Archive | 2015

NY man creates his own sovereign nation in the middle of Utah

  NEW YORK — At first glance Zaq Landsberg looks like your typical millennial just navigating through life while living in the hip neighborhood of Williamsburg. But don’t let appearances fool you — the 30-year-old sculptor is the founder and president of a sovereign nation 2,200 miles away called Zaqistan. “If you think of a […]

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10-21-15: NYC nerds out over Back To The Future Day

  NEW YORK— It’s the day every pop culture fan probably has marked down in their calendar. October 21, 2015 was the day Doc Brown and Marty McFly traveled to in the “Back To The Future” sequel and fans every where are nerding out in every possible way. The ride hailing service Lyft got in […]

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WWE Superstar John Cena grants historic 500th wish for Make-A-Wish Foundation

  NEW YORK — “You never give up, you pick yourself up, you brush yourself off, you push forward, you move on, you adapt – that’s what I believe!” WWE Superstar John Cena once said in a now-legendary speech in the WWE ring in 2009. It’s a message Cena would through out his career and […]

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Blind subway magician brings enchantment to NYC’s grimy underground

  WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — For four hours, a few days a week, you can find magician Justin Sight on duty at the Bedford Avenue subway station in Williamsburg. Whether it’s with a coin or a deck of cards, the 25-year-old knows how to win over a crowd. What sets him apart from most magicians is that […]

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Pint-sized ballerinas put on big show despite disabilities

  FAIR LAWN, N.J. — When it comes to being graceful, your average swan has nothing on these girls. They’re students from the Children’s Therapy Center in Fair Lawn, New Jersey and they’re getting ready for the most exciting day of the year — their annual ballet recital. The pint-sized dancers who have a wide range […]

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NJ man takes terminally ill dog on ‘bucket list adventure’ across country

JERSEY CITY (PIX11) — If you thought bucket lists were reserved for only humans, you clearly never met Poh the dog. The 15-year-old pup recently hit the road with his owner Thomas Neil Rodriguez on a cross-country adventure after getting the unfortunate news that the end was near. “We found out he had multiple tumors […]

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#ThanksDave: A look back at David Letterman’s impact on the TV

  NEW YORK — In a career that started out on local news as a snarky weatherman in Indiana, David Letterman eventually found his niche in late night TV. 33 years later, Letterman has managed to perfect the art of the interview, getting the biggest names to dish about anything and everything. And at the […]

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VIDEO: The internet responds after Shaq face plants on live TV

  NEW YORK — We all know the expression “if a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a noise?” Well what if a Shaq falls on live TV and everyone saw it (over and over again thanks to YouTube), does it make a noise? Hell […]

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Tom Brady knew his balls were being manhandled: ‘Deflategate’ report

  NEW YORK — We didn’t exactly need a Maury lie detector test to crack this case. After denying claims he took part in the so-called Deflategate scandal, an investigation has concluded that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady knew exactly what was going on. The whole time. According to the lengthy 243 page document […]

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Brooklyn man who bears uncanny resemblance to Van Gogh freaks out internet

  NEW YORK — Vincent Van Gogh is considered by many to be an icon of the art world who captured beauty, emotion and color in all his masterpieces. The post-Impressionist painter known for being a brilliant yet troubled genius, died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 37 over a century […]

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