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Interactive map shows which countries consume the most alcohol

With St. Patrick's Day coming up and everyone acting a little bit Irish on the holiday — with13 million pints of Guinness expected to be drunk — Voucherclouddecided to find out which country is the booziest.Using World Health Organizationand the online discount code provider's own data from 2010 to...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 11:31 AM

Inside Look: Two outdoor spaces that will make you really wish it was spring

Despite a surprise March snow, spring is just days away. That means New Yorkers will emerge from hibernation and be able to enjoy the outdoors again. For the lucky ones, that includes their own outdoor spaces - from tiny balconies to actual backyards.Here are two outdoor spaces that are sure to...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 5:00 AM

Ponies spotted on the loose in Staten Island in middle of snowstorm

Wild horses didn't stop these animals from frolicking in one of the season's biggest snowstorms.Two ponies were spotted in Staten Island Tuesday morning as Stella was passing through the city, bringing wind and an ugly mix of sleet and snow, according to police.A man saw the two small horses in the...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 11:02 AM

Cold snap encases New York house entirely in ice

John Kucko's"ice house" may look like a result of clever editing, but he swears it's all Mother Nature."30 seconds of absolutely frigid Lake Ontario shoreline. Some parts look apocalyptic up there. The violent wind we've had the last five days has taken a toll," Kucko wrote on Facebook after...

Monday, March 13, 2017, 3:11 PM

Watch: New Murray Hill rental building offers arcade room, bocce ball and outdoor hot tubs

As New York City developers are competing to attract buyers to the latest luxury buildings, more are putting in unique amenities.One of the newest rental buildings to do so isHouse 39 in Murray Hill.Located at 225 E.39th St. the 36-story, 297-unit curved glass toweris LEED-certified.RELATED:...

Monday, March 13, 2017, 9:57 AM

Trevor Noah sings country tribute to Trump's 'forgotten man'

Trevor Noah may be from South Africa, but "The Daily Show" host Thursday night showed he knows how to belt out a good old fashion Americancountry song.Noah, after looking at President Trump's recent approval ratings, realized that he is not trying to be popular among all Americans, just the grouphe...

Friday, March 10, 2017, 10:31 AM

WATCH: 5 amazing egg hacks

Scrambled eggsare one of the easiest things to make in the kitchen, but dealing with the food item can sometimes be a pain. Here are five egg hacks to help you solve common problems.​div.rumble{position:relative;padding-bottom:56.25%;height:0;width:100%}div.rumble iframe{position:absolute;width:100...

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 6:00 AM

8 alternative uses for orange peels you never thought of

Sure, oranges are a healthy piece of produce and a good source of Vitamin C as we continue to fight of nasty germs during the end of winter, but what else can you use the citrus fruit for?Here are eight ways to use orange peels that you may have never tried before:​div.rumble{position:relative;...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 5:23 PM

Inside Look: Million dollar views for under a million

New York City may have some amazing skyline views, but often — with its sky-high real estate prices — you’re lucky to not be facing a brick wall.Here are two apartments that tower high above the streets of Manhattan, providing a perfect vista of the NYC scenery. Best of all, these million-dollar...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 5:00 AM

Brooklyn parking spot going for $300,000

What some people might pay for a sprawling four-bedroom house in many parts of the country is what some Brooklynresidents are now willing to pay for a single parking space.A parking spot is reportedly for sale at the 845 Union Street garage in Park Slope for $300,000. The buyer would also be...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 10:08 AM

IHOP is giving away free pancakes!

Missed breakfast? Don't worry, it's National Pancake Day and IHOP is giving away free pancakes to celebrate National Pancake Dayuntil 7 p.m. — and at select locations until 10 p.m.The giveaway includes a free short stack of the restaurant's buttermilk pancakes. IHOP is asking customers to donate to...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 8:50 AM

Peeps Oreos are turning people's poop, tongues bright pink

National Oreo Cookie Day isn't turning out so great for the popular dessert brand.Reports are continuing to surface on social media that its limited edition Peeps flavoris turning people's tongues and even poop brightpink.via GIPHYThe disturbing find was first reported in a product review byThe...

Monday, March 6, 2017, 12:13 PM

10 microwave hacks to make life even easier

The microwave was made for convenience— from reheating or defrosting a quick meal to cooking a frozen dinner when there is no time to cook.via GIPHYBut there are more uses for the kitchen appliance. Here are 10 microwave tips that you've never tried.​div.rumble{position:relative;padding-bottom:56....

Monday, March 6, 2017, 11:35 AM

Gator casually strolls across Florida golf course with giant fish in its mouth

As if monster gator and orange gator sightings weren't enough recently, another of the reptile encounters is making news.A family reportedly spotted an alligator carrying its lunch across a Florida golf course on Thursday.The creature interrupted their round of golf as it was strutting along the...

Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:32 PM

Can you solve this Trump math problem?

After the popularity of the holiday math quiz last year, we decided to throw another head scratcher at our audience.In case you need to test your elementary school math skills, try this problem — made more fun (and harder) with numbers traded for Trump and some of his closet advisers.Do you think...

Friday, March 3, 2017, 11:47 AM

Baby seal gets a free ride on kayak

Part of enjoying the great outdoors is getting closer with nature, but for one kayaker he got closer than he thought possible.A fisherman kayaking atCabrillo Beach, California, had an amazing encounter that was caught on video. He reportedly couldn't catch any fish, but did manage to attract the...

Friday, March 3, 2017, 10:35 AM

Inside Look: 6 indoor pools made for resort-style living

Spring break may not be that far away, but for these New York City buildings lounging by the pool is an elevator ride away all year long.Here are six buildings that not only have indoor pools — but take the amenity to the next level — with skylights, luxurious seating and spa features.50 WestSlated...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 5:00 AM

This mansion is a Trekkie's dream home

Marc Bell Capital is not only an award-winning producer of plays, musicals and movies, including"Jersey Boys" and "August: Osage County," but is also a hardcore Star Trek fan.The Trekkie's love goes so deep that hedevoted and entire wing of his Boca Raton, Florida mansion to his collection of Star...

Monday, February 27, 2017, 5:33 PM

Watch this annoyed elephant suddenly hurl a giant branch at safari onlookers

A literally pissed off elephant was caught on camera tossing a large branch at a safari groupin South Africa.Filmed inSungulwane, according to the Daily Mail, the footage shows the elephant walking toward the Jeep as it urinates on the ground. As it gets closer, the animal is obviously not in a...

Monday, February 27, 2017, 4:18 PM

Biggest Loser's Bob Harper says he suffered heart attack for this reason

Longtime trainer and current "Biggest Loser" host Bob Harper has reportedly suffered a heart attack.The cardiac event took place two weeks ago when Harper was at the gym in New York City, according to TMZ, which just broke the story. He was left unconscious for two days and hospitalized for eight....

Monday, February 27, 2017, 2:27 PM