england

tech-science

This Ancient Prince's Tomb Was Found Between a Pub and a Supermarket

Scientists unveil new insights about the 6th century 'Prince of Prittlewell.'
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
uk

Supermarket Pulls Chocolate Easter Ducklings After Complaints of Racism

The color choices for Waitrose's “Crispy Duckling, Fluffy Duckling, [and] Ugly Duckling” have sparked controversy.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.9.19
climate change

Britain Will Have Water Shortages In 25 Years Thanks to Climate Change, Environment Chief Says

Climate change could bring about the “jaws of death,” says the head of the UK’s Environment Agency.
Sarah Emerson
3.19.19
Vegan

Bank Employee Tells Customer That All Vegans 'Should Be Punched in the Face'

Knuckle sandwiches: probably not vegan.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.20.19
food safety

Theresa May's Official Stance on Moldy Jam: Just Scrape It Off, Who Cares

With many Brits stockpiling food ahead of Brexit, this advice could come in handy soon.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.19
WTF

Man Denies Running Restaurant Out of His House, Despite Huge Restaurant Sign Above Door

Maybe it's the giant illuminated sign that says “Orlando’s," or the Facebook page for Sakura Japanese Restaurant listing his home address.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.11.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

I Took Ayahuasca at a Countryside Retreat and It Was as Profound as They Say It Is

It wasn’t scary. It was beautiful. Magical. Out of this world. It was bizarre and yet it made complete sense. And I was not alone. And I never would be again.
Anonymous Author
12.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Santa Rips Off His Beard and Yells ‘Get the Fuck Out’ After Fire Alarm Goes Off

"He came charging in, ripped his hat and beard off in front of 50-odd kids and started shouting and swearing at people to leave."
Drew Schwartz
12.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Professional Dart World Rocked by Allegations of Heinous Farts

“It’ll take me two nights to lose this smell from my nose."
Drew Schwartz
11.19.18
dairy

British Creamery Smells So Fucking Rank that People in Surrounding Neighborhood Can't Sleep

Davidstow residents have described the odor as "a cross between gone off fish and cheese, with a bit of sewage chucked in."
Jelisa Castrodale
11.14.18
food politics

There's a 'Scallop War' Raging in the English Channel and It's Getting Violent

Footage from the clashes between French and British scallop fishers include scenes of boat-bumping, rock-throwing, and inexplicably smoking boats.
Hannah Keyser
8.29.18
Munchies

Widow Lived for Weeks on Leftover Cheese from Husband's Funeral After Error Marked Her as Dead, Too

Warning: This story is sad even though it's about cheese.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.6.18
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