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  1. brexit
    Could Boris Johnson Be the Last Prime Minister of the U.K. As We Know It?A historic win for the Conservatives means Brexit is in the bag, but a strong return for the SNP could mean a second Scottish referendum is coming.
  2. the urbanist
    A Playwright’s Guide to EdinburghCutting-edge theater, a pub with a serious rum selection, and a Noah’s Ark of taxidermy.
  3. ghosts
    I’m Sorry, But This Bridge Is Clearly HauntedHundreds of dogs have jumped off a bridge in Scotland, for no apparent reason. (Clearly a ghost.)
  4. travel
    There Was an Actual Snake on a PlaneThe snake flew nearly 10,000 miles, hidden in a woman’s shoe.
  5. science of us
    It’s November, Time to Talk to a PonyKeeping up with the Scottish Nature Prescriptions calendar.
  6. women's health
    Scotland Says Free Tampons for All (Students)!!It’s the first country in the world to provide free sanitary products at all schools and universities.
  7. Arrest Made After Paraglider Interrupts Trump’s Scotland InfomercialThe anti-Trump protester had buzzed the president’s struggling Scottish golf resort, which may not get the publicity or revenue boost Trump expects.
  8. drama
    Scottish Police Have 45-Minute Standoff With Stuffed AnimalMultiple units responded to a call of a tiger in a cowshed.
  9. A Comedian’s Guide to Doing the Edinburgh Festival FringeA handy guide to the largest performing arts festival in the world.
  10. loch ness cozy
    Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Scottish Version of HyggeCozy, but make it Scottish.
  11. This Country Wants to Be the First to Give Low-Income Women Free TamponsThrough a six-month pilot program in Aberdeen.
  12. the art world
    Does This Single Pineapple Qualify As Art?It’s challenging assumptions about what fruit can be.
  13. Scotland Wants Another Vote for Independence Before BrexitA majority of Scots voted to remain in the EU — now they may try to leave the U.K. in order to do so.
  14. balls of fire
    Restaurateur ‘Dares’ Teens Who Set Restaurant on Fire to Come Work for Him“Come see inside, what we do, the real lives of the men and women who work here.”
  15. Inside the Linguistic Anatomy of the Perfect Trump InsultIt starts with a state senator calling Trump a “fascist, loofa-faced, shit-gibbon” and only gets better.
  16. scottish things
    Newspaper Likens Inauguration to Twilight Zone“It’s a flawed piece, but a disturbing glimpse of the horrors we could stumble into, if we’re not careful.”
  17. everyday sexism
    Women Banned Members of a Mens-Only Golf Club From Sitting on This BenchGiving men a taste of their own medicine.
  18. bans
    Authentic Haggis Might Finally Be Availble in America Next YearThe feds are reportedly ending the ban on Scotland’s infamous sheep-organ dish.
  19. whoops
    Simple Math Error on Restaurant Bill Makes International NewsA man somehow charged himself £1,006,082.04 for a £100 dinner.
  20. Donald Trump’s Reaction to Brexit Will Surprise Exactly NobodyHe thinks it’s a “great thing.”
  21. Brexit Has Scrambled the British Political System — and Given Trump a ModelThe PM has resigned, and the Labour leader is facing a no-confidence vote. It’s a fine mess!
  22. America Doesn’t Want a Real-Estate-Mogul-in-ChiefAs Trump ditches the campaign trail for a business trip, a poll shows seven in ten Americans think he shouldn’t be running his company while running for president.
  23. Snap Crackle Plop
    Teen Says Dead Bat Fell Out of Her Box of Rice Krispies“I screamed the house down.”
  24. Scottish Politician Who Shut Down Public Restrooms Gets Caught Peeing in PublicWonder why there were no bathrooms available. 
  25. Oy Vey
    This Chef’s Help-Wanted Ad Is Amazingly Brutal“There are no eggs Benedicts. Go on, wrap your head around that.”
  26. international intrigue
    U.K. Faces Big Questions After David Cameron’s Unexpected Election TriumphThe Conservative sweep and Scottish nationalist surge mark a massive shift in British politics.
  27. Empire Building
    British Tabloids Lose It Over Rumor of North Korean-Run Scottish Restaurant“It’s a nonsense,” the regime says.
  28. ebola
    Health-Care Worker Diagnosed With Ebola in Glasgow She had reportedly just returned from Sierra Leone. 
  29. Reindeer Games
    Dream-Destroying Restaurant Claims It’s Serving Rudolph the ReindeerAnd all his friends.
  30. Tweed Spirit
    Scotland Invented Tweed That Permanently Smells Like WhiskyJohnnie Walker Black Label, specifically.
  31. scotland
    The Many Sex Faces of Outlander’s JamieSurprise! Delight! Other things!
  32. independence
    Watching the Independence Vote With New York’s ScotsAcross the pond, they’re just as divided.
  33. international intrigue
    Scotland Votes ‘No’ on Independence: The Best ReactionsSome are celebrating. Others worry about the U.K.’s future. And Americans are just confused.
  34. Is Scotland About to Break Away From Britain?Tomorrow, Scottish voters will revisit a union that was made in 1707.
  35. John Oliver Begs Scotland to Stay in the UK on ‘Last Week Tonight’This Thursday Scotland will be voting on a referendum to secede from the UK, and on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver broke down both sides of the […]
  36. All Things Scottish
    Global Warming Gives Scotland Its First WineIf it’s not Scottish, it’s crap.
  37. Scottish Standup Daniel Sloss Made His US TV Debut on ‘Conan’ Last Night 23-year-old Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss appeared on American TV for the first time last night on Conan. It’s a strong late night debut and […]
  38. Fillet Knives At Dawn
    Here’s the Biggest Halibut Pretty Much Anyone Has Ever SeenWhat she order? A giant, scary halibut with razor-shaped chompers. And fish fillet.
  39. faces of things
    Tilda Swinton Now a Face of ChanelLagerfeld photographed her for their new Scotland-themed collection.
  40. Kerry Washington Went Full Scottish in D.C.She’s just seconds away from picking up a bagpipe.
  41. loose threads
    Chanel to Show in Scotland; Town & Country Names New PublisherAnd here’s Kate Hudson in ads for Ann Taylor.
  42. beefs
    Donald Trump Is Still Raging Against Scottish Wind TurbinesSays they’ll block his golf course’s seaside views.
  43. fake trailers
    Orkney Trailer6 Go to Orkney: Please become a real thing.
  44. late late show
    Watch Craig Ferguson and Rashida Jones Chill Beachside in ScotlandScotland has pretty beaches? The more you know, courtesy of Craig Ferguson.
  45. scotland
    Get Ready for a Braveheart TV ShowFreedooooooom.
  46. Mediavore
    Comely Cannibal Denied Parole; Spicy Curry Contest Leads to Hospital VisitsIn other news, Roy Choi details why food trucks are so important for hopeful restaurateurs who lack resources.
  47. clickables
    Watch an Ominous Scottish Weather ReportNot exactly beach weather.
  48. Mediavore
    LAUSD Appeases Critics Through Flavored Milk Ban; Joseph Mahon Finds a FullertonThe ban has been considered for some time, but will allow LAUSD a little breathing room.
  49. Mediavore
    Eight Carver Students Sickened By Marijuana-Laced Candy; Food Prices Going Up11 to 13-year old kids at a South L.A. junior high are taken to the hospital, while customers need to prepare for higher prices at the supermarket.
  50. idomination
    Scottish 5-Years-Olds to Be Cooler Than You, IlliterateThey’re getting their own iPads.
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