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Best Outdoor Toys To Get The Whole Family Moving (Part 1)

Laurie Schacht | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

It's no secret that we spend a lot of time indoors. This generation of kids grew up with technology in their hands, and sometimes they would rather pl...

Dog With A Broken Spine And Cut-Off Legs Finds New Home, Thanks To Facebook

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 01.08.2016 | Good News

It was something about that face. A lucky dog named Scooter has a new life and a new set of wheels, thanks to a chance Facebook post, some generous s...

Muppets Do Eminem's 'My Name Is' In Latest Mashup

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment

Maybe Scooter's the real Slim Shady. The latest Muppet mashup features the group's stage manager appearing as if he's singing Eminem's 1999 classic, ...

Astoria Characters: The Bird Lady

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.11.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"The Bird Lady of Astoria," as everyone calls her, has been known to drive her chair all the way to Astoria Park, which is about 5 miles from her apartment. It's no big deal , she says, because the chair can go 15 miles without a recharge.

How to Get a Medicare-Covered Power Scooter or Wheelchair

Jim T. Miller | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

What's the process for getting Medicare to pay for an electric mobility scooter or power wheelchair? My 76-year-old mother has arthritis in her knees and hips, and has a difficult time getting around anymore.

Hollande Visits the White House

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


WATCH: A Low Rider Scooter... 'Nuff Said

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.04.2013 | Weird News

According to a hit 1975 song by the band War, "all my friends know the Low Rider." Well, they may know the Low Rider, but they probably don't know the...

Crossing Germany... On a Scooter

Michael Wigge | Posted 06.06.2013 | Travel
Michael Wigge

My challenge is to cross Germany on a kids' scooter. No motor, no gear, just that little vehicle for children. It's exhausting but it's also exciting to explore the German culture with this incredibly slow vehicle.

My Most Terrifying Moment As The Mother Of Boys

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 07.14.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

My grown son called to tell me he bought a scooter. He lives in the city and has a job that requires on site appointments in multiple locations throughout the work day. Traffic in the city is impenetrable. He explained that a scooter allowed him to navigate the streets, park with ease and escape the costs of commuting. I haven't been able to draw a solid breath since.

Green vs. Pink

Kara Gebhart Uhl | Posted 09.16.2012 | Parents
Kara Gebhart Uhl

A few weeks ago Sophie and my mom were talking about Sophie's scooter, the one big gift she wanted for Christmas. She told my mom how much she liked riding it but added, "I don't know why he got me a green one, though, when I asked for pink."

Holy Smokes, It's Batman! The 10 Weirdest Batman Costumes | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

Batman costumes aren't what they used to be. Whether butchered, barely-there, or the lazy version (see: Batman costume painted onto a Snuggie), fan...

Free Hugs And High Fives: One Man's Attempt At Making The World Happier

Bus 52 | Posted 07.30.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

Kemy Joseph cannot walk through the University of Miami campus without being stopped repeatedly. He approaches everyone he passes, offering them a free hug.

Porn Star Slapped With 40 Years For Sex Party Slaying

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

Sunny Dae is known for her bondage -- and now she'll be restrained for a long, long time. Amanda Logue -- a Florida porn star actor known as "Sunny...

Boy On Scooter Critically Injured In Car Crash

Posted 01.30.2012 | Miami

A six-year-old boy riding his scooter was struck and critically injured Sunday afternoon when two cars collided at a Pompano Beach intersection. L...

Victor Taken For A Fool On 'Storage Wars: Texas'

Posted 02.19.2012 | TV

There's a psychological game at play at auctions, and especially intimate ones like on "Storage Wars: Texas" (Tue., 10:30 p.m. ET on A&E). These playe...

Little-known Muppet Takes Center Stage: Q&A With Murray Monster, Rising Star of Sesame Street

Joshua Kors | Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Murray Monster may not be as famous as his amphibious and porcine companions, but he is a key reason why his TV show, Sesame Street, is still thriving deep into its 42nd season.

Win It! Rockboard Scooter Giveaway

Posted 12.01.2011 | Parents

Ask a parent what he or she is thankful for, and more often than not the answer will be: my children. And yes, we are all very grateful for our adorab...

Anna Faris Rocks Majorly Different Hairdo

Posted 08.29.2011 | Entertainment

Anna Faris has gone through a few transformations since winning the role in Sasha Baron Cohen's upcoming comedy, 'The Dictator.' Bauer-Griffin snap...

Tom Hanks Rides Onto Red Carpet Premiere

Posted 08.28.2011 | Entertainment

The "Larry Crowne" premiere had unexpected traffic on the red carpet. Apropos of the adorable gang in his new romcom, Tom Hanks rode in on the pale bl...

Astoria Characters: The Sicilian Saint

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

2010-06-29-saint.jpg It happens every June: St. Antonio Abate makes a four-night appearance on Ditmars Boulevard at his namesake feast.

This is Iraq (But Not the One You've Seen Before)

Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Victoria Fine

Iraqi Kurdistan is full of the growing pains and remarkable opportunities of a society that is moving on from violence and redefining a national and regional identity. This is the story we are here to tell.

Shock Barack: Trick or Treat?

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom Matlack

The Shocking Barack bloggers wanted to deliver their scooters to the President at the White House. Only one problem: apparently he wasn't expecting company.