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7 Other Famous Abbeys in England

The most famous abbey in England right now is not actually an abbey at all — it’s a castle. Highclere Castle is the stand-in for Downton Abbey, the eponymous location of the mega-popular British series about an upstairs-downstairs household in the early 1900s. While Downton might be the only abbey about which people in the [...]

Royal Wedding Hats

Since Law & Order was nowhere to be found at 5AM, I watched the guests arrive for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The women’s hats reminded me of the Kentucky Derby crowd, only more so! The one that is destined to become an internet meme was worn by Princess Beatrice, shown here [...]

Other Single Princes

Now that Prince William is getting hitched, who will young girls dream about? Buzzfeed rounded up eleven young princes from all over who have yet to sweep a princess off her feet and take her to live happily ever after. If I were thirty years younger… Pictured is Prince Carl Philip of Sweden. Sweden is [...]

Niche Blogs: Something for Everyone

After posting several lists of niche blogs, I found out that “niche blog” is a term used by web publishers to refer to a blog that is created to market advertising to a specific audience. That’s not what I was thinking at all! The blogs I love to pass on to you are those with [...]

The Royal Wedding Dalek

What lies at the intersection of sci-fi geekdom and royal wedding fever? The royal wedding dalek! Chris Balcombe is an avid Doctor Who fan with his own dalek, which got a makeover for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Chris Balcombe, 51, has spent one week decorating his Dalek to tie in with the [...]

Cavity-Inducing Royal Jewels

To commemorate Prince William and Kate Middleton’s upcoming nuptials, Executive Pastry Chef Laurent Branlard of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort created Kate’s famous engagement ring out of sugar. He also created one of Princess Diana’s famous tiaras. It took him 30 hours to do both. If you won’t be in England to [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Royal Wedding Presents to Avoid

Well, the Royal Wedding is upon us. It’s already being called “The Wedding of the Century,” which seems a bit premature to me, but I suppose “Wedding of the First 11 Years of the Century” isn’t nearly as catchy. It’s not just the tabloids that have been cashing in on Wills and Kate’s upcoming nuptials, [...]

The Royal Wedding Donut

If you weren’t invited to the Royal Wedding but still want to celebrate and you love jelly donuts, Dunkin Donuts has just the thing for you. From DunkinDonuts.com: The Royal Wedding Donut! “The heart signifies the love between Prince William and Catherine, and the donut is filled with jelly to represent how their lives are to be [...]

Royal Wedding Fridge

Looking for a new fridge? Your search is over as we’ve found the most perfect fridge ever manufactured by man. Behold, the Royal Wedding Fridge (they even got the right Prince): The royal fridge and freezer, which is sold by GDHA, a U.K. distributor of GE appliances, features the more casual of the two official engagement [...]

William And Kate Wedding Website

That’s right folks! The Prince William and Catherine Middleton wedding website has made its official debut. Now you can spend hours upon hours reading about your favorite royal couple. Take a virtual tour of Buckingham Palace, watch the latest video footage of William and Kate, and even follow them on twitter. The website promises that it [...]