In an effort to help fight a decline in blood donation in the United States, Facebook has launched a feature that helps connect would-be donors to blood centers in need.
Chris Guillebeau is a writer, entrepreneur, and traveler who built a passionate following from his blog The Art of Non-Conformity. His podcast Side Hustle School and his companion books—Side Hustle: From Idea to Income In 27 Days and the just-released 100 Side Hustles: Unexpected Ideas for Making Extra Money Without Quitting Your Day Job—promote the idea that anyone can and should start a side hustle, a.k.a. a scalable service or other small business, in order to thrive both financially and creatively.
Navigating Central Park's winding paths can be a challenge. Even seasoned New Yorkers and avid runners sometimes get confused in the 843-acre urban gem and aren't sure if they are heading to the East Side or the West Side or whatnot.
Chief Petty Officer Shannon Kent was 35. I say “was” because she is dead. The Navy cryptologic tech, who grew up in Dutchess County, N.Y., died in a suicide bombing in Syria along with 15 other people. She spoke at least six languages, had deployed overseas several times, earned many Navy commendations, faced numerous combat situations, and much more.
The airline that pioneered tipping your flight attendant for good service is now letting them keep what you give rather than requiring them to share the cash. Frontier Airlines, based in Denver, began allowing flight attendants solicit tips from passengers through a restaurant-style payment tablet three years ago. Whatever attendants collected during a flight was pooled and then shared among the cabin crew.
Chances are that by now most of you have attended various holiday parties where you threw back some bottled suds, mediocre wine, and mixed drinks made from rail liquor and Coke. Well, if you're luckier than that, maybe your office sprung for top-shelf booze.
Either way, I'm back with another seasonal cocktail recipe roundup to inspire you to be creative and make something delicious and fun for whatever gathering you might have lined up for Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year...
Every year, I try to support a few charities, causes, and other nonprofits. Usually, this means figuratively writing a few checks for relatively small amounts of money. I do what I can and am happy to do so.
A species of tick that was virtually unseen in the United States just a few years ago is now spreading across several states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is investigating the threat it may pose.
Deena Kastor, of Mammoth Lakes, California, is an Olympian and American record holder in the marathon distance. She has set records at many distances but is best known for winning the Chicago Marathon and London Marathon, and taking bronze in the marathon at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Kastor has run the New York City Marathon three times.
Be very clear about this: You can't register to vote in New York via text or over the phone. So if someone contacts you to do that, don't fall for the scam.
John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City is set for a major makeover. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and officials from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday announced a seven-year, $13 billion transformation of JFK.
Readers haven't been afraid to get a dose of Fear. Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward's book about the conflict and controversy inside President Donald Trump's White House has sold more than a million copies, according to the publisher.
Seven years ago, a hunting accident left a Canadian man severely disfigured, in constant pain, and laboring to breathe, eat, sleep and speak. But four months after undergoing a 30-hour operation involving more than 100 medical professionals, that 64-year-old man can properly breathe, chew, smell, and speak. And he has a new face.
Goodbye, Yankees; hello, Pizza Rats. Yes, the pinstriped ballplayers are changing their name. Well, we're talking the Single-A affiliate on Staten Island's north shore. And just for summer Saturdays.