On Tuesday two New Yorkers were arraigned in Queens Criminal Court on charges of conspiring to provide support to terrorist organizations in Afghanistan. Humayoun Ghoulan Nabi, 27, of Elmhurst, Queens, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, face up to seven years each if convicted. Accord ... More >>
In full grips of the dry desert heat, the fine art of day drinking at Coachella becomes a game of survival of the fittest. Sweltering temperatures in the high 90s aren't necessarily ideal conditions to bombard your liver with alcohol. And unless you've been used to trekking through sand in the Middl ... More >>
Millions of people lost power and at least three deaths were reported as a result of yesterday's snowstorm along the east coast. States in the Northeast were hit the hardest and CNN reports parts of New Jersey were buried in as much as 15.5 inches of snow. Airline cancellations stranded passe ... More >>
fukung.net Thanks to Fork in the Road San Francisco correspondent Tracy Van Dyk for forwarding this image. It turns out to be part of an ad campaign created by J. Walter Thomson Kuwait for the International Vegetarian Union, an organization with roots in Britain, Germany, and France founded ... More >>
SmashburgerEat up, Dubai. Looks like Brooklyn was a mere pit stop on Smashburger's road to world domination: Three months after opening its first New York location in a Fort Greene condo tower, the Denver-based chain has announced it will expand to the Middle East.
bearbooandyumyum/FlickrSoon, world, this will all be yours.Although you could be forgiven for thinking that Magnolia Bakery had already achieved worldwide domination, its reach extends only to New York, Los Angeles, and Dubai. But that's about to change.
A Cinn-a-Stack sand blast!Following in the steps of Shake Shack, the Chocolate Bar, Pinkberry, and cupcakes, IHOP is the latest US company to bank on the Middle East's appetite for all-American excess.
31 Down brings some weird to the Bushwick Starr
BenihanaGet out the knives! It's fight time!It's a good thing Yelp isn't popular in Kuwait. Because that would mean a lot of lawsuits would be coming up. Yes, Mark Makhou, a blogger in Kuwait, has been sued for $18,000 for writing a negative review of chain restaurant Benihana on his blog ... More >>
Surreal white blobs invade a midtown glass skyscraper
Death! Fire! Mayhem! Art! All on the Bowery!
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The explosion of two novelty grenades outside the British Consulate this morning has all of New York wondering: Why would anyone bomb the British? I mean, they're so nice, Coldplay rocks, and "The Office" is really funny! But, dear Watson, it turns out we have more suspects than the British road n ... More >>
Stretched thinand past the breaking pointwith jittery Guard troops and reservists in Iraq
No armor, no spare parts, no radioseven the boots don't fit
Infantryman writes of having to buy his own supplies for Iraq
Now the questions turn to the rationale for desert storm
Shipping antidepressants and sleeping pills to the front
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A Chronology of U.S. Military Fatalities Since 'Mission Accomplished,' Part I
Here Comes Another Patriot Missile!
Can You Hear Me Now, Baghdad?
Long-Term Damage From a Short-Term War
A Growing List
Seven Thousand Iraqis Return Home From Jordan, Unsure What Invasion Brings
Iraqi Military Reportedly Set Oil Fields on Fire
Into the Mouth of a Blazing Iraqi Oil Well
Developing Nations Feel the Weight of War
The U.S. Capitol Hunkers Down for Retaliatory Terrorist Action
Koppel Says Yes to Military Censorship in Iraq
A Grad Student Mimicked Saddam Over the Airwaves
In the Battle for Hearts and Minds, Watch Out for the Psy-Ops
The Pit Inside Us
Vacationing Bush Plots End of Iraq
The Search for Those Who Did This to Us
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