Bring on the snow, you’ll be ready with these stylish boots


The weather forecast says to expect flurries next week.  Forget slipping
and sliding around in flats.  Be prepared for icy conditions with one
of these options that are cool enough to wear indoors.

The gear

1. Who said all Uggs have to come in that classic duck-bill shape? The Edmonton is not only handsome and waterproof, it’s got that super-soft sheepskin lining that made us first fall in love with the brand. Ugg Edmonton, $350,

2. OK, sometimes even when it’s snowing you have to look cute. And these platform booties have rubber soles and are lined in shearling to keep you warm — and a good four inches taller. Loeffler Randall Serena platform bootie, $213,

3. Stand out from the sea of plastic rain boots and school the streets with Tretorn’s new part-boot, part-sneaker creation. The Sherpa lining and eco-friendly, breathable insole will keep you comfy, cozy and dry while bright laces keep your cred in check. Tretorn Highlander boot vinter, $160,

4. This option is a no-brainer: The super-insulated, waterproof boot — made with leather over Neo-Tech — is also slip-proof and will keep your feet toasty even in subzero conditions. But really, they had us with the cool equestrian design. Bogs McKenna, $170,


Florida man charged with murdering son to play…

A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler, police said on Friday.


Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico Friday, shaking buildings and sending people running into the street, although there were no reports of major damage.


OMG! Exercise can make skin (and butt) look…

A moderate exercise regime can turn back time and actually reverse the skin's aging process, according to new research. The study showed that a minimum…


Jews in eastern Ukraine ordered to register, Kerry…

Secretary of State John Kerry condemned reports that Jews in eastern Ukraine had been ordered to register with the authorities "or suffer the consequences."


Whoopi Goldberg makes her debut as marijuana columnist

"It helps my head stop hurting, and with glaucoma your eyes ache, and she takes the ache out. It's wonderful," she said.

The Word

Kate Middleton made fun of Prince William's bald…

Kate Middleton and Prince William are in Sydney, Australia, right now, and it sounds like that brash Aussie sense of humor might be rubbing off.

The Word

Is Tom Cruise dating Laura Prepon?

"Mission: Impossible" star Cruise is said to be dating Laura Prepon, star of "Orange is the New Black."


'Scandal' recap: Season 3, Episode 18, 'The Price…

Sally is Jesus, Olivia caused global warming, and Mellie's still drunk. Let's recap the Scandal finale. A church full of Washington insiders is about to…


Deron Williams leads Nets over Raptors in Game…

The Nets traveled to a raucous Air Canada Centre but came out with an important Game 1 victory over the Raptors.


Carmelo Anthony agonizing over Knicks future as season…

There’s still the cloud hanging over the franchise’s head as to the pending free-agent status of All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony.


Jets host players with eye toward NFL Draft

The Jets hosted a number of NFL Draft hopefuls for workouts on Thursday, with an eye toward some under-the-radar players.


Chris Johnson: I wanted to go to 'a…

Now that Chris Johnson is a Jet, the team has to figure out if one of the most explosive players in the NFL over the last half decade has anything…


How to parent without gender stereotypes in a…

Christia Spears Brown, Phd. author of "Parenting beyond Pink & Blue" gives advice on raising kids free of gender stereotypes.


VIDEO: 'Vein-scanning' may become the future of paying

Designed to make transactions quicker and easier, the technology works by scanning the unique vein patterns in each person's palm.


#FollowFriday: 10 of the smartest Twitter accounts

Spending lots of time on Twitter? You might as well learn something. Here are some of the smartest accounts to follow.


Light-up nail art syncs with phone

This Japanese technology syncs light-up nail art with your phone.