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Benedict Cumberbatch Sets Theater Sales Record

Benedict Cumberbatch Sets Theater Sales Record

By Brian Powell August 13, 2014

I’ll admit it. I’m a Cumberbitch. Everything Benedict Cumberbatch touches these days seems to turn to pure gold; the man can seemingly do no wrong. Like every other Cumberbitch, I was terribly excited when I heard that the Christmas special …

Prince Harry: His South American Tour

Prince Harry is headed to South America in June for some fun and some official commitments, too. He will spend a total of seven days in both Chile and Brazil. Since England is competing in the World Cup campaign in …

Penny Dreadful Series Premiere Shows Promise

Penny Dreadful, Showtime’s entry into the supernatural category, had a relatively strong formal debut Sunday night. Going up against genre heavy weights such as AMC’s The Walking Dead and FX’s American Horror Story, Penny Dreadful attempts to set itself apart …

London Underground Workers Go On 48-Hour Strike

Workers of the London Underground (LU) went on a strike, which began at 9pm on April 28 and will last for 48 hours. The strike was done in protest of the plans to close the Tube’s ticket offices. The closure …

Chelsea Football Club Hit With Charges

The Chelsea Football Club is one of the oldest and most revered teams in all of England. Over the years, the club has seen massive success and is still the only British club to have ever won all three main …

Angela Lansbury Made A Dame By The Queen

Angela Lansbury was recently made a Dame by the Queen of England for her career in acting and her work with charities. The lovely 88-year-old actress said she was honored to be recognized by her queen and country, according to …

‘Kate Middleton Effect’ Boosts U.K. Clothing Sales

The “Kate Middleton Effect” (or “Kate Effect” for short) is an oft used term by the media to describe the effect that Kate Middleton has on the world around her, most specifically the fashion industry. While the term may have …

Sean Connery Champions Scottish Independence

The original James Bond, Sean Connery, recently wrote an essay concerning the independence of his native Scotland, which was featured on the website of The New Statesman. While Connery presently resides in the Bahamas, he’s stated that if a referendum …

Sean Connery Encourages Independence for Scotland Sean Connery Encourages Independence for Scotland

The name Sean Connery is one of the few names still synonymous with James Bond. Like the daring 007 character portrayed through the well-known films Sir Sean Connery brought to life, the actor has shown his own daring nature by …

Lizzy Yarnold’s Mental Toughness Helps Her Win Gold

I'm about to receive my Olympic medal, and it's the very best colour. Dreams really do come true. — Lizzy Yarnold (@TheYarnold) February 15, 2014 BBC Sport tells us of the England-born Lizzy Yarnold, who transforms into “The Yarnold” when …

Kim Kallstrom Set to Play on Loan with Arsenal

Swedish soccer star Kim Kallstrom is the talk of the UK as he prepares to play on loan with England’s Arsenal Football Club. Kallstrom, who has played for Spartak Moscow since July 2012 and for Olympique Lyonnais for the six …

Anelka continues to deny gesture was anti-Semetic

On Tuesday, the English Football Association (FA) charged French soccer star Nicolas Anelka with allegedly making the “quenelle” salute during a December 28 match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion. The FA issued the following statement on their …

Two Million in UK Could Use Weight Loss Surgery
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It’s well-known that millions of Americans are overweight or obese. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has even classified obesity as an epidemic within the country and the American Medical Association now considers obesity a disease. Now …

Prince Harry Trades Flight Suit for Business Suit

Palace officials have confirmed that Prince Harry is, in fact, leaving his helicopter flying days behind him. Women worldwide mourned the loss as they realized that no more photos of the Prince looking hunky and debonair in his uniform would …

Queen’s Speech 2013: Meditation and Baby George

The Telegraph from the U.K. tells us of Queen Elizabeth’s traditional Christmas speech filmed a little over a month ago that aired on Christmas, as is the country’s tradition. These speeches are the more enjoyable of political speeches; Queen Elizabeth …

Stonehenge Gets a Landscape Makeover

Stonehenge is a cultural landmark known the world over, but even world-renown structures need revamping. The site (though not the actual structure) that was built between 3000 B.C. and 1600 B.C. has just recently undergone renovations. Funds totaling 27 million …

Landing gave passengers quite a shock

Imagine being aboard that Boeing 777 – tired and ready to get off that plane after a 7-hour flight from Dubai to Birmingham, England, and not being able to land! Not to mention the fear and terror of feeling that …