Xi'an Famous Foods has devoted fans all over the city due to their diverse locations in the East Village, Flushing, and Chinatown. The famously cheap spot known for its cold skin noodles and lamb burgers is ready to conquer Brooklyn. On Saturday, Xi'an Famous Foods' doors will open on Beadel Street ... More >>
A lot of pregnant women don't get tested for sexually transmitted diseases. But a lot of pregnant need to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases, according to just released Centers for Disease Control stats.
Out of some 1.3 million American women who had blood work during pregnancy, only 59 p ... More >>
Next time you're face to face with an uncut, cheesy noodle, don't scoff!
That thing could be medically useful!
Or at the very least cosmetically so.
According to research, human foreskin fibroblasts can be used to help restore cells for everyone from diabetics to burn victims.
And I'm not ... More >>
Burglary suspectCausing heartburn among a select few around the city in the past six weeks, a serial burglar has cut through security gates late at night and swiped cash from at least 17 little businesses in Manhattan, most of them restaurants, cops say.
Tips are welcome, not only at the restau ... More >>
Today, it's advisable that you stay the hell inside again: it'll be a high of 24. Get prepared for tomorrow, which won't even break 20 degrees.
Frances Fox Piven is a 78-year-old liberal CUNY professor. She's also now the recipient of death threats as a result of Glenn Beck's efforts to paint he ... More >>
gambling911.comExtreme eating has become one of the leitmotifs of our age. One manifestation is marathon events such as the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, whereby contestants knock back dozens of franks in a single sitting. Other extreme eaters seek out super-spicy food, high-cholesterol or ... More >>
If you're in The Bronx, please keep an eye out for Simon Nunez, 74. He was last seen at Bainbridge Avenue and East 205 Street, just north of Bronx Park and about five miles from his Beach Avenue home. He was wearing a black jacket, green pants, a black baseball hat, blue shirt, a beige sweate ... More >>
The Times recently picked up on the growing community of people who eat the way our paleolithic ancestors did. Last night, Stephen Colbert talked to John Durant, founder of Hunter-Gatherer.com, about the caveman diet and lifestyle, which includes climbing trees, balancing on logs, and throwing sto ... More >>
A group of American and Italian scientists have put their resources and expertise to good use studying the long-term effects of Pecorino Romano cheese on human health. One usually thinks of formaggio as a fatty indulgence, but, apparently, the researchers have found that small amounts of the ... More >>
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Our Babies: Their Feeding, Care, and TrainingAuthor: Dr. Herman N. BundesenDate: 1941Discovered at: Es ... More >>