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This poor lion cub will probably need therapy. Like, forever.Rushing in to eat after a pride kill, he got his head stuck in a dead buffalo's butt, according to the YouTube description.While the video above from Kruger National Park in South Africa shows several minutes of the cub's struggle to get free as the grown females appear to ignore the situation, the lionesses eventually took action, Up...
Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday he had signed legislation making New York the 23rd state to allow medical marijuana, calling his approach, which forbids smoking of the drug and includes strict limits, the "smartest" any state had taken so far. "This new law takes an important step toward bringing relief to patients living with extraordinary pain and illness," Cuomo told...
A new disaster relief housing prototype has been released - and it may offer a more community centered lifestyle than shipping containers.
Wednesday evening's storms did more than just light up the skies of New York. They also lit up Twitter and Instagram with incredible photos and videos of lightning strikes in and around the city.This clip, posted by Instagram user dpenugonda, shows lightning hitting Long Island City, with part of the Manhattan skyline in the background:On Twitter, users also nabbed some amazing photos:
EPA Finalizes $47 Million Plan to Address Pollution in Three Areas of Ringwood Mines Superfund Site in Ringwood, New Jersey (NJ)
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to address contamination in three areas of the Ringwood Mines/Landfill Superfund site in Ringwood, New Jersey. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, these areas were used to dispose of waste materials, including paint ...
When you think about your surroundings during a natural disaster, style isn't ever likely to come to mind. Thankfully, New Yorkers, the Office of Emergency Management has done the thinking for you, unveiling a housing unit designed to ride out relief efforts when the next "superstorm" hits. And to our surprise, it's quite stylish.First, a little backstory: Last year, a report released...
Sewage overflow is a major problem in the Big Apple, but with a little more green on city rooftops, the overflow could be prevented.
Mushrooms aren't just for eating anymore. Biotect David Benjamin and his firm, The Living, recently completed their latest project - the world's first tower made of fungus bricks - at MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York. The shroomy, biodegradable building will be
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel held off a strong Democratic primary challenge, edging closer to his 23rd and final term in the House.
Calling all designers, architects and visionaries! FIGMENT is now accepting submissions for its 2015 City of Dreams Pavilion Competition. They're looking for creative, forward-thinking designs made using recycled materials and the winner's pavilion will actually