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SurveyMonkey's CEO showed us around the new London HQ and told us what it takes to work there

SurveyMonkey, the online survey development cloud-based company that is valued at $2 billion (£1.3 billion), has its eyes firmly set on dominating Britain. It moved into one of London's most iconic office spaces – the Heron Tower – in August and has decked out the place as a pretty cool place to work. Show More Summary

Eco Cycle tower stores and retrieves your bike automatically

London is making strides to improve its cycling infrastructure, but still has a lack of safe storage. Eco Cycle is seeking to remedy this. Its automatic machines whisk users bikes into a circular, vertical rack that is secure and dry. Show More Summary

62-Story Tower Just Approved for London's Financial District

A rendering of 22 Bishopsgate, a 62-story tower in London that was just approved by the city's planning commission. All renderings by PLP Architecture London's race skyward continues at a fast clip with the announcement that the planning commission...

Sting Might Return to The Last Ship, in London

Last night, high atop the great black glass Hearst Tower, Sting played a short acoustic set of songs from The Last Ship, his grand industrial lament of a musical, which, despite some beautiful music, and, for a while, in an effort to get the show to sail right, his stepping... More »

15 Things You Might Not Know About Big Ben

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

You may have snapped a photo of England’s most iconic clock or seen it in footage of London, but how well do you really know the United Kingdom’s towering timepiece?

Brit Book Roundup: David Starkey’s Magna Carta, Story of Stonehenge, British Weather, Eat Like a Londoner and More!

We get quite a few British related books here at Anglotopia towers, more than we can read in a lifetime (do not register this as a complaint, we can never have enough books about Britain!) So, in an effort to clear the slush pile, here’s...Show More Summary

Gutter Punks Towers Of London Rise From The Ashes Of 2005 With A Disgusting New Single

last monthEntertainment / Music : NME

Gutter Punks Towers Of London Rise From The Ashes Of 2005 With A Disgusting New Single

Best Hotel for Views: Mondrian London

Conveniently located west of the Tate Modern and Tower Bridge on the South Bank, the Mondrian London, inaugurated in 2014, is one of the city’s newest luxury design hotels. read more

These 9 British spooky spots will give you the Halloween heebie jeebies

LONDON — From London's infamous Tower to Glasgow's Necropolis, Britain is dark and full of terrors. See also: 11 haunted hotels that you can stay in for the spookiest Halloween There's no shortage of haunted pubs, creaking and cursed hotels and unwelcoming cemeteries across the country. Show More Summary

Ship Photos of the Day – Tower Bridge Escort

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The photos below provided by KOTUG International show the Royal Research Ship Discovery being escorted underneath London’s iconic Tower Bridge. Photos courtesy KOTUG.  .

Newswire: R.I.P. The Towering Inferno director John Guillermin

As reported by the BBC, The Towering Inferno and Death On The Nile director John Guillermin has died. The cause of death was reportedly a heart attack. He was 89. Guillermin was born in London in 1925 to French parents, and after attending...Show More Summary

Bells, Bicycles, and Other Monumental Sculptures Land in London’s Financial District

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

LONDON — For the fifth edition of the Sculpture in the City public art exhibition, towering names in contemporary art like Ai Weiwei, Damien Hirst, and Kris Martin have sculptures alongside the financial district's skyscrapers.

A tower of 3,000 tiny ceramic shops criticizes London’s crazed consumerism

Has consumerism become a new form of modern religion? In a critique against London’s rampant consumerism, artist Barnaby Barford crafted the Tower of Babel, an enormous art installation that likens society’s attempt to find fulfillment through retail with the biblical story of the Tower of Babel built in an effort to reach heaven. Show More Summary

New Google Feature Lets You Avoid the Crowds When Siteseeing

I’m really excited about this recent discovery! When planning a trip it’s often wise to do a little research on the peak times at popular attractions like the Tower of London or the Louvre so you can avoid the crowds. This information is often provided in guide books, like Rick Steves’ or Let’s Go. And as […]

Tower of Babel

3 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Here are some of the buildings made out of bone china that Barnaby Barford used to build The Tower of Babel at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He photographed over 6,000 shop fronts, visiting every postcode in London. The Tower is made up of 3,000 shops (CLICK)

Remember When A Chelsea Player Waggled His Dick At Stranded Americans The Day After 9/11?

3 months agoSports : Deadspin

When the first plane hit the north tower of the World Trade Center, it was 1:45 p.m. in London; preparations were well underway across Europe for the eight Champions League matches set to kick off later in the day. The matches went ahead,...Show More Summary

3,000 Miniature Storefronts Make Up London's New 'Tower of Babel'

Barnaby Barford's 'The Tower of Babel' installed in the V&A's Medieval and Renaissance Galleries. (c) Victoria and Albert Museum, London British ceramic artist Barnaby Barford has created a retail version of the Biblical Tower of Babel for London's V&A museum. Show More Summary

'Walkie-Talkie' Tower Roasts Competition For UK's Worst Building

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The flamboyant skyscraper wins this year's Carbuncle Cup to become London's most-hated work of architecture.

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