Tag Archives: London

  • Food Ink: “The World’s First 3D-Printing Restaurant” (Video)

    Food Ink: “The World’s First 3D-Printing Restaurant” (Video)

    “Say, waiter, could you print me up an omelet?” The reality implied by that question has now come to pass, with the opening of Food Ink, a new eatery that bills itself as “the world’s first 3D-printing restaurant.” I don’t think they have omelets, though. Instead, the Food Ink menu is populated by items with […]

  • “Sky Pool” Stretching Across Buildings Ten Stories Up Coming Soon

    “Sky Pool” Stretching Across Buildings Ten Stories Up Coming Soon

    Imagine this: A transparent glass swimming pool stretching 90 feet across two buildings, ten stories up. Architects in previous eras may have thought such a thing impossible, but plans for just such a “sky pool” have been approved for Nine Elms, a ritzy district of London. The sky pool will be constructed from glass only […]

  • Converted London Church Home Available for $15.5 Million (Photos)

    Converted London Church Home Available for $15.5 Million (Photos)

    Hey, want to live in an old church, but you don’t want to sacrifice any of the comforts or luxuries of a modern-day plush apartment or house? You can, provided you have about $15.5 million handy and you don’t mind moving into a converted London church recently put up for sale from Foxtons. On the […]

  • See How Madame Tussauds’ ‘Star Wars’ Exhibit Was Created (Video)

    See How Madame Tussauds’ ‘Star Wars’ Exhibit Was Created (Video)

    Add the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum in London to the list of entities going all-out with Star Wars fever as of late. And no one will be able to accuse the people behind the scenes of half-assing their new Star Wars exhibit, since a new video shows just how hard they worked to bring it to life. The head of […]

  • Inside Abbey Road With Google: Interactive Digital Tour (Video)

    Inside Abbey Road With Google: Interactive Digital Tour (Video)

    Recording studios just don’t get any more legendary than Abbey Road Studios in London. Most people know it as the inspiration for the iconic Beatles record and its even more iconic cover, but really it’s had an incredible history going back all the way to 1931. And now, thanks to the benevolent overlords at Google, […]

  • Carlsberg Billboard Doubles as Beer Dispenser (Video)

    Carlsberg Billboard Doubles as Beer Dispenser (Video)

    You might remember that billboard from a while back that sucked water out of the air and dispensed it to water-starved people nearby. And if you’re anything like me you might have chuckled to yourself and thought, “heh heh, imagine if it was beer instead.” Well, you weren’t alone, because the people at Carlsberg Breweries […]

  • All-New Jaguar XF Crosses Thames on High Wire (Video)

    All-New Jaguar XF Crosses Thames on High Wire (Video)

    Jaguar is going all out in promoting the all-new, all-different Jaguar XF. That means hiring Hollywood stuntman Jim Dowdall to perform the “world’s longest high-wire water crossing by car.”  More specifically, Dowdall attempted to take the car across 787 feet of the Thames river in London, on a high wire that was only two inches wide. And […]

  • Street Artist DS Immortalizes Street Art Removal Guy In Street Art

    Street Artist DS Immortalizes Street Art Removal Guy In Street Art

    When you become a street artist, you take on the hazard of having people paint over your work in the name of the public interest. Street artist DS has come up with a hilarious way to turn that particular lemon into street art lemonade – by photographing the person erasing his art and then turning […]

  • The UK’s Most Expensive Rental Property: $325,000 a Month (Pics)

    The UK’s Most Expensive Rental Property: $325,000 a Month (Pics)

    Rent: it’s a pain, right? Well, no matter how high your rent has gotten, it’s a safe bet that you’re not paying as much as what it costs to live in this penthouse in London‘s Hyde Park neighborhood. That would be about $325,000 in American dollars. For that amount of money you get five bedrooms […]