The London of tomorrow might take a page from its own history to house the masses.
This week, Google secured a new UK headquarters in central London by spending a cool $1 billion on a 2.4-acre plot of land.
If the car crashes and explosions in James Bond movies ever really happened, they'd likely be explained away on the BBC in polite British English as mere accidents.
London's iconic black taxis are something of a symbol of the country's buttoned-up image rooted in British history, but a new addition promises to make the low-key vehicles rolling hubs of innovation. The U.K. government has just given approval to a local company to equip the taxis with high-speed Wi-Fi, essentially giving the city mobile Internet cafes.
Commuters might look at subway maps and see colored lines and stations, but to an artist, the map itself can contain hidden art. Paul Middlewick's "Animals on the Underground" is an interpretation of the map of London's subway system, the Underground, that pulls animals out of existing station path lines.
The "smart-ification" of everything needs to stop. It was fun with smartphones, smart TVs, but now everything with an LCD is being dubbed "smart." Even these new recycling bins in London. LCDs on trash trash receptacles. I'm so psyched!.
As Dilbert reminds us, the life of an office drone can be soul crushing, particularly if you aren't happy with the gig. But a new office cubicle solution may help to alleviate the pain, assuming your boss is willing to get this radical.
Most guys are shy about admitting that they used to play first person shooter in the bathroom as a kid, but a new piece of technology could bring back the memories of washroom hijinx in a more acceptable format: urine-controlled video games.
During the recent London riots, a lot of cellphones were stolen from various stores, and many of them are now popping up on the internet for sale. Well, you probably don't want one of them, as none of them are going to work.
While it may look like invading aliens just landed in London's über-posh Belgrave Square, this luminous pink tree is actually just an art installation called OR2.