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The New Fall Shoe Trends to Wear With Skinny Jeans

Last week, we shared the new skinny-jean trend that’s quickly blowing up and all the fall items to wear with the denim staple. Today we’re slightly …

Clothing

A Controversial Cleanup of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is About to Begin

Experts are worried it'll cause more problems.<p>On September 8, a massive and controversial plastic-cleaning system will be launched into the Pacific …

Pollution

Best Rooftop Bars in NYC

Whether you want to gaze at Manhattan’s skyscrapers while enjoying a rooftop brunch or watch their shimmering lights under the stars, New York City …

Times Square

22 Superb Sandwich Shops in NYC

From old-school, meat-stuffed heroes to flavorful and affordable banh mi<p>In New York, a sandwich is an argument waiting to happen. While Americans all over can name their favorites, in Manhattan alone, the variety of delis, pita shacks, torta-slinging Mexican cafes, and newfangled American lunch …

I'm a native New Yorker — here are all the spots I take my friends when they visit

When friends and family come to New York City to visit me, they expect more than just a normal reunion. The city that never sleeps lives larger than life in people's heads and when they make it there, they want to see everything.<p>If someone is coming for the first time I — unwillingly — take them to …

Greenwich Village

These are the best New York City restaurants where you can eat for under $40

New York City has no shortage of world-class restaurants, but many are too expensive for those who don't make six-figure salaries. Still, there are plenty of high-quality options that offer reasonably priced meals.<p>Each year, the judges of the Michelin Guide award the title of Bib Gourmand to their …

New York City

Carbon Engineering - Industrial-scale capture of CO2 from ambient air

How To Score The Cheapest Amtrak Deals

There's something inherently enjoyable about train travel: You get an up-close perspective of the scenery, and not having to go through the misery of …

Forget Ethereum Or Bitcoin, This Crypto Is Where Money Will Be Made

My <b>History With CryptoCurrency</b><p>It seems as though everyone and their grandma's know about Bitcoin today. With a price around $5600 at the the time of …

JFK's father used a simple trick to spot market bubbles — and you can too

I'm not sounding the alarm on the entire market, but I think it is past the point where buying certain very popular technology companies is a good idea.<p>In fact, I'd go as far as to say that you do not want to own this group of companies today.<p>More on that in a moment. First, let's look back at some …

Stock Markets

53 fantastic things to do in NYC in September

<b>Things to do</b><p><b>Coney Island Beard and Moustache Competition Coney Island USA; Sept 2; $20</b><br>Host Adam RealMan invites you to grab a dog and witness the …

Buy these seven shares to profit from driverless cars and artificial intelligence

The idea of investing in technology companies will, for many, bring back painful memories of the tech bubble bursting at the turn of the millennium.<p>Today, there is little of the mania of two decades ago. Technology firms are typically more expensive to buy than the wider market, but are now …

The Best Restaurants in New York City's East Village

There’s no shortage of excellent food in Manhattan’s East Village.<p>Below 14th Street, above Houston (that's HOW-ston), and west of Broadway, there are …

East Village

Bruce Dern is one of cinema's most underrated actors

What an unadulterated joy it is to see Bruce Dern leading a movie for a change – and a good movie, at that. Alexander Payne's Nebraska may come to be seen as his swansong, but I hope it leads to a final decade of great performances from one of my all-time favourite actors, now 77 years old.<p>Dern has …

The best NYC street fairs

Photograph: Courtesy CC/Flickr/Andrea Moed<p>PopUp New York Street Fairs<p>If you’ve ever encountered a random street fair while wandering the city, …

17 Simple And Lazy Cleaning Hacks That Really Work

Cut a rug, make a list, get ~totes~ organized, and more tips for the lazy or short on time.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

It was the Democrats' embrace of neoliberalism that won it for Trump | Naomi Klein

People have lost their sense of security, status and even identity. This result is the scream of an America desperate for radical change<p>Trump to meet Obama at White House on Thursday – live updates<br>• Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>They will blame James Comey and the FBI. They will …

Leaked Hillary Clinton emails show U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar supported ISIS

<b>Militant Islamist fighters on a tank take part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014. (Reuters)</b><p>Emails released by WikiLeaks add to the growing body of evidence that Gulf regimes have backed the Islamic State<p>Ben Norton<p>October 11, 2016 6:30pm (UTC)<p>A recently …

Middle East

23 Top Burgers in NYC

New York City has some of the nation's oldest and most storied hamburgers, spanning a list of patties that are as diverse in form as the New York burger scene is broad. The burgers below date as far back as the 1930s and for the most part remain largely unchanged, providing a timeline of sorts for …