Articles Tagged 'History'

Pentre Ifan

6 Impressive British Stone Structures That Aren’t Stonehenge

Two things are staggering about the Neolithic sites that pepper the British Isles: the first is that there are quite so many in such a small area—approximately 1,300 stone circles across the British Isles and Ireland, and that’s before you count the other constructions: from hill-forts to longbarrows, fogus to dolmens. And the second is that […]

David Bowie

It’s Official: David Bowie Is A Better Dresser Than Elizabeth I

Today, I should like to take the person who invented the concept of polls and kiss them full and heartily on both cheeks. And why? Because their innovation – on a par with the theory of evolution for sheer fight-starting – is responsible for a list, revealed today by BBC History magazine, in which real people from […]


10 Things Americans Love About Living in Britain

Like many true Anglophiles, my eyes light up at just the thought of making a visit to the U.K. I adore being abroad; anything is possible. While every day may bring a new adventure when living in Britain, here’s a list of the most common things Americans fall in love with, almost as soon as […]