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Five Great British Songs That Offer Romantic Advice

Valentine’s Day is one of those events that serves to teach us all an important lesson, namely that no two romantic entanglements (or the lack thereof) are the same. It might seem like everyone is all hearts and flowers all day …

20 Greatest British Songs of 2013

The best year in ages for British music? It sure seems that way. Adele‘s general absence (outside of her Oscar win) from stages and radio stations may have taken focus off the U.

5 Things Only A British School Kid Would Know

Kids, as the old TV show claimed, say the darndest things. They also play the darndest games, make up the darndest tricks, find the darndest uses for stuff that falls from trees and, in one disturbing example, turn a campaign for …

Five American Things The Brits Have Never Found Cool

Don’t be getting all up in my grill, this is just the flipside of the feature we ran a while ago about American things the Brits always find cool. It’s a yin/yang thing, so be cool, yeah?

Move Over Nessie: Five Mythical British Beasts

The Loch Ness monster is one of the most famous mythical beasts in the world, up there with Sasquatch and the yeti and the perfect wife for TV’s Simon Cowell. But Nessie is by no means the only made-up beastie to come from the …

The Brit List: Five Ways Americans Ruined the English Language

There’s a phrase used in robotics, “the uncanny valley,” that describes the problem of building a robot and making it look human. Broadly speaking, the closer to reality you get, the ickier your robot becomes.

The Brit List: 7 Famous Transatlantic Couples

Tonight (January 25) at 11/10c, BBC America premieres its latest Brit List special Top 20 Women Who Date Across the Pond, which counts down the biggest female celebrities who have found love with men from the other side of Atlantic.

WATCH: Dominic Monaghan Co-Hosts ‘The Brit List’s: The Top 20 Most Outrageous Celebrities, U.S. vs. UK’

Dominic Monaghan, host of Wild Things (Air Date: 1/22), is well suited to join Brit List host Asha Leo in counting down the Top 20 Most Outrageous Celebrities, U.S.

Gallery: The Brits Who Defined 2012

With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Olympics, Bond’s 50th anniversary, and Doctor Who putting all eyes on the UK in the past twelve months, who were the British celebrities who made 2012 the remarkable year that was? Click …

The Brit List: The Best and Worst of 2012’s British Movies

It’s awards season in Hollywood and we here at Anglophenia are doing our bit. We are handing out awards of our own – let’s call them the Anglies – to recognize both the high and low points for British movies in 2012.