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Skyscraper Melting Cars In London, Citizens Beware Skyscraper Melting Cars In London, Citizens Beware
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It was recently reported that a skyscraper in London, England has been known to melt cars. When parked close enough to the building, certain people have reported parts of their cars melting due to the heat being reflected off of …

George Michael Home After Car Accident George Michael Home After Car Accident

On May 16, singer George Michael was injured in a car accident in Northwest London. The accident, which involved no third parties, landed the “Faith” singer in the hospital. Though a statement on the singer’s website indicated that Michael had …

London Attack Leaves One Dead, Two Injured London Attack Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

An attack in London has left one man dead, and two others injured, near a military barracks. The AP is reporting that two men attacked another man in London this morning. Those on the scene said that the attackers employed …

Helen Mirren, as Queen Elizabeth II, Yells at Street Drummers Helen Mirren, as Queen Elizabeth II, Yells at Street Drummers
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Dame Helen Mirren is known for playing characters with proper manners, but the actress this weekend used a few choice words when excoriating a group of street performers who were interrupting her performance. According to a Telegraph report, Mirren was …

Muslims Protest Outside Google UK Headquarters Over “Innocence Of Muslims” [Video] Muslims Protest Outside Google UK Headquarters Over “Innocence Of Muslims” [Video]
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On Sunday, thousands of Muslims (around 3,500 according to The Huffington Post, but more like 10,000 according to The Telegraph) gathered in protest outside of Google’s London HQ over the company’s refusal to remove the controversial Innocence Of Muslims film …

New ZombiU Trailer Shows Infested Tower of London New ZombiU Trailer Shows Infested Tower of London

Ubisoft has certainly thrown its lot in with Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console. The game publisher has eight different games coming to the new system during its extended launch window, including Assassin’s Creed III, Rabbids Land, and Rayman Legends. It’s …

Facebook Building New Engineering Team In London Facebook Building New Engineering Team In London

If you’re anywhere near London (or have the inclination to make a move) and fancy yourself a talented engineer, you could land a job with Facebook. That’s because the company has just announced that they are hiring a new engineering …

This Ferris Wheel Uses Tweets To Lighten Up The Mood Of The Olympics This Ferris Wheel Uses Tweets To Lighten Up The Mood Of The Olympics

EDF Engergy and Sosolimited are working together to put on what EDF calls the world’s first social media-powered light show. It uses tweets, and turns them into a real-time light show using the London Eye, a famous Ferris Wheel in …

Big Ben Renamed, To Be Called Elizabeth Tower Big Ben Renamed, To Be Called Elizabeth Tower
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Britsh Parliament’s clock tower, famously known as “Big Ben” to the world, will be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honor of the Queen’s diamond jubilee. The name change comes after a campaign by dozens of MPs to change the official name …

First London Underground Wifi Stations Named First London Underground Wifi Stations Named

London is installing 80 new wifi hotspots in its subway system, and some of the stations in the Underground that will be connected have been announced. Transport for London has named King’s Cross, Leicester Square, Liverpool Street, Oxford Circus and …

UK Police Can Now Access Cell Data On The Fly UK Police Can Now Access Cell Data On The Fly

In what is another erosion of freedom for the people of the UK, the police now have the ability to access the information on your cell phones while out in the field with mobile device data extraction system called the …

London Is Great at $#!)?@$$^%* Twitter Swearing London Is Great at $#!)?@$$^%* Twitter Swearing

Swearing, like 85% cacao dark chocolate and kalamata olives and people who always interrupt you, is an acquired taste. It’s enough put you off with your first experience to really write the entire notion off of the thing entirely yet, …

McDonald’s Supersized To 1/2 The Size Of A Football Field McDonald’s Supersized To 1/2 The Size Of A Football Field

The most popular fast-food chain in the world is opening up a new restaurant in London just to accomodate the Olympic games this summer, and while it will be made out of 100% recyclable materials, the decision to keep it …

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Gets a Pretty Google Earth Tour Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Gets a Pretty Google Earth Tour

For those of you that aren’t going to be able to join the millions of people planning to convene upon London this June to participate in the Central Weekend of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Google Earth has a fun new …

London Underground Transit Alerts Now On Google Maps London Underground Transit Alerts Now On Google Maps

It’s pretty nice if you’re fortunate enough to live in a city where there is an underground subway system for public transport. You don’t really need a car, you get to smell all of the humanity (of which is legion), …

England Heat Map Reveals Country’s Energy Demand England Heat Map Reveals Country’s Energy Demand

England’s Department for Energy and Climate Change has built a new tool using Google Maps API that describes use of heat across the country. The agency put together the national heat map as a way for city planners to “identify …

Google Opens Campus London To Encourage Startups Google Opens Campus London To Encourage Startups

Google is dead set on creating startups around the world to encourage the adoption of new technologies and growth of Internet businesses. Their latest facility is called Campus London and it’s smack dab in the middle of an east London …

Student Arrested For Filming Buildings In London Student Arrested For Filming Buildings In London
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You have to watch this video of a young Italian student who is harassed and subsequently arrested by London police that were claiming she was committing activity suspicious of being terrorist and riding a bicycle on the wrong side of …

Retail Investors Are Treated By Google Finance Retail Investors Are Treated By Google Finance

Google Finance Service is bringing even more value to their retail investors by giving them access to real-time London stock exchange prices. This is a service and value that has only been afforded to subscribing customers of expensive specialized services …

UK Committee Seeks To Remove Violent Content From The Internet UK Committee Seeks To Remove Violent Content From The Internet

It’s pretty obvious by now that the Internet can be a nasty place. Is it nasty enough to warrant censorship though? That’s what the Home Affairs Committee suggested yesterday in their report titled, “The Roots of Violent Radicalisation.” The report …

It’s Criminal: Old Bailey Trials Online

Trial documents dating back as far as 1674 recorded for cases heard at London’s Old Bailey arrived online thanks to the work of a group of universities.