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Dec 10, 2013

New Cockroach Discovered In The US Notable To Withstand Cold Climate, Study Says

New Cockroach Discovered In The US Notable To Withstand Cold Climate, Study Says
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New Cockroach Species Periplaneta japonica found on New York City’s High Line in 2012. Credit: Lyle Buss, Univ. of Florida A new cockroach species has been discovered in the United States crawling around an outdoor tourist destination in New York City. The cockroach has been positively identified as Periplaneta japonica which is well documented in […]


Mar 24, 2013

Actress sleeps in box: Tilda Swinton performs “The Maybe” in New York (Photo)

Actress sleeps in box
By in Amazing, Arts, Entertainment, Lifestyle, United States, World No comments

Actress sleeps in box Credit: Robert Miller Actress Tilda Swinton sleeps in a box during a public show at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York on Saturday, March 23, 2013. The Swinton glass box act is part of an “art performance piece” by the Scottish actress entitled “The Maybe.” MoMA staff say […]


Mar 15, 2013

Chelsea Clinton Apartment in New York City is Worth $10.5 Million (Photos)

Chelsea Clinton
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Chelsea Clinton Credit: Wikimedia Commons Chelsea Clinton and husband, Marc Mezvinsky, reportedly acquired a new apartment worth $10.5 million at The Whitman building in Madison Square Park, New York. The former first daughter and her husband are expected to transfer to their new posh Manhattan apartment in June. The couple’s 5,000 square foot apartment at […]


Feb 26, 2013

Blackface apology: NY Assemblyman Dov Hikind apologizes for wearing blackface costume at Purim party (Video)

Blackface apology: NY Assemblyman Dov Hikind apologizes for wearing blackface costume at Purim party (Video)
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New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind apologized on Monday, February 25, 2013 for wearing a blackface costume during a Purim party, a Jewish holiday. The Hikind blackface photo, as shown below, was posted by his son Yoni on his Facebook page last Sunday. A video of Hikind‘s blackface apology is also available below. New York Assemblyman […]


Feb 26, 2013

Food Stamps for Pets: New York based program assists in feeding family pets

food stamps for pets
By in Animals, Food, Lifestyle, United States, World No comments

Food stamps for pets, anyone? It seems poverty in the United States has taken its toll on household pets. Pet food Credit: Pet Food Direct A Food Stamps For Pets program by a group based in New York was reportedly designed to assist families who cannot anymore feed their pets. According to a report by […]


Feb 10, 2013

Nemo seen from space, NASA satellite captures snowstorm images (Photo and Video)

Nemo seen from space, NASA satellite captures snowstorm images (Photo and Video)
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Blizzard Nemo was seen from space, as shown in the photo and video below. The images, which were captured by NASA satellite, show the snowstorm that hit the Northeastern states of US from Thursday to Saturday (February 7-9, 2013). Nemo was a result of two merging low pressure systems over New England. Snowstorm Nemo, as […]


Feb 9, 2013

Blizzard 2013: Snowstorm ‘Nemo’ hits Northeast US, causes power outage, flights canceled (Tracking Map)

Blizzard 2013: Snowstorm ‘Nemo’ hits Northeast US, causes power outage, flights canceled (Tracking Map)
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Updated: February 10, 2013 4:10 p.m. Read Nemo seen from space, NASA satellite captures snowstorm images (Photo and Video) A huge snowstorm named Nemo hits the Northeast part of the United States this Friday, February 8, 2013. This strong blizzard has caused power outages in various areas affecting thousands of residents and hundreds of canceled […]


Jan 12, 2013

New Jersey Bus Crash: Wall Street, New York bound Academy commuter hits school bus (Video)

New Jersey Bus Crash
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New Jersey bus crash Image Credit: AP/Yahoo News A New Jersey bus from Lakewood, bound for Wall Street in the financial district of New York City, reportedly crashed into a mini-school bus on Thursday, January 10, 2013. After the collision, the 55-seater Academy commuter bus ended up hitting a telephone pole and a tree. The […]


Jan 9, 2013

Emma Watson Stopped At Airport, Mistaken As A Child

Emma Watson
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British actress Emma Watson was stopped at JFK Airport in New York after she was mistaken as a child and travelling unaccompanied by an adult. Emma Watson Image Credit: tntmagazine.com According to reports on Monday, January 7, 2013, the Harry Potter star tweeted about the incident, saying, “Passport control: ‘Unaccompanied minor?’ Me: ‘Sorry?’ Passport control: […]


Dec 11, 2012

Baby delivered at zoo in Syracuse, New York

Rosamond Gifford Zoo
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Rosamond Gifford Zoo Image Credit: Wikipedia A baby was delivered at an upstate zoo in the city of Syracuse, New York on Friday, December 7, 2012, according to a news report by the San Francisco Gate. The baby girl was reportedly delivered by her 21-year-old mother near the bear exhibit of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo […]