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Instagram, Aby Warburg, and the Physical Structure of the Internet

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

#1 Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain "One moment you're conscious, the next you're not. For the first time, researchers have switc...

Why I Want To Be In New York

Jenna Amatulli | Posted 09.14.2014 | New York
Jenna Amatulli

I want to be in New York because it is a city of brilliance. The city is bursting with inimitable musicians and engineers and journalists and politicians who defy all preconceived notions of what it means to be "intelligent."

How to See Times Square Without the Hassle

WHERE | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
WHERE

Nothing beats the impact of your first trip to Times Square. It's a must-visit destination for visitors, a place of larger-than-life establishments and illuminated billboards. Even jaded and die-hard New Yorkers are drawn to the energy there.

Extreme Open Houses

Toni Haber | Posted 09.10.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

Rather than a traditional open house, agents host events aimed around an activity, such as a wine tasting or kid's carnival, to draw in more prospective buyers.

Getting Up to Speed: A NASCAR Skeptic Burns Some Rubber in a Rookie Course

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.07.2014 | Sports
Peter Mandel

How do the hungry drivers of NASCAR fuel up? With Ragu Rich & Meaty Spaghetti Sauce.

The Lower (Lower) East Side

Greg Jacobs | Posted 08.31.2014 | New York
Greg Jacobs

While the Lower East Side north of Delancey is being infiltrated by frat stars and state school grads, the Lower East Side below Delancey is seeing a rebirth of creative, unique, and amazing stores, galleries, and my favorite, restaurants.

Best of America: 9 Reasons to Love New York City

Global Yodel | Posted 08.31.2014 | New York
Global Yodel

Manhattan and its neighboring boroughs are home to some of the world's best restaurants, museums and attractions. But New York is not just a destination. It's also a home. For more than 8 million residents, the city does sleep.

10 Cocktails Every Bartender And Cocktail Connoisseur Should Know

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 08.26.2014 | Taste
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

Unfortunately these classics have taken a backseat to some of the more popular cocktails of today while becoming a second thought to many bartenders.

'YO' I'm Not Impressed

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Technology
Jamie Silverman

Next time you're contemplating sending a "Yo" to a person in the hopes of a positive response, take a step back and consider what yo doing.

Be Present. Be Content.

Harper Spero | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

It's important to have life goals and to strive for excellence, but it's also important to be content with where you are in the present moment.

Manhattan Apartments Outshine Their Celebrity Residents

Toni Haber | Posted 08.20.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

These expansion patterns of New York homes are not limited to its celebrity residents given the breadth of real estate opportunities. New York City truly is like no other market in the world, where the apartments themselves are the real superstars.

A New Yorker's Ode to Los Angeles

Cody Lyon | Posted 08.13.2014 | New York
Cody Lyon

I remember the first time I went to Los Angeles. It was sometime in the early 1990s. As we descended into LAX on the flight from New York that morning, my friend told me to look out the window.

Changing the Art Movement

Shai Baitel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
Shai Baitel

Around the world, artists come together and decide to work, create, and at times even live under the same roof. There are many reasons for this phenom...

Emails: ND Ethics Law Potentially Broken on Petraeus Fracking Trip

Steve Horn | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

DeSmogBlog has obtained emails via North Dakota's Open Records Statute revealing facts that could be interpreted as indicating that North Dakota Treasurer Kelly Schmidt broke State Investment Board ethics laws.

Kenneth Branagh and Macbeth in Manhattan

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

Now, for a measured review of the new production of William Shakespeare's brief, brutal, beautiful tragedy of Macbeth, on through June 22 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.

Taxis, Robots and Cabbies

Illah Nourbakhsh | Posted 08.03.2014 | Technology
Illah Nourbakhsh

There are several worthy tropes that revolve around the question of driverless cars, and these are being given ample press space. But the issue that calls most loudly to me, and has been covered the least, involves the question of taxis.

Where Are the Hottest Startup Offices in New York City?

Aron Susman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Aron Susman

Very few companies make it North of 30th, however, those that do are some pretty big names, including Seamless, MongoDB, and LinkedIn, whose NYC office continues to expand at The Empire State Building.

Stephen Calabria

Have A Look Inside Louis C.K.'s Favorite Comedy Club

HuffingtonPost.com | Stephen Calabria | Posted 05.24.2014 | Comedy

The rise of Louis CK has brought worldwide attention to the popular comedy club that helped him get his start.

New York City: An Outsider's Perspective

Galanty Miller | Posted 07.20.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

It has been said, about New York, that "if you can make it there, you can make it anyway." I couldn't make it in New York City. On the other hand, I haven't really made it anywhere else, either.

Watch NYC Come To Life In Mesmerizing Visualization

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business

If you've ever been to New York, then you know the city can sometimes seem like a living, breathing thing. Thanks to a new visualization by data consu...

'Godfather' Cinematographer Dies

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK, May 19 (Reuters) - Gordon Willis, the cinematographer responsible for stirring camera work in such film classics as the "Godfather" trilog...

Let NJ Transit's Trains Use PATH Tunnels to NYC

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 07.14.2014 | New York
Mark W. Schleisner

Ever since NJ Governor Christie cancelled funding for the Trans-Hudson ARC railroad tunnel to NY Penn Station, mass transit pundits seem to be at a lo...

Cleanup on Aisle 4: Katherine Heigl and Duane Reade Capture PR Magic

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 07.13.2014 | Celebrity
Stacy Slotnick

The actress filed a $6 million lawsuit in Manhattan federal court against Duane Reade Inc. on April 9. The complaint alleges the company improperly used the star's name and likeness on Twitter and Facebook, without authorization, to promote their brand.

New York's Rooftop Lounges

WHERE | Posted 07.08.2014 | New York
WHERE

After asking Concierge Harald Mootz of The St. Regis New York for his favorite rooftop lounges, these NYC perches are on our summer must-do list.

'The Cricket in Times Square': A Manhattan Children's Book Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Peter Mandel

Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.