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Benedict Cumberbatch Finally Knows How To Say 'Penguin'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch is a man of many talents, but saying "penguins" is not one of them. Recently, a video of the "Sherlock" star repeatedly failin...

Welcome To The Clara Oswald Show

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 9: Flatline I'll admit my love of graffiti and digital art make...

China Blocks BBC Website As Hong Kong Clashes Escalate

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.16.2014 | Media

As clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police in Hong Kong intensify this week, the Chinese government has reportedly blocked the website of ...

The Last Hurrah?

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 8: Mummy On The Orient Express Last week's episode of Doctor Wh...

Malala is Amazing AND Normal

Karen Hough | Posted 10.10.2014 | Impact
Karen Hough

In the midst of my joy that Malala Yousafzai today was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, I'm also shocked and enraged at the response from Tariq Khattack, editor of the Pakistan Observer.

Watch Lorde, Elton John & 25 Other Artists Sing A Beach Boys Classic

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment

To mark the launch of BBC Music, all of BBC's television, radio and online networks premiered the track and video for a reworking of the Beach Boys' "...

Spoilers! The Moon Is Not Made of Cheese.

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 7: Kill The Moon Welcome to the seventh week of The Doctor acti...

'Sherlock' Has Never Looked Like This Before

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

Thank goodness our ancestors couldn't get along. If not for past European conflicts, we may have never seen this first look at "Sherlock" star Bene...

2015: The Year of the Woman

Natalie Pace | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Natalie Pace

How far have we come over the last two decades? What goals have been achieved, and what remains to be realized? 2015 will be a year where the United Nations, concerned citizens, non-government organizations and the media will dive into the details.

The Doctor Shows Us His Narcissistic Side, And It's Wearing A Bow Tie

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 6: The Caretaker In 'The Caretaker' The Doctor goes under "deep...

Celebrating The All-Female Shortlist For The BBC National Short Story Awards

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Books
Nikki Gloudeman

Considering the fact that women remain woefully underrepresented in the literary world, it came as a pleasant surprise today that this year's prestigious BBC National Short Story Awards shortlist is entirely -- as in 100 percent -- dominated by females.

No Bank Is Secure With The Doctor Around

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 5: Time Heist 'Time Heist' takes us into the world's most secur...

Westgate, One Year On

Anne Soy | Posted 09.19.2014 | World
Anne Soy

A year after one of the most horrifying attacks on Kenyan soil, there is little around Westgate Shopping Centre to remind us of the siege last year in which 67 people died.

Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby Admits He Sometimes Doubts The Existence Of God

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.18.2014 | Religion

Even the Archbishop of Canterbury struggles with doubt. During a BBC interview, the Most Reverend Justin Welby admitted that at times, he questions...

Scotland Should Vote Yes for Independence, Yes for the Future of the Scottish People

Anne Stevenson | Posted 09.17.2014 | World
Anne Stevenson

The proud words of Scotland's unofficial national anthem, "O Flower of Scotland" are a lot like the American anthem -- if we'd lost the Revolutionary War to the British.

Well, We Didn't See This Doctor Who Monster Coming

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 09.21.2014 | TV

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, Episode 4: Listen At last! Steven Moffat gives us a Doctor Who storylin...

Weak 'Doctor Who' Episode Is Redeemed By Juicy Season Hints

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 09.07.2014 | TV

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 3: Robot Of Sherwood 'Robot Of Sherwood' treated us to a lighth...

The Coalition Against ISIS

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Unlike the neocons that ran Bush's failed foreign policy, President Obama is not going to be rushed into another ground war. He believes he needs a strong coalition, including Arab countries, and a more inclusive Iraqi government, to ensure a broader and more enduring solution.

Doctor Is Kind Of A Jerk In Brand New Episode

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 08.31.2014 | TV

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 2: Into The Dalek Steven Moffat has never shied away from liter...

I Love My Radio: My Stroll With Owen Bennett-Jones

Ebenezar Wikina | Posted 08.26.2014 | Media
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Ebenezar Wikina

After twisting both knobs back and forth for a while, I finally caught a shortwave signal and guess whose voice I heard? Mr Owen Bennett Jones' presenting news hour on the BBC World Service.

Doctor Who Premiere Gives The Closure We Needed

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 08.24.2014 | TV

SPOILER ALERT: Don’t read ahead if you haven’t watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 1: Deep Breath Steven Moffat takes questionable pleasure in...

Maureen Ryan

New 'Doctor Who' Gives Capaldi Room To Shine, But 'Intruders' Just Frustrates

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment

With the launch of a season of "Doctor Who"-- complete with a new Doctor -- and the debut of the spooky drama "Intruders," things are busy over at BBC...

Richard Nixon: Honk If You Think He Was Guilty

Michael Winship | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

In those early August days, events would reach a crescendo but none of us knew the final outcome, and that was Alistair Cooke's problem.

'Sherlock': Brainy Modernity's Last Bow

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2014 | Entertainment
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

In the hands of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has reappeared, but this time as a manipulative intellectual lacking in empathy or warm feelings.

BBC Confronts Gender Problem

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media

The BBC Trust's annual report draws out a clear proposal to "improve the representation of women on air." The report, which outlines the news organ...