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Stumped By What to Get Your Older Children for the Holidays? Here's a Solution That Will WOW Them!

Laura Wellington | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Laura Wellington

There are moments in all parents' lives when they just can't figure out what to get their children and leaning on a big name retailer to pull a rabbit from a hat for them only adds to the frustration despite the helpful lists these retailers strive to provide.

Johnny Depp Goes Blonde

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.04.2013 | Celebrity

Johnny Depp, 50, has recently been spotted sporting a new look. We’ve seen him with short hair, long hair, braids and dreadlocks, but now Depp has g...

Street Artist Adorns Cities Across The Globe With Massive, Intricate Animals

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New Work from ROA in Austria, Canada, Great Britain, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the US. Today we visit with street artist, urban n...

London 'Slave' Revealed To Be Enigma Codebreaker's Daughter

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 01.27.2014 | World

One of the three women allegedly held as a slave by a Maoist sect is the daughter of a Second World War codebreaker, it has been claimed. Josephine H...

This Is How You Turn 30

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 01.26.2014 | Books
Gabriel Mizrahi

30 Before 30: Traveling Under the Influence, a series of vignettes detailing Banicki's unusual meetups, serendipitous run-ins and delightful missteps, comes to 235 pages of awesome. Reading her words, I was reminded why I travel

Hotels That Make the Most of a Stellar Location

The Purple Passport | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
The Purple Passport

At these five prime properties around the globe, looking out your window (or stepping out of the lobby) means seeing not just a few city lights or some nice landscaping, but rather a national monument, an ancient marvel or a natural wonder.

A Visit to Speakers' Corner

Lewis Krell | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Lewis Krell

Spending a day of precious travel time being told how horrible you and the rest of humanity are would not normally be a recommended way to allocate your finite vacation hours. But then again, Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park in London is not a normal place.

Top 10 New Year's Eve Destinations

GAYOT.com | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
GAYOT.com

You're Invited! When: December 31, 2013-January 1, 2014. Where: The Best Places in the World to Celebrate the New Year.

London for One

Alison Chino | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

Here are four suggestions for some different activities you can enjoy in London all by yourself.

I'm Thankful for Travel

Christina Kelly | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Christina Kelly

If you can't have warm and fuzzy feelings during the holiday season, then when else can you get away with it?

Watching the Future of Television News in London

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 01.26.2014 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

This morning we unleashed 24 iPhone-armed digital journalists on the streets of London to report and produce a video story. At the same time, the BBC was covering all of London with 8 conventional TV news crews -- and at vastly higher cost.

London, You're Beautiful

Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel

Nothing captures the pace and beauty of a city like a good time-lapse video. And few cities compare to the vibrant magnificence of London. If you...

5 Incredible Ferris Wheels Around the World

Budget Travel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Most people traveling to a new place will find themselves seeking out the highest point in the city at some point during their trip. But there are other, fun, family-friendly ways to get great views around town: Ferris wheels.

President Kennedy's Shooting -- As Seen From London

Michael B. Kraft | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Michael B. Kraft

On that fateful day, I was a young editor in the London bureau of United Press International, then a major world-wide news agency, and standing over the teletype feeding news from the United States.

Police Free Women 'Held As Slaves' For Years

Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Three women who were allegedly held in slave-like conditions for decades in South London were freed, police announced on Thursday. Two people were...

Lou Reed Remembered at Wake On Wild Side

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

"When the smack begins to flow, then I really don't care anymore" a man recites in front of a packed chapel in north London choking back the tears. This is not your ordinary Sunday afternoon church service. Instead it is a memorial for Lou Reed, held a week after the musician's death.

Innovation Is The Key To Change In These Major Cities

Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

For the first time in human history, 50 percent of the world's population lives in cities. The United Nations estimates that by 2050, two in three hum...

Drinking At Work Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

Posted 11.14.2013 | Small Business

Ever find yourself hitting a wall at work and wishing... praying that someone would just bring you a beer? Well, your prayers may be getting answered....

Daniel Arsham: #recollections (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

In his latest performative exhibition, New York-based artist Daniel Arsham is cast in the role of future archaeologist. #recollections at Pippy H...

Where's Your Happy Place?

Sara Lieberman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sara Lieberman

We all have them. Places that, in short, just make us happy. Where the sirens and deadlines and back pains and bills and meetings and "Mommy!!!" all melt away. Where you can sit and just be content where you are in that moment.

Sunday Face-Off: NYC Brunch vs. London Roast

Sara Lieberman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sara Lieberman

It's a time-honored NYC tradition that, in its most basic form, involves Bloody Mary's and Eggs Benedict. While I was in London, it became obvious real quick that on Sundays the English either have breakfast, lunch, dinner or a Roast -- with a capital R.

Here's What Instagrams Look Like In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology

Lo-Fi has never looked this vibrant. Bruno Ribeiro, a Brazilian artist based in London, is posting cardboard cutouts of Instagram filters around th...

PHOTOS: Queen Leads Annual Tribute To War Dead

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

LONDON — LONDON (AP) — Thousands in central London paused for a moment's reflection Sunday to remember all those who have fallen in combat, as...

4 Scams to Watch out for in Paris

Budget Travel | Posted 11.08.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Paris, like any other city, is no stranger to petty theft. On our first night in Paris, our knowledgeable Tour Manager took us aside and told all of us to watch out for these three popular scams practiced throughout the City of Light.

Photos Of Victorian London Show City's Dark Side

Posted 11.07.2013 | World

A rare book up for auction this week has revealed haunting images of 19th century London, each demonstrating the squalor and hardship of the metropole...