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36 Unknown European Art Havens Every Traveler Should Visit This Summer

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

For certain American populations, the beginning of June signals trans-Atlantic travel, and no group is more infamous in this regard than the American ...

Uncovering The True Cost of Fast Fashion With Livia Firth in Cannes

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I discovered in Cannes the impact that a new business model of fast fashion produces; this 52-seasons a year retail frenzy that affects the poorer parts of our world in such a horrific way.

Fiji: Bula, Bula, Pass the Kava

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

In the 1830s, stories about the stewpots of Fiji finally brought a tsunami of pastors to the islands from the London Missionary Society, and later on canoe loads of Wesleyan Methodists from Tonga. Progress was slow at first, and a good number of soul-savers themselves ended up saved for Fijian feasts.

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Sect Bans Women From Driving

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.01.2015 | Religion

Leaders of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect in north London recently issued a statement to their community that bans women from driving. The letter, s...

Open Letter to All Potential Mayoral Candidates (A Response Would Be Nice)

Kenny Imafidon | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Kenny Imafidon

With a population of more than 8.6 million people, the world's most diverse city is also home to 46 percent of the UK's ethnic minority population and over 300 languages are spoken here.

What $100/Night Will Get You in 10 Cities Around the World

Oyster | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Using sample dates August 18 through 21, we searched the globe for hotels that have rates at just $100/night this summer. Suddenly, that trip to New York City looks much less appealing. But you'll be shocked by how gorgeous a resort you can score for just $100 in Phuket!

Fine London Dining: Revisiting Almeida, The Ivy and Fera at Claridge's

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

As exciting as it is to dine where you've never dined before, it's nice to return to old favorites when traveling to a familiar destination. And for Jackie and me, there's no destination as familiar as London, which we visit several times a year.

Jaw-Dropping Photos Make London Look Like A Perfect Miniature City

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel

Vincent Laforet is famous for photographing cityscapes from thousands of feet above the ground, sticking his head out of helicopters to get the perfec...

Party In A Galaxy Far, Far Away At This 'Star Wars' Cantina Pop Up

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment

We can hear the cantina song already. Immersive events company Secret Cinema is known for lovingly bringing classic films to life. Last year, the ...

London Homes Evacuated After Unexploded WWII Bomb Is Found

AP | Posted 05.22.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — British police say the army has safely removed an unexploded World War II bomb found near London's Wembley Stadium. The 50-kilogram (...

Ducks In England Get Their Own Walking Lanes So Humans Don't Ruffle Their Feathers

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 05.21.2015 | Good News

Make way for ducklings. Literally. The waterside walkways of England and Wales get tons of foot traffic as it is, but now these thoroughfares are ...

London's Beaumont Hotel: High Style... In A Former Garage

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

It is so quiet that if you need a cab the doorman may have to dash to the next street to fetch one for you.

Downton Abbey, Grantchester and Beyond: Q&A With Composer John Lunn

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If you want a spectacular score to accompany your British drama series, then look no further than John Lunn, the maestro behind the music for Grantchester, Little Dorrit, The White Queen, Shetland and Downton Abbey.

The 5 Most Popular International Destinations Among American Travelers in 2015

Oyster | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Due to hectic work schedules and tight budgets, Americans are traveling less this year than they have in the past forty. But they're certainly still traveling, and this summer, many are jetting off to international locales.

Looking for My 'Wow Moment' in the Wonder Room: Apple Watch Meets Selfridges

Barry Whyte | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology
Barry Whyte

For those who haven't heard, Apple has moved up in the world. And no, this time I'm not talking about their stock price. Instead, I'm talking about their status within the hallowed walls of Selfridges, London's iconic department store and inspiration behind the hit TV series Mr Selfridge.

British Police Arrest Pensioners Over Spectacular Gem Heist

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | World

LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - British police said they had arrested seven suspects, including three pensioners, on Tuesday over a multi-million pound rai...

Uber Unhealthy: The Challenge of Sedentary Occupations

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

It would be wise for those with jobs that have few options for movement to develop scheduled programs of walking and more vigorous exercise during slow periods, before and after shifts, and on any days off.

Alexander McQueen - Art or Artistry?

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 05.15.2015 | Arts
Trisha de Borchgrave

If an invasion of extra terrestrials were imminent we could do worse than imagine creatures resembling those of Alexander McQueen's at London's Victoria & Albert Museum.

Radhika Sanghani: "Accept That People Will Always Have Opinions"

Nora Oravecz | Posted 05.12.2015 | Books
Nora Oravecz

Radhika Sanghani spends most of her life writing in London. Besides working on a sequel to her bestseller, Virgin, she works about 50 hours per week as a journalist, as she is one of the Wonder Women columnists for The Telegraph.

10 Cities That Are Shaping The Future Of Urban Living

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

Cities are frequently at the front line of innovation when it comes to addressing the changing problems of urban life. Plans to combat climate change,...

My First Bite of the Big Apple (and Why I'm Coming Back for More)

Alex Matthews | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Alex Matthews

Leaving the city spawned a curious blend of emotions. In some ways it was a relief: I felt like I was coming up for air. In other ways, I felt almost bereft, like I was losing something, leaving something vital and fizzing and rich behind.

People At Work - Photographs by Tim Allen

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 05.09.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs (c) Tim Allen, Courtesy of Tim Allen Social documentary need not always be focused around the public space. Indeed, these people are...

The Future of America's Cities Lies in the Past

Kate Ascher | Posted 05.07.2015 | World
Kate Ascher

NEW YORK -- A decade from now, the hearts of some of our largest cities will no longer be defined by gleaming skyscrapers surrounded by well-manicured corporate plazas. The city will regain its human scale and emerge once again as a series of communities -- completing a fascinating journey back to the future.

John Newton Photographs The "Nation of Shopkeepers"

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

"L'Angleterre est une nation de boutiquiers," were the exact words Napoleon used. In English, "England is a nation of shopkeepers." Napoleon had bor...

Vacation Like a Super Hero - AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON World Tour

Dave Parfitt | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel
Dave Parfitt

On May 1st Marvel's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON opens in theaters, and with the world order hanging in the balance, the Avengers must stop Ultron from enacting his terrible plans in an action-adventure that unfolds on a global scale.