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Why Every Girl Needs a Slutty Friend

Teen girl: [Mumbles.]Clerk: What?Teen girl: [Speaks softly.]Clerk: You’re going to have to speak up.Teen girl: [Leans over counter and mumbles.]Clerk: What? What the fuck are those? [Yells to coworker] Tina! Do we have any morning after pills? [Teen girl sprints out of store.]–Crowded CVS

I Keep Letting Them Bite

30-ish lady #1: Did you talk to your therapist about bedbugs?30-ish lady #2: I only talk to my therapist about bedbugs.–34th & MadisonOverheard by: K

Yeah, Accommodating Your Capricious Food Cravings Was Really Fun

Middle aged woman: And I smoked weed, like, ever day last summer.Daughter: I'm shocked, mom.Middle aged woman: Oh, so you thought I was fun naturally?–Central Park

Those Jews and Their Wednesday One-liners

Asian guy: Are there really this many Israelis in New York? –61st & 5th Overheard by: Adam Shprintzen Tourist girl: What’s a knish? I don’t know about these flavors. Can I get a plain one? –Yonah Schimmel’s Knishery, Houston Street White girl: There’s really no difference between gay guys and Jewish guys…Just the hat and […]

What a Drip

Fat guy: So, you think she’s going to dump you?Skinny guy: Yeah, she doesn’t seem to like the gonorrhea. It just keeps coming back!Fat guy: Well, that’s the thing with gonorrhea.–Walgreens, 18th & 1stOverheard by: Trying Not To Laug...

Does Mom Know You’re Out Here?

Homeless guy: Yo, yo. Can I get a donation to my broke-ass foundation?Hipster guy: Sorry, dude.Homeless guy: Aww, come on brother. Just pretend that you love me.–5th St & 2nd AveOverheard by: some girl

Hobo Humor Goes Right Over Their Heads

A hobo is holding a sign that reads, “Why lie? I need a beer.” Hobo: Hey there, mister. Cleveland guy: Is he serious? Cleveland girl: I don’t know. What do we do? Hobo: Smile, folks! It’s a joke! I need a whole six-pack! –Yankee Stadium Overheard by: Gave him five dollars

Girls Just Can't Resist Forbidden Fruit

Boy: I'm gay.Girl: (laughs)Boy: But what if I was really?Girl: Then I'd cop a feel.–All Points West FestivalOverheard by: then I'm gay too

Actress Xu Jinglei admits freezing her eggs in US, stirring up huge debate about ban in China

56 minutes agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

China's ban on single women freezing their eggs has been a trending topic of discussion online ever since a famous Chinese actress admitted that she went to the US to carry out the procedure. [ more › ]

Guangdong police officer's death blamed on overwork

57 minutes agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 45-year-old police officer in the Huidong county of Guangdong province died of cardiac arrest on August 1 after working for nearly 24 hours straight, People's Daily reports. [ more › ]

Strongest typhoon of 2015 now heading towards China

57 minutes agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Typhoon Soudelor, which on Monday developed into the strongest tropical cyclone Earth has seen so far in 2015, is expected to make landfall in China over the weekend. [ more › ]

Queensland Places – Thursday Island – T. Satow, Merchant & Importer

One of the more well known businesses operating on Thursday Island in the 1890s was the firm run by Mr. Torajiro Satow, known simply as T. Satow.  In the pictured advertisement, dating from that time, his business was described as merchant and importer, ship builder and agent for pearling boats. Mr. Satow, from the reports... Read more

De Blasio administration shifts stance on housing subsidies

In a change from last year, the de Blasio administration will let some residential developers double or even triple-dip into subsidy pools by using the same group of affordable apartments to qualify... To view the full story, click the title link.

This Manhattan restaurateur is fed up

As the developer of three New York City steakhouses, with a desire to open more Manhattan locations, I am compelled by harsh economics and a hostile reception by government leaders, real estate... To view the full story, click the title link.

Court denies The Plaza Hotel's bid to remove Citi Bike rack across from its entrance

An appeals court has turned down The Plaza's bid to get rid of a bicycle-sharing rack from a space across from the landmark hotel's entrance. The state Supreme Court appellate division's First... To view the full story, click the title link.

Three more taxi-medallion buyers sue the de Blasio administration

Another day, another taxi lawsuit. This time it's buyers of medallions to operate handicapped-accessible taxis who say they were ripped off by the city. A suit filed Friday in Queens charges that... To view the full story, click the title link.

As its debt-crisis escalates, Puerto Rico defaults and conserves cash

Puerto Rico’s debt crisis escalated as it suspended deposits into a fund that pays its general-obligation bonds and one of its agencies defaulted for the first time, jeopardizing the... To view the full story, click the title link.

City to square off with big banks over controversial disclosure law

Seven years after the bank bailouts and nearly four years after demonstrations in Zuccotti Park gave birth to the Occupy Wall Street movement, much of the public’s anger against banks has... To view the full story, click the title l...

Atlanta ‘Game Change Fails’

Not my term, but rather that of Leon Stafford of the Atlanta Journal Constitution writing about economic development hits and misses in that city. And in his estimation two notable, well, “game change fails” would be: Georgia Dome: Vine City residents hoped back in the 1990s, when the Georgia Dome was constructed, that it would […]

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