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Brooklyn Flea is coming to Soho starting this weekend

Following Artists & Fleas footsteps, Brooklyn Flea—one of New York’s best flea markets—is opening a new outpost in…Soho? Go figure! The Kings County …

The three things you need to know today in New York: Thu June 15

1. Head to Union Square for free events on Thursdays as part of Citi Summer in the Square. Starting at 7am, there will be fitness classes, live jazz …

These Are the Best New York Sandwiches to Take on a Road Trip

The ideal road trip food should be fast, easy to hold, not too messy, filling, and delicious: Basically, the best in-transit food is some form of sandwich. In honor of Eater’s first-ever Road Trip Week, here is a guide to some tried and tested New York foods to bring along your next summer road …

The Elusive $1,500 Rental

Finding an apartment in New York that does not drain your bank account can feel like a nearly impossible task.<p>Competition is fierce. And for what? Cramped spaces that deliver little more than a grinding commute to work. But knowing where to look — and when to act — can mean the difference between …

Google is bringing AI to your Raspberry Pi

Face-recognition, speech-to-text translation, and sentiment analysis are among tools that could be coming to the Pi.<p>Google is planning to bring …

Japan's Electric Whip Will Snare Space Junk

Whip it good.<p>Japan wants what is essentially a giant electric whip on a cargo ship to take on the problem of space junk.<p>The electrodynamic tether, or EDT, is made with the help of 106-year-old fishing net company Nitto Seimo. The Japanese space program, JAXA, plans to launch EDT as "a promising …

Brightest-ever supernova isn’t a supernova after all

Long observation suggests the flare was a supermassive black hole devouring a star.<p>In late May of 2015, scientists noticed something twice as bright …

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NASA is helping Stephen Hawking get a tiny ship to Alpha Centauri

NASA is helping Stephen Hawking and Russian venture capitalist Yuri Milner with the monumental task of getting a tiny probe to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth. Project Starshot aims to propel a lightweight silicon "StarChip" to one-fifth the speed of light by hitting it with lasers …

Best Photos of 2016

Best of 2016<p>Here is a gallery of National Geographic's 52 best images of the year—curated from 91 photographers, 107 stories, and 2,290,225 photographs.

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Netflix Christmas movies 2016: 25 holiday classics to watch this December

The easiest way to spread Christmas cheer is to lock yourself in your room with a bunch of snacks and binge-watch your favorite holiday movies. …

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Every geek movie we're excited about in 2017

These trippy pictures are actually painkillers from up close

Painkillers are, for better or worse, the world’s most-used drugs. If you’re one of the millions of people popping them every now and then, they might not look like anything special. But when you look closer, they’re actually small works of art.<p>Photographer Peter Juzak has been shooting various …

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2016. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

The best New York City restaurant for every type of cuisine

As part of its 2017 restaurant-survey results, released in October, Zagat compiled a list of the best restaurants in New York City for every type of cuisine.<p>From smoky barbecue to flavor-packed ramen to handmade falafel, there's a top-rated spot to curb every craving.<p>There were also a few repeats …