the seats and the bar. [Films on Fridges » 8/04/11 2:40pm 8/04/11 2:40pm