I lived in Britain for 20 years and am still amazed by Drunk-Scientist's map of London's commuter drainage basins.
Just six feet wide, this shopfront and house in Shepherd's Bush, London, is on the market for $1.3m. The unusual property, originally a Victorian hat shop with storage for merchandise and living quarters on its upper floors, was built sometime in the late 19th or early 20th century. There's about 1000 square feet of living… READ THE REST
Jody Thompson lit her "this smells like my vagina" Gwyneth Paltrow Goop candle in her North London home only to have the flames go so out of control she had to throw it out of her front door to avoid it catching the whole room on fire. via ATI: "The candle exploded and emitted huge… READ THE REST
A stenciled rat sneezing green spew is just one part of Banksy's latest work, "If You Don't Mask, You Don't Get." This video, put out by the artist Tuesday morning, shows a man, disguised as a professional cleaner, creating the pro-mask piece in a London Underground train. Of course, it's already been removed. BBC: Transport… READ THE REST
Airlines. Cable companies. Pharmaceutical firms. Banks. Those industries show up every year on lists of America's most hated companies. It's seldom for the products they actually produce. It's usually for the poor customer service, ridiculous fees, and a general sense of all-around indifference to their customer's needs that land these firms squarely in the public's… READ THE REST
A lot has changed since you started your career behind the keyboard, and if you can't keep up with the times, the generation in front of you will swoop in and eat you alive. Sure, you could retire early (we all know your savings will last you comfortably until at least next Tuesday), but there's… READ THE REST
Whether you're planning for a visit with the in-laws or trying to meet important deadlines at work, there's a lot of reasons to pull your hair out these days. And until you can drop everything you're doing and escape on a solo trip through Europe, you could really use something to take the edge off. … READ THE REST