• Pandas to Come Back After Nearly 30 Years to NYC?

    Good luck seems to be on everyone’s mind lately and some objects in certain cultures, people believe, bring you luck. Some examples are the rabbit’s foot, the four-leaf clover, a horseshoe, or a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Adding to the list of good luck charms, pandas are...

  • Was Santa Elena the First Colonial City?

    Most everyone is familiar with the story of how the United States began its journey into what it is today. We learn about the history of the United States in school, through our parents, grandparents and other influential people. A common known fact is that Jamestown, Virginia was American’s birthplace. But now...

  • Tattooing on Heads?

    Why is art such a mysterious thing that only the artist can understand? Because they express themselves for what they see and not what the naked eye sees. They see something in a plain format, which is then translated into a sculptor, painting or some other effect. This idea is parallel to...

  • Bones Found and Human Bodies Created; But How?

    For archaeologists and researchers alike, the thought of finding human remains or any kind of bones and other artifacts for that matter, is fascinating. They are able to get answers to questions that many researchers before them were unable to answer. Even though the world has gone digital, archaeologist stills uses old...

  • Your Pet Can No Longer Get A Tattoo in NY

    Is it animal cruelty or showing your pet that you love them? Some acts that you do to your pet may seem completely normal, but to some they may be uncomfortable. Dressing dogs up, for example, is a fashion statement among many pet owners. Other owners may have a small house for...

  • From Pay Phone to a Wi-Fi Spot?

    Everything that use to be ‘the way of life’ is slowly becoming digital. There is less mail with paperless bills, there are reminders via a text message, being able to buy groceries online, and remember those phones that you use to put a quarter in and dial a number? Yes, the pay...

  • Leech Therapy May Be Coming Back

    Can an age-old technique help with curing a wound? It is possible that what was once a treatment being used almost 200 years ago that could help someone today? The healthcare field changes more rapidly than most other industries because new technology is surfacing, new theories are being tested and more importantly,...

  • Cutbacks with Limes, Really?

    Cutbacks are commonly talked about these days with people and companies being so price conscious. But we have to face it because it is true. With rising costs, demands are going up, supplies are going down and there seems to never be way out. From traditional cutbacks in the office, to people...

  • Tips Can Go a Long Way

    Do you tip? Many people and those that do, think that everyone should do it. Tipping should be a personal choice and for not tipping, you should not be looked down upon. Whether you tip or not, is not really the matter, it is the aftermath, like this story. People take the...

  • Lizards, Mice, and Rats, Oh My!!

    It is called fast food for a reason. You go in, order your food and leave, right? Well, it is not natural to go in and see animals or their nests and then realize that your favorite food place is now infested with their unwelcoming and it has to shut down for...

  • State Facts That You May Not Already Know

    Every state is so unique by having its own identity and lingo to it, only the people from that state may understand it. Since we have readers all over the country, it is only fitting that we give you one fact of many that are weird but true to that state. Did...

  • A Clown on Staten Island?

    There are but only a few holidays out of the year where people get dressed up and celebrate. But someone had thought to pull a stunt early and if the goal was to get people talking and questioning, it sure did. Living in Staten Island just got weird, not to mention that...

  • Alcohol Can Help You Lose Weight?

    What really helps us lose weight? There may be one scientific definite answer, but everyone knows that what works for one person, may not work for another. No two bodies are alike and there is always something that prevents us from getting the body we really want. With so many diets out...

  • Not Your Typical Art Work Display

    New York City is known for seeing anything and everything no matter where you look. Anytime during the day, there can be something out of the ordinary happening, and one way or another, word gets out to the public and people are intrigued. Arts program are being emphasized in many schools these...

  • Some Health Foods Are Not All That Healthy

    Eating healthy is no easy task with the many temptations that surround us every day. For some...

  • A Lizard Found in a Salad?

    When you are hungry, the goal is to prepare the food, sit down and eat it. Most of the time this works, but other times, which does not happen often, a small creature gets into your food. It is unfortunate, not to mention disgusting, but it is true. Ordering lunch in Manhattan...

  • Carnivals That Use Mud Instead of Costumes

    When you think of carnivals, extravagant costumes, music, and crowds of people cheering are among a few of the first things that came to mind. Mud may not be one of the things associated with carnivals, but some cultures do take part in it. In Paraty, Brazil, the ‘Bloco da Lama’ carnival...

  • Exotic Animals Living Around New York City

    There are animals that we love: dogs and cats. There are animals that are deemed gross: bugs...

  • Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Fork Went Up for Auction

    Auctioning is one a public sale where people can make a lot of money off of something that is actually worth some kind of value. Anything from an original piece of memorabilia from the Titanic to original artwork done by the artist, auction attendees get really excited about this especially if they...

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