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The Beauty (and Charity) of Travel Coincidence

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marie Elena Martinez

I was spending a rainy week in Santa Monica when I decided to take a yoga class one afternoon. I sat down with Ally Hamilton to talk about the Zen lifestyle of Santa Monica.

Best Travel Finds Of 2010

Ondine Cohane | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Ondine Cohane

Last year was a great one for hotel and restaurant openings, particularly for the intimate and one of a kind places I love. Here were the best of the spots that I was lucky enough to check out in 2010.

WATCH: BAFTA Nominations For Orange Rising Star Award

Crane.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Crane.tv

null The British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards (BAFTA) are approaching fast so Crane...

Banksy Print Of Disney's 'Jungle Book' For Greenpeace Poster Gets $120,000 At Auction

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

London, England (CNN) -- Baloo, Mowgli and King Louie of the Apes from Disney film "The Jungle Book" all feature in a print by anonymous graffiti arti...

Anish Kapoor Turns The World Upside Down In London's Kensington Gardens

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Anish Kapoor WHAT: Turning the World Upside Down WHEN: 28 September 2010 - 13 March 2011 WHERE: Kensington Gardens Kensington, London W2 3, Un...

Travel the World Without Leaving Home

Alastair Humphreys | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Alastair Humphreys

Mulling over why I enjoy traveling, I realized that you don't need to head to the end of the world. This year, I've decided to experiment with exploring the world without leaving home.

WATCH: Yahoo's 'Who Knew?' Explores The Unseen World Beneath The Streets From Paris To Berlin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Earlier this week we posted about the amazing documentary Undercity, which explores the typically unseen architecture of NYC's transit system. Now, Ya...

'Body Worlds' Creator Gunther von Hagens To Display Own Corpse After Death

nytimes.com | STEVEN ERLANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

PARIS -- Gunther von Hagens says he is dying, and he wants to put his preserved corpse on display as part of his popular "Body Worlds" exhibitions. ...

G7 Nations Could Fall Behind Emerging Economies In 2032: PwC

Bloomberg | Scott Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Group of Seven economies will be surpassed in size by the largest emerging markets in just over two decades as the financial crisis accelerates th...

PHOTOS: Top 5 Public Metros In Europe

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
OneTravel

Public transportation is a necessary part of most trips. During my travels through Europe I, like many others, have experienced the good, bad and ugly...

WATCH: IPAD ART: IPad Paints Light For 'Making Future Magic' Project

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Dentsu London wants to "make future magic." As part of their efforts, the creative communications agency partnered with BERG, a London design consulti...

Fires Rage After London Prisoners Riot

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Rioting inmates caused heavy damage to a low-security prison Saturday, smashing windows and setting fires that engulfed buildings and s...

On Car Bombs and Righteous Leaks: A Conversation With Robert Baer

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Lybarger

Robert Baer retired from the Central Intelligence Agency after 20 years in 1997, but he's still learning about security threats from the region that was his specialty, the Middle East.

OLYMPICS 2012: London Museums Prepare To Host London Olympics' National Houses

The Art Newspaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON. Museums and heritage sites are leasing out space during the 2012 Olympics for national houses, including the Docklands Museum, Somerset House,...

Oscar-winning Dame Helen Mirren Stirs The Tempest & Makes Us See Red This Season

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

It's no surprise that British actress Helen Mirren has played royalty, especially Queens -- she's played monarchs six times. But that doesn't mean that this stage and screen doyen behaves in a haughty, doyen-ish manner.

Stephen Griffiths, UK's 'Crossbow Cannibal,' Sentenced To Life

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A British man who called himself the "Crossbow Cannibal" has been sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to killing ...

6 Best Spell-Binding Novels of the Decade: A Magical Literary Tour

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lev Raphael

Books don't have to have wizards to make magic or cast a spell. Over the last decade, these books have haunted and inspired me, made me proud to be a writer, glad to be a reviewer.

Manufactured Muslim Identities: From Nablus to Newham, Emblems of Islamist Sympathizers

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Many British Muslims fervently erase their ethnicity with ritualistic religiosity, deliberately choosing distinction from that of their parents'. They do so in a desperate search of politicized Muslim identity, with little understanding of either Islam, or politics.

Help End Female Genital Mutlilation in Somalia and Everywhere

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Margie Goldsmith

From the Somali desert to the world's catwalks, Waris Dirie's story is dramatized in the movie Desert Flower, a story which I hope will impel you to take action.

AWARE: Art Fashion Identity (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

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WATCH: World War II-Era Propaganda Films Released

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British propaganda films from half a century ago have made their way onto the Internet for the first time, and the kitschy clips are providing viewers...

The F Word: Harry Potter and the Bailed-Out Banks

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Laura Flanders

While students in London spend hours in the cold protesting tuition fees, RBS, a bank that took a huge government bailout, throws a party commemorating Harry Potter. It'd be funny except it's exactly what just happened.

WikiLeaks Protests: Julian Assange Supporters Demonstrate Outside London Courthouse

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dozens of demonstrators descended upon the City of Westminster Magistrate's Court in London Tuesday, jostling for room as they protested in support of...

WikiLeaks Founder Releases Statement From Prison

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As he remains in a London jail awaiting his bail hearing, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has denounced Visa, MasterCard and PayPal as "instruments o...

ART AND FASHION: Pringle Of Scotland And London's Serpentine Gallery Collaborate To Promote Scottish Artists

Kisa Lala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala "Ryan McGinley, Tilda Swinton at Pringle of Scotland / Serpentine Gallery at The Webster Photo Credit: David X Prutting" "Left image...