At the 2022 Mountbatten Festival of Music. The Bands of HM Royal Marines performed an epic medley of music by The Prodigy. Arranged by Band Corporal Aaron Pitman, the set included Out of Space, Breathe, Omen, No Good (Start the Dance), The Day is My Enemy, and Voodoo People, but sadly no Smack My Bitch Up or Firestarter.
Here in the US, SUVs and pickup trucks are wildly popular. But in the UK and much of Europe, small cars are the norm. Mat from carwow took to the streets of the UK with a Hennessey Mammoth – an upgraded Ram TRX – to see how hard it is to fit the beast down narrow streets, keep it fueled up, and order food from a drive-thru.
The Llangollen Canal is a UK waterway that links Denbighshire, Wales with Hurleston, Cheshire. Machine Thinking takes us on a journey through this 18th-century marvel that incorporates more than 20 locks as well as a pair of impressive aqueducts. It’s no longer used to transport goods and now offers leisurely boat tours.
This unusual helmet was gifted to King Henry VIII by Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I in 1514. The headgear has curly horns like a Kudu antelope, and a pair of spectacles. Atlas Obscura checked in with Henry Yallop from the Royal Armouries to learn about the theories surrounding this strange ceremonial garb.
Filmmaker Arthur Cauty takes us inside Bristol, UK shop 20th Century Flicks, one of the last remaining video stores on the planet. After the shop nearly closed, a handful of dedicated film buffs tossed in their own money to keep the store alive in the face of streaming content, maintaining more social approach to renting movies.