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Seven Impressive Buildings That Are Actually Fake

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Things aren't always what they seem. Take this article for instance: despite what it may suggest, all of these buildings are real. They have a real foundation and real bricks and mortar binding them together. In form, they are as real as it gets. In function, however, they are outright fakes.

Incredible CCTV Of Chicago Train Derailment, It's Amazing No One Died

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Tech

Footage of the train derailment at Chicago's O'Hare airport shows just how lucky it was that no one was killed in the incident. The eight-car CTA B...

Where Are the World's Best Hotels?

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Destinations are ranked according to the reputation of their hotels, based on over 82 million hotel reviews and ratings aggregated from over 200 online booking sites. Included in the list are destinations with at least 130 hotels and 60 reviews.

Chicago Train Derailment Injures 32

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

More than 30 people have been hurt in Chicago's O'Hare airport after a commuter train derailed and ploughed into an escalator on Monday morning. Of...

9 Stunning Images Of Lake Michigan Frozen

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Britain is not the only country suffering under unusual weather. A "polar vortex", a whirlpool of dense air, has struck the US mainland in recent days...

Get Your Kicks: The Top Ten Songs That Inspired Me to Discover America

Mike Gerrard | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mike Gerrard

I've driven bits of Route 66, gone walking in Memphis, been 90 miles out of Atlanta by sundown and seen the cathedral mountains of Colorado. Of my top ten songs for inspiring travel in the USA, I've experienced nine of them personally. But, so far at least, I've only been to Carolina in my mind.

'Get You Ass On Some D***, B****'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

Britain isn’t the only country in which public transport seems to bring out the worst in people. Whereas London has been blighted by racist outburst...

WATCH: Who Says Minivans Aren't Chick Magnets?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Sex Snap Of Newcastle Couple At It In Public Goes Viral On Twitter (PICTURE) You know how it is, you're cruising through suburban Chicago...

Week 39 - Life in the Arts Lane

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

The week is a week of transition. The summer is concluding, and we cling on to its last embers, enjoying the sun and the occasional shower. This is En...

WATCH: Amazing Baby Dolphin Calf Birth

Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Rare footage of a dolphin giving birth to a calf has been captured on camera at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago. var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/...

Man Looking For Phone Crushed To Death In Trash Compacter

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Tech

Mobile phones are dangerous. They can electrocute you, blow you up and even set fire to your house. And now it seems they can lure you to an untime...

Caroline Frost

Richard Gere 'Bemused' By Oscars Redemption, 20 Years After He Was Banned

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Richard Gere has revealed he's pretty bemused by his belated return to the Oscars stage, 20 years after he was banished by the Academy from taking par...

Pictures Of The Week From The Huffington Post Picture Desk

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK

The week kicked off with the downcast #BlueMonday, but millions in America were too busy to feel the January blues as they celebrated the inauguration...

Chicago Fire That Left Warehouse Encrusted In Ice Rekindles Once More (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

A timber warehouse which was left encrusted in ice after firefighters tackled a blaze in sub-zero temperatures is on fire once again. The fire in ...

PHOTOS: Burning Building In Chicago Freezes As Firemen Battle Blaze

Posted 25.01.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Chicago Fire That Left Warehouse Encrusted In Ice Rekindles Once More (PICTURES, VIDEO) A set of dramatic images shows how firemen in the U...

Car Smashes Into Apple Store

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Tech

A car has crashed directly into an Apple store in Chicago - but you can write your own Apple Maps jokes. One person was injured after an "elderly" ...

WATCH: TV News Fooled By 'Plane Crash' Set

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

Dramatic plane crashes on to busy city roads are the kind of thing you expect to see on TV crime dramas. A local news station in Chicago could possibl...

Irvine Welsh and the Freedom of a Blank Page

Gia Marie Barbera | Posted 15.01.2013 | Home
Gia Marie Barbera

Does he consider himself a Film writer or a novelist? "I'm just a storyteller really I don't really see the importance in the difference in the medium. I like books, I love them. "

Democracy Triumphs in America, Romney Wins Hearts by Being Graceful in Defeat

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

2012-11-05-HP_World_Graphic_300x70.pngIf the presidential race were to be re-run after Romney's concession speech, the Republican candidate may have denied his Democrat rival a second term.

America's Unusual Polling Stations

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Politics

America's a big country, and so it was that sometimes locals had to get creative in order to vote on Tuesday. In most cases, Americans could amble...

Canada, the Midwest, Montreal Junkies and Not-So-Pleasant Border Guards

Tim Thornton | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Minneapolis. I don't know about you, but when I think of Minneapolis (and granted, it's not often) I imagine somewhere quite westerly within the whole US of A scheme of things. Today I am finding out quite how wrong I am. It's not in the west. It's not even in the middle. Look at a map. It's in the east.

US On Front Foot At Ryder Cup

PA | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK Sport

Davis Love's two current major champions and a pumped-up Keegan Bradley more than made up for the struggles of Tiger Woods as the United States threat...

Eight Shows a Week is No Mean Feat

Kerry Ellis | Posted 17.09.2012 | Home
Kerry Ellis

While a lot of people seemed shocked to hear the news last week that Chris Moyles was stepping down from his breakfast show on BBC Radio 1 to join the arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar, I had anticipated that this would be the case from the moment he was announced in the cast.

Chicago PPP - Opportunity to Move Beyond the UK

John Tizard | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Politics
John Tizard

The Wall Street Journal headline "Look Who's Embracing Privatization--Big City Democrats" on 6th July was certainly eye catching to one who has been involved, studied and commentated on public-private partnerships in the UK for over 25 years.

No More Jazz: Chicago To Close After Almost 15 Years

PA | Posted 12.09.2012 | Home

Dancing On Ice judge Robin Cousins could be the last Billy Flynn to take to the stage in long-running West End show Chicago. It has been announced ...