London Taxis

What's a Sense of Direction Got to Do With It?

Sonja Lewis | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

So where is this sense when it comes to directions? It turns out that this sense, or lack thereof, seems to be latent in grid cells in my brain. Last summer, neuroscientist Joshua Jacobs, of Drexel University, along with his colleagues, tested fourteen people who had electrodes implanted in their brain for epilepsy therapy, and learned that humans have similar 'direction cells' as animals.

LOOK: These Are The Road Signs London Taxi Drivers Want

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

Taxi drivers have proposed 10 new road signs for Britain’s cities to warn against the modern-day urban hazards drivers face. Black cab drivers to...

Branson's Taxi App Speeds Around The World

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK

Hailo, the smartphone app launched in London to help people hail taxis and backed by Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson, has been speeding its way around...

What Happened to the End of 2012?

Iain Anderson | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK
Iain Anderson

As I write this the world is supposed to have ended. While Mayan observers predicted the end of the world on 21 December, it seems many Britons went into hibernation in the middle of the month. So what is going on?

Christmas Cheer For Cabbies - Manganese Bronze Cabs Are Back On The Road

Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

A bit of early Christmas cheer arrived late on Friday as Pricewaterhouse Coopers, the administrators for struggling London taxi firm Manganese Bronze,...

Last Days of Disco

John Giacobbi | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
John Giacobbi

As with The-Last-Days-of-Disco, the glitterball that was analogue TV has stopped spinning and, in the very worst form of collateral-damage, the music stopped for Ceefax too - RIP British Technology.