This Typographic Climbing Wall Stretches the Length of a Beach

There's no forgetting where you are when you visit this climbing wall—because the place name is spelt out in giant letter along its 40-meter length. » 10/29/14 8:28am 10/29/14 8:28am

Here's a fun little Google Maps easter egg: ask for directions from Snowdon to the Brecon Beacons in Wales, and it'll estimate travel time by car, bus, foot, plane, bicycle, or... dragon! The journey takes 21 minutes by the country's national emblem apparently, compared to 3 hours 20 minutes by car. [The Next Web] » 6/03/14 6:33am 6/03/14 6:33am

Welsh Park Considers Using Bees as Sentries

Marijuna farmers tried it with bears, and now a parks and recreation department in Wales wants to do it with bees: critters as cheap security. » 1/24/12 4:20pm 1/24/12 4:20pm

Origins of Stonehenge's Stones Found, and Holy Crap Did They Travel Far

Remember that time you carried that box home and it was like sooo heavy? Yeah, shut up. The quarry where some of Stonehenge's original rocks came from has been discovered, and the people of 5,000 years ago dragged them 160 miles. » 1/18/12 2:00pm 1/18/12 2:00pm

UK Man Builds Man-Sized Hobbit House for £3,000

Simon Dale was fed up. He'd had enough of what he calls "mass produced box design" homes so he did something about it—he moved his family to the Welsh countryside and hand-built a "Hobbit house" even Peter Jackson would envy. » 11/24/11 1:00am 11/24/11 1:00am

Could This Be How Stonehenge Was Actually Built?

One of the most puzzling mysteries is how Stonehenge, the prehistoric circle of stones in England, came to be. We know it was built around 4,500 years ago, and the stones came from Wales, some 250km away...but how? » 12/01/10 7:20pm 12/01/10 7:20pm

Black and White HDR Video Looks Like An Artist's Sketches Brought to…

Of the three HDR videos we've seen recently, this is probably the most unusual. Several hundred photos were taken in black and white, and batch-processed together to create something you could almost see in an e-ink graphic novel. » 9/27/10 5:20pm 9/27/10 5:20pm

Sheep-Powered LED Display Lights Up Welsh Hillside

In one of the funnest examples of merging animals with technology yet, these herders took to the hills of Wales to create huge sheep-driven LED displays. Baaaad ass! » 3/18/09 12:15am 3/18/09 12:15am

Researchers Create Computer Models of Staggering Drunks to Aid City…

A team of Welsh scientists have spent long nights camped out in a busy nightlife neighborhood of Cardiff from 11pm to 3am with one goal-studying the way Welshmen stagger when they're shitfaced in order to build an accurate computer model of the phenomenon. They aim to use their data to help city planners design… » 7/24/08 11:45am 7/24/08 11:45am