Topic: England

The Many Magnificent Hats Of The 2013 Royal Ascot

The Many Magnificent Hats Of The 2013 Royal Ascot

The Royal Ascot is a prestigious hat fashion show that takes place each year in the charming town of Zanydanyshire, England. Only the most eccentric of millionaires are invited to participate, and lords and ladies are known to spend all year painstakingly hot-gluing their hats from scratch. Whoever manages to stick the most flair on her head wins the dubious honor of giving the Queen a noogie, so you can bet they work long and hard to make sure their headgear is as passionately expressive of repressed emotions as possible. There was an especially strong showing this year; here are 25 of the most impressive. More »

Do French Women Age Slower Than British Women?

Do French Women Age Slower Than British Women?

For a long, long time, people have been asking themselves just how French women do things the way they do. “How do they stay so thin?” and “how does she still look so young?” are two of the most common examples, but it’s not exactly a field of study that’s had a whole lot of experimentation done. However, a new survey reveals that French women are perceived to age slower than British women. More »

Kate Middleton May Have Accidentally Revealed The Sex Of Her Baby…Let’s Name It!

Kate Middleton May Have Accidentally Revealed The Sex Of Her Baby...Let's Name It!

It is currently a fact that we, the people, know precious little about the inner workings of Kate Middleton and/or her royal fetus. But that paradigm shifted just a little bit yesterday when a well-wisher offered Princess Katherine a stuffed teddy bear and she reportedly said “thank you, I will take that for my d…” Wait, oops, never mind. I command you to un-hear that at once! More »

Gallery: Let’s All Criticize Stella McCartney’s New Olympic Uniforms

Gallery: Let's All Criticize Stella McCartney's New Olympic Uniforms

Stella McCartney unveiled her newly designed uniforms for the UK’s Olympic and Paralympic teams today, and to judge from some of the internet comments I’ve been reading, she made them out of clubbed baby seals dipped in radioactive shit. But while I think they are absolutely fine for something you wear while playing sports, it’s fun to take the piss out of things just for the heck of it. Can I be more ridiculous than the people who are sincerely angry at her? I don’t know, but I’m sure going to try. (I’m sorry, Stella.) More »