INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Successful Horror Films of All Time
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Successful Horror Films of All Time

BY Sehba Mohammad

Whatever your stance on genre, this infographic on horror films is essential. Culled from Hollywood.com and Yahoo movies, the infographic illustrates the...

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5 NYC Classes That Make Going Back to “School” Worthwhile

BY Alison Nastasi

The month of September is a bit like purgatory — not quite Halloween and too warm to truly feel like fall. But your inner student remembers September being a...

5 Pumpkin Cocktails for your Early Fall Fix
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5 Pumpkin Cocktails for your Early Fall Fix

BY Alison Nastasi

Our society is sharply divided into two camps: those who despise the pumpkin craze and those who love it. Starbucks is debuting their hotly debated pumpkin...

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Celebrate the end of the summer with an evening game of Kick the Can. Join the Red Team or the Blue Team in this most classic of sports as the sun sets on the first Thursday of September, in McCarren Park. Be a kid again: hide, chase and kick an LED-lit can.  Need a refresher on the rules? In Kick the Can, teams either defend the can or race to kick the can.You'll have round times and a referee to track points to determine the Ultimate Can Kicking Champions of… READ MORE

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BY Sehba Mohammad

Whether you want to celebrate or escape summer's undeniable end, these outrageous parties, ranging from cruises to queer retreats, will guarantee an unforgettable Labor Day Weekend. Locals Labor Day Reception Rockaway Beach Surf Club Sep 5, Free This dance party takes the obvious Labor Day pastime -- beach bumming -- up a few notches. Hosted by Locals Surf School, the party takes over Rockaway Beach Surf Club starting at 4pm, and continuing into the… READ MORE

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Its that time of year again where books, their authors and the written word take center stage at the 10th Annual Brooklyn Book Festival. Begun in 2006,  the festival brings together acclaimed and best-selling authors under one roof to celebrate the written word. It's the city's largest free literary festival, drawing local and international authors as well as  tens of thousands of literature lovers. At the festival, attendees can stroll through the vibrant… READ MORE

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Artist Liu Bolin, better known as The Invisible Man, has teamed up with the United Nations on a new campaign to bring awareness to climate change, hunger and other ills plaguing the world. The Future, the title of the new piece which sees the artist rendered invisible against a backdrop of 193 UN member nation flags flags, is part of the  United Nations Global Goals Campaign which draws attention to the organization's 17 ‘global goals’ which will be… READ MORE

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CONTRIBUTE: Artist Olafur Eliasson’s Solar Phone Charger

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Danish-Icelandic, light and space artist Olafur Eliasson, who created a giant artificial sun in Tate Modern and dumped thousands of Lego pieces on the High Line, is developing a solar-powered phone charger. The handheld, high-performance charger, designed by the artist in collaboration with engineer Frederik Ottesen, offers a full smartphone charge from only five hours of sunshine. Little Sun Charge is not Eliasson's first sustainable utilitarian object: a… READ MORE

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Trevor Noah will take over The Daily Show when it returns on Sepetember 28. Jon Stewart, his predecessor, turned the satirical news show into an American institution and established Comedy Central as a critical player in the world of late night comedy. And luckily, The Daily Show also follows the great television traditional of offering free tickets to its tapings. The first step is to head to their ticketing website . From there, you can choose a day to make a… READ MORE