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Photos: Kanye West, Cardi B, Tom Hanks and more celebrities at New York Fashion Week 2018

New York Fashion Week 2018 is in full swing, which means a ton of A-listers are in town to enjoy all the festivities. Check out which stars showed up to this year's shows in the gallery above, plus more highlights from the celebrities of NYFW 2018 below. New York Fashion Week 2018: Nicki Minaj...

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 12:46pm

Find dorm room inspiration with these budget-friendly ideas

Recent high school graduates as well as returning college co-eds understand that dorm life can be tough, especially when you’re on a budget. After all, tuition, textbooks and meal plans really add up quick. Fear not, there are wallet-friendly ways to furnish your life and living situation...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:57am

Singles are more likely to drink alcohol, new Zoosk dating survey finds

Drinking and dating pretty much go hand-in-hand for many singles, but just how connected are the two? The answer is very, according to a new Zoosk dating survey. The online dating platform compiled data from 8,793 members and analyzed 133,175 messages in its research. Among the most notable...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:28am

5 personalized wedding gift ideas

Love is in the air! It’s officially peak wedding season. Aside from the anticipated marital bliss, shopping for the happy couple’s wedding present can be anything but enjoyable. While the wedding registry is a prime place to start, we believe it’s better to think outside the box...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 4:11pm

3 ways to celebrate rosé season around the NYC

Tis the season for warm-weather travel, lush botanicals, radiant bloom and summer’s favorite pink-pick-me-up—rosé. Here are a few of the best places around the city to sip pink all summer long. New York City Summertime in the city starts now! The Lowell is making “Rosé Thursdays...

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 5:56pm

5 summer outdoor essentials you need for your backyard

Now that Memorial Day is behind us, it's time to dream about backyard barbeques, quick escapes to the shore and friendly badminton matches at the neighbor’s house. Summertime is the season to make the most out of your outdoor living space. Aside from friends, tunes and food, here are...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 11:23am

Europeans are really into New York and Boston accents, according to study

European travelers think people from New York and Boston have sexy accents, according to a recent poll and quiz. Linguistics experts from the language-learning app Babbel put together seven distinctive American accents: Bostonian, South, Midwestern, Minnesotan, New Yorker, Southern Californian and...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 1:13pm

New Monopoly game is for people who like cheating

Hasbro is releasing a special game for all you Monopoly cheaters out there. The popular toy company has announced they will release a special Monopoly Cheaters Edition this year. The Monopoly Cheaters Edition was created for anyone who has ever stolen some money from the Monopoly “bank,...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 2:04pm

Social-fitness app reveals secret locations of military bases around the world

The social-fitness app Strava published an interactive heat map that tracks users’ fitness routines, but the Strava heat map also inadvertently revealed the locations of secret military bases around the world. The heat map was first published back in 2015 and it has been accumulating data...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:13pm

McRib fans, Num Pang just launched the sandwich of your dreams

Last month, McDonald’s announced the return of its iconic McRib, a fan favorite that made its debut in 1981 and feeds hungry customers at exclusive U.S. locations for a limited time every so often. As Fortune described it: “The McRib is kind of like a prairie dog, in that...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:27am

Another Jewish woman made Miss Germany history

Last week, 21-year-old Tamar Morali made headlines for being the first Jewish woman in history with a chance to win Miss Germany. She claims pageant officials told her a woman of her faith has never made it this far in the compeition. This week, model Valeria Bystritskaia came forward with a claim...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:28pm

Anthony Bourdain's strategy for Thanksgiving dinner and leftovers

As you can imagine, Thanksgiving is a pretty big deal in Anthony Bourdain's household. The famed chef, author and host of CNN's "Parts Unknown" loves to go all out for the holiday and always plans an epic meal for Thanksgiving dinner. Bourdain revealed his Turkey Day strategy to...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 4:03pm

#ShopBleecker hopes to bring holiday shoppers to historic downtown destination

Bleecker Street is one of New York City’s most historic and eclectic arteries. It housed clubs where Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix cut their teeth, inspired beatniks and, in the early 2000s, became what The New York Times called a “fashion theme park” as some of the industry’s...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:00am

10 questions you've always wanted to ask a dominatrix

When you think of sexual domination, what do you imagine? A vinyl-clad dominatrix heartlessly unleashing humiliation on wimps and pencil pushers in a seedy sex dungeon? A red-lipped seductress in stilettos whipping a leather-masked subject or a man-hater unable to function in “polite society...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:40pm

When is Passover 2017?

This year, Passover, which falls on the Hebrew calendar dates of Nissan 15-22, begins at sundown on April 10 and continues until the evening of April 18. The first two days of Passover, this year April 10 and 11, are when the Seder feast is held. What is Passover? Passover is a spring festival...

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:34pm

New car service aims to get you around NYC for less than $3

A new car service promises to make getting around New York City a lot easier without having to use the subway or spend more money than necessary for a taxi. Chariot car service aims to get you to your destination for less and without the hassle of crowded subways or busses, or the ridiculously...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 11:50pm

Get your buzz on with eco- (and 420) friendly cannabis Keurig-compatible coffee

Not everyone is a joker, a smoker or a midnight toker. Whether you use marijuana for medicinal or recreational purposes, you can now Keurig and chill with the world’s first product line of cannabis-infused coffee, tea and cocoa. A flower-based edibles company, Cannabiniers, launched Brewbudz...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 6:42pm

Woman's fidget spinner catches fire on kitchen counter

Fidget spinners are one of the biggest trends among kids and adults everywhere, partly because they can help with ADHD, though different groups have warned of their dangers for months now. A recent incident seems to confirm and expand those concerns, as one woman discovered her fidget spinner on...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 1:27pm

Building the 'perfect' GMO baby

Many people shun GMOs – food that has been genetically modified – but what about GMO babies? A recent survey asked 500 American and 500 European parents or those who planned to be parents some day if they would genetically alter their offspring and how much money they would pay for the...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 5:02am

Coconut oil isn't healthy and it's probably killing you: Report

It’s time to stop pretending coconut oil health benefits exist — a new American Heart Association has officially labeled it one of the bad fats. It’s actually worse for you than eating butter, lard or palm oil, according to a Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:47pm