Posts tagged: England

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Stephen Hawking is Dead at 76

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking died Wednesday morning at his home in Cambridge, England. No cause of death was released, but his three children released a statement: “We are deeply saddened that our beloved …..

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Happy 400th Deathday (Maybe) to William Shakespeare!

William Shakespeare, the Immortal Bard, proved all too mortal on this day 400 years ago. Or close to it: he died on or about April 23, 1616. The exact day isn’t known. What …..

Andy Murray Biography: New!

The hard-charging Scotsman has become the first British man in 77 years to win the singles title at Wimbledon.

#RomneyShambles

Twitter users are having a ball with Mitt Romney’s trip to London.

Andrea Pirlo’s Cheeky Chip to Beat England

Which is cooler: Andrea Pirlo’s right-down-the-middle chip-shot penalty kick for Italy vs. England, or his utter calm as he trots back to midfield after?

Cromwell’s Cosmetics

 Recent analysis shows that Oliver Cromwell owned pots of fancy scented soaps. Now he’s been branded by the U.K. press as a “metrosexual.”

Kate Middleton’s First Speech

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, made her first public speech since getting married to Prince William last year. Watch all two and a half minutes of it.

Prince Albert Died 150 Years Ago

 Prince Albert, husband to Queen Victoria, died on this day 150 years ago. He was only 42 years old and left behind a widow with nine children.