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Are Arab Bombs Deadlier Than Irish Bombs?

Monique El-Faizy | Posted 02.24.2014 | World
Monique El-Faizy

The IRA set off bombs in pubs, department stores, shopping centers, and subway stations and on busy roadways. There was no way to know what their target might be and when they might choose to strike. Yes, Egypt could still deteriorate that far, but it hasn't yet.

This Is What Parks Could Look Like in 2034

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business

City planners from Seattle to Seoul are dreaming up some remarkable designs for future parks. It seems after years of neglect, we are finally recogniz...

Brit Envisions Cargo-Container Burger Joint

BurgerBusiness | Posted 02.18.2014 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

British restaurateur Tom Reaney is seeking to raise £30,000 (roughly $50,117) through online-funding platform Kickstarter to transform his Burger Bear pop-up burger stand into one permanently housed in two stacked used cargo containers.

The River Thames Could Become A Giant Swimming Pool

Posted 02.14.2014 | Travel

Would you like to go for a swim in the River Thames? British architecture firm Studio Octopi released designs this week for public swimming areas ...

7 Things Americans Can Learn From Londoners

Posted 02.12.2014 | Travel

We all know that Italians can teach us Americans a thing or two about living life, but what our English-speaking friends across the pond? If you've...

6 Places Every Beatles Fan Should Visit

Budget Travel | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If you're a die-hard Beatles fan or just becoming aware of the musical genius that is the Beatles, we've got six places every Beatles fan should visit, whether you're planning a trip to London, a pilgrimage to Liverpool, or happen to be in the New York City area.

The Beatles on Sullivan: You Say You Want a Revolution?

Michael Winship | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Winship

The Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show was less than three months after the Kennedy assassination, bringing across the Atlantic a whiff of much needed fresh air, a reacquaintance with joy we all had been craving since November 22, 1963.

Bring On the Night: The Photography of Andy Summers

Bettina Gilois | Posted 04.10.2014 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

Art is inside the artist and finds its expression through the instrument. The guitar. The camera. For Andy Summers they were the instruments without words.

The Architectural Legacy of the Modern Olympics: A Low Medal Count

Paul Gunther | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
Paul Gunther

As architects and design lovers look forward accordingly, it is worth taking stock of the minute pantheon of enduring architectural excellence that has resulted from these seasonally alternating quadrennial attention-grabbing place makers.

Bridging the Gay Generation Gap

Charlie Ferrusi | Posted 04.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Charlie Ferrusi

Together we must open our minds, bridge the intergenerational gap, and for God's sake, please put down the finger.

Top 10 Beatles Fan Destinations Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Whether you're a die-hard fan or an occasional listener, get a taste of The Beatles in these 10 cities across the globe.

Commuter Chaos Hits London In Tube Strike

AP | Posted 02.05.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — London commuters are facing long delays and massive disruptions after subway workers walked off the job to protest upcoming job cuts. ...

When Traveling, Don't Forget About the 'Whoops Money'

Christina Kelly | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Christina Kelly

The bottom line is, no matter how much you prepare for your trip, there will always be whoopses. In a way, our 'whoops' moments made for the funniest parts of our trip. Instead of feeling angry towards them, learn to embrace the whoops.

London Dining: Cafe Murano -- A New Neighbor On A Changing Street

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

A striking thing about Café Murano is that, however sophisticated and crypto-complex the underlying recipes may be, the flavors remain clear and delicious.

Top Vacation Tastes In London And Munich

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

We've been away (London and Munich) for thirteen days as I write this, so I'm going to list one standout taste from each.

20 Reasons London ALWAYS Wins

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.28.2014 | Travel

Last week, we learned that London has officially surpassed Paris in its number of visitors. From July to September 2013, a record-breaking 4.9 million...

Martin Guitars at the Metropolitan

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin is not only about the works of art, beauty and music that this 19th century Viennese immigrant and artisan created. It's also the story of how he changed the trajectory of handmade guitars in America.

Taking on Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston, Alice Eve Is One Tough Cookie Who Doesn't Crumble

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Alice Eve doesn't own an Academy Award -- yet. But the striking British beauty who stood out in frothy romantic comedies such as She's Out of My League, Starter for Ten and The Decoy Bride, has shown that potential after pushing the lightweight fare aside to take on meatier roles with emotional heft.

Cozying Up to History at London's Criterion Restaurant

Duane Wells | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

When the Criterion first opened its doors, Alexander Graham Bell had yet to claim the patent for the telephone, Thomas Edison was still five years away from inventing a practical light bulb and the first Ford Model T wouldn't see a road for more than three decades.

6 Tips for Traveling With a 6 Year Old

Fly.com | Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel
Fly.com

Even if you are lucky enough to have ditched the diaper bag, chances are there are still sippy cups, snacks, extra clothes and strollers to contend with. But not all kiddie-related travel is doom and gloom.

WATCH: Stunning Side-By-Side Look At London In 1927 And 2013

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

You may not be able to actually travel through time, but this video will get you pretty close. 86 years ago, filmmaker Claude-Friese Greene releas...

Never Get Stuck Looking For A Parking Spot In This City Again

Quartz | Leo Mirani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

From Quartz: This week, the City of Westminster, one of London’s local councils, will start embedding the first of 3,000 sensors into the streets...

Climate Change This Week: Climate Call to Arms, Arctic Aneurism, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today the Earth Got a Little Warmer. Drunken Arctic Is Freezing the US reports Chris Mooney at MotherJones, as a large portion of the polar vortex, t...

More | London: By Appointment

Duane Wells | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

So again, I ask, 'Who needs a tiara to live like a royal?" As a commoner with no lineage to speak of, I managed to sleep, eat, shop and even smell like a royal in a single day.

London: By Appointment

Duane Wells | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

Royalty may be to London, as Wall Street is to New York, or as Hollywood is to Los Angeles, but it does not necessarily follow that one needs either a crown or a royal bloodline in order to live like a queen in England's capital city.