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Why London Needs the TSA

Anthony Amore | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Anthony Amore

With the 2012 Olympic Games little more than a week away, there's ominous news out of Great Britain. The company chosen to provide perimeter security for the games, G4S, has announced -- rather, admitted -- that it will be unable to deliver enough guards to perform their contracted duties.

Olympics and Food and Art

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 09.19.2012 | Home
Cheryl Carlesimo

As London prepares for the arrival of these millions of visitors, I asked several English friends what they would serve this summer if they were hosting an Olympic party in their London flat or home.

What To Do With Two Weeks In England

Viator | Posted 09.19.2012 | Travel

With all eyes on London this year, there's more reason than ever to plan a trip to Britain.

PHOTOS: London's 5 Most Stylish Hotels

Oyster | Posted 09.19.2012 | Travel

Most luxury properties in the Old Smoke boast attractive rooms and elegant lobbies, but some go above and beyond with chic, high-style looks.

My First 24 Hours in London: Ralph Lauren, the Rowing Village and a Letter

Esther Lofgren | Posted 09.17.2012 | Sports
Esther Lofgren

I opened the letter to find a huge reminder of the work that we've put in as a team over the last four years and the tons of support that are beaming over here from everyone we know in the U.S.A. It was so moving and it really sunk in -- this is it.

PHOTOS: 25 European Travel Ideas For Summer 2012

Viator | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel

It is the perfect summer to head to Europe.

Surprises Streb: One Extraordinary Day (VIDEO) | Posted 09.15.2012 | Arts

Yesterday morning started like any other Sunday in central London, with the welcome exception of rays of sun instead of the usual driving rain. But at...

Futuristic Device Lets You E-mail With Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.16.2012 | Small Business

Bionic devices that allow people with disabilities to use a computer are a tremendous development. The technologies allow users to perform digital tas...

Olympics Madness: 'Extreme' Dancers Dive Off London Landmarks

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.16.2012 | Home

The London 2012 festival in celebration of the Olympic games brings us yet another creative, boundary-breaking, and awe inspiring performance piece. T...

PHOTOS: 10 Hotels With Museum-Worthy Art Galleries

Oyster | Posted 09.14.2012 | Travel

Many hotels play host to some excellent exhibitions with works by legends like Andy Warhol, Alison Shotz, and Henri Matisse, as well as up-and-coming local artists.

"LA Art, Music, Writing Is 1920s Paris"

Jill Robinson | Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts
Jill Robinson

Laurie Lipton told me this yesterday. I first I saw Laurie at a London dinner party. She was lean, elfin; her narrow blue eyes cased people, sized them up the way my family did.

(Video) BBC Expanding Web Video News Operations in London and Washington

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - Demand from advertisers to run pre-roll ads on BBC News online video far outpaces editorial inventory by a four-to-one ratio, says Andrew Roy...

Winning Gold in the Green Race

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 09.11.2012 | Green
Sir Peter Westmacott

In stark terms, we use half the amount of energy for the same economic benefit as we did 40 years ago. Being energy efficient is central to maintaining our competitiveness and growing our economy in the future.

Another Bank Could Face Major Fine Over Libor Manipulation

The Telegraph | Harry Wilson | Posted 07.12.2012 | Business

Lloyds Banking Group could have to pay out more than £1bn over claims it was involved in the manipulation of Libor, according to City analysts. In...

Plans for New V&A Extension Approved Today (VIDEO) | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts

Today planning permission for a new extension to the V&A has officially been granted to architecture firm, AL_A. The £41 million project, which will ...

(Video) BBC Worldwide's Dan Heaf: Apps Won't Maintain Their Dominance

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LONDON - While the BBC Worldwide is putting most of its efforts around apps for the Apple iOS platform, apps won't maintain their dominance in the fu...

Olympic Venues Come To Life Before Your Eyes

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home

Click here for the original article at ArchDaily. This post features time lapses of the construction of various venues that will be hosting the 201...

Where Bankers Are Priced Out, Students Move In

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2012 | Money

By Brenda Goh LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - Floor to ceiling windows, chairs by French designer Philippe Starck, four-poster beds and a s...

Streetwise Opera at Royal Opera House Made Olympic History

Mark Horvath | Posted 09.06.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

At the Royal Opera House in London, England, homeless people were given an official platform at the celebrations of an Olympic Games for the first time in history.

Leah Gordon: 'Caste' The Nine Degrees Of Skin Color

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

London-based photographer Leah Gordon takes the viewer into 18th century colonial Haiti.

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...