Body By Brooklyn offers a decadent B3 Signature Chocolate Massage

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Body By Brooklyn in NYC offers this signature treatment to help melt away stress. Chocolate has natural antioxidants that moisturize and tone the skin. As explained on their website: 'Chocolate isn't just for cake anymore. The delicious food has also entered the world of high-end skin care treatments. Spas and experts alike are discovering the vast benefits it can have for the skin, including improved circulation, firming and moisturizing. It's being used as part of cocoa-based lotions, oils, ...  View More
February 8, 2017 Jason

TribeTokes cannabis-themed cards wish you a “Merryjuana Christmas”

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TribeTokes, run by female entrepreneurs in NYC, creates marijuana-related merchandise. Seeing a gap in Hallmark's collection, Degelis Tufts, CEO of TribeTokes has put together a series of cannabis-themed Christmas cards for the cultivated consumer. Everyone has at least 2-3 friends who would love nothing more than to adorn their fireplace mantle with a subtle celebration of the canabis festivus that are these cards. Your lucky friends will find themselves squealing in delight when they tear open ...  View More
December 18, 2016 Jason

“Nail Art History” project by Susi Kenna and Mei Kawajiri

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When Susi Kenna and Mei Kawajiri decide to do nail art, they do a lot more than determine which pink will go with their outfit. Kenna is the co-chair of the Junior Associates of MoMA while Kawajiri is a professional nail artist based in New York City, and the two have put their artsy heads together to come up with "nail art history". Based on the works of iconic artists, Susi Kenna draws up the designs for the nail art while Mei Kawajiri handles the painting with the precision of a surgeon. ...  View More
December 14, 2016 Tiffany

“Window Wonderland”: Browse NYC Christmas windows in VR from home

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Google is offering a virtual reality tour of New York's most popular holiday window displays. Through Window Wonderland, you can visit 18 stores without leaving the warmth of your home. Participating retailers include Burberry, Bloomingdale’s, and Macy’s. Google’s micro site "Window Wonderland" even takes shopping online, allowing users to purchase featured products from these brands. Anyone can look at the decorations on their computer, but if you want an extra lifelike experience, you ...  View More
December 11, 2016 Michael

Watch: New York-based artist Iris Scott painting with her fingers

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New York artist Iris Scott paints vivid oil paintings with just her fingertips. And where artists normally mix colors on a palette, Scott takes a different approach altogether: she purchases every tube of pigment Holbein makes. A hundred plus tubes are at arm’s length as Scott rapidly switches between colors. Having traded in brushes for latex gloves, Iris Scott is history’s first artist to abandon brushes altogether and focus entirely on finger painting - and legitimizing it in the world of ...  View More
December 2, 2016 Joshua

Watch: A thief steals $1.6M, 86-pound bucket of gold flakes in NYC

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The incident occurred in broad daylight on West 48th Street in Manhattan. A quick-thinking thief stole an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armored truck when a guard briefly went to the truck's cab to reportedly retrieve his cellphone. The thief lugged the gold flakes up the street, taking an hour to complete what would normally be a 10-minute walk. He then hopped into a white van and fled. He is believed to be hiding out in Florida.  View More
November 30, 2016 Jessica

The “Burger Bomb” with a cheese-filled bun by NYC “Raw Material”

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NYC restaurant "Raw Material" has created a “burger bomb” that tastes delicious. It's hard to go wrong with a grilled chuck-sirloin patty, melted Vermont cheddar, and diced green onions on a fresh French roll. Unfortunately, the one way into it is to explode the top bun, which is filled with cheese goo, like a zit. Chef-owner Sandy Dee Hall insists that the fun is how “it’s kind of a surprise because you never really know what it’s going to do.”  View More
November 22, 2016 Jason

NYC Cailey Fiesel finds dead rat sewn into her Zara dress and sues.

New Yorker Cailey Fiesel is suing Zara after she found a dead rodent inside the hem of her dress, with one leg portruding from the seam. Fiesel bought two dresses from the Spanish clothier's Greenwich, Connecticut store in July and noticed a pungent smell the first time she wore one to work. The Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit reads: "While at work, she started to notice a disturbingly pungent odor and was unable to identify the source. Despite getting up from her desk and walking around, she ...  View More
November 16, 2016 Tiffany

Katrina Bookman was denied a $43 M. slot jackpot at Queens casino.

An unemployed mother of four, visited the "Resorts World Casino" in Queens, NY in late August and started playing on one of the floor’s slot machines. She thought she had hit a nearly $43 million jackpot when the machine on which she was playing flashed $42,949,642.76 and read “Printing cash ticket.” She took a selfie video next to the machine. Then she learned the crushing news: There would be no millions because the machine was malfunctioning. The casino offered her a steak dinner ...  View More
November 4, 2016 Michael

New York’s MoMA has acquired the very first set of emojis.

The Museum of Modern Art in New York announced today it has acquired the original set of emoji, developed in 1999 by NTT DOCOMO. As Paul Galloway, a collection specialist in MoMA’s architecture and design department, wrote in a Medium post, these "humble masterpieces" are just 12 by 12 pixels.  View More
October 30, 2016 Megan
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