Tag Archives: News

WATCH: A Leap Year Proposal From Brass Band To Baffled Man

This, big-hearted Anglophenians, might look like a faintly rubbish busking troupe, but it’s actually the beginning of a great big proposal, from an unknown lady to her unknown man, earlier today (February 29th, you see) as is the ...

WATCH: What If ‘Jaws’ Was A Disney Movie?

This is a delight from start to finish. A retelling of the story of Jaws, as if it was one of those heart-warming Disney epics of magical nature, where animals have human feelings and humans act like animals.

British Channel Prepares Commercial Aimed At Dogs

Commercials are already high-pitched, shrill and annoying: the very best way to destroy a carefully built up narrative in a TV show and always louder than the show itself, but did you know these factors are being ramped up in order to ...

A Lesson In British Geography, From CNN

Hey, it’s OK, we get it. Us Brits know just how important we are on a global scale, and how much time and effort goes into learning all about our fine country for the purposes of reporting the news.

Top British Girls’ Private School Teaches Students How To Fail

It’s a scenario familiar to everyone from humble origins who ever made a big stack of money and sent their kids off to private school: how do you instill in them the value of hard work and initiative, persevering against all ...

Five Great British World Records

2012 is the year in which the Olympics come to London, and naturally, as with any major sporting event, talk has already turned to the world records which could be broken. The fastest run, the longest throw, the biggest hop, that kind ...

Ten Bizarre British Stories of 2011

 

Well here we are, deep in the middle of Nerdist Week, and looking back over an astonishing year for strange items of news. All sorts of strangely noteworthy events have occurred all over the world, and so, to celebrate the British ...

Now THIS Is How To Celebrate Christmas

Some people don’t quite know how to stop, when it comes to Christmas decorations.

Say hello to Sylvia Pope, from Swansea in Wales. You’ll have noticed all the festive baubles above her head?

How To Create A British Colony (In Space)

Today saw the first breaking news of the discovery of a planet which is theoretically capable of sustaining life. It’s called Kepler 22-b, it’s 600 light years away, and it could well contain liquid water, which means ...

It’s Official: We’ve All Watched ‘Ghostbusters’ Too Many Times…

How is it, people of the world, that when you’re watching an item of local news like this one, and you notice a strange shadow moving around in the background, your first thought (and occasionally mine too) is not that something ...