Buy This "Jigsaw Puzzle" Mansion For a Mere $22 Million

As the old real estate saw goes, location is everything. And sometimes, one's 500-year-old mansion is simply in the wrong spot ... and one must move said mansion, brick-by-brick, to a more desirable address 70 miles away. » 12/15/14 1:00pm 12/15/14 1:00pm

Exciting New Details Emerge About The U.K.'s Proposed Lunar Mission

Scientists in the U.K. are raising money for a lunar mission that would see an exploratory robotic probe land on the moon within 10 years. Here's what they're hoping to achieve. » 12/08/14 8:20am 12/08/14 8:20am

Rare Artifacts Have Surfaced from the Jack the Ripper Case

It's been over 125 years since Jack the Ripper prowled the streets of London, but here's something new: artifacts tied to the case are heading to the auction block. » 12/04/14 1:00pm 12/04/14 1:00pm

17th Century "Witch Marks" Discovered On British Estate

Restoration work on Britain's 600-year-old Knole House turned up a most interesting feature hidden beneath the floorboards: "witch marks" or "demon traps," designed to protect the witchcraft-fearing ruler James I from supernatural malevolence. » 12/03/14 6:30pm 12/03/14 6:30pm

Sotheby's Is Auctioning These Rare Tolkien Illustrations

British auction house Sotheby's is gearing up for a huge sale of "antiquarian books and manuscripts from an English country house" December 9. The collection includes several items that you'll wish you could have for your library. » 12/03/14 1:40pm 12/03/14 1:40pm

These Are The 100 Most Interesting Geologic Spots In The British Isles

The United Kingdom and Ireland pack so many geologically fascinating locations in a small area, it's hard to pick which ones are the most gorgeous, the most scientifically important, or even the most downright useful. Lucky for us, the Geological Society curated a list of the Top 100 Geosites. » 10/13/14 2:30pm 10/13/14 2:30pm

Teaching Creationism As Science Now Banned In All UK Public Schools

In what's being heralded as a secular triumph, the UK government has banned the teaching of creationism as science in all existing and future academies and free schools. » 6/18/14 9:10am 6/18/14 9:10am

Apparently Batman is the hero East Yorkshire, UK, needs right now

When we last saw Bruce Wayne in The Dark Knight Rises, he was traipsing about Europe with Catwoman and refusing to talk to his butler of many decades. But we all knew Bruce wouldn't be able to stay away from the crime-fighting game for long, and indeed he hasn't — because he's back battling evil on the mean streets… » 3/04/13 9:20am 3/04/13 9:20am

90 of the world's rarest animals are in a North England field

In a 360-acre field in the county of Northumberland, there are large beasts ten times rarer than the mountain gorilla and the Siberian tiger and three times rarer than the right whale. Humans haven't even touched them in centuries. » 12/30/12 12:00pm 12/30/12 12:00pm

Legendary "royal star" was an actual supernova

In 1660, Britain restored the monarchy after a decade of Oliver Cromwell's puritanical dictatorship. Charles II's supporters pointed out that his birth was marked by a glorious noon-day star, proving his divine right to rule...and that wasn't necessarily just propaganda. » 4/18/11 4:00pm 4/18/11 4:00pm