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Video: Middle Schoolers Remake The Ghostbusters Trailer

We've known for a little while now that there's an all-female Ghostbusters reboot in the works, but we had no idea it would be here so soon! A group of creative middle schoolers—in conjunction with non-profit Raw Art Works—have sweded the hell out of the movie, crafting an inventive shot-by-shot remake of the original Ghostbusters trailer. Show More Summary

That Cat Call Video (#Analysis & #Video #Response)

By now everyone has seen that cat calling video, right? The one with the young woman in New York City who gets cat called about 100 times over the course of 10 hours while walking alone through various parts of New York City. As of Oct 30 at 1:30 pm (Pacific) it's been seen 17 million times. Show More Summary

The Creative Gifts of ADHD

In his 2004 book Creativity is Forever, Gary Davis reviewed the creativity literature from 1961 to 2003 and identified 22 reoccurring personality traits of creative people. This included 16 "positive" traits (e.g., independent, risk-taking,...Show More Summary

Global Maidan: A Gathering in NYC for Civic Activists

On Sunday, Ukrainian voters took to the polls and overwhelmingly elected a parliament that's pro-Europe and full of anti-corruption watchdogs. Investigative journalists, some of the country's leading technologists, and revolutionary protesters-turned-war heroes are now members of parliament. Show More Summary

Raccoon Just Needs A Little Help Getting Down Off This Light Post

  In keeping with current tradition, a very large raccoon tried to establish dominance over the borough of Queens by climbing up a light pole and declaring ownership over everything the light touches. Unfortunately, it appears the R.U.S. got stuck up there, and some uniformed humans had to retrieve it. NICE TRY, CREATURE. [ more › ]

Millennials, Rejoice! Hulu To Stream '90s Nickelodeon Cartoons

Millennials familiar with the state of an unhinged Chihuahua's unbrushed teeth should be horrified by Nickelodeon's undeniably tame current television lineup, which can't hold a candle to the episodes of The Ren & Stimpy Show and Rocko's Modern Life that shook us to our core back in kindergarten. Show More Summary

This Wonderful Dog Fetches Cold Beer Every Time He Hears ‘I’m Parched’

The guy in this video clearly has a furry genius for a best friend. Whenever Bandit the Australian cattle hears that his owner needs a drink, he scampers to the fridge, opens it, removes a pre-koozied longneck, then hustles it over.Show More Summary

Cowboys and Indians, Yes. Indians and Occupiers? Let's Think About That

This past summer, DC politicos and residents woke up to a surprising sight: Cowboy ranchers and Native Americans sharing an encampment on the National Mall with prayer ceremonies and offerings to each other. The occasion: a "Reject and...Show More Summary

Artwalk 2014

White Roses Alex Katz Mao Money Foox Self Portrait Chuck Close Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Francesco Lacosta The auctioneer is a silver fox who senses the bidding can be raised on a painting on the block. Dramatically honorary chair and auctioneer Richard Gere leaves the podium and descends into the audience. Show More Summary

Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock Has A Fly Homemade NY1 Guitar Strap

The two coolest guys in New York just got elevated to whatever is cooler than being cool (did Outkast ever figure that out?), because Kathleen Hanna revealed a detailed close-up of her husband's guitar strap, which features their faces. Ad-Rock's strap is an homage to NY1's Pat Kiernan and Roger Clark, and looks like this: [ more › ]

Jim Gaffigan May Have Killed Hot Pockets Once and for All

Get them while they're hot. Things must be looking extra glum right about now in the corner of the Hot Pockets factory where they fold the industrial pepperoni in with the cheese: A just-published study indicated that people 34 and younger...Show More Summary

8 Signs You're in the Hipster Part of Town

By: Gianni Jaccoma Credit: Flickr/Bill Dickinson These days, the term "hipster" has become so mainstream that it almost entirely lacks meaning, lost in a sea of skintight jeans, Flock of Seagulls haircuts, and cruelty-free almond butter. Show More Summary

Meet the Creative Genius Who Turns Starbucks Cups Iinto Art

Lean in, siren. The green Starbucks cup logo and check boxes are so unexceptionally mundane these days that you might as well be staring at a blank canvas. That's probably how Soo Min Kim, a self-described "paper cup artist" in Seoul...Show More Summary

Katy Perry Will Be Your Super Bowl Halftime Entertainment

In a world where corporate sponsors have offered Katy Perry, Rihanna and Coldplay the opportunity to pay for the honor of being America's Super Bowl Halftime Please-Don't-Change-The-Channel Sweetheart, there can be only one. And nowShow More Summary

Madison Square Park Shake Shack Closes With Special Italian Burger

Monday, October 13th is not just a day to celebrate the legacy of a genocidal explorer, it's also the last day to enjoy a Shake Shack burger in Madison Square Park before the operation is shut down for a several month overhaul concluding sometime mid-2015. Show More Summary

New York Times Throws Food Party, Forgets to Invite Farmers

On November 11th and 12th, the New York Times will host "Food For Tomorrow," a sold-out event exploring food production in the 21st century. An all-star cast of food celebrities is slated to attend, including world-renown journalists, award-winning chefs, and heralded think tank food advisers. Show More Summary

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Four: Low-Income Housing

BREAKING THE LOW INCOME HOUSING PROMISE Building a garbage dump in front of public housing in Yorkville, Manhattan As candidate and mayor, Bill de Blasio made four big promises to New York City. 1. To protect and improve the environment. 2. Show More Summary

Video: Prank Promoting Horror Movie Freaks Out NYers

Ouija is a forthcoming film about a smokin' hot group of friends trying to communicate with Debbie, a fellow smokin' hot friend who was fatally hung from her ceiling with a set of string lights after unwisely tinkering with a Ouija board she found in her creepy old house. Show More Summary

It's October 3rd, So Let's Talk About Lindsay Lohan

Today is October 3rd, i.e., Mean Girls Appreciation Day, an international holiday that's been observed annually by legions of dedicated Mean Girls fans ever since Aaron Samuels asked Cady Heron what day it was ("It's October 3rd"). That...Show More Summary

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