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10.03.14 Rhett Jones

In the wake of hysteria over bicyclists being dangerous for pedestrians, a new study finds that injuries are actually declining steadily. The study was done jointly by professors from NYU and Hunter, using hospital data from the past ten years. Between 2004 and 2008, the rate of cyclist-caused pedestrian injuries in New York State went […]

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12.30.11 Marina Galperina

Even though witnesses reported that bits of rocks fell from the Colosseum, and even though an Italian news agency reported that more bits of rocks fell from the Colosseum a few days later, and even though the environmental group Legambiente has been telling people for years that traffic exhaust fumes and nearby metro’s vibrations are […]

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07.15.11 Marina Galperina

A 26-foot tall sculpture of Marilyn Monroe frozen in the iconic leg-flashing pose from The Seven Year Itch was finished in Chicago today and already it’s been called “risque,” “controversial” and “a monument to sexism.” Welcome back to 1955, you hysterical whiners. […]

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