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10 Advances for the Environment I'm Grateful For This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving week I'm reflecting on 10 advances environmental advocates and organizers have won this year for a cleaner, greener healthier future. There's a lot to be thankful for -- from historic progress on climate to groundbreaking environmental laws that can serve as a model for the rest of the nation. Show More Summary

Bronx water filtration plant costs at new high: report

The cost of a city plan to build a massive water filtration plant under Van Cortlandt Park continues to balloon, according to new estimates.

Naturals Single Scratcher

Naturals Single Scratcher KONG Naturals are ecologicall […]

Nike Fall/Winter 2014 “Bamboo Safari” Pack

An ideal gift this holiday season, Nike has released the memorable “Bamboo Safari” pack. The latest collection from the sportswear giant includes three of their iconic silhouettes – an Air Max 90, Air Huarache, and an Air Max 95. All… The post Nike Fall/Winter 2014 “Bamboo Safari” Pack appeared first on Highsnobiety.

11 of the best: Luxury makeup buys worth every pretty penny

As a true beauty junkie, I can't say no to a luxury makeup prod (don't judge me) and by luxury, I mean the kind...

Some Thoughts: Month One Of James Vassar's 1808 Day Book

I have started a winter project. I am transferring the data in the 1808 Day Book kept by James Vassar's brewery at Poughkeepsie NY into a spreadsheet to allow me to grind the data to see if I can learn anything. Careful readers willShow More Summary

Brow theory: Why you should get your eyebrows professionally shaped at least once in your life

Brow theory: Why you should get your eyebrows professionally shaped at least once in your life As you can see by the before image...

Uptown mural pitched to block 'tags'

A graffiti-ridden wall in Inwood might soon be slated for a cleanup.

Pump it up: 5 of the best portable speakers for any budget

Pump it up: 5 of the best portable speakers for any budget The advancements made in technology never cease to amaze me. I mean...

Eat this: Fancy s’mores recipe from Love and Lemons

Eat this: Fancy s'mores recipe from Love and Lemons I'm not sure if it is because I'm Australian or because my family were firmly...

Staten Island grand jury needs to serve up indictment

We needed a ham sandwich out in Ferguson, Mo. We really need one in Staten Island.

Highbridge Park gets connected

HIGHBRIDGE Park is going to be a real hotspot next year.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Shopping Tips

It's the biggest shopping season of them all, but Santa isn't the only one who should be checking his list twice. If you were planning on shopping for an amazing holiday outfit or thoughtful gifts for friends and family? This is a great time to do it. Show More Summary

New Jersey boy shot by mom in murder-suicide dies

An 11-year-old New Jersey boy who was critically wounded last week when his mother killed herself and his two siblings died Wednesday.

The Distraction-Free Desktop

It may look like just a wallpaper, but reader DeviousDog put some work into making sure that it had just the right tools at hand and that all of the tempting distractions of his computer were far away while he was trying to work or study. Here's how you can do the same thing. Read more...

Seth Rogen wants to get high with Colorado movie-goers

The silver-screen stoner Tweeted out an invite to his 2.34 million followers Wednesday, offering to 'get baked' with him on Dec. 8.

MR PORTER x Neil Barrett Fall/Winter 2014 Collection

E-commerce goliath MR PORTER has enlisted British designer Neil Barrett for this latest collaborative project. Arriving as a six-piece collection, key elements in the release are comprised by strong tailoring and sportswear silhouettes… The post MR PORTER x Neil Barrett Fall/Winter 2014 Collection appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Video: Ferrari 458 Speciale vs Porsche 911 GT3 shows what Chris Harris does best

After a brief trip behind a pay wall, British auto journalist Chris Harris is back posting videos for free online, and shorts like this one are the perfect example of why his return is so welcome. Showing up at the damp Anglesey Circuit...Show More Summary

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