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A rainforest pops up for the winter at the Butterfly Conservatory

Like humans, some butterflies can live in the Arctic tundra. Thankfully, it's the tropical kind that are coming to the American Museum of Natural History to spend their winter. Get out of the cold and join them indoors when the museum's annual Butterfly Conservatory reopens...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:08am

Watch today's White House press briefing with Sean Spicer

A Sean Spicer news conference, while perhaps not as wild as "SNL's" Spicer skits with Melissa McCarthy, tend to garner a lot of attention, whether the White House is discussing "alternative facts" or denying President Trump's administration has ties to Russia. The...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 1:36pm

Pornhub: Data shows increase in 'MILF' porn searches on Mother's Day

On Mother’s Day, many people will celebrate their moms by sending flowers, giving them a call, or with a nice dinner. Others, according to this new report, are celebrating that special day a different kind of way. The numbers experts on the Insights team at Pornhub have put together data...

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 11:01am

Baker to work with White House on opioid addiction

Update: Gov. Charlie Baker will be among the members of a new commission to combat drug addiction and the opioid crisis, The White House officially announced on May 10.  Baker will be accompanied by another Bay Stater,  Bertha K. Madras, an addiction researcher who previously...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 9:37am

Kathryn Hahn on 'Bad Moms 2' and her Super Bowl spot for Febreze

While you’re watching the game this Sunday, you might catch a new commercial that’s basically about taking a dump during halftime. It comes from Febreze’s new OdorClear, and the tagline is “I love you, halftime bathroom break, but sometimes you stink.” The comically...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 6:16pm

Getting an IUD: What to consider

Following Trump's win on Tuesday, you may have seen a trend on your social media feeds: many women are talking about getting IUDs (intrauterine devices) in the next couple months before the president-elect's January inauguration. And it’s not just online chatter: representatives...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:17pm

Sail into Spring with Hornblower

Spring. It’s the time for fresh beginnings. As the cold weather subsides, and a little excitement starts to creep in for the coming of summer, it’s hard not to start thinking about how you’ll be spending those long, sunshiney days. It’s time to take those new...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:17pm

Meet makeup maven Trish McEvoy at Build Studio

Before lip kits and Sephora, there was Trish McEvoy, whose makeup brushes revolutionized the beauty world. The makeup maven was also the first to open a science-based beauty clinic with her husband, helping New York’s celebrity set look their best for nearly four decades. RELATED: See to...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:47am

Andrew Rannells: Elijah thinks he’s the star of ‘Girls’

Elijah is, low-key, our favorite character on "Girls." Played by acclaimed Broadway actor Andrew Rannells ("Book of Mormon," "Hamilton," "Falsettos"), Hannah’s gay ex-boyfriend and current roommate/bestie provides much-needed comic relief...

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 9:51pm

Gavin McInnes speaks out after NYU protest cancels event

Gavin McInnes, a Canadian writer, actor and comedian who has appeared on Fox News and The Blaze, and his posse of Proud Boys faced protestors at NYU last week during what was supposed to be a speaking engagement and Q&A by the conservative comedian and podcaster. A student group, NYU Anti-...

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:27pm

Thrust and parry: Fencing reigns as 'New York's Olympic sport'

Twice a week, 67-year-old Madelon Rosenfeld does battle with anyone willing to take her on. “You just walk up to someone and say, “Want to fence?” she said. “I fence with men, women, kids, and two guys in their 80s.” A Manhattan lawyer, Rosenfeld participates in...

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:38pm

Celebrate spring at Clover Market

Clover Market is kicking off their handful of open-air markets on Sunday, April 9in Chestnut Hill. The Spring Kickoff will be the first of six markets, bringing together over 240 vendors of antiques, vintage jewelry and clothing, handmade crafted items and original art to several downtown streets...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:32am

10 films streaming now that are naughtier than 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

The film of “Fifty Shades” is surprisingly skimpy on salaciousness, not even coming close to older transgressive movie bechmarks. These far naughtier films are all presently streaming: ‘Basic Instinct’ (Netflix Instant) This Paul Verhoen-Joe Eszterhas neo-noir seemed to...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:53pm

Your complete guide to New York's summer music festivals

Sometimes, it’s the little things that make life great — music festivals are no exception. These festivals all tout great headliners, but they’ve also got their own, individual perks that make them unique. BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival June-August, Prospect Park...

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:31pm

How a gap year can benefit you

Taking a gap years is back in the spotlight — and you can thank President Barack Obama’s daughter, Malia. The 18-year-old is set to spend the year interning for Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein before attending Harvard University. Of course, she’s not the first one to dive...

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:11pm

Eat Like an Insider: Follow Chris Santos to the party

If your idea of going out to dinner includes an element of see-and-be-seen, there’s probably a very specific set of spots you hit up: restaurant-lounge Stanton Social, lux speakeasy Beauty & Essex, splashy clubhouse Vandal. To go with their party vibes, what they all have in common is...

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:43pm

Feeling uncomfortable about political talk at work?

When the workplace conversation turns to politics, many employees turn away, uncomfortable with engaging in a possible confrontation that has nothing to do with their job. After the presidential election, Alisha Miranda felt extremely uncomfortable at work. She had assumed that most of her co-...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 9:52am

Malin Akerman has a few small complaints about 'Hamilton'

Malin Akerman has a few complaints about “Hamilton.” Not many, but a few. “I loved it, but I did think it was a little bit too long,” the actress confesses. “But you do get to drink alcohol in the theater, so that makes it much better.” She stresses again that...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 12:10pm

Philadelphia's tech scene emerges as powerful economic force

When you think of cities that are known for technology, you probably think of the West Coast clichés like Silicon Valley and Seattle. Yet Philadelphia’s tech scene has slowly been surfacing on the national map as an emerging technology hub. The region’s information technology...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 11:18am

The Foreman Forecast: Nuclear justice

Crawl into your fallout shelter, or duck and cover, or wrap your head in aluminum foil because the fight over the new Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, is almost certainly going nuclear.Democrats are hell bent on blocking his confirmation with a filibuster, and Republicans don’t have the 60...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 7:46pm