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The best hiking near NYC

Grab your hiking shoes and MetroCard and head to one of these awesome hiking spots near NYC. Yes, there are NYC parks and green patches sprinkled …

50 Brilliant Science Fiction Movies That Everyone Should See At Least Once

Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are …

Paul Thomas Anderson and Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood Just Dropped a New Movie

Junun tracks the There Will Be Blood collaborators on a musical trip through India.<p>Earlier this year, the Maharaja of Jodhpur hosted Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur, and The Rajasthan Express for a rare three-week project that turned into an album and documentary. …

Before & After: Modern Updates for a Tiny Brooklyn Bathroom

When one couple bought their Clinton Hill co-op in 2014, the space's one bathroom was old, a little bit dated, and really, really small. Their …

Home Ownership

10 Amazing Radiohead Tracks Or Versions You Might Not’ve Heard

So vast is the Radiohead catalogue outside the eight albums released between 1993 and 2011 that the average fan can go years without discovering …

Indie Music

23 Underrated Horror Books You Have To Read ASAP

You won't sleep with the lights off ever again.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

2 food bloggers who have tried every New York City burger that matters say these are the 15 best

The food blog The Infatuation is well aware of this fact. It has sampled virtually every talked-about burger in New York City so you don't have to. We asked blog cofounders Andrew Steinthal and Chris Stang (both music-industry execs who moonlight as food writers) to narrow the burger playing field …

New York City

This Light Bulb Has Been Burning Since 1901

There’s a light bulb in Livermore, California that won’t go out. It hangs on a cord from the ceiling of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department’s …

Williamsburg Gets a ‘Market-Driven Chinese’ Spot With Soy Sauce On Tap

Inside Kings County Imperial.<p>Williamsburg is getting a new Chinese restaurant tonight, but don’t expect to see empty tubs of MSG behind Kings County …

Williamsburg’s Secret Beach

Though it borders the East River, no one really thinks of Williamsburg as a beachside community. But go behind some of the buildings on Kent Ave, …

106 of the Least Popular Baby Names in American History

The SSA website gives the top 1000 boy and girl names (as reported on Social Security card applications) for each year from 1880 onward. If you look …

Watch New York Subway Trains Run Their Routes in Real Time

LiveTrain NYC maps eight lines using actual train location data.<p>Like every New York commuter, Michael Prude sometimes finds himself wondering where exactly the next subway train is, and not in those words. While most of us stop our curiosity there, Prude took his interest to the next level, …

Trains

Meet the NYPD’s Most Corrupt Cop

How corruption, cocaine, and cash ruled everything around NYPD officer Michael Dowd right under the New York Police Department’s nose.<p><i>“I considered</i> …

Nightmare Video Game Turns Your House Into A Horror Movie—NOPE NOPE NOPE

<i></i>Behold a smart phone game so clever/horrifying we’ll probably never play it. <i>Night Terrors</i> is a game that puts ghosts into your home. Never use your …

Sleep Disorders

Talk Here Now: Noel Gallagher Is The Interview King Of The World

<i>Getty Images</i><p>Sometime over the last 20 years, former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher transformed from a goofy Britpop trash talker with a penchant for …

Noel Gallagher

Map: What NYC's Expanded Ferry Service Will Look Like

Dramatically expanded subsidized ferry service will begin operating in all five boroughs starting in 2017, mayor de Blasio announced yesterday. The …

Bill de Blasio

MTO and “The Wynwood Family”

Street Artist and muralist MTO spent the entire month of December in Miami. Sounds terrible right? The photo realistic painter also brought his …