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Ancient boundaries are the strongest

GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage ... shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in 450-600AD. The project, carried out by Oxford University, is particularly interesting because it would seem that this genetic make-up bears out those old traditions and clichés about how [people] relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take…

from BuzzFeed

14 Times Russell Howard Nailed It

"Women still have to pay 5% VAT on tampons because they are a luxury item. A luxury? THEY'RE TAMPONS."

from BBC News

National Trust looks for Derwent Island House tenants

You can rent Derwent Island House from the National Trust!

from The Huffington Post

Best Brunch Places In London

The winter garden @ the London landmark hotel - Best Brunch Places In London (PICTURES)

Stokesay Castle in Shropshire ...near Craven Arms and about 6 miles from Hopton House B in Shropshire

from Urban Pixxels

Sky Garden

Sky Garden in London - a public garden on the 35th floor of the Walkie Talkie building in London with spectacular views. And it's free to visit!

Staithes is a seaside village in North Yorkshire, England. Roxby Beck, a stream running through Staithes, is the border between the Borough of Scarborough and Redcar and Cleveland. Formerly one of the largest and most productive fishing centres in England, Staithes is now largely a tourist destination.

from BBC News

The allure of abandoned Tube stations

The allure of abandoned Tube stations. Interesting little read, now I want to go and explore in the footsteps of Sherlock and John.

from BBC News

Photographs celebrate Lake District rare breed sheep

Herdwick #sheep on bridge - #Lake District. By Ian Lawson via BBC News.