Looking back at the Flatbush where I grew up

Looking back at the Flatbush where I grew up

The Flatbush I grew up in was a kid’s kingdom. People had big families back in the 1960s, four or five children to a household, and the kids on our block took over the street in the summers, playing the games of…

Kendall Jenner, Cindy Crawford get naked for new book

Kendall Jenner, Cindy Crawford get naked for new book

Famed photog Russell James says reality posed a hurdle for Kendall Jenner’s modeling career. “When we started out, I couldn’t put my finger on what was different about photographing her,” says James, who is fêting the launch of his new, limited-edition book “Angels” — featuring…

5 Signs Your Cat Is Living His or Her Best Life

5 Signs Your Cat Is Living His or Her Best Life

You consider yourself pretty fluent in “cat” and therefore able to understand most of what your feline is telling you — topics like neck rubs and catnip have been discussed ad nauseam. But how is your cat really feeling? Is he or…

Cops rescue women ‘stranded’ on unicorn raft

Cops rescue women ‘stranded’ on unicorn raft

STARK, Minn. – It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn. A sheriff’s deputy and a reserve deputy from the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office spotted a group of five women on a…

Terrifying new Monkey Dust drug that transforms users into face-eating ‘Incredible Hulk’ cannibals has turned UK city into the ‘living dead’

Terrifying new Monkey Dust drug that transforms users into face-eating ‘Incredible Hulk’ cannibals has turned UK city into the ‘living dead’

The ultra-addictive substance – known as 'Monkey Dust' – has been linked to a series of grusome 'face-eating' attacks in the US. Cops and paramedics in Stoke-on-Trent have warned that usage has become an "epidemic" – with one saying walking through the…

Growing up with the game: From $50 on debut to earning a living

Growing up with the game: From $50 on debut to earning a living

In 199 games and half a lifetime, Caitlin Thwaites has had a first-person view of the evolution of Australian netball. The Collingwood Magpies shooter began her elite career as a 15-year-old in 2002, with her dad picking her up from school several…

Celeb makeup artists share tricks for bold, sexy lips

Celeb makeup artists share tricks for bold, sexy lips

This summer, stars are mouthing off in showstopping lip colors, from Mandy Moore’s prettily pigmented pink to Ciara’s punchy plum. But you don’t have to be an A-lister to rock a bright lip. “A strong lip can work for anyone, especially if…

Your cute summer shoes are destroying your feet

Your cute summer shoes are destroying your feet

The shoe may fit, but that doesn’t mean it’s good for you. Most of us know that high heels can wreak havoc on the body, pulling weight onto the balls of the feet. The dynamics can mess with everything from the nerves…

This mag accurately predicted the future 95 years ago

This mag accurately predicted the future 95 years ago

In April 1923, Popular Science magazine predicted that we would one day be driving gyroscopic motorcycles — sitting high inside a massive wheel — that could reach speeds of 400 mph. “You look back on that and you’re like, OK, maybe that…

Professor wants pictures of penises — for science

Professor wants pictures of penises — for science

A new study looks at the correlation between penis size and self-esteem – with part of the survey requiring photo documentation of men’s junk. Alicia Walker, a sociology professor at Missouri State University, said she’s received a few hundred photos of male…

ASOS taking mohair ban three steps further

ASOS taking mohair ban three steps further

When it comes to the fight against animal cruelty, the fashion world has come leaps and bounds recently to stand up for our friends, great and small. And now ASOS is the latest brand to do their bit – banning the use…

Pensioner ‘left living in fear’ after MP reported her to police

Pensioner ‘left living in fear’ after MP reported her to police

Remain-backing Tory MP reports church-going pensioner to the POLICE over critical email and leaves her ‘living in fear’ Pensioner ‘left living in fear’ after Tory MP reported her to police over email Linda Banahan wrote to Antoinette Sandbach’s local Conservative association She…

Rewarding failure has become an American epidemic

Rewarding failure has become an American epidemic

The proverb is simple: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” But a teenage girl and her mom in New Jersey figured out how to circumvent that difficult “trying” part — by whining until success was easily achieved. At Hanover…

Sports anchor Taylor Rooks is more than just a meme

Sports anchor Taylor Rooks is more than just a meme

Taylor Rooks is moving from the sidelines to the spotlight. The 25-year-old anchor and reporter for SportsNet New York has sparked a popular Twitter meme after an April interview with Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade on her podcast, “Timeout With Taylor Rooks,”…

Why the cultural elite is fascinated by Catholicism

Why the cultural elite is fascinated by Catholicism

For believers, the Catholic Church is at once transcendent and mundane — the Holy Spirit working on Earth through 2,000 years of committee meetings. For those of a more secular bent, it is simply a terrific show, and hence the Met’s current…

Blood-lead levels in NYC children dropping

Blood-lead levels in NYC children dropping

The city Health Department said Thursday that there had been a 13 percent decrease from 2016 to 2017 in the number of kids under age 6 with blood lead levels at or below what the Centers for Disease Control considers safe. There…

Social justice warriors need their own sensitivity training

Social justice warriors need their own sensitivity training

Everything’s a problem. That’s the name of a popular Tumblr blog, and it’s also true, especially on the left, where even its most prominent members are being eaten alive for the tiniest misstep. The Tumblr blog chronicles the outrage around movies like…