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I'm a Dandy! No, I'm Not. A New Book Ponders the Cravated Conundrum

Cator Sparks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Cator Sparks

Hitting shops this month is a new book on those gentleman nobody is ever sure what to do with, the Dandy. As someone labeled such, I have heard the confusion. "Say, why are you so dressed up?"

You Get to Choose

Flynn Coleman | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Flynn Coleman

Waiting in line can be a tedious experience. It can also be an opportunity to be mindful, an excuse to dream, or a chance to meet new and interesting people.

Passenger With NO EXPERIENCE Lands Plane When Things Go Haywire

AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Weird News

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — A passenger with no flying experience safely landed a light airplane at a British airport after the pilot became incapacitat...

Let's Bring the Gay Games to London

Rosalind Campion | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Rosalind Campion

With equality high on the agenda, Britain is becoming a better and better place to be an LGBT person. And yet, I couldn't help noting it was disconcerting that only about 23 of the thousands of Olympic athletes in 2012 were publicly known to be gay.

Americans In London: The Expat Experience On Travel With Kate (WATCH)

Posted 10.03.2013 | MarloThomas

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live abroad? My niece, travel journalist Kate Thomas, traveled to London and spoke with members of the...

£1 Million Home Trashed After 600 Show Up To Facebook Party

Evening Standard, London | Pavan Amara | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

This is the scene outside a £1 million north London home when police were called to disperse hundreds of revellers who had turned up to a party adver...

Archeologists Make Incredible Find On Crossrail Site

Evening Standard, London | Staff/Agency | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Archaeologists working on the £14.8 billion Crossrail project have unearthed 20 skulls, believed to have once belonged to Romans. The cross-London s...

Around the World in Eight Days

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 11.30.2013 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

The eight day trip started out with an absolutely must see stop at the Tsukiji Fish Market at 5 a.m. Even at that hour the place is bustling with activity.

The Best Cocktails In London

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel
Find. Eat. Drink.

London is known for having the best pubs in the world, but don't overlook the cocktails! They range from experimental and refined to classic and refreshing.

Celebrity Chefs - of the 1930s - at London's National Portrait Gallery

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

To me, the interest lies in the depiction of these chefs -- who were at the top of their profession -- not as grease-spattered toilers in steamy basement kitchens but as dignified artisan-managers. As we think of chefs today, they were figures to be admired as creators, not despised as servants.

GUESTBOOK 3 A Journal About Living Beautifully - and Sharing It

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel
Emily Elyse Miller

One of the most exclusive magazines on the planet can only be found in the luxury apartments rented out by onefinestay. With locations in Paris, London, New York, and LA, it's the perfect way to live like a local.

London Prison To Open Restaurant Run By Inmates

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 11.26.2013 | World

From serving time to serving dinner: Brixton inmates run restaurant behind bars to help them go straight Tables will be given by appointment and gu...

Street Style at London Fashion Week

W | Posted 11.19.2013 | Style
W

Street Style at London Fashion Week Spring 2014: see all of the looks W loves.

The Story of an American Jazz Musician

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 11.17.2013 | Arts
Lionel Rolfe

Unquestionably Jazz is America's greatest musical form. It is our classical music. Like the Russians, we have excelled in producing great writers and great musicians.

Ali Silverstein Opens at Bischoff/Weiss Gallery in London

Hannah Hoel | Posted 11.14.2013 | Arts
Hannah Hoel

A layer of a neon orange, stenciled triangles repeat over this montage with thin, delineating lines that feel cold against the warm ground of taupes. Silverstein traces perimeters and, in so doing, suggests an aerial map of relationships.

Free Born Man of the USA: The Queen Is Dead

Matthew Bailey | Posted 11.16.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Bailey

Mouthing the words to Star Spangled Banner was the moment I started to question my identity. I've always been proud to be a Chicagoan. Now, I guess, I'll have to learn to be proud to be an American. This may be more difficult than I imagined. But, at least, I know, I'm free.

Possibility of Museum on NYC's 'New' Roosevelt Island

Jim Luce | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Jim Luce

Not often does an important new museum open in New York City. One is possible now because the Roosevelt Island Steam Plant is about to be decommissio...

'Beam Me Up, Scotty!': 'Star Trek' Prank At Mall

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Weird News

In honor of the release of "Star Trek Into Darkness" on DVD, an elaborate prank was played on shoppers at a mall in England. Blinkbox teamed up wi...

Teenage Exorcists Believe 'Harry Potter' Is Satanic

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 09.11.2013 | Religion

These teenage exorcists have a target in their sights as they arrive in London to battle demons -- Harry Potter. Brynne Larson, 18, Tess Sherkenba...

Waterloo, Up Close and Personal

Lynne Martin | Posted 11.11.2013 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

In every country we visit, we discover more about the locals on the buses, trains and subways than we could learn in any other way

The Mystery of the Missing Husband

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

The story will especially resonate with many Jewish women who continue to suffer the shame and guilt of being agunot, and who, like Juliet, are left afloat in their quest to grapple with their identity.

A London Sojourn

Daniel Asia | Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts
Daniel Asia

I lived in London over 25 years ago as a young composer. During my two years there I attended a couple of concerts a week which gave me a good sense of the English musical landscape, attended some theatre, and got to know at least parts of the city well.

Dr. Johnson's London: Book Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 11.03.2013 | Books
Peter Clothier

Why read about 18-century London? It's an instructive read for those bothered by poverty and injustice. Though social conditions for the many have surely improved, the roots of the problems are remarkably and troublingly the same.

Meet The Car-Frying Skyscraper

Reuters | Tom Bill | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

By Tom Bill LONDON (Reuters) - The developers of a London skyscraper that reflects sunlight at such intense levels that it warped panel...

Climate Change This Week: Greenland Mega-Canyon, Acid Ocean Amps, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.02.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Greenland Mega Canyon Helps Hasten Melt reports Bryan Kahn at Climate Central. Under more than a mile of ice lies this newly discovered canyon, which ...