"[W]hat's been pretty seriously under-covered is this past weekend's amazing outburst of out-of-control NYPD tactics on Occupy Wall Street," writes Choire Sicha at the Awl, along with a roundup of links and videos illustrating just how out-of-control those NYPD tactics are.
Perception is a strange thing. For example, it'll always rub me the wrong way that I'm somehow older than Biggie Smalls ever got a chance to be. Even though he only lived to be 24 years old, I still picture Biggie as more of an adult than I am. Another interesting shift in the perception… READ THE REST
I have fond memories of a family tip in 1964 to NYC to see the World's Fair. It was exciting as a kid to see all the big city attractions, but some of the more memorable things were simple. I loved going to the Automat with my Dad for a piece of pie from behind… READ THE REST
New York City's mayor Bill de Blasio has announced two safe injection sites located in Washington Heights and East Harlem. They won't be staffed by the city, but instead by a non-profit organization called OnPoint NYC that the city funds. Safe injection sites have existed in Canada and Europe for decades, and their proponents praise… READ THE REST
Getting your act together now that the sun is shining and you have better things to do with your time is hard, especially when you need to focus. Then, as everything turns into busy work and you're just trying to make it through the day so you can enjoy an exhaustive list of fun things, bam,… READ THE REST
At one point in your life, you've had to or will have to use Microsoft Office applications, whether in the classroom or at your job – it's an essential skill set. For a one-time purchase of $69.99, you and your family can access top Microsoft applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, and OneNote forever. This 2021… READ THE REST
Great gaming goes so far beyond the game itself or the console itself. How's the sound quality? You might care to know, especially if you're competitively gaming online and talking trash to your friends. How's the lighting on the screen and/or room you're gaming in? If you're a streamer, you want to make sure your… READ THE REST