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Billboards Reflect Push To Prioritize Affordable Housing In London

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact

Living in London is getting more and more expensive, and those most affected by the increasing costs are raising their voices for the whole city to he...

British Couple Wins Lottery For Second Time In 2 Years

The Associated Press | Posted 04.01.2015 | Good News

LONDON (AP) - A couple from northern England has defied the odds - again - by winning a million pounds ($1.5 million) in the lottery for a second time...

Coming to Los Angeles: Labyrinth

Steven Denlinger | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Steven Denlinger

The novella 'Coming to Los Angeles' continues as a serial this week. Chapter 1: Labyrinth IN THE FALL OF 1998, I was teaching in the North Canton C...

Punta Diamante: Mexico's New Kid on the Beach

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

It's 1976, and eccentric (to put it mildly) billionaire Howard Hughes is on the move again. This time - after a decade of penthouse hopping between th...

Top Gear and Jeremy Clarkson

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 03.31.2015 | TV
Trisha de Borchgrave

It appears that a fun and flush television program, rather than the mental fragility of a successful presenter, takes precedence among a public that, in supporting his unacceptable behavior, is doing no favors for the object of their support.

10 Amazing Day Trips You Can Take From London

College Tourist | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Studying abroad in London is great: there are an infinite number of possibilities in such a massive city. It can be amazing but it can also be overwhelming, and sometimes you just need to get out of the city for a day.

A Wonderful Painting by Robert Motherwell in a Very Pretentious Setting

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 03.24.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

Everything about this show is pretentious. Upon arrival, the visitor faces a huge white cube that when closely inspected reveals two clearly differentiated sectors: one where the bricks of the wall were not evened and another one where they were.

This Skyscraper Has No Shadow

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.16.2015 | Science

Tall buildings can be beautiful, but the big gloomy shadows they cast can leave urban centers starved of sunlight. Now a London-based architecture...

Hybrid War: Old Wine in a New Bottle?

Dr. Harlan K. Ullman | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Dr. Harlan K. Ullman

A real revolution in military affairs for the United States is urgently needed. And that revolution must start with the civilian side of the government, not the Pentagon.

45 Park Lane London: LuxEcoLiving's Best Hotels in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

Young and contemporary! An art form in design. Luxury with a capital L. Superb service that raises the bar in terms of European style.

Paris's Fashion Foodie: Jonathan Liang (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

Paris-based Jonathan Liang is the creative director of both his namesake label and as of last year, also of Malaysian brand Dude and the Duchess. Calling the Malaysia-born a workaholic would certainly be an understatement.

Unusual "Backstage" Things You Can Only Do In London

George Hobica | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

For the ultimate "backstage" experience, this annual event literally opens to the public buildings that are normally off limits. The theme is "revealing great architecture for free," and, indeed, the entire weekend offers free admission.

The Best Budget Destinations To Visit This Spring

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.11.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

We've monitored trends, industry news, currencies, and sale patterns to point you in the direction of places that offer the best bargains and low-season pricing for the coming season.

Zaha Hadid: It's Tough Being an Arab Woman in the Architecture Business

Alain Elkann | Posted 03.09.2015 | World
Alain Elkann

My work is not within the accepted box. Maybe because I am a woman. Also an Arab. There was a certain prejudice about these things.

Mosaic of a Lady: 5 Super Femme Stories

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

How do we tell the story about women today? A portrait, more like a contemporary mosaic, if you will, emerged, of disruptive, brilliant, super femmes from diverse backgrounds around the globe, as I interviewed five women to celebrate International Women's Day.

A Window Into My World

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Dear Reader, This past Monday was, I believe, the first time ever I simply said, "Nope I don't have a blog in me." And so we ran someone else's blo...

Viv Albertine Deconstructing Her Own Legend

Lydia Hughes | Posted 02.27.2015 | Books
Lydia Hughes

Continuing to subvert expectation, she is both punk and pioneer, pushing the boundaries in music and as a woman, but in a world where personal insecurities closely lurk.

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Oyster | Posted 02.27.2015 | Travel
Oyster

What to do when you want to avoid bunk beds but still save money and meet like-minded travelers? We scoped out eight hostels around the world that offer low rates, stylish design, cool locations, private rooms, and the occasional shared (but clean, we promise) bathroom. No flip-flops or ear plugs required!

Here's How You Can Kick It With The Archbishop Of Canterbury

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.27.2015 | Religion

Ever wanted to kick it with the Archbishop of Canterbury? Here’s your chance. Justin Welby, the senior bishop of the worldwide Anglican Communio...

Social Media, Ethics and Awards

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.26.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

We need more such incentives to prompt journalists, bloggers and others to couple journalistic prowess with self-regulated ethics in a bid to avoid the force-feeding of often outdated or unfair laws.

10 Must-Visit Spots In London

Architectural Digest | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

Showcasing the designs of nine past winners of the Korean Young Architects Award, one of South Korea's most coveted prizes in the field, a new exhibition at the Cass Bank Gallery reveals the innovative work that has emerged since the 2008 global financial crisis.

This Is What Happens When You Let The 'French Banksy' Take Over An Art Gallery

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.25.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Either it will have proved to be a master class or an exhibition in hubris, says Pictures on Walls in their framing of the empty-framed show in progre...

The Amazing London Museum You Never Heard Of

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts
Lev Raphael

Last Sunday some of the characters on Downton Abbey went to London's Wallace Collection and most viewers probably thought, "What's that?" The Walla...

Back From the Wilderness -- London Fashion Week

Emma McQuiston | Posted 02.22.2015 | Style
Emma McQuiston

Kicking off with Naomi Campbell's Fashion for Relief show at Somerset House. A star-studded line up, with faces from stage to screen, graced the runway to raise funds to fight Ebola. I loved the party atmosphere, as did the models, who broke into dance mid strut down the catwalk.

Review: American Ambassadors, The Past, Present, and Future of America's Diplomats

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.18.2015 | Books
Peter Van Buren

If you can't do away with the spoils system, the only alternative left is to better prepare the political appointees. Making Dennis Jett's American Ambassadors required reading for every person up for consideration would be a hell of a start.