Ants are cool. This BBC video footage showing ants creating a living raft from their naturally water-repellent bodies — just so they can sail in flooded waters — is amazing. It’s a curious and marvelous sight.
I bet you have no idea how big our universe actually is. I know I didn’t. This awesome Space infographic from the BBC tries to put it in perspective for us. The universe truly is an amazing place.
Cockroaches, apparently, are evolving so quickly, they’re skirting around sugar like the plague. Blame us humans for trying the same trick one time too many with sugar traps. This revelation came about when a team of scientists from North Carolina State University’s recently study on a strain of European roaches had them observed the roaches […]
There is just something decidedly zen about these Heart & Mind tanks from the Spring collection of bloke apparel brand BBC (Billionaire Boys Club). Depending on which one you’re looking at, they either scream ‘HEART’ or ‘MIND’, stretched out across the chest where the heart sits. World peace starts inside.
British. Brilliant. Benedict Cumberbatch. Do I need to go on? The Sherlock BBC series consists (so far) of six full length features put together as one gripping series. Martin Freeman is so good you forget he was in the Office. Shot with wit, sex and style by the talented director, Paul McGuigan who I’m incredibly […]
RIP, commonsense. You were great to have around. Still, nice to know you’re survived by your two step-brothers, Half-Wit and Dim-Wit. Author Lori Borgman crafted this obituary to Common Sense over a decade ago, and the note was subsequently picked up, modified, and broadcasted on radio by BBC presenter Stuart George. It’s practically dripping with […]
This is the most in-depth documentary on the synth invasion of the late 1970s in the UK. It shows the growth of the movement with insightful interviews with the pioneers themselves. It also features incredible, rare performance footage.
We love the isolated, insular soundscapes of The xx, so the band’s recent Sept 9 live set with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra at the Bridlington Opera House — where they played altered arrangements of tracks from both their self-titled debut album and the recent Coexist, against the odd howl from the audience here and then […]