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Gordon Ramsay's Response To Chef With Epilepsy Who Got Fired Proves He's A Big Softie

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.18.2015 | Good News

Gordon Ramsay -- yes, that Gordon Ramsay -- actually did something pretty darn heartwarming for a fellow chef.  Twitter user Aaron Merry, who use...

The 10 British Foods You Have To Try (And Why)

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 09.17.2015 | Taste
Eating Europe Tours

You cannot talk about food in the United Kingdom without mentioning tea, as the average Brit drinks three cups of tea per day.

Outbox Incubator: Girls in STEM, A New Breed of Entrepreneurs

Anne Ravanona | Posted 09.17.2015 | Technology
Anne Ravanona

A ground-breaking initiative called the Outbox Incubator, the first ever incubator for women in STEM has just finished; motivating and helping its first group of 115 girls from across the EU to launch science or tech-based businesses.

Welcoming Refugees Should not be About Party Politics

Philip Kyle | Posted 09.16.2015 | World
Philip Kyle

The UK has a moral obligation to save people who are fleeing from war and persecution. It is as simple as that. We can discuss the modalities, but our generosity in welcoming them should not raise a single eyebrow.

Two-One-Two, I'll Always Be True

Charlie Carillo | Posted 09.15.2015 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Was I kidding myself all along about this twelve-by-two mile enchanted island, or am I just getting too old to appreciate it?

Patricia Clarkson Takes the Wheel

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It is unmistakably Patricia Clarkson on the phone, that husky, honeyed purr and laugh too distinctive not to recognize. "I'm a New Orleans native, ...

What's Old Is Very New In London's Restaurants

John Mariani | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

A hundred years ago The Ritz London opened its doors on Piccadilly, named after Swiss hotelier César Ritz (though not associated with the present Ritz-Carlton hotels or The Ritz in Paris and Madrid).

How to Belong Anywhere, My Experience With Airbnb

K. Ford K. | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel
K. Ford K.

While the locations and amenities of airbnbs are important, the most important thing by far are the people, the hosts who made us feel right at home. We experienced firsthand that we weren't just renting a room.

How to Choose the Perfect London Hotel

George Hobica | Posted 09.03.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Over the past 40 years or so, I've stayed in over 100 London hotels, from grotty bed-and-breakfasts near Paddington Station to the Savoy and Claridge's, and I've never seen a city with so much variety. New York City doesn't even come close.

Not Cheap, but London Hotels and Restaurants Hold the Line on Prices

John Mariani | Posted 09.02.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

A recent trip to London indicated that restaurateurs and hoteliers are more sensitive to price, competing for the 17 million tourists who visit. This means more hotel package deals, a lot more creature comforts, and better fixed-price meals.

100 Disposable Cameras Were Given To Homeless People. Here's What Happened Next

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.02.2015 | Impact

In July, Café Art, a U.K.-based arts initiative, gave 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras to homeless people in London with just one instructi...

Turner's Timeless Show of Light, Color and Wonder

William Bradley | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
William Bradley

I've seen the show twice, taking the better part of a day each time. Along with Vermeer and Van Gogh, Turner's one of my very favorite artists. The experience of this show rates as one of the aesthetic highlights of my life.

How a Human-Centered Soundscape Is Making London a Smarter City

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 08.31.2015 | Impact
Melissa Jun Rowley

To help humanize the development of their project, the Cities Unlocked team commissioned the Helen Hamlyn Centre at the Royal College of Art to shadow eight people with sight loss as they planned and undertook walking journeys.

The Saddest Underpants in Town

Sandy Thomas | Posted 08.26.2015 | Comedy
Sandy Thomas

Today marks a change in the dynamic of our days. My mom, Janet Oian and our daughter Mabel, arrived here this morning. For three weeks, it's been Glenn and me, and our routine. Today, it all changed. Not better or worse, just different.

Cumberbacchanalia: A Preview Night With Benedict Cumberbatch and Hamlet

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 08.24.2015 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

Cumberbatch is radiant on stage. In a play increasingly a star vehicle -- and I have seen Hamlets from Daniel Day-Lewis (the best, at the National Theatre in 1989) to Ralph Fiennes, Stephen Dillane and Jude Law -- Cumberbatch joins the ranks competently.

How Travel Makes Us Richer

K. Ford K. | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
K. Ford K.

On our way to Florence, we find the five tiny, fishing villages known as Cinque Terre. The houses are built into the sheer rocks and cliffs with thousands of terraces of grapes and olives beyond. It's a magical, colorful place, a good place to rest.

London's Transparent Sky Pool Is NOT For The Faint Of Heart

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

Listen up, swimmers: We've just discovered the craziest, most terrifying pool concept. The developers of Embassy Gardens, a residential complex in Lon...

Afropunk Festival Takes Over the World

Lauri Lyons | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
Lauri Lyons

If you haven't noticed, there is a cultural shift taking place in America, and across the globe. The shift is loud, colorful, disruptive, and at times entertaining. Afropunk, the international music festival and community, is part of the alternative cultural shift.

9 of the Best Cookery Schools in London

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

If you wish to pursue a career involving food, whether it be for the desire to become a Michelin-starred chef, to run a catering company, to become a private chef or work in food media, then you will find a professional course designed for you.

Liam Hodges: Rugged beginnings into Luxury Menswear (VIDEO) | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts

Designs rooted in reality and heightened by the imagination. Liam Hodges' innovations have already been worn by international music artists such as...

50 Things College Students Should Know About London

College Tourist | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

The first thing that people will tell you about London is that it's expensive. Between the exchange rate, going out, and if you're like me and can't walk by a gelato shop without walking in, get ready to spend some serious money.

10 Tips for Capturing the Spirit of London

College Tourist | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

London has a nightlife experience for everyone. Whether it's a rustic pub, an off-the-wall nightclub or a warehouse you prefer, one of the boroughs has it. You will always find something new to try, or a place you'll never get tired of returning to.

Top Things to do at Sunrise in London

Hipmunk | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel

There's no better way to enjoy the best sights in London than at sunrise. It is amazing how much is within easy reach of most hotels in the city. If you are an early bird or just want to pack as much as possible into your stay in the British capital, here are some ideas of what you can do at dawn.

Cake, Steak, Spa and Sleep: The 4 Things Every Bride Needs

Venetia Thompson | Posted 08.12.2015 | Weddings
Venetia Thompson

I told my bridesmaids to forget everything plastic and penis-shaped. What I needed was delicious cake, steak, sleep, a hot bath and preferably a few hours alone in a sauna. I had exactly seven days until the wedding: There was no time for games of "Mr. and Mrs."

Could You Find Bahrain on a Map?

Lina Stahl | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
Lina Stahl

Let's be honest. How well do you know your world? Do you take your time to explore new places when you get the opportunity? I am talking about the small dirt track that is hidden behind the bushes at the end of your back garden, - not exploring a new island in the Caribbean. Though that would be lovely too!