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Take February 2016 by Storm in NYC (fitness, milkshakes, and life)

Take February 2016 by Storm in NYC (fitness, milkshakes, and life)

TweetGroundhog Punxsutawney Phil Didn’t See His Shadow, but You Can Still Make Like Snowmageddon for February 2016 and Take it by Storm So our Groundhog friend didn’t see his shadow this week, predicting spring is closer than we think.  Still, let’s face it, February will likely not win “Month of the Year.” While it’s the shortest, it only grants us one Federal holiday, which this year happens to ... »

Galesnjak Island is Heart Shaped and Adorable

Galesnjak Island is Heart Shaped and Adorable

TweetGalesjnak Island boasts a heart shape and lush vegetation, making it a top destination for adventurous lovers. You love travel, we love travel, and sometimes traveling new places loves you right back– such is the case with this perfectly heart-shaped island in the pristine waters of Europe. The island, which is easily spotted by Google map enthusiasts, is located in the Pasman Channel o... »

Will Bananas Go Extinct?

Will Bananas Go Extinct?

TweetWill bananas go extinct, as the internet is suggesting? Probably not. Once again, the biological doomsday ringer has been set off, this time by people frightful of the downfall of our most loved smoothie ingredient, the banana. In January 2003, a report in New Scientist recommended bananas could well vanish inside of ten years on account of two scourges: dark Sigatoka, a leaf organism, and Pa... »

7 Unforgettable Runs Through Jerusalem

7 Unforgettable Runs Through Jerusalem

TweetMarathoners and fitness buffs from around the world flock to Israel for these unforgettable runs through Jerusalem. Jerusalem, the holiest city in the world, is also one of the hilliest cities making it a fitness buff’s ultimate spiritual destination. While Jerusalem is a top tourist attraction for its rich history, delicious cuisine, impressive cultural calendar and constant vision for... »

Disney Mom Bloggers: ‘White or Christian’

Disney Mom Bloggers: ‘White or Christian’

TweetOne prolific blogger details her experience with Disney PR and social media when addressing the issue of diversity and religious acceptance. Disney has an interesting backstory with Mom Bloggers who don’t identify as white or Christian. In early 2009 a Disneyland trip was organized and Mom Bloggers inand around Los Angeles were invited to bring their children for a media day at the park. The ... »

Falafel Balls: A Jerusalem Love Story

Falafel Balls: A Jerusalem Love Story

TweetCan falafel, Israel’s fast food, be luxurious? It can in Jerusalem. Summer has officially arrived in Jerusalem. Tis the season when Israel’s capital fills up with tourists and locals eager to explore Jerusalem’s rich history and impressive innovation. Obviously, with touring comes hunger. In Jerusalem craving that hunger means munching on falafel balls– solo, in pita, or on platters. Je... »

10 Things You Learn First Year in New York

10 Things You Learn First Year in New York

TweetYour first year living in New York is one that you will always remember. Somewhere between your first time getting toppled by an angry homeless man and your first time being mentioned in a newspaper gossip column, you find a sincere love and appreciation of our nation’s biggest city. Here are some things a person learns their first year in New York. 1. Always Carry an Umbrella. While Mo... »

It Happened to Me: I Was Almost Sold Into White Slavery

It Happened to Me: I Was Almost Sold Into White Slavery

TweetHow April Brucker was almost sold into white slavery during her first year in New York. When I was 22 I was working as a singing telegram delivery girl in NYC. At the time, I had just been dumped so I was looking for something to cheer me up. Ben, the medical school student I was seeing, went back to his old girlfriend he was on “a break” with. So when my boss called me to do a naughty nurse ... »

5 Top Restaurants Owned by Celebs

5 Top Restaurants Owned by Celebs

TweetWhen they’re not busy making films, recording music or setting sporting records, many stars seem to invest in their own restaurant business. Whether in New York City, Los Angeles or Las Vegas, there tends to be a classy celebrity-owned restaurant in most major cities around the United States. If you’re keen to eat a meal that has at least a partial connection to your favorite star, read on fo... »

Caramel Apple Oreos: Why?

Caramel Apple Oreos: Why?

TweetWhy do Caramel Apple Oreos exist? Rumors have been swirling around the interwebs that Caramel Apple Oreos are about to drop at Target stores any day now. Here’s what we’re wondering: why do these exist? Why can’t two perfectly beautiful things exist on their own? It’s like trying to force a duet with Beyonce and Kid Rock, or Justin Bieber and Toby Kieth. We are possibl... »

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