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Bompas and Parr's Jelly Making Masterclass (VIDEO) | Posted 07.05.2012 | Home


The Row to London!

Esther Lofgren | Posted 09.02.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

We're now just 27 days away from our first race in London! After a few days of media tagging along to practices last week, we're back to normal, training and getting ready to race here in Princeton.

Homeless Performers Get Platform For The Olympics

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home

Although the games haven’t even begun, the prelude to this year's Olympics has proven to be just as exciting. London’s 2012 Festival is an extraor...

I'm With Stupid: A Bunch of Random Stuff I Learned in Europe

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.01.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I brought with me a few tidbits and observations about life across the pond that I will now share with you whether you're interested in them or not.

Welcome to My Synchronized Life

Mary Killman | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports
Mary Killman

My name is Mary Killman, and I am half of the U.S. Olympic Duet for Synchronized Swimming. I'm a proud Native American as part of the Citizen Potawato...

Poetry Holds Its Own Olympic Celebration

John Lundberg | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home
John Lundberg

I don't know that anyone would argue that the Games should trot out a few poets for a reading between the 400m and the high jump final, but it's nice to see that London is using this summer as an opportunity to bring the world together for more than just athletics.

Ellen von Unwerth: Do Not Disturb! (VIDEO) | Posted 08.29.2012 | Arts

After working for a decade as an internationally renowned model, Ellen von Unwerth has become one of the world's most notable fashion photographers. A...

Creating A Symphony Out Of A City's Traffic

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.29.2012 | Home

Design student Mark McKeague has created a fascinating piece of music using synthesized sounds of London traffic. In the video below, McKeague simulat...

PHOTOS: 10 Of The World's Great Public Bathrooms

Oyster | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel

Who hasn't ducked into a hotel to make use of a clean public restroom while on vacation?

Imagine What Justin Bieber's Fans Could Really Do

Pam Grout | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

If only we could channel the passion of Justin Bieber's fans into something useful.

Natalie Coughlin, Gold Medal... Farmer?

Sierra | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

Swimmer Natalie Coughlin, 29, was the most decorated female athlete at both the 2004 Athens and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Besides swimming, Coughlin's passions include food, gardening, and the five chickens she keeps in her backyard in Lafayette, California.

Police Nab Terror Suspects In London

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER and PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 08.28.2012 | World

LONDON — London police have detained two British Muslim converts on suspicion of terror offenses Thursday, a U.K. security official told The Ass...

PHOTOS: London Cable Car Takes To The Skies

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel

LONDON — London's new cable car will be taking visitors to the river – but presumably will not drop them in the water. The ski lift-like ...

Spotlight on University of the Arts London (VIDEO) | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts

These days it's difficult to be creative. Once again the arts community is having to justify the need for public spending and quantify their social worth.

How Many People Will Dance With This Man?

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.27.2012 | Home

The travel blog over at The New York Times drew our attention to a project transforming the city of London into a dance studio as a lead-up to the Oly...

PHOTOS: Fab Cities For Live Theater

Cheapflights | Posted 08.27.2012 | Travel

To pay homage to great performances -- in musicals, straight plays and more -- we offer our critics' picks for the top 10 cities in the world for live theater.

It's Raining Poems! 100,000 Of Them.

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home

Tonight London will be hit by a poetry storm -- that’s right, it will be raining poetry. Chilean arts collective Casagrande will drop 100,000 poems ...

Poetry in the UK Through SJ Fowler

Feliz L. Molina | Posted 08.25.2012 | Books
Feliz L. Molina

I'm enamored by Fowler's relentless poetic activities in the UK. Here he talks about his well-balanced and holistic hats as a poet, editor, scholar, interviewer, curator.

Track Records: The Beginning

Benedict Cooper | Posted 08.25.2012 | Travel
Benedict Cooper

The great cities of Europe, Mongolia, China and Vietnam are ahead of me, but introspection is my default, the trait that got me in this mess.

Peace Prize Winners Meet In London

AP | Posted 06.20.2012 | World

LONDON -- Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama says he has held talks with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in London. In a messa...

Airport Returns Duchess' Lost Diamond Tiara

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.19.2012 | Travel

The perils of traveling often begin with lost luggage, and it seems even British nobility can't escape that woe. It all began six years ago when th...

London Walking Tours Offer Peek At Olympic Park

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel

LONDON — Going to London before the Olympics? You can still share in the excitement and get a peek at Olympic Park on a walking tour through nei...

20 Ridiculous Quotes From The Lastest Episode Of 'The Bachelorette'

Natasha Burton | Posted 08.12.2012 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

Now that feelings are no longer just developing, but "progressing," the episode left us perplexed as to whom Emily will ultimately chose to be her knight in shining armor. (Another question we had: Were the British common folk intimidated by, or in awe of Emily's blinding veneers?)

PHOTOS: England's Royal Getaways

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.09.2012 | Travel
Natalie Pace

While all eyes are on London for the Diamond Jubilee and the Summer Olympics, here are a bunch of royal getaways that you don't want to miss.

London Subway System Launches WiFi Service

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

LONDON — Travelers on London's Underground need no longer fear being out of touch. The subway network began launching WiFi on Thursday, rolling...