This Clip of British Babies Chilling With Elephant Babies Is Really Too Much

In a clip from an episode of BBC’s This Wild Life, which follows wildlife expert Saba Douglas-Hamilton and her family’s move to the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya (sort of an IRL The Wild Thornberrys), Saba and her young kids hang out with Sokotei, a recently orphaned baby elephant, at an orphanage in Nairobi. »9/04/15 2:30pm9/04/15 2:30pm

Is the New Lady Chatterley's Lover Adaption Borderline Pornographic? God, We Hope So.

The BBC is making a new adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover, starring Robb from Game of Thrones—okay, fine, Richard Madden—as the titular lover/gamekeeper Oliver Mellors. Critics are divided whether it “borders on porn” or not. Look, calendars fill up fast for the fall so let’s pull together a consensus, fellas. »8/18/15 3:00pm8/18/15 3:00pm

Eight Men Jailed in Malala Yousafzai Attack 'Secretly Acquitted'

In April, ten men were sentenced to life in prison by a Pakistani court for the assassination attempt on Malala Yosafzai, the schoolgirl and education activist shot in 2012. “Life,” we now learn, apparently means “a couple months.” The BBC now reports that eight of the men were secretly acquitted. Immediately after… »6/05/15 9:30am6/05/15 9:30am

32-Year-Old Woman Goes to Sleep and Wakes Up Thinking She’s 15 

Back in 2008, a Manchester woman named Naomi Jacobs went to bed as usual, but when she woke up the next morning, she was back in the mind of her 15-year-old self. Jacobs’ last memory was as a teen in 1992, going to sleep in the bunk bed she shared with her sister. This is like Big or 13 Going on 30 come to life! »4/16/15 10:00pm4/16/15 10:00pm

Delhi Bus Gang Rapist Mukesh Singh Blames Victim for Fighting Back 

In 2012, 23-year-old Jyoti Singh was returning from a night at the movies with a male friend in Delhi, India when they caught a ride on a minibus. Inside, six men beat her with iron rods and gang-raped her. She died two days later from her injuries. In a jailhouse interview, one of the men convicted in the attack now… »3/02/15 10:10am3/02/15 10:10am

BBC Bans All-Male Panel Shows, But Will That Help Female Comedians?

If there's two things we know for certain about the British, it's A.) that they're bad at keeping America and B.) that they love love love their comedy panel shows. While the medium of television has struggled to find its footing in the U.S. since the 1970s, TV series featuring panels of celebrities competing in… »2/10/14 7:00pm2/10/14 7:00pm

The BBC's Newest Kid Show Might Be Pretty Damn Sexist

Parents in the U.K. are currently upset with the BBC over its new live-action children's program Topsy and Tim and the tired way the show portrays gender roles. Based on a popular children's book series of the same name, Topsy and Tim tells the story of an adventurous brother and sister who are always finding their… »11/22/13 4:30pm11/22/13 4:30pm

Awkward BBC Interviewer Chris Stark Is a Living Christopher Guest Skit

Chris Stark, that BBC Radio 1 interogator who made the universe cringe when he awkwardly interviewed a remarkably gracious Mila Kunis, is up to his old tricks, this time interviewing Jennifer Aniston ahead of the UK release of We’re the Millers. Spoiler alert: this interview is just awkward. Jennifer Aniston… »8/18/13 12:00pm8/18/13 12:00pm

Not One Single Woman Directed a Doctor Who Episode Last Year

In spite of all the criticism Hollywood has faced recently for its awful female-to-male director ratio, women are still being widely discriminated against in the film industry. Maybe, being a generally optimistic person, you might be inclined to think that things are a little more equal outside of the US. What about… »7/07/13 1:30pm7/07/13 1:30pm