Last year the UK gov launched an online contest for the public to name its new polar research ship. Boaty McBoatface won in a landslide but
The Duke Humfrey’s Library contains rare titles such as a Shakespeare First Folio and 1 of 42 Gutenberg Bibles
In Northumberland, England the Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle grows around 100 deadly plants, from nightshade to hemlock
It may look chaotic, but it’s surprisingly efficient and remarkably safe
Since 2003 Michael Marten has travelled along the British coast to photograph identical views at high and low tide, 6 or 18 hours apart.
Bourton-on-the-water is a quaint village located in the Cotswolds region of Gloucestershire, England. Often referred to as the “Venice of the Cotswolds” because of the River Windrush that runs right through the village centre, Bourton-on-the-water gives visitors a taste of the beautiful English countryside. Photograph by jamieasp on reddit One of the…
Photograph by James O. Davies via Buzz Aldrin on Twitter While visiting Stonehenge, astronaut Buzz Aldrin sent a “message” to the Cosmos, urging NASA to “get their ass to Mars”. Aldrin was the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11 and became the second person to ever walk on the moon at 03:15:16 (UTC) on…