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SDCC: Meet the Many Personalities of BBC America's "Orphan Black"

The cast and producers of the fan-favorite BBC America series paid a visit to Comic-Con International and to an appreciative Clone Club.

Worst Dentist Visit Ever: 232 Teeth Removed From Teenager’s Mouth

Dentists in Mumbai successfully removed 232 pearl-like teeth from the mouth of Ashik Gavai, an teenager living in a small Indian village. Ashik is now the world record holder for having the most teeth in one mouth. According to BBC news, Mr. Gavai first noticed a pain in his lower jaw about 18 months ago.

World's Best Place To Watch Top Gear Episodes Taken Down By Lawyers

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you live in a country where Top Gear isn't broadcast live on BBC 2, there's a good chance you've visited Final Gear to nab a download of the latest episode. Well, not anymore. The DMCA just made them take down all their links. This is not great news. Read more...

Basic Amenities

For many years now people in the UK have taken basic amenities such as an indoor toilet for granted, but it's not the case in other parts of the world as this report from the BBC demonstrates. I remember visiting my grandparents in Glasgow...Show More Summary

Pitch ‘Immediately Engaging,’ Photo-Heavy Pieces to BBC Travel

Top 30 Vacation Spots in America. The 10 Best Places to Visit in Rome. How to Take a Road Trip on a Budget. For travel websites and blogs, it’s easy to use listicles as a way to deliver stories. They’re short, sweet and to the point....Show More Summary

BBC Announces ‘Doctor Who’ World Tour to Introduce 12th Doctor to Fans Around the World

2 months agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

The BBC has just announced a Doctor Who World Tour featuring Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, and show runner Steven Moffat. The TARDIS will crisscross the world beginning August 7th, visiting five continents and seven cities. Will you be close enough to check it out in person? Let’s start with the BBC’s official announcement: Pack your […]

‘Doctor Who’ stars to visit U.S. on five-continent publicity tour

The BBC announced Tuesday that Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman will promote the new season of the

Cheryl Cole Visits BBC Radio 1 to Premiere New Single 'Crazy Stupid Love' - Watch Lyric Video Now!

Cheryl Cole is all smiles as she is greeted by a flock of fans leaving the BBC Radio 1 studios on Monday morning (June 2) in London, England. The 30-year-old English entertainer made sure to take selfies and sign autographs after premiering her brand new single “Crazy Stupid Love” featuring Tinie Tempah! PHOTOS: Check out [...]

Brit TV: Coming Soon to BBC America – Almost Royal – A New Comedy about Royals Visiting America That Actually Looks Rather Good!

This came across our wires and we thought it was worth sharing. BBC America is producing a new comedy show called Almost Royal. It’s a fly on the wall comedy about two uppity British Aristocrats on a tour of America. While we are generally pretty critical about BBC America, this actually looks rather funny. Show More Summary

25 Netflix Streaming Films to Watch With Your Mom

The Netflix algorithim is a cruel mistress. Sometimes, when I’ve visited my parents, we just scroll and scroll past the same 75 choices based on their tastes in BBC dramas, having real difficulty finding anything new and exciting beyond...Show More Summary

It Was My Fault I was Booed - an Exercise in Free Speech

On a recent visit to a well-known social media site (What is it called? Twaddle? Something like that), I found quite a few reactions to my appearance on the BBC Programme ‘Free Speech’ last Thursday evening, still, I think, to...

Leading British Film Group In Beijing To Explore Closer Ties With China

A group of 12 talent agents, producers, distributors, film sales companies, exhibitors and representatives from BFI, the British Film Commission and BBC Worldwide have embarked upon the first official trade visit to the Asian powerhouse. read more

Matisse Cut-Outs 2

3 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

I previewed the Tate Passé show Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs last October and gave it the thumbs down due to its rip-off admission prices (CLICK). Today BBC London News paid a visit to the show to remind me, but hasn't posted its video online. The show opens on 17 April and runs until 7 September. Shown is Matiss's Blue Nude (1952). CLICK for a Tate trailer.

Emma Stone Mimics British Celebs in Funny Interview! (Video)

Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx sign autographs for fans while leaving their hotel on Wednesday evening (April 9) in London, England. The 25-year-old actress and her boyfriend/co-star Andrew Garfield visited the BBC Radio 1 studios that day for an interview and she did some hilarious impressions of some celebrities from the British shows TOWIE and [...]

Wolverine The Musical

4 months agoOdd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) Hugh Jackman visited the Matt Edmondson Show on BBC Radio and sang about playing the part of Wolverine. The song is based on “Who Am I” from Les Miserables, with new superhero lyrics. Jackman was a good sport about it, and with a little more practice, could have pulled this off on stage in front of a crowd. -via Viral Viral Videos

Report: Indonesia Refuses to Allow Search for Malaysian Plane in Their Airspace

A web of bureaucratic requirements are preventing a fleet of aircraft from flying over Indonesian airspace to find missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, according to a report from the BBC. Reporter Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visited Malaysia's...Show More Summary

Viking Art

4 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Why pay £16.50 to visit the British Museum's Vikings: Life and Legend when you can curl up in your armchair this evening and watch Viking Art: A Culture Show Special on BBC Two at 8.30pm (CLICK)? The one drawback is that you have to tolerate smug presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon as your tour guide to the exhibition, but maybe it will be worth it. Shown is a Viking Bracelet (CLICK).

60 Shanghai teachers to be sent to England to 'raise math standards'

5 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Around 60 Shanghai math teachers are being sent to England's schools to raise standards, the BBC reports. The announcement follows UK Education MInister Elizabeth Truss' visit to Shanghai last month to observe schools' teaching methods in the subject. Apparently she likes what she saw. [ more › ]

This Tortoise Named Jonathan is 182 Years Old

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

After a recent visit from the BBC News Magazine crew, Jonathan the Seychelles tortoise of St. Helena Island seemed young and spry and happy for rejuvenated press attention, as he may die literally any day now. He is 182 years old. Read more...

Ukraine: Crimea Rejects Talks With Kiev; Violence Reported

5 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Pro-Russian groups used whips to attack pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Sevastastopol, on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, the BBC says. Ukraine's interim prime minister plans to visit the U.S. this week.

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