Nina In New York

The Samsung 88-inch JS-9500 SUHD Smart television is displayed at a press event for Samsung at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2015 International CES on January 5, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nina In New York: The Walls Have Ears (Because That’s Where You Hung Your Flatscreen)

They’re watching you. You know, the little men who live in your television set.

02/11/2015

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Nina In New York: You’re Not An Addict, You’re A Health Nut

While you were stocking up for the storm and fighting over the last bag of triple-washed organic kale, science was busy releasing some great news on the “justify your dependency” front.

02/09/2015

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Nina In New York: The DNA Of The MTA Is As Filthy As You’d Expect

A lighthearted look at news, events, culture and everyday life in New York. The opinions expressed are solely those of the writer.

02/06/2015

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Nina In New York: Does This Taxi Make Pickups In The Outer Galaxies?

A bit of good news amid the bad: plans to commence voluntary evacuation of the planet Earth are already underway.

02/04/2015

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Nina In New York: This Is How A Toddler Watches The Super Bowl

Living the American dream. Until next year, football.

02/02/2015

A Brooklyn street is viewed the morning after a major winter storm on January 27, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Nina In New York: It’s Weird That We Even Wanted A Blizzard, Juno?

Oh, hey, was it supposed to snow or something?

01/28/2015

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Nina In New York: Fare Thee Well, SkyMall. It’s Too Soon To Say Goodbye.

Late last week, SkyMall filed for bankruptcy.

01/26/2015

The Castle Bravo atomic weapons test - Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands - Mar 1, 1954 - Photo: U.S. Department of Energy

Nina In New York: It’s (Three Minutes To) The End Of The World As We Know It

So, don’t freak out or anything, but the end is nigh.

01/23/2015

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Nina In New York: Respect The RSVP Or Feel The Mom-Wrath

Did you hear the one about the five-year-old in England who got charged for being a no-show at a classmate’s birthday party?

01/21/2015

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Nina In New York: Sitting Is The New Black . . . Plague.

A lighthearted look at news, events, culture and everyday life in New York. The opinions expressed are solely those of the writer.

01/16/2015

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Nina In New York: We Can’t Think Without Our iPhones, Which Is . . . Bad, Or Something

A new study from the University of Missouri has determined that iPhone (and, logically, all smartphone) users experience a debilitating form of separation anxiety when apart from their phones.

01/14/2015

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Nina In New York: Optimists Live Longer, Look Better, Are Happier And Healthier, But Are They Really Better Off?

According to a new study from the University of Illinois, optimists evidently twice as likely to have healthy hearts, and even have lower blood sugar and cholesterol.

01/12/2015

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Nina In New York: Does Your Baby Know Chinese Yet? Why, Don’t You Love Her?

A lighthearted look at news, events, culture and everyday life in New York. The opinions expressed are solely those of the writer.

01/09/2015

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Nina In New York: You’re Never Too Young To Make Resolutions

I imaginary asked my daughter to make some of her own resolutions, and these are her imaginary (but pretty likely) answers. I like her list way better than my own.

01/07/2015

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