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Building a Mobile App for Future Funding Success

Martin Macmillan | Posted 07.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Martin Macmillan

For developers, when there is often one chance for success, this idea of first impressions is critical.

Tales of an Extraordinary Madman  

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 07.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

I viewed Bukowski as only doing a limited shtick -- he rarely came into the office himself, but I knew all about him because my friend Judy Lewellen, the city editor, used to go pick up the column. I guess I hadn't understood how popular Bukowski was getting until I was confronted by a book display in London.

Influence Peddling and Inequality in London: Nobody Expects a Monty Python Fourth of July

Michael Winship | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

In the face of heavy opposition from the moneyed classes on either shore, both the United States and the United Kingdom are desperately in need of campaign finance reform. No joke.

Behold, The Digital Revolution That's Sweeping The Contemporary Art World

Crane.tv | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

You don't just see The Barbican's recently opened Digital Revolution exhibition in London, you live it, breathe it, even make it.

Old and New Taste--All Good--in London, Part One

John Mariani | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

London is--far more than Paris, Rome or Berlin--the epitome of the international city, as much a melting pot of cultures now as the United States.

How Art Can Save a Life

Diriye Osman | Posted 07.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

As I sit here and write this, feeling scratched and worn -- a vinyl record that has seen better days -- I know all is not lost. I know I will wake up in the morning, make a cup of tea and sit at my studio desk.

Honor Is a Shame in Shan Khan's Brave New Film

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

Honor is a fast-moving, even exciting tale of injustice, family and redemption. Will it help to change anything? Let's hope.

UN Helen Clark: Rural Poverty Is Fuelling the Poaching Crisis

Jamie Joseph | Posted 07.11.2014 | Green
Jamie Joseph

With so many people living in poverty, Helen Clark explains that meeting the balance between conservation and development is perhaps the most complex in the array of responses to the illegal wildlife trade.

This GPS Program Finds The Prettiest Route, Not The Shortest

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology

Sometimes the journey is better than the destination. While GPS units typically map the shortest path between two locations, researchers at Yahoo h...

Modern Hostels -- They Do Exist! -- For The Low-Budget, High-Style Traveler

Oyster | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Forget no-frills lodging; today's new brand of hostels offers cool decor and plenty of perks. Sounds too good to be true? Well, we've got the scoop on hostels that pack a wow factor with upscale amenities, contemporary comforts, prime locations, and good food.

Enter The Enchanting World Of A Brazilian Ballet Master

Crane.tv | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

World Cup fever might have you thinking that Brazil is only the home of football. But it's more than just a football nation. It's a breeding ground fo...

Sex Abuse Lands Famous Children's Entertainer In Prison

AP | MATTHEW KNIGHT | Posted 07.04.2014 | Crime

LONDON (AP) — Television entertainer Rolf Harris, who for decades cultivated an image of the affectionate uncle with numerous children's television ...

Are Women's-Only Hotel Floors Anti-Feminist?

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Oyster

These properties are targeting well-heeled businesswomen with female-oriented amenities such as curling irons and glossy fashion mags; some may find it convenient, others a bit insulting.

5 Wimbledon Tips: How to Score Cheap Seats or Splurge in Style

Carrie Seim | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Carrie Seim

Whether you're trying to snag a cheap seat to this week's matches or planning a decadent Wimbledon escape for next summer, here are five insider tips for surviving The Championships -- in both bargain and luxe style.

Faithful Shopper: Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.30.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The upcoming holiday weekend (or any time this summer) is the perfect time to explore New York's very own beach resort - the Hamptons! And of course a...

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. (Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Ka...

Ramadan, A Time For Shopping?

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 06.27.2014 | Religion

LONDON (AP) — Before the fast, let there be a shopping feast. From Harrods in Knightsbridge to the glittering diamond stores in Mayfair, London has...

Here's A Bus Stop In London Made Out Of 100,000 Lego Bricks, And It's Pretty Delightful

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.25.2014 | Good News

London commuters may be in for a surprise the next time they catch the W1 bus on Regent Street near Hamleys toy store. There they will find a fully fu...

Amazing Images Show How London Would Look on the Algarve

Scott Snowden | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Scott Snowden

Photographer Gus Petro has shown us what London might look like if it were placed on Portugal's rugged Atlantic facing coast, instead of the more temperate River Thames.

The Coolest Things To Do In Parks Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.19.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Now that it's finally -- finally! -- warm enough to be outdoors, we want to spend all of our time hanging out in public parks. And at these green spaces, there's more to do than simply lay on the grass or go for a bike ride; we're talking hot-air balloon rides, dancing en masse, and sipping a beer in the sunshine.

Your Hotel Room Can Do WHAT?! Super High-Tech Amenities

Oyster | Posted 06.18.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Although summer vacations are traditionally meant for getting away and unplugging, we can't help but love these super high-tech hotels that boast some of the coolest geek-friendly amenities we've ever seen.

Maxi Priest Hits His Groove at B.B. King's Blues Club

Dwight Brown | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

At age 53, 26 years after his career began, his dreads are almost floor-length (the ladies were pulling on them all night), his face is fuller and he has over two decades of hits to sing.

This Is The Largest Group Of Original David Shrigley Drawings

Crane.tv | Posted 06.13.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Few artists would fancy following on from Martin Creed but if there's anyone who can rise to the challenge it's David Shrigley. The Glasgow-based ...

6 Budget European Hotels

Oyster | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel
Oyster

The Euro and the pound are a tough pill to swallow for American and Canadian vacationers, but Europe isn't all sky-high prices. We promise there are actually excellent deals to be found across the pond, especially when you plan your escape to miss peak season.

Astoria Characters: The Robbery Victims

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.10.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It is what the masked men did to her before they took the money that keeps Sajida Gulamrasool up at night.