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Disillusionment at the Ancestral Court

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 12.21.2014 | Religion
Lionel Rolfe

Now I stood in the foyer of 790, behind the heavy entrance doors, uncomfortable because I could be naught but a stranger to the bearded Jews chanting in the next room with a passionate, melodic, electric hum that I recognized.

The Best Christmas Attractions In London

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Londoners take Christmas very seriously. The festive fever starts when the Oxford Street Christmas lights are officially switched on (this year's date is still to be confirmed, but it usually happens around mid-November).

The World's Five Most Famous Hotels

Vic O'Sullivan | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel
Vic O'Sullivan

Every city has the one hotel whose fortunes have run parallel to the local economy and history. The owners and operators of these hotels are merely curators as the properties pass through decades and centuries of hospitality.

Jockum Nordström's First Solo Show at David Zwirner in London Triumphs

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

For its final show of 2014, David Zwirner's London gallery is showing Swedish artist Jockum Nordström's first UK solo show.

5 Signs You're Not a Good Leader: What You Can Do About It Now

Greer Wignall | Posted 12.12.2014 | Business
Greer Wignall

Far too many managers in business these days send an email and think that's the end of their involvement in the matter. Not so, my friend.

Conversations With Michelle Joan Papillion

Rai Mensah | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts
Rai Mensah

Everyone heads to Basel with many different intentions in mind. However, the one thread that connects each and every attendee is their appreciation for art and its creators.

Got Milk? Then Check Out This Rad All-Breakfast Cereal Cafe

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Now to answer what everyone's wondering: They've got over 100 different kinds of cereal, 30 kinds of milk (dairy and non-dairy), and 20 different additional toppings. That's like... a lot of different combo options.

7 London Hotel Bars For A Holiday Drink

Joy Pecknold | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There's a special experience to be had hitting up the city's hotel bars.

The Penalty Is a Film That Must Be Seen

David A. Love | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
David A. Love

Given that a state sanctioned policy such as the death penalty is carried out in the name of the public -- yet has operated under a shroud of secrecy for far too long -- it is fitting that someone should examine the nuts and bolts of the machinery of death.

Writing Style, Culture & Honesty: the Truth From Fashion's Global Nomad

Aileen McGraw | Posted 12.03.2014 | Style
Aileen McGraw

Kelley Mullarkey starts our Skype conversation by declaring, "I leave for Morocco in 24 hours." Mullarkey is publisher and editor-in-chief of majestic disorder, a magazine for nomadic creatives.

Urban Noise Pollution: Insidious Health Threat or Just 'City Livin'?

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

I like the idea that cities can, and should, think about noise the way they think about other pollutants: as something detrimental to our well-being, worthy of a sophisticated and comprehensive strategy. In some ways, it seems odd that this is actually a relatively new way of thinking,

Mary J. Blige and Faith Evans: The Legends Return

Stephen Grant | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen Grant

Our favorite voices of the '90s return with albums to remind us that soul still lives in R&B music.

Peter Murray Advocates for Safer Cycling in London (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 11.27.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Self-proclaimed cycling aficionado Peter Murray has a thing or two to say about London's infrastructure, a city that's widely known to be not particularly cyclist-friendly.

Letters Left in London By Anonymous

Kindness Blog | Posted 11.21.2014 | Good News
Kindness Blog

For over a year now I have been writing letters to strangers anonymously and leaving them around London for someone to find in the hope that I will bring some warmth, comfort or encouragement to that person. Why, you may ask?

Your Hunger Games Vacation (Peeta Not Included)

Oyster | Posted 11.20.2014 | Travel
Oyster

All you need is to let yourself get inspired by Katniss' warrior ways. Here's what we think Katniss would like to do on vacation, given the chance -- and what you can do, too!

Stylish London Dining: The Colony Grill Room At The Beaumont Hotel

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.20.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

It's a lot to look at when you should be concentrating on your food, but it is just so right.

The Crosby SoHo New York: Best Hotels in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 11.21.2014 | Travel
LuxEco Living

I miss my dog! Not enough to fly him cross country in the belly of an airplane. But just enough to settle for a hand carved wooden clone.

London Art - A Sound Investment in Allen Jones RA

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts
Trisha de Borchgrave

The Allen Jones retrospective at the Royal Academy's Burlington Gardens is like walking into a great party, full of like-minded souls dancing to the same music, where life and seduction, and feeling young, disguise any age lines, and make a pretense of being old.

4 Steps to Finding Your Purpose

Jodie Rogers | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
Jodie Rogers

The fundamental problem is that your passion/purpose is not OUT THERE. You aren't going to find it by looking externally, but this is the first thing that everyone does.

Taylor Swift Jams Out To 'Blank Space' In The Car, And It's Predictably Adorable

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.16.2014 | Teen

By now, chances are you've seen Taylor Swift's delightfully crazy "Blank Space" video, but this other video of the song is just as much fun. Instea...

What a Fisherman Can Teach the Alpha Male and Woman

Amancay Tapia | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Amancay Tapia

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk Walk around some areas of Central London on a weekday and you will notice the alpha male and female. They are the p...

Just Another Reason To Visit London

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel

Tower Bridge celebrates its 120th birthday this year, so it's fitting that the City of London gave it a little present. Behold: the new roughly $1.5 m...

Judging by the Cover: The 10 Best Hotel Facades

Oyster | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

We're taught as children not to judge a book by its cover, but does that principle apply to hotels?

Neïl Beloufa and Theo Danjuma -- Artist and Collector in Conversation at the ICA (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

When a young artist and a collector are in conversation, it's usually about one thing: art. Neïl Beloufa and Theo Danjuma are no exception.

10 Reasons to Stay in Canary Wharf, London

Clint Johnston | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel
Clint Johnston

Planning a trip to London typically starts with a search in the West End. But the East End, defined by its location east of the Roman and medieval walled City of London and north of the Thames, is often unseen by many visitors.