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  1. He Changed His Facebook Profile Picture And Became A Web StarRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    The snap shows him walking down the side of a New York road, hands in pockets and deep in thought. The Internet stumbled across the image, and what was just a joke between friends soon exploded.


  2. An Action-Packed Weekend in New York on $25 a DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Switched

    Who says you need to blow your budget on a trip to New York City ? Sure, there are plenty of luxury hotels and splurge-worthy restaurants , but the city that never sleeps also provides plenty of free things to do , and affordable drinking and dining for budget-conscious travelers. For breakfast, it doesn't get much more classic than a bagel and a cup o' joe.


  3. Latino Activists Protest Donald Trump's SNL Appearance Outside NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 7 | Switched

    As Donald Trump prepared for his big "Saturday Night Live" appearance , Latino activists and supporters gathered outside the NBC studios and protested the network's decision to feature a man who has called Mexican immigrants "rapists." "Allowing Trump to host 'Saturday Night Live,' a storied comedy show, is nothing short of a slap in the face to the more than 57 million Latinos living in the U.S., whose only wish is to work hard, provide for their families and live the American dream," said Brent Wilkes, the national executive director of the League of United Latin American Citizens, which organized the protest.


  4. Apple To Judge: It's 'Impossible' To Unlock New iPhones Without PasscodeRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | Switched

    Inc told a U.S. judge that accessing data stored on a locked iPhone would be "impossible" with devices using its latest operating system, but the company has the "technical ability" to help law enforcement unlock older phones. 's position was laid out in a brief filed late Monday, after a federal magistrate judge in Brooklyn, New York, sought its input as he weighed a U.S. Justice Department request to force the company to help authorities access a seized iPhone during an investigation.


  5. Lupe Fiasco Supports Businesses In Underserved Areas With Non-ProfitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    On Monday, Fiasco announced via Twitter the start of a traveling non-profit that he's involved with called the Neighborhood Start Fund . Fiasco and Di-Ann Eisnor , tech business leader and director of the GPS mobile app Waze, started the organization with the intention of targeting entrepreneurs in low-income neighborhoods who need help with funding their ideas.


  6. Stunning Photographs Show Brooklyn Before and After Hipsters Took OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Switched

    In an ongoing effort to record the ever-changing urban landscape of Brooklyn, New York, photographer Kristy Chatelain began capturing the gentrification of neighborhoods such as Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Dumbo in 2007. Several years later, she returned to the same locations to witness how they had transformed, chronicling the shift through her camera's lens.


  7. Two Lady BBFs Ditched The Machismo Of The 1950s To Start Their Own Damn Art MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    In 1924, Jane Freilicher entered the world via Brooklyn, New York. That same year, some ways away, Jane Wilson was born on an Iowa farm.


  8. Colm Toibin: On GiacomettiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Watch as the award-winning Irish writer Colm Toibin shares his thoughts on Giacometti's iconic 'Homme qui marche'. A timeless and inspirational sculpture, which has been interpreted as a wish to come to terms with the Second World War.


  9. The 11 Best Plates of Pancakes in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Switched

    Few breakfast items transcend the sum of their parts quite like the humble pancake. Through some magical feat of morning alchemy, the simple combination of eggs, powder, and sugar creates a steaming platter that's both fluffy and crispy, sweet and savory, and capable of soaking up a seemingly infinite quantity of syrup.


  10. A Catholic Nun-Turned-Lesbian Mom Reflects on Seeing Pope Francis at the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    As I stood on the White House lawn watching Pope Francis drive by and wave in his cute little black Fiat last week, I felt pride: for Catholics, for my daughter, for my LGBTQ sisters and brothers. This pope symbolizes hope for a deeper connection with the people of the world in a way that speaks to who I am, how I think and the way I live my life in the service of others.


  11. On Colonial Fairs and 'De-Colonizing' American History in Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    The Netherlands, the small European country I was born in, was once an enormous colonial power. We occupied and ruled parts of North and South America, Africa and Asia: areas and countries that are now called New York, Brazil, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Indonesia. 4 comments

  12. Let These Pet-People Match-ups Be Your Guide To Perfect Animal CompanionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Switched

    Everyone deserves to come home to a furry, slobbering welcome that nearly knocks you over, a gentle purr or the loud rustling of excitement in a paper-lined cage in the corner of a family room, any of which fills your home with the warmth of a long-awaited greeting. Pets enrich our lives and in some cases can even make you healthier.


  13. New York City To Test Cars That Can 'Talk' To Each OtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Switched

    The Big Apple will test technology allowing cars to "talk" to one another as part of a connected vehicle pilot program to improve pedestrian safety and reduce congestion and emissions. Tampa, Florida, and the state of Wyoming will also participate in the program, which is funded by a $42 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.


  14. Goats, Chickens and Compost: Volunteering With Earth Matter on Governors IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Through animal care, compost windrow builds, and now the fledgling Soil Start Farm, Earth Matter connects island visitors and an average of 2000 volunteers a year with Ma Earth's magical cycle of transforming organic "waste" into rich, nourishing compost. Governors Island, reachable only by ferry from the southern tip of Manhattan or Brooklyn Bridge Park, is burgeoning as a warm-weather destination for art, music, food and revelry.


  15. Bushwig 2015 Brought 100s Of Drag Queens - And Lots Of Love - To BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Hundreds of people packed an open, grassy space in Brooklyn, New York over the weekend for an event that has become synonymous with queer performance culture in this part of the metropolis: Bushwig . The annual festival of drag, music and love celebrated its fourth run from September 13 - 15, moving from the neighborhood punk staple venue known as Secret Project Robot to a massive outdoor venue called the Onderdonk House .


  16. Problems in Finland and with the P-Tech Education MiracleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Finland is a small northern European country with a niche economy and a good record on standardized international tests. Its population is about five million people, smaller than most major cities around the world, and is unusually homogeneous - basically everybody there is Finnish.


  17. Jon Stewart Has Found His Calling Post-'Daily Show,' And It's Professional WrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Jon Stewart began his first gig since leaving the "The Daily Show" by giving himself a moment to soberly reflect on his past. "I spent the last 16 years talking about politics.


  18. 'Intimacy Art Show' Will Make You Want To Get Close To SomebodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Switched

    "Intimate": It's one of those loaded words that can imply everything from meaningless sex to a revealing, heartfelt conversation. It can sound warm and inviting, but it can also awaken unsettling fears of risk and vulnerability.


  19. 11 Celebrate Grandma on August 22, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    A Soulful Mom...Living with purpose,determined to INSPIRE many,to become their best self. I enjoy music, having fun, Dreaming BIG, Lighting a path for others & Drinking tea.


  20. Communion Music Announces U.S. Residency Tour Featuring Conrad Sewell, Freedom Fry, and Clara-NovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Switched

    Though summer is coming to an end and festival season is dying down, music junkies needn't worry as fall will bring a new season with plenty of music. The artist-led music organization, Communion, announces their fall U.S. residency tour which will be visiting 11 cities across the country and showcasing multiple genres along with established and emerging talent.


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