scotland

Feasts

Want to Know Who Partied at Stonehenge? Look at the Pig Bones

Some 4,500 years ago, the ticket to a megalithic party was a pig from your local farm.
Becky Ferreira
3.13.19
YouTube

YouTuber Found Guilty of Being 'Grossly Offensive' for Teaching a Dog a Nazi Salute

Courts ruled that Mark Meechan, aka “Count Dankula,” knew what he was doing when he filmed a pug watching Hitler speeches.
Samantha Cole
3.20.18
basic income

Scotland Will Fund Basic Income Research, First Minister Says

Scotland joins the growing list of countries looking to test a basic income.
Jordan Pearson
9.5.17
Europe

Amazon Warehouse Workers Have Resorted To Sleeping In Tents

Long hours and low pay have forced some British fulfilment center employees to camp next to warehouse.
Ben Sullivan
12.12.16
scotland

Kites Could Soon Power An Entire Region of Scotland

The kite-powered system could reduce the cost of offshore wind energy by about 50 percent.
Madison Margolin
10.11.16
scotland

Forget Nessie, the 'Storr Lochs Monster' Is Scotland's Real Jurassic Predator

The newest addition to Scotland’s growing collection of awesome ichthyosaur specimens.
Becky Ferreira
9.5.16
uk

In a First, UK Authority Admits to Using IMSI Catchers for Surveillance

The Scottish Prison Service has been using IMSI catchers (Stingrays) to stop prisoners communicating.
Joseph Cox
5.26.16
News

Police Arrest Second Alleged Member of Teen Group that Hacked CIA Director

Despite promises of more attacks, it seems like the authorities are getting their hands on more and more members of “Crackas With Attitude.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.18.16
News

The Maths Problem Making Scottish Kids Cry

Students are reportedly leaving exam halls in tears over a puzzle involving a crocodile and a zebra.
Kari Paul
10.12.15
scotland

What Is a Sofa Shark?

One was caught off the coast of Scotland. What the heck.
Dan Nosowitz
9.30.15
video

England's First Wild Baby Beavers In Centuries Are Here, and They're Super Cute

Let's not kill them all this time around, okay?
Jordan Pearson
6.24.15
uk

Tech We've Used to Hunt the Loch Ness Monster

The tech-enabled hunt for Nessie goes way back before Google stepped in.
Emiko Jozuka
4.21.15
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