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Nina In New York: The Foodies Shall Inherit The Earth

Way to go, western world. Thanks to our proliferation of fast food joints, highly processed ingredients and fatty fat fatness, our crappy diet is now literally poisoning other cultures.

07/08/2015

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Nina In New York: Turns Out The Princess And The Pea Is Basically The Worst Story Ever Written

Here’s the thing about this story, in case anyone has forgotten: it’s actually the worst. Completely terrible. Thoroughly, utterly lacking in any redeeming qualities.

07/06/2015

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Nina In New York: These United States Of Hot Dog And Pizza

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

07/03/2015

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Nina In New York: Here’s Looking At U-Rine

Just in time to ruin everyone’s summer, the Centers for Disease Control and General Buzzkilling has released a public service announcement on the dangers of Recreational Water Illnesses, or RWIs.

07/01/2015

The White House is lightened in the rainbow colors in Washington on June 26. 2015. The US Supreme Court ruled Friday that gay marriage is a nationwide right, a landmark decision in one of the most keenly awaited announcements in decades and sparking scenes of jubilation. AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOV        (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Nina In New York: Love Is Love, And That Is That.

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

06/29/2015

Tokyo 2020 Olympics president Yosihro Mori (L) answers questions beside CEO Toshiro Muto (R) during a press conference after their executive board meeting on June 12, 2015. They announced the short list of 26 sports that could be added to the Games in Japan, ahead of a decision by the International Olympic Committee later this year. (Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

Nina In New York: Potential New Olympic Sport Games Are So Sports! And So Can I!

Good news sports fans! The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo are shaping up to be slightly more full of sports!

06/24/2015

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Nina In New York: Told You So (This One’s Also About Sharks)

Earlier this week, two teenagers lost limbs in separate shark attacks on the same North Carolina beach on the same day.

06/19/2015

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Nina In New York: I’ll Show You Mine If You’ll Show Me Yours (Diet Plan, That Is)

Researchers have published a study that concludes that people are more likely to successfully stick to diets when the rules are set forth by someone else, rather than being of their own making.

06/17/2015

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Nina In New York: It’s My Apocalypse (And I Can Scream If I Want To)

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

06/15/2015

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Nina In New York: Nobel Laureate Really Sorry For Sexist Comments And How Women Ruin Everything

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

06/12/2015

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Nina In New York: Move Over, Sweden. Richard Branson Just Out-Fathered You

Virgin CEO and all-around good guy Richard Branson has made an astonishing announcement: his company would be granting employees a full year of PAID parental leave.

06/10/2015

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Nina In New York: More Good Reasons Not To Eat Your Placenta

There is absolutely no legitimate, scientific proof that eating placenta helps us in any way.

06/08/2015

A baby male chimpanzee is nursed by his mother Kuma (left) at Taronga Zoo on Oct. 25, 2013, in Sydney. (credit: Getty Images)

Nina In New York: That’s Not A Monkey, That’s My Chef. Also, He’s A Monkey.

This week, scientists at Harvard and Yale released a study that revealed that chimpanzees “would cook if given the chance,” according to The New York Times.

06/06/2015

Caitlyn Jenner makes debut in Vanity Fair (Credit: Annie Leibovitz exclusively for Vanity Fair).

Nina In New York: We Owe You One, Caitlyn

Here is why Caitlyn should matter to everyone who has or plans to have a child: we have a stake in the next generation, and the generations that will subsequently spring from the fruits of our looms.

06/03/2015

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Nina In New York: Noah’s Ark Was More Crowded and Terrifying Than Previously Understood

It turns out Mother Nature has been stashing 139 unknown wackadoo species in just one region.

05/29/2015

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