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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...

London Hotel Luxury: The Connaught Enters The 21st Century

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.01.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

If you're going to be a luxurious hotel in the 21st century, you need somewhere for guests to swim and steam and be massaged: a tall order in an Edwardian building in crowded Mayfair.

The Faithful Shopper: Power of the Purse

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.31.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Our mothers were right - the right purse makes all the difference to an outfit, and there's never been a better time for a new statement. We all know ...

Wake on the Wild Side: Lou Reed to Be Celebrated at London Memorial Service

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

"This would be a very different world without Lou Reed. There are many people who feel a distinct need to say goodbye" says Pakula. "This is event is intended for anyone and everyone whose life has been touched by his music and poetry, be they old rock stars, young musicians or just ordinary folk."

Still Need Halloween Inspiration?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.31.2013 | Weird News

For the first time ever Geeks are Sexy made its way to MCM London Comic Con. You might not look as awesome as some of these cosplayers, but these ...

London, Travel Secrets From a Local

Global Yodel | Posted 12.30.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We sent photographer Leila Peterson out with a DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London to get her perspective on what it means to use a travel guide in her hometown. She sent back this amazing locals' guide with a beautiful photo series!

Your Weekly Travel Zen: City Parks

Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes from Melissa DeCastro. Her photograph captures London's Hyde Park. City parks are an oasis of individua...

Sydney Schools Los Angeles on Sustainability

UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability | Posted 12.25.2013 | Green
UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability

By Mark Gold and Jon Christensen Los Angeles could learn a lot by looking across the Pacific for lessons on how to move quickly towards energy and wa...

Police Release Shocking Images Of Attack On American Student In London

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

Shocking images released by Scotland Yard show a brutal attack on an American student that took place in the capital last June. American student Franc...

London Dining: First Looks At Two "Taverns": Merchants And Berners

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.17.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

I wonder when the practice of naming elegant urban restaurants "taverns" started. Whatever its history, the "tavern" shingle is hanging outside quite a few London restaurants at the moment, and it certainly evokes generosity and good times.

Finding Urban 'Tethers' in City Places

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

In London's Russell Square one recent morning, I saw the human-scale "tether" illustrated above. Whether for safety or togetherness, parent and chi...