One of the main reasons why the Nazi Germany finally lost World War II was Hitler’s failed strategic bombing campaign of the United Kingdom. The Blitz lasted for eight months from September 1940 to May 1941, the Luftwaffe bombers attacked 16 British cities. Over a period of 267 days, London was attacked 71 times,…
Crossrail, London’s new subway system (and Europe’s biggest infrastructure project) is nearing completion: the holes have been dug, and now there’s just the little matter of kitting them out.
In case you’re unfamiliar with the 28.4 liter four-cylinder known as the Beast of Turin, start your week with some fireworks!
Five airports with over 1.2 million arrivals and departures every year. Welcome to London, where planes fly in giant circles!
A new televised spot for the upcoming Bond film, SPECTRE, came unannounced and seemingly out of nowhere during the NBA Finals last night because the people needed something to be excited about, I guess.
Okay don’t laugh because this is actually horrific. DON’T LAUGH, but a huge crowd in London banded together to push a bus off of a unicyclist, after his legs and dreadlocks became trapped underneath it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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?
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.
Man has always loved his buildings. But what happens when the buildings say, "I want to melt you and your precious new Jaguar?"
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.