NYC life

Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: A Conversation with AMNH Astronomer, Neil deGrasse Tyson What: free public presentation, “Life, the Universe, and Everything” When: Wednesday, 2 June at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st…

tags: Former NYC Mayor Giuliani, Ferrets, and Freedom, politics, NYC, NYC Life, social observation, pets, ferrets, humor, funny, satire, offbeat, streaming video Here’s another set of videos for today’s Silly Saturday. These videos take a closer look at the battle between former NYC Mayor, Rudy Giuliani, and the ferrets (and ferret owners) of NYC after…

tags: Stevie the Professional Regurgitator, jobs, hobbies, passtimes, offbeat, strange, funny, people, The Tonight Show, streaming video This man makes a living by swallowing strange objects, like light bulbs, and then vomiting them back up. I think at least a few of these stunts are illusions — how did he do the sugar trick, for…

tags: Bill Murray, Poets House, NYC, NYC Life, Construction Workers, employment, I dwell in Possibility, Gathering Paradise, poem, poetry, poetry reading, Emily Dickinson, streaming video This is a beautiful video, showing the construction of NYC’s Poets House, along with a reading of several poems, including Emily Dickinson’s lovely poem, “I dwell in Possibility,” by actor…

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: AMNH paleontologists Dr Mike Novacek and Dr Mark Norell What: free public presentation for kids of all ages, “Travels with Tyrannosaurus” When: tonight, 5 May at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History,…

tags: The Story of Astoria Scum River Bridge, grassroots activism, citizen activism, Hell Gate Bridge viaduct, Astoria Scum River Bridge, infrastructure, unauthorized city improvement, Amtrack, New York City, NYC Life, Jason Eppink, Posterchild, streaming video This is a wonderfully produced video documenting a true story of creative citizen activism designed to protect the safety of…

tags: New Fitness Craze: White Women’s Workout, exercise, fitness, racism, social observation, humor, funny, satire, fucking hilarious, Godfrey, Ty Bowman, streaming video I know that many Americans want to lose weight, and here’s a novel new workout craze to help you do just that! Combining racial stereotypes with exercise techniques, exercise guru Ty Bowman has…

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: AMNH paleontologists Dr Mike Novacek and Dr Mark Norell What: free public presentation, “Travels with Tyrannosaurus” When: Wednesday, 5 May at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st Street…

tags: Funny Cide, horse racing, horses, retired racehorses, HorseracingTV, streaming video Funny Cide gave America something to cheer about in 2003 as the first New York bred in history to win the Kentucky Derby. He went on to capture the Preakness Stakes winning easily by ten lengths. However, he lost by four lengths to Empire…

Rick Rolling NYC’s A Train

tags: Rick Rolling NYC’s A Train, music, a cappella, NYC Life, New York City, A Train, travel, cultural observation, cities, University of Oregon, On The Rocks, The Green Room, Never Going to Give You Up, streaming video Watching this video of a group of West Coast guys singing a cappella on the A train made…