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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 …

Tobacco-Buying Age To Be Raised To 21 In NY
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New York City will soon become the latest to raise the tobacco-buying age to 21, and smokers are not happy about it. The city council voted to approve the law on Wednesday night, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg has 30 days …

Baby Found in Bag After Teen Mom is Detained for Shoplifting
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After a teen was detained by security guards for shoplifting on Thursday, they made a shocking discovery in the girl’s bag: a dead baby. Seventeen-year-old Tiona Rodriguez (below) said that she miscarried the baby, but police think the baby was …

Avonte Oquendo: Search for Missing Autistic Child
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It was October 4, 2013 when Avonte Oquendo, a fourteen-year old autistic boy from Queens, New York, went missing. He was last seen leaving his school in Long Island City, New York, which was caught on a surveillance camera. A …

Banksy Piece Tagged, Graffiti Artist Beaten Up

Banksy has taken over New York in the last couple of weeks, leaving his stenciled artwork all over the place and creating little pockets of art appreciation every time someone spots the work. But for as many people as there …

Wireless EV Power Stations Are Coming to NYC Streets Wireless EV Power Stations Are Coming to NYC Streets

What if you could charge your electric vehicle by simply parking it on the side of a city street – no cords, no hassle. That’s the vision of HEVO Power, whose wireless EV charging technology is coming to a city …

Macaulay Culkin Makes Comic Con Appearance

Macaulay Culkin hasn’t been in the public eye much since last year, when he was publicly accused of suffering from a debilitating drug habit. Culkin’s reps vehemently denied the rumors at the time, but Culkin only spurred the rumors on …

Statue of Liberty Reopens Amid Government Shutdown
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A vast number of federal sectors were effected by the partial federal government shutdown. But, what most people weren’t aware of prior to the shutdown was that it would cause a ripple effect that would merge into other areas. The …

Andrea Sanderlin, aka “Pot Mom,” Pleads Guilty
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Andrea Sanderlin, the New York mom who is heralded as being a real-life Nancy Botwin from “Weeds,” pleaded guilty to running a marijuana empire worth millions. The soccer mom/drug kingpin faces a minimum sentence of 10 years in a federal …

Banksy Art Taken Down In Brooklyn

Banksy, the street artist who made a name for himself by painting stencils with a decidedly political commentary-lean on various walls around the world, is currently working on his “Better Out Than In” series…and at least one fan has caught …

Indiana Jones Runs For His Life in Central Park

Last week Improv Everywhere (the “no pants subway ride” troupe) released the first of its “Movies in Real Life” series. The first event had an actor dressed as Rocky Balboa run through the streets of Philadelphia, re-creating the famous workout …

New York Giants, Who’s To Blame?

The New York Giants had much promise and hope before the season started. The string of five losses for the 2013 season has dampened some of the enthusiasm for fans. The following video shows an overview of anticipated player performance …

Revenge Porn Now the Focus of New York Lawmakers Revenge Porn Now the Focus of New York Lawmakers

A handful of New York lawmakers want to make their state the third to update its law books to ban so-called “revenge porn.” Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 255 into law, making it illegal to ““electronically distribute …

SUV Gang Assault: Third Biker is Arraigned, Flips Bird in Court
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A third motorcycle gang member involved in the vicious beating of an SUV driver was arraigned on Sunday. Reginald Chance, 37, was charged with several felonies, including gang assault in the first degree. Chance is the biker who is accused …