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The Beijing Subway Challenge: How Does It Compare to New York?

An Xiao Mina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
An Xiao Mina

It's not fair to compare two train systems of vastly different ages with vastly different histories and needs, but no one ever said life would be fair. So let's see how they measure up.

I Have Seen the Future of Business -- and It Is Small

Steve Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Strauss

It used to be that big was big. But today, small is the new big, and the future of business is going to be what I just saw on that great plane ride: Small businesses going global.

Inside London's Savile Row (VIDEO)

Shana Ting Lipton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Shana Ting Lipton

2011-02-03-suits.jpgIn today's era of personalization and customization, there's nothing like tailor-made clothing. Beyond the usual HK or Milan tailor trek, every true gent knows that getting suited up in London's Savile Row is the ultimate.

A Stranded Refugee

Dave Ungrady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dave Ungrady

We imagine that most inconvenienced travelers have placed their misfortunes into proper perspective. After all, what's a canceled flight or three compared to the overthrow of a country?

WATCH: Turner Prize Winner Martin Creed On Mothers And Making Big Words

Crane.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

What do the following words have in common? THINGS FEELINGS ASSHOLES FUCK OFF LOVE DON'T WORR...

The F Word: Protests in Cairo Forgotten by Obama

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Flanders

Why did the president not have anything to say about Egypt -- where thousands of people, inspired by Tunisia, were taking to the streets to protest their own repressive government -- another one the US has backed for years?

What's Worth It: The Berkeley Hotel in London

Suzanne Aaronson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Suzanne Aaronson

This London hotel is great for injecting your stay with sophisticated style and a great central base, merging a cool, hip vibe with classic attention to detail.

Winter's Three Best Art Exhibitions In Museums Around The World

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

To those of you who are brave and smart enough to travel to Europe in the next few weeks to avoid crowds and enjoy snowflakes dancing in the air, here...

Art Trekking: Top Contemporary Art Destinations Overseas (PHOTOS)

Shana Ting Lipton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Shana Ting Lipton

Here is a short list of a few cities overseas that are making waves with international art aficionados, or about to.

Twitter Accidently Causes London 'Gunman' Panic

Richard MacKichan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard MacKichan

An innocent Twitter post from a fashion assistant turned London's Oxford Circus into a panic zone yesterday.

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.