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Four Of The Most Valuable Lessons I Learned While Building A Business

James Connelly | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK
James Connelly

From an early age, I knew I'd have my own business. I just wasn't sure what it would be. Traditional schooling wasn't for me. At the time, I just couldn't see the value in learning things that had no place in the real world. The area of a trapezoid? Ask the architect, not me.

An Insider's Guide To San Francisco

By Hugh Wilson | Jackie Gallego | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There’s lots to do in San Francisco, the Californian city that might just boast more iconic urban landmarks per square mile than any city on earth. ...

California Is the Home of Pet Tech

Marie Carter | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Tech
Marie Carter

The market for technology for our pets, or 'pet tech', including wearables such as activity trackers, is one of the last hi-tech frontiers set to be conquered. The charge is coming not from the UK, but from California.

'Brutal' Murder Of Briton Paul Tam Caught On CCTV

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.03.2016 | UK

Police in San Francisco have released footage of the "brutal" murder of a 44-year-old Briton assaulted in a street robbery. Paul Tam was walking with ...

Things You Would Never Imagine About Living in San Francisco

Saadia R. Chevel | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Saadia R. Chevel

In my experience, there are some aspects of San Francisco which are hard to absorb but perhaps this is what renders the city as unconventional, mysterious and vibrant beyond belief. There is never a dull moment: whether you are strolling the streets, riding the trains or exploring the parks.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cocktails

Colin McQuistan | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Colin McQuistan

On a recent trip to San Francisco I had the pleasure of visiting a most intriguing cocktail bar run by a Mr Timothy Snookey, a veteran of the City's bar scene. Tim now runs the excellently styled Stookey's Club Moderne in the center of town and before I drank myself into a coma one evening I suggested he might want to fill me in about all this cocktail business, old-school style.

San Francisco Witnessed Something Pretty Special As The Sun Went Down

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

A photographer has managed to capture a stunning example of the 'Green Flash' phenomenon that takes place just before the sun sets over the horizon. ...

Mysterious 'Zombie' Baseball Bats Are Appearing All Over One City

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK

Investigators are stumped as to why baseball bats embedded with nails are appearing around a city. At least 27 bats have appeared chained to posts ...

Airbnb's Snarky Poster Campaign About Paying Tax Has Backfired Spectacularly

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech

San Francisco's population are about to vote on a piece of legislation that would dramatically undermine Airbnb's ability to operate in the city. K...

I Couchsurfed and Survived... And You Should, Too

Carolina Are | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carolina Are

What brings a supposedly sane person to embark upon what most people would describe as a suicide journey? A year ago, I took off on a mission: surviving - and most of all enjoying - my first-ever Couchsurfing trip across the United States of America.

Dreamforce '15 - Glastonbury for Geeks, San Francisco

Jackie Kemp | Posted 18.09.2016 | UK Tech
Jackie Kemp

From several blocks away, the sidewalks were crowded with people dangling conference passes round their necks, long lines snaking out of central San Francisco's many independent salad bars and coffee shops with names like "Proper Food" and "Whole Cakes".

BarChick's (Questionably Useful) Guide to Burning Man

BarChick | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Love it, hate it, or don't give a sh*t about it. Here is our weird and wonderful guide of how to, and how not to do Burning Man, brought to you by BarChick's most dedicated Burning Man friends, fans and family.

San Francisco Could Be Struck By A Major Earthquake 'Any Day Now'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

San Francisco’s Bay Area could be hit by a major earthquake “any day now”, a scientist with the US Geological Survey has warned. Research ge...

San Francisco: Does The City Still Have Soul?

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Sherriff

While I doing some research prior to my holiday in San Francisco, I stumbled across an article in the Guardian, which argued the city was losing its soul. I decided to visit with an open mind, and attempt to discover whether "the tide is going out" or if the hilly city still has its pizzazz.

Who Owns Yoga? - The Feature Film Support Our Kickstarter Campaign

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bhanu Bhatnagar

Yoga is everywhere these days. It's fair to say it's become well and truly mainstream. In most Western cities yoga studios are as ubiquitous as fast-food joints or liquor stores. 20 million Americans say they practice yoga. So, what exactly is happening here? How can we explain the meteoric rise of yoga?

Smartphones Are Winning The Battle Against Thieves

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

Smartphone thefts in London have halved according to official figures released by London Mayor Boris Johnson's office. The figures were released as...

What Is This Mystery Goo That Has Killed 200 Birds?

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK

Tests are being carried out on dead seabirds found coated with a mysterious substance that looks and feels like dirty rubber cement. About 200 dea...

Walking Down The Political Line with Keith Haring

Milena Kotseva | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Milena Kotseva

Keith Haring is a figure that hardly needs an introduction. Eye-catching recognisable style, murals, sculptures, drawings in public spaces - all this intense artistic presence settled firmly into the public consciousness in the early and mid 80s, turning Haring into one of the most celebrated and popularised artists we know.

Ten Historic US Hotels

Mike Gerrard | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

From Southern plantation homes to buildings that feature on city tours, there are US hotels that are definitely places to see as well as to stay in.

My Injury and Squash Season Update: US Tour

James Willstrop | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Just recently there has been an array of injuries to squash players. Nick Matthew had his knee operated on before the Commonwealths, world number four Joelle King will be out for months after an achilles operation, and Ramy Ashour has missed several events because of his troublesome hamstring. And these are the more major ones...

Windows 9 Will Be Here Before Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech

Microsoft has officially confirmed a Windows 9 event taking place on 30 September in San Francisco. Following a slew of leaks the company will fina...

16 Pictures Of The Destruction Wrought By California's Biggest Earthquake In 25 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake has caused several injuries, damaged buildings, and caused power cuts across the northern Bay Area in California. It's t...

Apple's Jony Ive Lives In This $17 Mansion. It Is Insane.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

If you're Jony Ive -- a design genius, responsible for literally the majority of the most influential tech products of the last decade, a knight of th...

Why Yes, You CAN Turn An Entire Street Into A Waterslide

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Tech

San Francisco has all the fun. Don't believe us? Well check out the video above which shows YouTuber devinsupertramp bust a fire hydrant and create th...

The App Which Only Lets You Say 'Yo' Raises $1 Million

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Tech

It's with a strangely odd sense of enjoyment that we see an app that lets you do nothing other then just send the word 'Yo' has raised $1m in funding....