January
26
2015

They might be Giants: A day of eating, shopping and biking in San Francisco

Despite local grumblings over Google buses, elevated rents and closures of longtime favorite dives (we know, we know), San Francisco remains a soulful, foodie-centric, visually breathtaking delight. In fact, there’s…

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January
26
2015

CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling convicted of espionage in NYT leak case

Jeffrey Sterling.

Jeffrey Sterling.

Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling has been convicted of all 9 counts in a case that charged him with leaking classified information about a failed operation to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions to New York Times reporter James Risen. Read the rest

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January
26
2015

Viral ‘speed archery’ video mostly shows how gullible the internet is

Here’s what’s wrong with that very entertaining viral video of an archer mastering an “ancient archery technique” and spraying a lot of arrows very very fast. Read the rest

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January
26
2015

Melissa Rivers sues clinic where Joan stopped breathing

“The level of medical mismanagement, incompetency, disrespect and outrageous behavior is shocking and frankly, almost incomprehensible,” Melissa said in a statement.

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January
26
2015

Ex-CIA agent guilty of leaking state secrets to journalist

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking classified details of an operation to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions to a New York Times reporter. Jurors convicted…

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January
26
2015

Larry David really is the same in real life as he is on TV

“Being Larry David on ‘Curb’ was the best thing to happen to Larry David in life,” the comedian told New York magazine.

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January
26
2015

Man who crashed drone into White House turns self in

A man contacted authorities Monday to admit he was responsible for the drone that crashed earlier on the White House grounds, sparking a security scare and temporary lockdown of the…

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January
26
2015

NYC will soon be home to a second Empire State building

The Big Apple will soon be home to a second — much smaller — Empire State building. A Manhattan prewar rental building has been given permission to use and engrave…

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January
26
2015

Islanders injury buzzkill: Kyle Okposo out up to 8 weeks

The sky is falling, in so many different ways. As this winter blizzard tore through New York on Monday afternoon, it was seeming doubtful the Rangers and Islanders could resume…

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January
26
2015

Where to eat, stay and play on divinely chic St. Barts

Every New Year’s Eve, St. Barts becomes the Babylon of the Caribbean — with celebrities like Sean “Diddy” Combs, Rihanna and Leo DiCaprio (along with his model entourage) partying in…

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