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British Cancer Researcher on Why He Moved to the U.S.

Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the first and only U.S.

2014-15 Premier League Preview: A Team-By-Team Analysis

What better way to nurse our World Cup hangovers than with the giddy anticipation and eager optimism that every new Premier League season brings? Debate is already raging amongst fans: can Manchester City retain their title?

Foods That Brits and Americans Pronounce Differently

So we all know that Americans and Brits pronounce tomato differently, although, I must say, I’ve never heard anyone pronounce potato the way they suggest in the song. Po-TAHT-o anyone?

10 British and American Store-Bought Items You Can Make Yourself

Ever looked down at your shopping trolley and wondered if the packets, jars and bottles of processed deliciousness you’ve piled up could be manufactured in your kitchen? Guess what, they can!

Brits in America: How Surfing the Web is Different in the U.S.

Ninety-nine percent of the time, the Internet is an expat’s best friend. Not only does it provide incredibly convenient ways to ship packages back to your homeland or to catch TV shows you would otherwise miss, but—through social ...

10 Expressions Brits Use to Seem Posh in America

Some of the most endearingly antiquated and incomprehensible phrases in the English language emanate from Britain’s upper class. Expect to have to explain yourself to straight-talking Americans should any of these highborn idioms ...

What Brits Likely Don’t Know About American Money

One of my favorite smells is American money. I don’t mean this in a pathological Scrooge McDuck-type way—it’s simply that I find the distinct whiff of an untouched dollar bill to be one of life’s most irresistible odors.

#MindTheChat: Chat Live with ‘Almost Royal’ Stars Ed Gamble, Amy Hoggart

Join us on Twitter (@MindTheGap_BBCA) for a #MindTheChat at a special time, Thursday, July 24 at 2-3 pm ET, when we’ll be welcoming the stars of BBC AMERICA’s breakout original comedy-reality series Almost Royal. British ...

How TV Presenter Liv Boeree Became a Million-Dollar Poker Player

Every year, thousands of Brits move permanently to the U.S., while even more spend some time here as part of their jobs, racking up the air miles while crisscrossing the Atlantic or being temporary residents and still calling the U.

#MindTheChat: Which TV Shows, Movies Are Streaming on Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon?

With more great TV to watch than ever, how do you sift through the myriad options and find the show that’s worth your time? Join @MindTheGap_BBCA and @Anglophenia on Twitter today (Wednesday, July 9) at 2 pm ET for recommendations ...