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Best swimming holes near NYC you can get to by public transportation - Curbed NY

The pools and beaches of New York City offer a welcome respite from the summer heat, but let's face it: the trash-strewn beaches and packed-like-sardines public pools are less than idyllic. The thought of dealing with a sweaty crush of humanity just to dip your toes into a questionable body of …

Hiking

Brillante Manual Coffee Grinder #Review

I have a single-serve coffee maker, as well as a drip coffee pot. For convenience, these are the ones that I use most often. In those coffee makers, …

Obama calls out financiers, conservatives and churches on poverty

For too many churches, poverty “is oftentimes viewed as a ‘nice to have’ relative to an issue like abortion,” Obama said.<p>President Barack Obama spoke personally about his faith, his race and his father at a forum on poverty on Tuesday. And whether it was churches, hedge-fund managers or his own …

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A Coloring Book for City Lovers

Fantastic Cities is filled with intricate urban worlds.<p>Adult coloring books are a thing now, according to the <i>New York Times</i>. And while we wouldn't blame you for pooh-poohing the latest trend piece from the paper of record, we have to admit that this new book of DIY cityscapes is downright exquisite.<p>…

9 Things You May Not Know About Introverts

I’ve been an introvert all of my life. I was born that way — or at least I’ve been that way as far as my memory carries me. As a child, I remember at …

The Steve Jobs You Didn’t Know: Kind, Patient, And Human

The untold story of Tim Cook’s friendship with Steve Jobs—and why Jobs wouldn’t let Cook try to save his life.<p>According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, he first learned about Steve’s need for a liver transplant in January 2009. By that time Steve wasn’t coming into the office at all, and Cook would visit …

Tim Cook

Charity Fundraising Auctions for Schools & Nonprofits

Nonprofits

What Is A High-Performance Nonprofit?

I’m really excited to announce today’s launch of the Performance Imperative. The Performance Imperative is a detailed definition, created by a …

The Sex Trafficking Sham: No, There's No Uptick of Sexual Slavery Around the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is right around the corner and moral panic about child sex slaves who will supposedly be trafficked there is spreading through the …

12 Insanely Spicy Dishes to Try in New York City

Maybe there's something a little masochistic in eating spicy food, but it's a great way to stave off the most brutal elements of winter. So whether you're a thrill-seeker or just trying to forget the mountains of ice outside, here's a guide to 12 of the spiciest, most face-melting dishes in the …

Food & Dining

23 things we wish we'd known before getting into cycling

There's no doubt that cycling is on the rise. Due to the success of sports events, people generally looking to get fitter, and a greater push towards …

Cycling

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

Why And How You Should Run Your Nonprofit Like A For-profit Organization

Having a business with a noble goal is good, but does that mean you should run it like a charity?<p>The nonprofit model isn’t broken. But the system is evolving and we can be better.<p>“For profit” is a mindset and approach that you’ll find in high performing organizations of all shapes and sizes, …

Innovation

‘Humans of New York’ blog raises over $350K to send inner-city kids to Harvard

<i>WATCH ABOVE: The creator of the “Humans of New York” blog has managed to raise $350,000 on Indiegogo to send a group of underprivileged students to</i> …

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Trek 520 - Touring Bicycle Review

• 16shares<br>• Facebook<p>Bicycle touring can be done on almost any kind of bike. After a few 100-mile days, however, having the right touring bike will …

Bicycles

3 Easy Tricks to Better Mountain Bike Tires

Remove your tires, find the right pressure with ease, and more<p><b>One Simple Tire Trick That Will Change Your Life</b><br>Before you attempt to pull the tire off the wheel, work your way around the tire, pinching the sidewalls together as you go. This allows the bead to fall into the center of the rim where …

BURALE: The reality of fighting poverty

If cities had New Year’s resolutions, Toronto’s should be a poverty reduction strategy.<p>According to the new report on child poverty released in …

U.S. Bicycle Route System grows to over 8,000 miles

<i>Official national bicycle network expands to 8,042 miles with addition of five new routes</i><p><b>Missoula, Montana, December 16, 2014</b> — Adventure Cycling …

Hiking

From The Oval Office To The Great Wall Of China: A Look At The Best White House Photos Of 2014

Chief official White House photographer Pete Souza and his team follow President Barack Obama and the first family into the Oval Office and around the world, giving Americans a glimpse into the day to day life of our nation's leader.<p>Below, take a look at some of the best White House photos of 2014:

From the Bronx to the Bowery, 21 Photos of 1980s New York

<i>Welcome to In Focus, a new feature where writer Hannah Frishberg profiles some of the great street photographers of New York City's past and present.</i><p>[A subway scrapyard in 1987.]<p>For more than 30 years, <b>Steven Siegel</b> has been photographing New York City. After living in the city for more than two …