10 Great British TV Shows of the Last 10 Years

The last decade in British TV has been particularly great, especially as it coincides with a huge upswing in the quality of TV shows across the world. In a time of critical and popular worldwide successes such as Breaking Bad, Orange …

Personality Quiz: Which Sherlock Holmes are You?

You’d think that there would be very little room for gradations of personality in a character as well-defined as Sherlock Holmes. He has his foibles—his violin, that stern intellect—and his inability to deal with people on a …

10 Reasons We Love Dame Helen Mirren

Possibly we should all take a page out of Dame Helen Mirren‘s book? The British actress turns 70 this coming Sunday (July 26), and makes getting older seem so easy.

WATCH: The Best Prank News Videobomb Ever

Pranking live news media is a sport that has a long and ignoble tradition, whether by accidentally walking into reporters as they’re speaking to camera, shouting something obscene behind them, or jumping around behind the camera …

10 Great British Bangers for Hot Dog Day

Before we really get stuck in, it might help to have a brief look at the language around sausages in Britain, and how they’ve been used in certain recipes. For example, the term bangers—when used to describe sausages and not …