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London Underground pulls all-nighters

London Underground

I can’t believe it! Starting 2015, the London Underground’s Jubilee, Victoria and stretches of the Central, Northern and Picadilly lines will run all night on Fridays and Saturdays. This is epic! Amazing! Life changing!

Not convinced? Check out Buzzfeed.com’s “15 Ways that All-Night Tubes will Change Your Life.”

Why “The Holiday” may be the most underrated holiday movie there is

The Holiday

How picture perfect is Kate Winslet’s character’s cottage in Surrey?!

This weekend, we kicked off the post-Thanksgiving period by watching “The Holiday.” There is so much that I love about this film — and am happy to see that I’m in good company with one of Buzzfeed’s staff writers, who hits on all the high points of what makes this movie one of my favorites this time of year.

If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out!

Brits label the U.S. … incorrectly

Yeah, yeah, we know. Americans don’t know their geography. Europe’s complicated. Brits rule, right?

Ah, maybe not. Buzzfeed.com asked some Brits to label states in a U.S. map and the results were quite shocking. And hilarious! Check out these amazing guesses.

Brits label U.S. map

Brits label U.S. map

Brits label U.S. map

The best Twitter conversation you’ll read today

Okay, I’m giving it up to the UK supermarket giant @Tesco Mobile and friends for THE MOST ENTERTAINING Twitter convo I’ve read in a long time! Thanks to Buzzfeed for shining a light into the social media genius of these companies.

So it started with this:

Tesco Mobile Twitter conversation

And it could have died there. But Tesco replied:

Tesco replied

And then… well, tea…

Tea

And it becomes more brilliant. Check it out!

Happy Halloween!

British costumes

Are you dressing up and trick or treating today?

I loved these 31 Splendidly British Ideas For Halloween Costumes via Buzzfeed (although I wasn’t sure what #1, 2, 14 and 22 were!).

As for me, I’m going to be an apple (to match my daughter, who’s dressing up as Snow White). Have a wonderful and safe Halloween!

29 people who make you proud to be British

Lino Richie

Raise a glass to these unsung British heroes. Each one is deserving in their own special way, from the chap who quoted Homer Simpson on the London Underground sign to the guy who photobombed David Cameron.

See the full list that was geniusly curated by Buzzfeed.

24 London Underground signs that will brighten your day

London Underground sign

I’m not sure whose job it is to come up with these lovely little morsels of wisdom on the London Underground, but I used to love seeing them (on the rare times that I would see them). It certainly brightened my morning slog of a commute! Keep up the great work, Transport for London!

32 Things You Might Not Know About London

Think you know all you need to know about London?

Well, check out this list, courtesy of Buzzfeed. Things like …

Westbourne, London's lost river

and

The Tyburn lost river

20 London bars you should have been to by now

World's End

World’s End

Where has this list been all of my life? Check out Buzzfeed.com’s roundup of the 20 best most interesting London bars, including the World’s End, allegedly the largest pub in the world (not to be confused with the latest movie by Simon Pegg).

15 reasons to bloody love Wales

sheep on a leash

After posting the 25 reasons why we love Scotland list earlier this week and the 33 things that Brits do better than anybody else, it seems only fair to cover the 15 reasons to bloody love Wales!

Thanks, Buzzfeed, for putting this list together!