Is Positano the New IT Destination?

TweetPositano, Italy is the newest IT destination for socialites and models. Is it me, or is Taylor Swift and her group of leggy glamazon friends slowly taking over the world? It seems like all it took is Karlie Kloss instagramming from Positano to make everyone talk about it. Apparently now it is the newest destination for socialites and globetrotters, a place where you can dock your yacht and tr... »

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A 270 Foot Slip ‘n Slide is Coming To NYC

TweetAs part of the Summer Streets program, a 270-foot slip ‘n slide will be coming to Manhattan. One of my favorite parts of growing up in the South was the slip ‘n slides. In Florida we had this crazy thing called grass. It was soft, green plant-like stuff that covered the grounds and made it really easy to slide down a piece of water-covered plastic during hot summer days. If you tried to do th... »

The Ark at JFK: Where Fancy Pets Wait for Flights

The Ark at JFK: Where Fancy Pets Wait for Flights

TweetIf you haven’t yet heard of The Ark at JFK, get ready– every well bred with a pet flying in or out of New York City is going to be talking about it. Developers are transforming a 178,000 square foot cargo terminal at NYC’s JFK airport into a pet hotel profit machine. The Ark at JFK is set to replace what was once VetPort with high end, luxurious trimmings, housing, a shelter... »

Homeless Man in Russia Becomes Famous Online

TweetA homeless man in Russia goes viral on the Internet.   I wasn’t aware they had the Internet in Russia, so all of this is news to me. A homeless man that lives on the streets in Moscow has found fame, and hopefully fortune by video blogging. Called the ‘bum-blogger’, Zhenya Yakut started recording videos of his life to show people a side of Moscow that they hadn’t seen. He quickly gained ... »

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Ginger Pride is Coming to London

TweetRedhead Day UK is a ginger pride festival coming to London this year. I have always had pride in gingers. In fact, I have had a lot of other things in gingers as well. Not to be overshadowed by the gays, redheads all over the UK are working on bringing their UK pride festival to London, to celebrate their flaming hairpieces in the capital. Redhead Day UK, an event dedicated to ginger pride an... »

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Women Only Fight Club in Mexico

TweetThere’s a women-only fight club in Guerrero, Mexico. I am all for cultural traditions, and I am all for women-only fight clubs. In a long-standing cultural tradition that dates back to the Aztecs, women in the Nahua village of Guerrero, Mexico meet every year and beat the shit out of each other in a bizarre ritual to call the rain. The tradition starts in the morning when women prepare ... »

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The Most Crowded Island on Earth

TweetThe most densely populated island in the world is in Colombia. If you ask anyone what the most populated island on Earth is, most of them (at least the ones that know Manhattan is an island) will say Manhattan. A few more might say New York City, but they would also be ignorant since New York City is technically an archipelago. The most densely populate island is actually called Santa Cruz de... »

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A Rustic Rooftop Cabin in Manhattan?

TweetA Manhattan couple is living my dream in a rooftop cabin in the West Village. You will have to forgive me if my words seem a little jumbled today, but writing through such intense jealousy is a difficult task. I have always struggled with the idea of living in a concrete city when I am innately a really outdoorsy kind of guy. On one hand, Manhattan has all the opportunity to do whatever you w... »

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France Declares Rooftops Must Have Solar Panels or Gardens

TweetFrance has passed a green rooftop law to create more solar power and urban gardens. In an effort to keep up with more eco-friendly countries like Germany, Italy, and Spain, France has passed a ‘green rooftop’ law that states new buildings in commercial zones across France must be partially covered in either solar panels or plants. Rooftops must have solar panels or gardens, and we’re ho... »

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... »

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