Teetotalers take note: Alcohol may benefit the brains of serious drinkers. Researchers at Yale University found that vigorous imbibers can burn acetate (released as the body metabolizes alcohol) more easily than moderate drinkers. Those who binge-drink often are able to "tap into an alternate fuel s ... More >>
Bicycling is fun, but going numb in your ladyparts is not fun. Like, at all.
As has been recently reported, spending time in certain cycling positions doesn't just cause erectile dysfunction in men: It might mess up ladies' sex lives, too.
Anyway, here's what's up: if you have ever been on a bik ... More >>
Reporters repeatedly grilled Mayor Mike Bloomberg this morning about recent reports of the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim student groups at campuses throughout the Northeast.
Bloomberg shot back at them that the NYPD policies are there to protect freedoms such as the free pres ... More >>
As you may have read in yesterday's Page Six, Yale University is currently offering a course in nightlife which features texts by me!
My work has finally gone to college!
Doctoral candidate Madison Moore is teaching "Dance Music and Nightlife Culture in New York City," for those who can afford to ... More >>
Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit, still unaware of his termination. We got an interesting e-mail this morning from a man in Bayside, Queens. David R. Yale, a 67-year-old consultant, is firing Vikram Pandit, the CEO of Citigroup.
Yale mailed a pink slip to Pandit that notifies him of his terminati ... More >>
The award for most insufferable person of the week goes (not without a challenge) to the woman yelling at her Metro-North conductor, who calmly asked the customer to "keep it down and stop using profanity or to take it to the vestibule," according to the YouTube description. "Do you know what school ... More >>
Yale is under federal investigation for "its failure to eliminate a hostile sexual environment." Its frat boys seem to be running rampant, not letting their fancy Ivy League-ness get in the way of behaving like cavemen. Sixteen students filed a complaint in March accusing the university of a brea ... More >>
Farmers across the South are dealing with a drought that began this spring. Hot, dry weather has damaged peanut fields, cotton plants, and citrus trees.
More than two-thirds of the city's public school kids will now get free or discounted school lunches as part of the new ... More >>
dailyinvention/FlickrTo add yet more grist to the Is Local Food Really Better? mill, Nation's Restaurant News convened three chefs to hold a completely unscientific experiment to determine whether you can actually taste the difference between non-local and local food and wine.
The result of ... More >>
This week in food blogs...
Grub Street tracked down the old Gourmet masthead, one year later.
Eater rounded up a day of taco news, from the spaghetti taco crazy to Korean tacos.
Meanwhile, Feast got excited about Andrew Carmellini's spaghetti tacos at Mercadito.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
July 2, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 27
A Happy Birthday For Gay Liberation
By Jonathan Black
They stretched in a line, from Gimbels to Times Square, thousands and thousands and thousands, chanting, waving, screaming -- the outrageous and the ou ... More >>
General Stanley McChrystal has a new high-falutin' academic gig! After that whole whoopsie over the Rolling Stone article in which he was quoted making disparaging comments about President Obama and other White House leaders -- and then fired from his post as commander of the Afghanistan war ... More >>
Maybe you've noticed the assault. No, not the hipsters abusing the Chinese people, though maybe there is some overlap. The real issue is more extraterrestrial than entitled NYU students, who are practically native at this point. It's the Yaliens -- they're everywhere, taking over New York Cit ... More >>
A couple of horrifying suicides have made headlines lately--the Yale student who leapt to his death from atop the Empire State building and the gay wrestler who downed a batch of pills to permanently relieve his pain.
It's a tragedy that anyone ends up feeling that self extinction is the onl ... More >>