Michelle Castillo, Metro World News

Tiny House Movement way forward for space seekers

With their large house in the perfect neighborhood, the Morrisons thought they were living the American dream.Soon, the strain of living in a spacious abode began to weigh on their energy levels and their environmental impact. “It went from comfort to resentment,” Gabriella Morrison explained. “We...

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 10:34 PM

'Catfish' creators weigh in on true love, bromance rumors

Producer Nev Schulman and Director Max Joseph attends the REEL WORKS 2013 benefit gala at The Edison Ballroom on November 6, 2013.Credit: Getty ImagesRealizing that the person you fell in love with isn’t perfect can be devastating. Finding out they aren’t who they said they were—on TV—is a whole...

Monday, November 18, 2013, 7:59 PM

The who's who of the Marvel TV deal

Last week, Netflix announced that they will be developing four new series based on iconic, yet lesser-known characters from Marvel’s repertoire of superheroes, and this week, they’ve announced some of the big writers behind the scripts.Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage series will...

Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 5:57 PM

What is self-marriage? How to say 'I do' to you

Say "I do" to you.Credit: ColourboxIf you’re tired of being single, you no longer have an excuse. Husband and wife Jeffrey Levin and Bonnie Powers have found the perfect person for you – yourself.The duo has created the “I Married Me Self-Wedding In A Box”, which is exactly what it sounds like....

Thursday, November 7, 2013, 7:37 PM

Is this new app Carrot Dating really prostitution?

(Thinkstock)MIT grad Brandon Wade — king of controversial dating apps — has a new one stirring up controversy: Carrot Dating (carrotdating.com) allows men and women to offer incentives — called “bribes” — to one another in order to snag a date. While some incentives are as innocent as flowers or...

Monday, October 28, 2013, 5:48 PM

Sad Desk Lunch blog lets workers commiserate about pathetic leftovers

Does this look familiar?Via saddesklunch.comIf you're reading this while eating a wilted salad, lukewarm pasta or last night's pot roast, know that you are not alone. The epidemic of eating sad work lunches is a global one, and although Metro World News doesn't have statistics on this distressing...

Friday, September 20, 2013, 5:28 PM

The story behind Chipotle's Pixar-style ad 'The Scarecrow'

Chipotle's Pixar-style short film "The Scarecrow."Via Metro World NewsIn the short film “The Scarecrow,” the titular character lives in a world where most of the food is genetically modified. Refusing to continue the cycle of animal abuse, he decides to show his fellow residents that they don’t...

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 7:52 PM

Graffiti artist takes revenge on cleaner

The cleaner who removed a graffiti artist's work has himself been immortalized. Until another cleaner comes along, anyway. Credit: Metro World NewsStreet artists risk prison for their creations, and yet their work is often removed just hours after they complete it. London-based artist DS found a...

Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 5:42 PM

Mars Curiosity Rover: One year since the landing

In this photo provided by NASA, a view of the lower reaches of Mount Sharp is shown in a cropped image taken with a 34-millimeter Mast Camera on NASA's Curiosity rover on August 18, 2012 on Mars.Credit: Getty ImagesIf seems like ‘light years’ ago that we were holding our breath, anticipating the...

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 9:39 PM

Pro-gay message outside Anglican parish goes viral

The pro-gay message was posted on the signboard of Anglican Parish of Gosford in New South Wales, Australia.Credit: Anglican Parish of GosfordIf you’re driving by the Anglican Parish of Gosford in New South Wales, Australia, the witty messages posted on the church’s signboard might surprise you....

Monday, August 12, 2013, 4:35 PM

You can harvest your own edible fly larvae

Courtesy: Metro World NewsWith the growing population, the need for alternative food sources to feed billions is dire. Industrial designer Katharina Unger believes she has a solution to the problem: She thinks you should all eat bugs.Unger’s device Farm 432 allows people to cultivate and harvest...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 8:52 PM

Man eats 27 balut to win NYC duck fetus-eating contest

Balut, or boiled duck fetus, is a Filipino dish.If you’re hankering for something strange, try balut. The Filipino delicacy is a boiled duck fetus, still swimming in its embryonic fluid.We hear it goes great with a cold beer. Last Saturday in New York, the restaurants Maharlika and Jeepney held...

Monday, August 5, 2013, 6:43 PM

Sentencing begins for Bradley Manning

Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is escorted from a hearing, on January 8, 2013 in Fort Meade, Maryland. Manning attended a motion hearing.Credit: Getty ImagesThe case of the private first class who admitted to releasing thousands private U.S. military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks entered the...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 7:55 PM

Smallest Penis in Brooklyn winner stands tall

Nick Gilronan is a 27-year-old UPS Store worker who won Brooklyn's smallest penis contest.Meet Nick Gilronan, winner of the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn contest.Gilronan entered the contest held in Kings County bar in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came out on top despite stiff competition. Using the nickname...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 6:48 PM

Experts weigh in on Bradley Manning’s verdict

Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is escorted from a hearing, on January 8, 2013 in Fort Meade, Maryland. Manning attended a motion hearing.Credit: Getty ImagesThe 25-year-old Army private behind one of the largest U.S. military and diplomatic document leaks was acquitted of aiding the enemy by the judge of...

Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 9:58 PM

Life-sized dragon's skull promotes 'Game of Thrones'

Credit: Flickr user TaylorHerringIf the "Game of Thrones" series had a symbol, it would probably be a dragon. The creatures have helped those in power rule the kingdoms of Westeros, and the citizens live in fear of the fire-breathing beasts. To celebrate the third season of "Game of Thrones"...

Monday, July 29, 2013, 9:41 PM

New Yorkers sound off on Anthony Weiner sexting scandal

Anthony Weiner, a leading candidate for New York City mayor, pauses while speaking with reporters in Staten Island on a visit last week to homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy.Credit: Getty ImagesIn what feels like a duplicate headline, New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner has been caught...

Monday, July 29, 2013, 6:41 PM

Open wide for 'scientifically formulated' Sex Cereal

Part of a balanced sex life. Credit: Sex CerealStart your day off right with a few tablespoons of, no, not Lucky Charms or Frosted Flakes. We're talking Sex Cereal. The "scientifically formulated" blends are made specifically for men and women to enhance their libido.It might sound a bit nutty,...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 5:48 PM

PHOTOS: The Universe of Kanye

We just live in it. On the eve of his new album, “Yeezus,” we look at the rapper’s awesome awesomeness.

Thursday, June 13, 2013, 4:47 PM

Where is that new Beyonce album?

Beyonce had time to go to Cuba. Has she had time to work on her new album?(PHOTO CREDIT: TR/AFP/Getty Images)Follow the dates to find out:JANUARY 10 The Feburary 2013 GQ cover story announces that Beyonce’s album could come out as early as April. She says the album will be mostly R&B. “I...

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 6:30 PM