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Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

Mobile Devices

The Twitter Analytics Behind @AmericanAir's Grounding

With tens of thousands of American Airlines passengers grounded by an issue with their reservation system, the @AmericanAir Twitter handle lit up …

5 Dolomites Winter Experiences Not to Miss

<b>Explore Gourmet Cuisine in the Dolomites - "A Taste for Skiing"</b><p>The Dolomites happen to be home to some of the most world-class dining experiences in the world. Head out on a gastronomical tour of this beautiful mountain region as you dine on Michelin-star rated dishes prepared with the finest local …

Zagat

‘Is North London posh?’ – the most commonly Googled questions for each area of London – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 6:00 pm, April 16, 2013 in Fun London<p>Ever wondered what people are <i>really</i> Googling about the four corners of London? Well, here’s your …

Comment on London’s best cycling events by Kelly

Andreas, great article and thank you for sharing it. I recently got myself an electric bike, and I wonder what do you think about this kind of …

Electric Bikes

Is it quicker to walk? A realistic tube map – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:00 am, April 17, 2013 in Maps, Transport<p>Hands up who’s jumped on the tube from Oxford Circus to Tottenham Court Road. Or Tower Gateway to …

For Whom The Bell (Didn't) Toll: The Silencing Of Big Ben

The news that Big Ben would be silenced for the duration of Baroness Thatcher's funeral today prompted us to examine the other occasions when …

Zagat

Did you know you can see The Shard over 200 miles away from London? – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 6:00 pm, April 17, 2013 in Fun London<p>On a clear day, how far from London Bridge can you see The Shard? Primrose Hill? Essex? Try Devon. For …

TfL Aiming To Scrap Cash Fares On Buses

Transport for London wants to stop accepting cash fares on buses, and has considered implementing the plan as early as this year.<p>BBC's Sunday …

Book Review: Street Art London

There is no shortage of books chronicling London's street art scene. It's an easy commission for a books editor — eye-catching images, the allure of …

Time Travel London: Boudica In A Traffic Jam

Fancy meddling with time and space? We recently asked you to merge the past, present and future of our city in imaginative ways. It could be a …

Extra, Extra

• A rehearsal of the Thatcher funeral took place last night. Ian Visits was there, of course.<br>• The Beeb discusses the London funerals of previous …

Kaboul nearing Tottenham return ahead of Manchester City clash

The 27-year-old could return to Andre Villas-Boas' first-team squad as early as Sunday's clash with the champions after spending eight months sidelined following knee surgery<p>By Greg Stobart<p>Younes Kaboul is in line for a return to Tottenham’s first-team squad ahead of Sunday’s clash with Manchester …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Open up the definitive guide to delightfully detailed doors.<p>Many modern-day projects by cutting-edge firms include details of incredible rigor.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Inspired by ancient Islamic architecture but realized through state-of-the-art …

Time Travel

A Periodic Table Of London: Revised And Updated

Like the Tube Map, the Periodic Table is an endlessly fascinating thing. Over the years, the format has been adapted to all kinds of schemes. A few …

Iceland volcano ash cloud triggers plankton bloom

The eruption grounded thousands of flights across Europe over a five-week period in 2010<p><b>The 2010 Icelandic volcanic eruption, which disrupted European flights, also had a "significant but short-lived" impact on ocean life, a study shows.</b><p>Ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano deposited dissolved iron …

Carbon Dioxide

Peter Higgs: Behind the scenes at the Universe

<b>Here's something to inspire every late developer: Peter Higgs didn't win a prize for physics until he was 52.</b><p>Mind you, by then he'd come up with an idea that changed the Universe - or at least how we look at it.<p>He set out to explain not just why we are here, but why everything is here.<p>The dominant …

Physics

Foursquare Rethinks iPhone App To Focus On Search, Discovery

Foursquare’s search engine gets more screen real estate in the newest release of the app, signaling how important discovery is becoming to the company.<p>Foursquare, the location-based service, has significantly evolved since exploding in popularity at SXSW years ago. Only last month, cofounder and …

Duck & Waffle

It wasn’t because I was up 40 floors of glass and metal, rather I was quivering at the sheer breakneck speed with which the lift hurled up to the …

150 Logo at Baker Street

S Stock at Baker Street

150 London Underground facts (including the birth of Jerry Springer in East Finchley station)

You can't ride it today, thanks to industrial action. But you can learn a few things about the Tube instead.<p><b>1.</b> There is only one Tube station which does not have any letters of the word 'mackerel' in it: St John's Wood.<p><b>2.</b> The average speed on the Underground is 20.5 miles per hour including station …

In pictures: behind the scenes at the London Transport Museum Depot – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:30 pm, March 25, 2013 in Fun London, Transport<p>Photos: Rob Greig<p>If you didn’t make it on one of the exclusive 150th Underground …

Perspective in Photography

In this article I will try to explain how perspective works in a 2D photograph with some tips, myths, and example photos.<p>Photo by Chris Alma Jose; …

How to Create and Photograph Gorgeous Refractographs

Refractographs are photographs of the beautiful patterns formed when light reflects and refracts through an object. Stunning as they look, you would …

In pictures: The Great Trafalgar Square Pillow Fight of 2013 – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 6:00 pm, April 8, 2013 in Fun London, Photos of London<p><b>The place?</b> Trafalgar Square, London. <b><br>The date?</b> April 6, 2013. <b><br>The purpose?</b> Ultimate …

Shakespeare Poster

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