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The Look and Feel of 'Inevitably Urban'

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

I have compiled 25 photographs for this essay -- taken in multiple locations since 2009, including cities on four continents. The photographs are presented in black and white, to better show the contrast between the human and built environment, yet also emphasize the undeniably symmetry between.

The Art of Getting By: Richard Wilson and The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

The unforeseeable can happen to everyone -- including to those who help create great art.

Good People Is a Movie About Somewhat Nice People

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Good People had a good book to draw its story from, but too little adherence to the strong points of that source make the movie less than it should be and could have been. You will enjoy it as a suspense thriller but you won't feel the impact readers of the book got.

Buck Angel: Pornographer Turned Advocate

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 09.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

Here's my chat with award-winning pornographer turned advocate Buck Angel.

Two Sculptures That Changed My Life in London

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts
Lev Raphael

I grew up in a city of great museums, New York, and felt intimately close to many of them from a very early age because of countless school visits and trips with my parents. But it was only on a recent visit to London that I realized something extraordinary: art can heal me.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews in London Put Up Signs Banishing Women To One Side Of The Road

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.23.2014 | Religion

Residents of a London neighborhood were shocked after noticing street signs banishing women to one side of the road. The Hackney Council removed th...

These Young British Muslims Have A Message For The Islamic State

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.22.2014 | Religion

These young British Muslims have a message for the so-called “Islamic” State: Don’t murder innocents in my name. Activists led by Britain’s...

REVIEW: 'Inala: A Zulu Ballet' at Sadler's Wells

Meghan Feeks | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Twenty years of democracy in South Africa is ample reason to celebrate the coming-together of cultures. And that's what Inala, which kicked off a three-week national tour on Wednesday at London's Sadler's Wells, is clearly all about.

See London as Sherlock

Andy Steves | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
Andy Steves

A day in London dedicated to a Sherlock Holmes pilgrimage can't begin anywhere but Holmes' flat at 221 B Baker Street. In modern day London, you'll find much of Baker Street has become a shrine to the world's most famous detective.

Faithful Shopper: Coming Attractions

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.15.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that it's almost officially fall, all of us retail watchers are anxiously awaiting the new stores that are hurrying to open before the holidays! T...

What You Get In Europe For $250 Per Night

Oyster | Posted 09.12.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Not every destination around the globe will deliver the same level of accommodations for your travel dollar. That's why we decided to launch a new series to expose just how much bang for your buck you're actually getting on your trip.

Elderly Woman Reportedly Found Beheaded In London House

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2014 | World

LONDON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - An elderly woman was found beheaded at a house in a north London suburb on Thursday, British media reported, in an incident...

(VIDEO) Mobile, Twitter Marketing Can Amplify TV Ads, SMG's Hocking

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON -- When brands use mobile advertising or Twitter advertising, they can amplify their media spend and ROI, says Richard Hocking EMEA director ...

'Urgent Investigation' Launched On Palace Guard's Dance Moves

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.04.2014 | Travel

The British Ministry of Defence has launched an "urgent internal investigation" after video surfaced of a Buckingham Palace guard performing some rath...

(VIDEO) TV Ad-Synch Finds High Click-through Rates on Twitter in Pilot for Omnicom

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.03.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - Civolution, the Netherlands-based audio content recognition company (ACR) is finding high click-through rates with Twitter, synching TV ads w...

I Choose To Walk

Robert Kwolek | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Robert Kwolek

The American people are some of the most creative and driven in the world and there's no reason solutions can't be found if we lay aside our differences and understand that we all want essentially the same thing: strong, safe, beautiful cities which we're proud to call home and pass on to the next generation better than we ourselves found them.

Resilient Dog Rescued After Being Stranded On 1,000-Ft. Cliff For A Week With No Water Or Food

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.03.2014 | Good News

After surviving a near-death experience, this lucky dog is back in his relieved owners' arms, thanks to one rescue crew. Last month, Mark and Susi...

(VIDEO) Xaxis' Ad-Synch Product Rolls Out in Nine Markets: "It Captures the Imagination of our Clients" EMEA Chief Schlickum

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.02.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - It's a bit like finding the "lost GRP," says  Caspar Schlickum, CEO of Xaxis EMEA, explaining the value of the agency's new ad-synch product...

(VIDEO) AOL Readies Slate of Web Original Video for the U.K.

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Andy Plesser

LONDON - AOL has been expanding its video offering via its web originals and its distribution play across screens.   This initiative is expanding int...

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.

Book Review: Personal by Lee Child

Rob Taub | Posted 09.03.2014 | Books
Rob Taub

Jack Reacher can opine on any subject, and in the hands of a lesser writer he could be a blowhard, but Child continues to make him interesting, informative and truly compelling.

London Lodging: The Hotel Café Royal

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

When Jackie and I had a look-see of the Hotel Café Royal, on Regent Street perilously close to the Circus, I was surprised to find myself hankering after the place. It is everything Piccadilly Circus isn't: calm, quiet, good-looking and elegant.

5 Simple Tips For Taking Killer Instagram Travel Photos

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel

When you're visiting a beautiful new place, it's perfectly natural to want to capture the moment with a camera to take it home with you -- or Instagra...

Dining In London: Shoreditch Without The Hullabaloo - Lyle's

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.29.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Thanks to the cooking style and the well-calculated portion sizes, Jackie and I walked away entirely satisfied but by no means stuffed.

Our 5 Favorite Espressos in London

Vayable | Posted 08.28.2014 | Travel
Vayable

In the last ten years, espresso pop up shops, coffee trolleys, and artisanal pour-overs have proliferated across central London and into the furthest reaches of the city -- meaning (thankfully) that an excellent cup of coffee is never more than a few streets away.