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London 2.0: A High-Tech Tour of the UK Capital

The city of London may be more the 2,000 years old, but there’s way more to it than medieval towers, cathedrals, bridges and an impressively large clock. Beyond the centuries of culture and layers of classic charm (red telephone booths, we're looking at you), is a city burgeoning with innovation. Show More Summary

Hulk Hologram Raises London's Tower Bridge for "Disney Infinity 2.0"

In celebration of "Disney Infinity 2.0's" upcoming release, a 36-foot high Hulk hologram was seen raising London's Tower Bridge.

25 Things to Do in Bratislava

Here are my tips for 25 fun things to do in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. Take in the Views from the UFO Observation Tower The UFO is a restaurant and observation platform at the southern end of the New Bridge. The New Bridge and the UFO It costs 6.

Photo: Brooklyn Bridge Gets New Barriers To Thwart Climbers (For Now)

After two high-profile and embarrassing incidents where people scaled the Brooklyn Bridge's cables and climbed to the towers, the city is trying to make sure thrill-seekers get their kicks another way. A reader just sent us this photo of the new barriers (seen on the left), which the Department of Transportation has placed next to the entrances. [ more › ]

Raise funds for Brooklyn Bridge Park, without housing towers

As the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. moves toward erecting housing towers on Pier 6 in the waterfront park, they are resisting a transparent financial analysis that would reveal maintenance and operations could be more than fully funded without building 31-story and 15-story buildings on what is already limited park space.

Judge Wants Russian Tourist Who Scaled Brooklyn Bridge To Clean It

Last weekend, a Russian tourist decided to climb the Brooklyn Bridge all the way up to the tower on the Brooklyn side, literally just because he thought it would be "fun." So as penance, Judge ShawnDya Simpson literally wants him to clean the Brooklyn Bridge, which we're sure would be tons of fun. [ more › ]

Tourist Scaled Brooklyn Bridge For "Fun" Before Cops Arrested Him, Okay?

The Russian tourist who decided to climb the Brooklyn Bridge—all the way up to the tower on the Brooklyn side—yesterday was in court today to face charges. A prosecutor said, "The defendant stated in sum and substance that he did it for fun." [ more › ]

Portland’s Tilikum Crossing to Become America’s First Car-Free Bridge

A few weeks ago, the two ends of the bridge were finally connected, showing the outline of the final design. The bridge has several unique features that make it superior to other similar projects, including its H-shaped towers that are smaller than those of

Video: Man Arrested For Mid-Day Stroll Up Brooklyn Bridge

A 24-year-old man was arrested after he took a leisurely mid-day stroll to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge. Cops say that midtown Manhattan resident Yaroslav Kolchin was spotted climbing a support beam connected to the tower on the Brooklyn side of the Brooklyn Bridge around 12:15 p.m. Sunday. You can see video of it below. [ more › ]

Flags Stolen From Brooklyn Bridge Are BACK On "American Soil," Baby

Double-fist your air horns and crank up the Creedance: those sneaky German nihilists artists who stole our flags from the Brooklyn Bridge towers last month have handed them over to the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, and they have been finally been returned to the United States of God Bless America. Show More Summary

'English Spider-Man' climbs 325-foot high crane in India

Not content with back flipping on top of a Ukrainian bridge or scaling London’s iconic South Bank Tower, James Kingston has seriously upped the ante for his latest stunt.

10 places you should photograph at least once #PhotoWeek: Eiffel Tower, Golden Gate Bridge, Tower of Pisa

Yesterday we had a list of 10 places in the UK that you should photograph at least once, and it got us thinking ‘What else should people be photographing in their lifetimes?’ With that in mind, we decided to list ten places across the planet that everyone should visit and immortalise on camera. Show More Summary

NEW YORK CITY: German Artists Claim Credit For White Flags On Brooklyn Bridge

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Three weeks ago New York City woke up to see that the massive American flags that fly atop each of the towers of the allegedly highly-guarded Brooklyn Bridge had been replaced by white flags. Multiple city and federal agencies investigated and yesterday a pair of German artists claimed credit for the stunt. Show More Summary

Isa interest rates: don't get caught out by falling returns

Credits: Getty Entertainment Alt Text: Money growing on trees by Tower Bridge, London Since the announcement of Super Isas in the budget, interest rates have been anything but inspiring Personal Finance Ruth Jackson Tuesday, August 12,...Show More Summary

NYPD Puts Terrorism On The Run By Ordering Twitter To Turn Over Parody Account User Data 'Linked' To Brooklyn Bridge Flag-Switching

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Late last month, some audacious pranksters (or possibly ultra-dangerous individuals) snuck to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers and replaced the American flags with the universal symbol for surrender: white flags. Or to be more specific, bleached-white American flags. Show More Summary

Towers grow in Brooklyn

Newly released renderings of gleaming glass towers on the Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront, proposed to house the masses alongside the elite, make an unbeatable advertisement for the de Blasio vision of how New Yorkers should live.

London: Will the Lalit London Hotel Actually Happen?

2 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

While the former Port of London Authority building at Tower Hill is being reimagined as 10 Trinity Square, directly across the river the St. Olave?s Grammar School at Tower Bridge might be a few steps further on its way to becoming The Lalit Hotel London. Show More Summary

Hamill: Most of city's cops are heroes who rarely make headlines

They have one of the toughest jobs in town. They are our first responders — rushing into disaster scenes like the terror attack on the World Trade Center. They talk emotionally disturbed people off bridge towers, quash dangerous domestic battles and risk their lives daily for a city that many can’t afford to live in.

London: Why the UK Will Turn Off the Lights on Landmarks August 4

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Travelers to the United Kingdom will be in for a surprise next Tuesday, August 4, when the country suddenly turns off the lights. The Telegraph explains: The Houses of Parliament, Blackpool Illuminations and Tower Bridge will go dark on August 4 to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War. Show More Summary

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