This Guy Went Around the World In 80 Days The First Time He Traveled 

The death of a close friend rocked Chris Sypolt's world. So, he did what any logical 44 year old would do and set out on an an 80-day, round the world trip. It was the first time he'd ever left the country. This is what he learned. » 2/09/15 4:50pm 2/09/15 4:50pm

Double-Decker London Bus Gets Its Top Completely Ripped Off

An iconic London double-decker bus was just driving around London, doing its thing, when it hit some low-hanging branches and got its top completely peeled back like the people inside were delicious, delicious sardines. Which isn't very nice. » 2/03/15 4:58pm 2/03/15 4:58pm

​Keyless Thefts Account For Nearly Half Of Stolen Vehicles In London

London's Metropolitan Police is out with a new study that estimates over 6,000 cars were stolen in the city using electronic key spoofing technology, accounting for an average of 17 vehicles lifted each day. » 2/03/15 4:20pm 2/03/15 4:20pm

Watch This London Cabbie Take The Hardest Test In The World

You studied for years to take the SAT. You worked even harder to get into medical school. But all that work has absolutely nothing – and I mean nothing – on London's test for taxi drivers, AKA The Knowledge. And just watching a guy recite just one little route is mind-bending. » 11/10/14 12:40pm 11/10/14 12:40pm

Woman In Famed Abbey Road Crosswalk Hit By Car, Goes Flying

This popped up yesterday on the always-questionable LiveLeak, but I've got a feeling this is legit. Here is a woman trying to run across the famous Abbey Road crosswalk, in spite of all the danger, who needed help after a car ran her over. » 11/08/14 1:01am 11/08/14 1:01am

There's No Explanation For This Poor Car In London

Earlier today, I was in London, on my way to Goodwood. The sun was shining, people were driving tuned Defenders and Elises in the low emission zone and the Fiat 500 on Dubai plates in front of The Dorchester was, of course, a Hamann 500. And then, there was this. » 10/28/14 5:25pm 10/28/14 5:25pm

Man runs out of subway car and races it to get back in at next station

I could have never imagined this could be possible: Watch this guy getting out of a London subway car and running all the way to next station to get back inside the same subway car. » 9/18/14 4:40am 9/18/14 4:40am

This London bus stop is made entirely from 100,000 Lego bricks

An entire Lego bus stop built to Transport for London specifications has been constructed in London's Regent Street—right in front of a toy store, of course. The route signs, the windows, even the seats are made of Lego bricks! » 6/20/14 2:28pm 6/20/14 2:28pm

This Old Drunk Guy Started The Happiest Sing-A-Long On A London Train

The London-to-Ashford train line must be the happiest in all of existence. That's the only explanation I have for an older guy, apparently intoxicated yet still dapper on his suit, starting a massive, clapping, sing-a-long. » 6/04/14 1:43pm 6/04/14 1:43pm

Buy The Land Rover That Defended England In Two Riots & Earned TV Fame

An armored 1979 Land Rover Series III is on eBay right now, which supposedly enforced order in the siege of London's Iranian embassy in 1980 and the London Poll Tax Riots ten years later. Seller also claims the Rover retired to TV stardom on "Juliet Bravo." Pedigree or no, it's a beautiful beast. » 5/16/14 10:36am 5/16/14 10:36am

What The Hell Happened To This Lamborghini In London?

Some poor unfortunate soul had their Lamborghini Aventador completely smushed in the posh (yeah I said it) neighborhood of Knightsbridge in London today. But what happened? And where is the driver? » 3/30/14 3:35pm 3/30/14 3:35pm

How Corpses Helped Shape the London Underground

As Mexico City archaeologists sort through the surreal array of Aztec sacrificial skulls recently uncovered while excavating their city's subway system, it's worth remembering that parts of the London Underground were also tunneled, blasted, picked, and drilled through a labyrinth of plague pits and cemeteries. » 1/02/14 7:00pm 1/02/14 7:00pm

Man Whose Jaguar Was Melted By A Skyscraper Is Pretty Cool About It

How would you react if your fancy new Jaguar XJ was partially melted by the death ray-like heat reflected off a London skyscraper? If you're businessman Martin Lindsay, you're pretty cool about it, actually. » 9/03/13 3:00pm 9/03/13 3:00pm

London's Newest Skyscraper Is Melting Cars Parked Near It

Nicknamed the Walkie-Talkie, 20 Fenchurch Street in London's busy financial district turns out to be a giant magnifying glass parabolic reflector as well as a 37-story skyscraper, melting cars and forcing pedestrians to shield their eyes on the street. The most recent casualty is this Jaguar XJ. » 9/02/13 12:28pm 9/02/13 12:28pm

Explore London's Tube In 3D With This Hypnotic Real-Time Map

Back in June, London’s transit corporation decided to release all of its information about bus and train departures to the public. That way, administrators probably figured, eager developers could use that data to build better transit apps. But the move has also resulted in some pretty interesting creative projects,… » 8/19/13 4:40pm 8/19/13 4:40pm

Google Maps Has An Incredible Doctor Who Easter Egg

Hey, you know how it is. One minute you're walking down a London street, minding your own business, when you accidentally step into a police call box and all of a sudden you're inside the TARDIS and the Doctor has enlisted your help fighting aliens. I hate when that happens. » 8/13/13 11:55am 8/13/13 11:55am

Watch How Massive 'Fatbergs' Are Removed From London Sewers

Think your job sucks? Try being the guy who has to remove the so-called "fatbergs", those congealed masses of fat, wet wipes and other nasty material, from London sewers. Warning, this video is disgusting. Obviously. » 8/06/13 5:27pm 8/06/13 5:27pm

'Bus-Sized' Lump Of Fat Called A 'Fatberg' Discovered In London Sewer

Warning: This is one of those stories that will be disgusting, but also kinda fascinating. Tune in at your own risk. Municipal officials in London say they have removed the largest lump of fat ever recorded in Britain from a sewer under the city. It is the size of a bus. A bus! » 8/05/13 11:41am 8/05/13 11:41am

This Is What a London Based on the Tube Would Look Like

Mapfodder wondered what London would look like if the Tube map was geographically accurate, and the result is reminiscent of the first days of Apple Maps. Maybe this was the problem all along! » 7/19/13 3:40pm 7/19/13 3:40pm