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This ‘#SNACK’ Video Perfectly Parodies ‘#SELFIE’

Alexandra Fiber and Danielle Gibson, the creators of the Webby Award-nominated web series "SRSLY," spoof the Chainsmokers' party anthem "#SELFIE" in their latest video. It's a hilarious parody, complete with references to avocado toast Instagrams, pork buns "for the table," Jessica Simpson's Chicken of the Sea, and even Grub Street. Show More Summary

Local Musicians Band Together to Pay Tribute to The Last Waltz and Help Rain City Rock Camp for Girls

Several Seattle musicians have been rehearsing like mad to take on one of roots rock’s sacred cows: The Last Waltz LP by the Band. They’ll be paying tribute to it November 23 at the Tractor Tavern. (If you haven’t seen Martin Scorsese’s...Show More Summary

Video: Enraged NYC Bus Driver Threatens To Throw Farebeating Teen Out The Window

A Queens bus driver unraveled yesterday morning after a teenager boarded without paying his fare. The (NSFW) video of the encounter begins with the Q112 driver telling the boy, "The only way you're getting out is through the fucking window." [ more › ]

What It's Like To Be Princess Leia Walking Around NYC For 10 Hours

If you're familiar with that video documenting one woman's experience being endlessly catcalled while walking around NYC, and if you have a passing familiarity with the motion picture franchise Star Wars, then perhaps you'll enjoy this...Show More Summary

How modified HIV cells are being used to treat cancer

Alt Text: Marshall Jensen and his wife The treatment involves using a disabled form of the virus to train the immune system to kill tumour cells Briefing Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 3:26pm A man with an aggressive form of cancer has gone into remission after receiving pioneering treatment involving the use of modified HIV cells. Show More Summary

Morning Reads Last Chance to Join the Bandwagon

All the experts are saying GSU will be March’s juggernaut. Join the bandwagon now or never. Autumn Leaves from Miles Davis.  What will David Perdue be like qua Senator? Somewhat related… the new AJC website is so much better than that dumpster fire they had before. Show More Summary

I See A Different You

From South Africa, in media production, I See A Different You: Grant's Whisky Interview from I SEE A DIFFERENT YOU on Vimeo.A trio collective from Soweto, portraying South Africa as they see it.

Yuna at Stage 48: The Sweetest Taboo

The Lincoln Tunnel connects New York City to New Jersey by a 1.5 mile passage under the Hudson River. It enters Manhattan in Midtown on the West Side, and since 1937 it has served as a punishment for motorists wishing to enter the city through that gateway. Show More Summary

Giving Thanks

On November 15, thousands of people across the globe will celebrate National Philanthropy Day (NPD) by putting their "love of mankind" into action through deed and giving. In communities everywhere, this day is set aside to officially recognize the importance of philanthropy to both the recipient and the giver. Show More Summary

Russians Brace For Thrifty Christmas As Sanctions Hit

Since the Russian currency has lost around 40% of its value, it is much harder for locals to afford a trip abroad or shopping for the holidays.

Is this the most offensive and sexist song of 2014?

Music video that tells women to 'shut the f up' is misogynistic and promotes rape culture, say critics First Reaction Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 2:52pm A music video created by the rap duo Play-N-Skillz has been dubbed the most offensive...Show More Summary

Dunwoody Council's Independent Auditor, Mr. William J. Mulcahy gives glowing praise for cities due diligence and transparency.

Video As one of the the original council members who started the City of Dunwoody six years ago, I take great pleasure in hearing from an auditor that we are not only doing a wonderful job financially, but we are continuing to improve various procedures in reporting the oversight of the city funds. Show More Summary

Republican Calls Net Neutrality "Obamacare for the Internet"

Today, President Obama announced an interesting new plan to preserve net neutrality: Basically, he wants the FCC to recognize the internet as a utility. As Jacob Kasttrenakes at The Verge explains, "This means that internet providers...Show More Summary

Watch John Oliver Fire A Salmon Cannon At Everyone On TV

Why is it so gratifying to watch famous people get hit in the head with a fake fish? You know the fish is coming, because that's the premise of the joke: John Oliver using a salmon cannon (yes, that is a hilariously real thing) to magically fire fish at celebrities. Show More Summary

Remarkable New “KOBE BBQ” Restaurant is The Talk of the Richmond District – Turning Heads at 4112 Geary

TweetLet’s check YouTube: “‘Kobe beef’ painted on the wall, bar-B-que.” See? It’s stupefying. And The Yelp is hilarious.   Click to expand And the LED “OPEN” sign hanging from the fire alarm is the Piece de Resistance, pardon my French. “Let me paint a picture for you.  Kobe BBQ is a one story half of a […]

Brit Music: Old Paul McCartney and Wings tunes resurface

Say what you will about Paul McCartney’s solo work, but there’s a general consensus that 1973’s Band on The Run is one of the best albums, and, shortly after the album’s release, Paul McCartney and Wings made a small concert film called One Hand Clapping. Show More Summary

Newsstand: November 10, 2014

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the "Mississauga Miracle," a train derailment that led to North America's second-largest evacuation. All under Hazel McCallion's watch during her first year in office. Not all the news is as exciting...Show More Summary

Al-Qaeda’s Syrian Judiciary—is it really what al-Jolani makes it out to be?

by Maxwell Martin, researcher at ARK, a stabilization consultancy based in Turkey that has implemented justice related programming in northern Syria On November 4th, 2014, Abu Muhammad al-Jolani, the leader of al-Qaeda’s Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, released a recording in which he spoke about what the militant group has been up to lately. Show More Summary

Festival of Light turns Dumbo Into a Magical Scene

Dumbo couldn't be better name to this Brooklyn's neighborhood hosting the first edition of The New York Festival of Light this weekend Nov. 7-9. As magical as the movie, a display of artistic light designs transformed the Manhattan Bridge...Show More Summary

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