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Greek grandmother in Idomeni opens home to Syrians

An 82-year-old grandmother in Idomeni has opened her home to some of those fleeing violence and trying to reach Europe.

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Apps

Target Just Launched a Gender Neutral Kids' Decor Collection

The new line, called Pillowfort, eschews pink and blue for more inclusive — and creative — designs.<p>Target made waves in August 2015 when it announced it would no longer classify toys as boy- or girl-specific.<p>Their gender neutral approach to kids' products was applauded by many, but some fans of the …

Gender-Neutral

Loving Father Helps Son with Down Syndrome to Fly in Heartwarming Photo Series

When photographer Alan Lawrence's son Wil was born in October 2013, he knew that there was something different about him. “While looking into his eyes, everything started to go into a dream state. My emotions of joy paused as everything around me seemed to slow down. The nurse may of been talking …

Top 10 craft beer pubs in east London

Crate Brewery, Hackney Wick<p>The sprawling industrial estate that stretches along the Lee Navigation canal at Hackney Wick has, in recent years, been infiltrated by artists, creatives and, most recently, brewers in search of affordable space. For instance, Crate, a tap room for the brewery next door, …

England

This Icelandic hotel was designed for optimal Northern Lights viewing

Iceland's ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights.<p>The swanky hotel was made from an abandoned building that belonged to a nearby geothermal power plant, and has won many awards, like the 2014 World Boutique Hotel Award for Europe's best …

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

21 Things You Can Do in London That Are Free

The capital city of the United Kingdom is famous for a lot of things—an unforgettable skyline, a world-renowned arts scene, funky shopping and …

England

The World’s Weirdest Libraries (Photos)

BOOKWORM<p>Camels, manta rays, and tree boxes—people have been getting creative to get folks to take out a book.<p>04.18.15 6:45 AM ET

Manta Rays

Unique, unusual and specialist shops in London

Search for one-of-a-kind gifts, quirky jewellery and other unusual items while enjoying a healthy dose of history in London's specialist shops. With …

Top 15 hidden gems in London

Below, you'll find historic corners of London, hidden-away art and antiquities, curiosities and beautiful buildings that don't appear on traditional …

12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …

Hotels

Rachel Claire of I Love London Town reveals her top five secret London spots – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:30 pm, February 28, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Fun London<p>Editor of <b>I Love London Town</b> Rachel Claire lets us in on her …

Top 12 London markets

See London's top markets:<p>Borough Market<br>• Brick Lane Market<br>• Alfie's Antique Market<br>• Portobello Road Market<br>• Camden Lock Market<br>• Old Spitalfields …

England

Transparent Canoe Offers Incredible Views of the Ocean Below

If you’ve ever wanted to cruise the ocean in a glass-bottom boat, then consider this transparent canoe/kayak as another fun, unconventional option. The site Hammacher Schlemmer recently started selling the clear polymer hull that seats two people and supports up to 425 pounds of weight. As you …

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>Although the origins of terrazzo go back to ancient Egypt, the material as we know it today was …

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Driverless cars are coming to London – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:15 am, January 4, 2015 in News, Transport<p>© Royal Borough of Greenwich / Phoenix Wings<p>Brace yourselves: the self-driving car is on its …

Secret London: 14 odd attractions you never knew were there

Make TV And Movie Characters Say Anything You Want With This Video App

Crumbles is a new web app that converts inputed text into a video collage, letting you make characters from movies and TV shows say whatever you want them to say. Though it’s clearly in its early stages (we don’t even know who made it) Crumbles is already ridiculously entertaining. There are three …

What Does Your Voice Look Like As A Signature?

“Mark. Wilson.” Dammit. “Marrrrk. Wilson.” Nope. “Maaaarkkkkuhh Wiiiiiiiiiiisuuoon.” There we go.<p>This is me signing my name with my voice at Child Hotline International, on a petition to raise awareness and resources for the service. Called Free Our Voices, it’s a clever campaign by Wieden+Kennedy …

Unique Flooring Made with Vintage Leather Belts

If you're looking for something that's more original than wood or carpet flooring, well, Inghua Ting has it. Her company is called Ting, and it reuses vintage and reclaimed leather belts and turns them into a unique home decor treatment. They reside on floors, are fashioned into rugs, and are even …

Sir Kensington's "Fries of New York" Exhibit

Four years ago, Scott Norton and Mark Ramadan brought Sir Kensington's condiments to life. With so many mustards on the market, the two longtime friends thought, "Why not ketchup?" In the time since, the artisanal operation has grown, finding itself on shelves of specialty grocery stores and in the …

Photo of the day: the Paddington Bears are coming – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 4:30 pm, November 4, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Fun London, Outdoor London<p>[Photo: Jon Furniss/STUDIOCANAL]<p>The bears are here.<p>They see …

The Cereal Killer Cafe IS opening in Shoreditch – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 2:15 pm, November 4, 2014 in Food & Drink, Fun London<p><b>UPDATE: we’ve been in and chatted to the founders and taken lots of photos of the</b> …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Architecture

See the melting wax house before it disappears – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 11:00 am, October 24, 2014 in Fun London<p>Not content with wowing us all by making Covent Garden Market (appear to) float, artist Alex …

Sammy Baby Gets Bamboo

Few and far between we come across Samsung concepts and today we look into the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The basic design replaces cheap plastic with …

Delaney Allen Photographs Nature in Odd and Abstract Ways - The Fox Is Black

Delaney Allen has a special eye for photography. In particular, it’s his ability to photograph nature that really stands out to me. Instead of …

Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso

Certain designers have a knack for solving problems so basic that their creations feel immediately timeless. Industrial designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso is one of them. The Helsinki-based Italian creative responsible for a pre-crumpled city map for flustered tourists has now created the Fold Pot, a …

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