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WATCH: UFO Sightings Captured On Video Over Russia And the UK | Lee Speigel | Posted 02.09.2012 | Weird News

Brightly lit UFOs over the UK and Russia are lighting up the sky and burning up the Internet. But do they stand up to scrutiny? A man referring to...

Behind the Scenes of Ballet With Nancy Osbaldeston (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 04.07.2012 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Behind the beauty of ballet's facade lies a life of rigour and repetition. A dancer's task is to convey grace and effortlessness while behind the scen...

Setting A Courteous Guinness World Record In London

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 04.07.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Three Guinness World Record officials started their stopwatches. In the five minutes, we managed 314 curtsies, thus creating a new record.

PHOTOS: 9 European Attractions To Miss

BootsnAll | Posted 04.05.2012 | Travel

Not every attraction in Europe is world-class. Quite a few don't live up to the hype.

Are Hair Extensions Deadly?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices

Can hair extensions actually kill you? That's what a doctor in London is speculating after Atasha Graham, 34, died from a possible allergic reactio...

PHOTOS: Traveling To The Roaring Twenties

Black Tomato | Posted 03.30.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

The fashion and film world is sticking a few jazz hands up in the face of this age of austerity and we can't get enough of it.

Britain Ranks Top Risks Posed By Climate Change

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

LONDON (AP) — Coastlines, working patterns, and even the country's most famous meal are under threat from climate change, Britain said Thursday in i...

PHOTOS: Aerial Views Of The 2012 Olympic Venues In London

Posted 01.25.2012 | Sports

Preparations for the 2012 Olympics are underway as seen by these wonderful aerial images of the new Olympic venues in London, England. The 2012 Olympi...

Looking For A Moose In Paris And London

Jim Calio | Posted 03.26.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

I had been searching for one for quite a while in the US and elsewhere, but no luck. Then, on our last day in Paris, I found it.

Art Piece Brightens A Gloomy London Day

Posted 01.24.2012 | Arts

On January 23, London residents got a break from the dreary winter weather when art collective Greyworld and Tropicana juice company brought a second ...

The Startup Skill Set

Daniel Tenner | Posted 03.24.2012 | Small Business
Daniel Tenner

Success in the startup world has more to do with skills than with ideas. The best approach as a new entrepreneur is to try and fill the glaring gaps in your skill set, so that if your startup fails, at least it will be failing for an interesting reason.

PHOTOS: Two Great New London Restaurants

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Two new restaurants in London are filling an acute need in the city's already exciting dining scene.

PHOTOS: 7 Famous Homes Turned Museums

BootsnAll | Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel

These house museums give us a sense of what life was like in a different period and a glimpse of what went into making artists, writers and great thinkers who they were.

PHOTOS: Exhibitions Worth Traveling To In 2012

Black Tomato | Posted 03.20.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

There will be plenty of reasons to hit the road in 2012 for those eager to see the awe-inspiring, the innovative, and the unforgettable.

PHOTOS: The Very Best Jam In London

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The place to go in London if you want to spoil your dinner is one of the city's grand hotels, where you may take afternoon tea. But a delicious outlier here is The Connaught, where the crockery, silver, linen and service are all palace-grade, yet nothing is flashy.

Queen's Taxpayer-Funded Yacht Dreams Squelched

AP | GREGORY KATZ and DAVID STRINGER | Posted 03.17.2012 | World

LONDON — What do you get for a monarch who has almost everything? Not, apparently, a new yacht, at least not one paid for with taxpayer funds. ...

Dress Me Up with Something Fierce

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 03.14.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Fashion is more than the fancy frocks one puts on to avoid walking around in one's birthday suit. It provides untold creative freedom for one's soul, the ability to produce a garment for which the body can serve as a canvas, is beyond creative.

LOOK: Incredible Aerial Photos Of Neighborhood Patterns

Posted 01.13.2012 | World

Ever wondered what your house looks like from a bird's-eye view? What about a home in Menorca or an ultra-modern neighborhood in Hong Kong? Jason Hawk...

Would You Pay Money To Be Shipwrecked?

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Popular representations of getting shipwrecked don't make the whole experience sound very appealing. You may find yourself creating a creepy family co...

PHOTOS: A Different Approach To Intimate Travel Photography

Sivan Askayo | Posted 03.12.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

This project, which was named by Phaidon "Intimacy Under the Wires" is not just about laundry. It's about places, the people in them and the role of the photographer.

Will Video Replace Online Editorial Travel Content?

Rooksana Hossenally | Posted 03.11.2012 | Media
Rooksana Hossenally

Video's great, and it has its place on the Internet, but without editorial content to explain history, geography, seasons, tips and the like, how will video do the job?

PHOTOS: Incredible Envelope Portraits

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

London-based artist Mark Powell has produced these striking drawings despite only using the most basic of materials: ink and paper. His recent series ...

WATCH: You Won't Believe What This Artist Did To These Fish!

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

Riusuke Fukahori is not one to take the easy route to realizing his vision. For his latest exhibition, "Goldfish Salvation," at ICN Gallery in London,...

PHOTOS: London Zoo's Stock Take Of Animals

Posted 01.05.2012 | Green

London Zoo recently embarked on their annual complete head count of every animal at the zoo, which houses over 750 different species. To see m...

2 Men Found Guilty In Stephen Lawrence Murder Trial

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and MEERA SELVA | Posted 03.04.2012 | Black Voices

LONDON — In a case that exposed racism and incompetence in Scotland Yard and took nearly two decades to bring anyone to justice, a jury found tw...