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Teen Parents Allow 2-Year-Old Son To Smoke Pot
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What is it that drives some people to experiment on defenseless people or animals? How about their own children? An abundant curiosity paired with immense carelessness? In Mayville, New York, two teenage parents and a grandfather decided it was worth …

Cancer Scam: Woman Uses Donations To Buy Heroin
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The holiday season tends to have a way of making people feel more open and generous. Whether donations are going to the little red buckets beside bell-ringing Santas, church fundraisers for Christmas dinners, or to Toys for Tots programs, people …

New York City: Christopher Walken Isn’t Walkin’

An epic selfie revealed a memorable experience for two New York residents on November 19. When “Sergio P.” and “Ash K.” noticed that Academy-Award winning actor Christopher Walken was unable to flag a taxi cab on Columbus Avenue, they offered …

Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Amazon Online Sales Tax Lawsuit Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Amazon Online Sales Tax Lawsuit
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Online sales tax – is it constitutional? That’s the question Amazon wanted an answer to when it petitioned the Supreme Court to hear its argument against New York state regarding the state’s right to collect sales tax from purchases made …

Metro-North Train Derails In New York [BREAKING]

A Metro-North train derailed early this morning in the Bronx along the Hudson River leaving two dead and many injured. Aaron Donovan, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, informed us that five out of the seven cars, coming South …

Spartacus Claims His Coffee in New Movie Reenactment

Theater troupe Improv Everywhere (the people responsible for the annual “no pants subway ride“) today took its movie reenactments to Starbucks with a Spartacus-themed prank. The trope had actors planted throughout a Manhattan Starbucks. One ordered a drink, giving his …

Misty Copeland: Unlikely Ballerina

Misty Copeland has made quite a name for herself in the world of ballet. She is a self-proclaimed traditionalist and purist when it comes to ballet, and she has contributed a new face to the art, as a biracial woman …

Macy’s Parade Under Fire. Again.

Remember when the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade was a whimsical trip for the imaginations of generations of childhood viewers who loved to watch giant Snoopy and giant Charlie Brown float down 34th St.? Remember when people didn’t have time on …

Wild Turkey Revenge: Flocks Crowd NYC Neighborhood

Wild turkeys have been flocking to Staten Island for years, where residents are having to go out of their way to avoid encounters. Some residents are fed up, while others welcome the whimsy of the impromptu natural attraction. However, the …

Harry Potter Searches For Platform 9 3/4 in New York Subway Station

For the past two months, theater troupe Improv Everywhere has been releasing a series of humorous real-life recreations of famous movie scenes. Movies such as Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Rocky II have all been recreated in …

John Stewart Gets Pizza from Chicago Mayor Emanuel

John Stewart is in deep (dish) trouble in Chicago. After his Chicago-focused rant on Wednesday night’s “Daily Show“, he may have lost numerous viewers from the Windy City. His rant was in response to the anger surrounding the decision to …

‘When Harry Met Sally’ Scene Recreated With 20 Women
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I called it. When performance troupe Improv Everywhere (the group responsible for the annual “no pants subway ride“) began its Movie in Real Life series with the run from Rocky II, I stated my hope that it was only a …

Dad Refuses to Take His Kid to McDonald’s, is Deemed an “Unfit Parent”
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Heads up parents–the next time your kid is whining about going to McDonald’s and you say no to stopping by the Golden Arches for a Happy Meal, you just might find yourself in some legal trouble. Okay, maybe that isn’t …

NY Mayor Bloomberg Sounds Off on Trans Fat Ban

Earlier today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a new classification for trans fats that would essentially ban partially hydrogenated oils from being used in food. While the proposal has reignited a national debate government regulation and public …

Tilda Swinton Honored at MoMA’s Annual Film Benefit

Tilda Swinton was honored Tuesday night in New York at the Museum of Modern Art’s annual Film Benefit. The tributes highlighted her 20-plus year acting career and her contributions to the world of modern art and fashion, according to the …

Super Bowl Floating Hotel Hosted by Bud Light
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Each year when the Super Bowl rolls around, Bud Light spends millions of dollars in the city where the Bowl will take place, revamping hotels and hosting concerts the weekend of the largest football game in the nation. This year, …

Jurassic Park Scene Reenacted in New York

For the past few weeks acting troupe Improv Everywhere (famous for the “no pants subway ride“) has been releasing videos of people acting out movies in real life. This “Movies in Real Life” series has been spreading a bit of …

Woman Named Cowit Hit a Bunch of Cows While Texting and Driving Woman Named Cowit Hit a Bunch of Cows While Texting and Driving
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In you-couldn’t-possibly-make-up-if-you-tried news, a woman named Daisy Cowit has been charged with a handful of crimes after plowing into a bunch of cattle in Orange County, New York. According to witnesses and police, Cowit was texting and driving when the …

Student Hospitalized After Being Stuck Between Buildings for Two Days

An NYU student reported missing over the weekend has been found. 19-year-old Asher Vongtau was found trapped in a crawl space between two buildings on Sunday evening. After emergency responders rescued him, the student was taken to the hospital where …

AXE Body Spray Gets School Shutdown, 8 Hospitalized

Bro, sometimes you just gotta spray solvent aerosol deodorants under your pits to get you smelling fresh for the ladies, you know what I mean? Slicking back the hair, sporting the sunglasses, and swag can only do so much for …

Banksy Painting Donated To Thrift Store, Hits Auction

Banksy, the infamous and elusive street artist who has been making his mark on New York this month, has secretly donated a painting to a thrift store which is now up for auction to benefit a charity, and the funds …