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Angry Baby Trump blimp is coming to America

The angry Baby Trump blimp that made its debut in London during President Trump’s official visit to the United Kingdom is coming to America. While there were several protests that took place during the president’s U.K. visit, it was the larger than life-sized balloon representing...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:37pm

Hilarious responses to British politician 'pocket tweeting'

If you have a cellphone (let’s be real, you definitely do, which is probably how you’re reading this) you’re familiar with the concept of butt dialing. Otherwise known as pocket dialing, it happens to the best of us (looking at you, grandpa) — and over the weekend, British...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:34pm

Does Putin speak English?

President Trump and Vladimir Putin met one-on-one in Helsinki for more than two hours on Monday, more than 30 minutes longer the planned. We may never know exactly what they talked about, because the two men spoke accompanied only by translators, without the aid of an official note taker. But does...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:28pm

Sports betting and the Golden Nugget : A season in the sun

If any Atlantic City casino has had a roller coaster summer with sports betting, and still come out on top, it’s the Golden Nugget. In July, Golden Nugget won four prizes at the Oscars of the gaming world, the eGaming Review (EGR) Awards, which celebrate excellence in the North American...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:24pm

Trump's America: Trump expects nothing from Putin, will likely get it

Why set the bar high? You’ll only fall short and leave people disappointed. Donald Trump made his share of missteps on his way into today’s one-on-one with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, the one-on-one part being only one of them. But the usually boastful American president certainly made...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 6:12pm

Buyan the bear predicts Croatia will beat France in World Cup final

KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) - Buyan, a brown bear kept in a Siberian zoo, has predicted that Croatia will defeat France in Sunday's World Cup final. Two halves of water melon were laid on in Buyan's enclosure in the Royev Ruchey zoo in the...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 9:20am

All the places you can get free ice cream and discounts for National Ice Cream Day

We don’t want to sound dramatic, but National Ice Cream Day 2018 is one of the high holy days of foodies. Even poor National French Fry Day gets eclipsed by this celebration of all things frozen cream. You should already know why it’s so special but it’s sweet enough for us to...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 8:58am

National Ice Cream Day: Where to get free ice cream in NYC

It's the middle of July, which means we're all truly in need of a break from the heat. Coming to the rescue is National Ice Cream Day on Sunday, July 15, and there are so many places to get free ice cream in NYC (not to mention gelato, soft serve and frozen yogurt) that it's really a...

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 2:56am

Dockless bikes are now available in the Rockaways

What’s better than a bike ride near the beach in the summer? New Yorkers can do just that without even owning a bicycle themselves with dockless bikes in the Rockaways now a reality, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday. This marks the first-ever dockless bike share in New York City,...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 12:49pm

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand talks OZY Fest and the future of the Democratic Party

We recently spoke with the Democratic senator of New York Kirsten Gillibrand about her thoughts regarding President Trump’s controversial Supreme Court justice nomination Brett Kavanaugh. Needless to say, she was not very impressed with this pick. We also had the chance to get her thoughts on...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 12:19pm

No biggie, but here's how to get a free Blizzard for National Ice Cream Day

The delicious holiday celebrating that luscious, creamy dessert we all love is finally here. We’re talking, of course, about National Ice Cream Day 2018. We know you don’t need (another) excuse to eat ice cream, especially in the summer, but maybe you thought National Ice Cream Day was...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:17am

National French Fry Day 2018: Where to get free french fries today

National French Fry Day 2018 is upon us in all its golden, lightly salted, slightly guilt-inducing glory. To celebrate, a number of chains are giving away free french fries today. So throw caution and nutrition facts to the wind and celebrate by picking some up. (And any other way you want to...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 8:26am

Stormy Daniels arrested in strip club; lawyer says it was a setup

Stormy Daniels, the porn star who says she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006, was arrested in an Columbus, Ohio, strip club Wednesday night for allegedly touching undercover officers. Her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, says it was a setup. Daniels was arrested and charged with three misdemeanors...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 4:20pm

Will there be a movie based on the Thai cave rescue story?

There could be not one, but two movies in the works about the Thai cave rescue story that captured everyone’s attention across the globe. According to Variety, film director Jon M. Chu and Ivanhoe Pictures are working together to create a movie about the Thai cave rescue — the...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 4:11pm

What does NATO stand for, and why was it formed?

Political observers expected President Trump to bring drama, even chaos, to this week's NATO summit, and he did not disappoint. Since his candidacy, Trump has complained about the alliance of nations, claiming (untruthfully) that the United States pays 90% of NATO's expenses. Some feared...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 4:11pm

Cannabis Control Commission begins first review of marijuana test lab application

The Cannabis Control Commission is reviewing its first license application from an independent testing laboratory, a critical link of the supply chain without which non-medical marijuana cannot be sold, and the chairman said he hopes the commission can consider that application when it meets next...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 4:07pm

Better Call Saul season 4: Everything we know right now

After Breaking Bad, you thought you were ready for anything this Breaking Bad spin-off could dish out but the season 3 finale proved a lot of us wrong. The deadly twist was enough to shock fans and, apparently, get the series a renewal for Better Call Saul season 4. Now the new season is...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:46pm

House Republicans approve bill that lets adoption agencies discriminate against LGBTQ parents

On Wednesday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved its 2019 Fiscal Year spending bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, which included a number of amendments related to the family separation crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. But, House Republicans...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:34pm

Stop underarm sweating with these FDA-approved wipes

If you’re like us, the number one thing on your mind during this sweltering summer heat is how to stop underarm sweating. Antiperspirant doesn’t always seem to cut it — and deodorant? That wears off within an hour or two, tops. Is there any way to really stop underarm sweating...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:13pm

These are the most expensive neighborhoods in New York City in 2018

New York City is expensive, we all know that. No one chooses to live here because it’s affordable — still, the cost of rent can vary across the five boroughs. So, what are the most expensive neighborhoods in New York City? A report out this week from real estate site RentHop looked at...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:12pm