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05.20.15 Prachi Gupta

You have to be a special brand of sleazy to rip off tourists who are checking out Ground Zero, so of course NBC 4 went down to Ahmed Mohammed’s hot dog stand to witness this for themselves. The outlet reports that Mohammed has been inflating the prices for hot dogs and pretzels to arbitrary amounts […]

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01.02.15 Rhett Jones

Many pedicab drivers have quit since stricter regulations were put in place, but at least one is still doing it the old school way, ripping off tourists big-time. Ken Smith, 41, says that he and his family took a New Year’s Eve pedicab ride for 15 blocks and when they arrived at their destination, the driver charged […]

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11.12.13 Marina Galperina

Despite substantial outrage, the “anti-rape wear” lingerie Indiegogo campaign for $50,000 has been funded. Aside from dangerous misinformation about rape in its advertising, removing this absurd chastity-belt-style contraption in emergencies requires a “team” of people as well as wearer who is conscious to unlock it. How does it “work”? AR Wear has a built-in “skeletal […]

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03.15.10 Bucky Turco

After it was discovered that a whole lot of cabbies illegally overcharged millions of passengers by engaging the double rate option on their meters, the TLC says it will try and return some of the more than $8.3 million that people were cheated out of. That is, if the fare was paid with a credit […]

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