Top Gear Thursday: Hammond, May and Clarkson Tackle Tough Scientific Questions

Richard Hammond isn’t a scientist but he sometimes plays one on TV.

He’s currently the host for a National Geographic show, airing in the U.K., called Science of Stupid, which explains the real science behind zany YouTube clips.

Michael Sheen Joins All-Star 'Under Milk Wood'

This May sees the centenary of the birth of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, and 60 years since the first radio broadcast of his most famous creation; the scabrous, brilliant “play for voices” Under Milk Wood. To commemorate his ...

Is Benedict Cumberbatch In Talks To Play Ian Fleming?

There is probably nothing in this story that cannot be blown away with a decent lungful of air and a good puff, but that’s what makes it all the more enticing.

Snapshot: 10 Photos of the Most Epic Libraries in the U.K.

With the digital age making information available at the click of a button, it’s easy for some to forget about the draw of a library. But there’s nothing like walking into a library, with so much material in front of you, all ...

WATCH: Liam Neeson Stars in ‘Third Person’ Trailer

Irish actor Liam Neeson takes on the role of an obsessed writer in Crash director Paul Haggis’ new film Third Person.

Dame Angela Lansbury Meets The Queen

There’s something enormously compelling about these pictures of famous people getting honors from the Queen. It’s not unlike seeing friends from two different parts of your life chatting in a bar.

Five British Easter Traditions That Will Surprise Americans

Tradition is the simple matter of doing something once because it’s the right thing to do, and then doing it again (and again) for no good reason at all. And traditions that have withstood the warping effects of hundreds of ...

After Postage Price Hike, British Businessman Hires Carrier Pigeons

Royal Mail recently increased the first-class stamp by two pence (three cents), and the second-class stamp by three pence (five cents). For small businesses, this can add up.

Happy 24th Birthday, Emma Watson: Five of Her Most Startling Roles

Emma Watson has spent the years since Harry Potter fired his final magic spell putting as much clear water between herself and her goody-goody image as Hermione Granger as is humanly possible (while also studying for her degree, just ...

Speedy’s Cafe to Post ‘Sherlock’ Fan Art Online

Creating an amazing piece of fan art is like being all dressed up and having nowhere to go; you want people to see it, most of all the people who inspired the work.