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Classic Writers Explain Why London Is A Timeless City

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 11.03.2014 | Books

The city of London has long been at the heart of the English-speaking world, both politically and intellectually. A metropolis that's been home to cou...

10 Under-The-Radar Sites To See In London

Historvius | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Historvius

So if you've already made it to the tower, done the abbey and seen the palace then here are a few hidden London wonders to seek out and explore.

Zeev Aram (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

What constitutes good design? "Imagination, originality, creativity, time and passion." So says Zeev Aram, founder of London design Mecca Aram Store, and he should know.

(Still) Daring To Be Different In Dr. Martens

Sophia Stuart | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
Sophia Stuart

My desire for Dr. Martens was, of course, a yearning to grow up; or, more accurately, to reach 19 and stay there forever.

Nana Finally Makes It to Never Land in Battle for the Book!

Jim Hill | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Let's be honest here. You kind of feel bad for Nana whenever you watch Disney's Peter Pan. After all, everyone else gets to fly off to Never Land in this 1953 animated feature.

Terrorism, Ottawa, and the New Normal

Daniel Wagner | Posted 12.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

As shocked as many Canadians, and much of the world, are about the shootings that occurred in Ottawa yesterday, they really shouldn't be.

Britain Is Ready For Some (American) Football

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 10.22.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — The British government wants an NFL team based in London. George Osborne, the British treasury chief, told the Evening Standard newsp...

The Top 10 Hotel Libraries in the World

Oyster | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
Oyster

We've seen many hotels that offer a small shelf of loaner books, but these hotels went above and beyond in creating a literary oasis for their guests.

The Secret Ingredient Propelling UK's Emerging Chocolate Makers to Success

Julie Niehoff | Posted 12.21.2014 | Small Business
Julie Niehoff

All three of these success stories share some key points. All had humble beginnings that have not been forgotten. All took the leap, dared to believe they could make something that people would buy.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Bastille's Dan Smith on "Eh Ohs," Covers, and the "Awesomeness" and "Weirdness" of Success

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Most of the time, a song gets stuck inside your head for hours, days courtesy of a catchy chorus or well-written verse. In the case of Bastille, however, their orca-whale-sized hit "Pompeii" produced a mind gloriously filled with repeated "eh ohs."

Isabel Lewis on Hosting 'Occasions'

Crane.tv | Posted 12.21.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Berlin-based artist and DJ Isabel Lewis has come up with her own concept that is refreshingly different, originating in her passion for several different areas of nightlife culture.

Beyond Frieze: Top 5 Satellite Events in London This Week

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Frieze London opens this week (through Saturday, October 18), and includes a whirlwind of programs including talks, film screenings and performances.

Turns Out You Can Stay at Hogwarts... Kind Of

Oyster | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you're hoping to channel Harry Potter on your next trip, the Wizard Chamber at London's Georgian House is full of wizardly goodness: from a "cauldron" by the fireplace, to an owl figurine by the bed, from old-fashioned luggage under the bed, to "potions" in the bathroom. Just BYO-W(and).

Faithful Shopper: Spectacularly Shod

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.14.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's boot season! And heel season and flat season and ... In other words, it's time to go shoe shopping for everything you'll need for this fall and winter. Look to any of these stores for shoes that will carry you through the season and beyond.

WATCH: NYC Has The Cronut, But The Craze In London: Bread Ahead's Custard Grenades

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.10.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I tried to share one of his donuts. A novice mistake, as these are not made for sharing.

Fall Highlights: Yayoi Kusama's New Pumpkin-Themed Show Debuts in London

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

One of 2012's surprise hit shows in London was Yayoi Kusama's retrospective at Tate Modern. Partly, it was that the work was so good -- playful, hyper-real, immersive pieces.

London Police Arrest 4 Terror Suspects

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2014 | World

LONDON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - British anti-terrorism police arrested four men in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into Islamist-related mil...

Campaign Launched To Keep Nickelback Out Of London

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment

Sometimes fans crowdsource funds in order for a band to perform in their town. Sometimes fans crowdsource funds in order to ensure that a band never p...

Ripped From the Headlines: A Discussion About the Latest Jack the Ripper News

Davian Hoffman | Posted 12.02.2014 | Crime
Davian Hoffman

Last month, new discoveries about the identity of Jack the Ripper hit the news and, as expected, debate took over about the validity of the claim, specifically the items and processes involved.

London's Famous Red Phone Booths Are Going Green

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green

LONDON, Oct 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of London's famous red telephone boxes are going green, transformed into free, solar-powered mobil...

The Friend of My Banker Is My Friend. Are You Kidding Me?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 12.01.2014 | Media
Jerry Ashton

It would seem to be a logical conclusion then, that bankers and occupiers are blood enemies. And, depending on whose camp you are in, anyone who serves to support one over the other is either a turncoat or a paid mouthpiece.

The Look and Feel of 'Inevitably Urban'

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 11.29.2014 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

I have compiled 25 photographs for this essay -- taken in multiple locations since 2009, including cities on four continents. The photographs are presented in black and white, to better show the contrast between the human and built environment, yet also emphasize the undeniably symmetry between.

The Art of Getting By: Richard Wilson and The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.29.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

The unforeseeable can happen to everyone -- including to those who help create great art.

Good People Is a Movie About Somewhat Nice People

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Good People had a good book to draw its story from, but too little adherence to the strong points of that source make the movie less than it should be and could have been. You will enjoy it as a suspense thriller but you won't feel the impact readers of the book got.

Buck Angel: Pornographer Turned Advocate

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 11.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

Here's my chat with award-winning pornographer turned advocate Buck Angel.