Your glasses may someday replace your smartphone, and some New Yorkers are ready for the switch.
Google is building a smartphone-like pair of specs that will function as a computer you wear on your nose - tiny screen and all - likely with maps, GPS and other apps, according to The New York Times and Google blog 9to5google.com, and some in the city can't wait to the try them on.
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Britney Spears might want to join Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid at the judges' table on "X Factor" and has reached out to the show, a source told Us Weekly.
The series recently fired judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, plus lame-o host Steve Jones.
Another pop icon is in talks to become a judge: Multiple sources confirmed to the mag last week that Janet Jackson was in the... » more
A 49-year-old East Flatbush man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly threatening Police Commissioner Ray Kelly through a comment on the website Gothamist.
The man, Richard Strauss, who complained Monday on the website about the NYPD's monitoring of Muslim students, allegedly said Kelly is a "domestic enemy" and that "a well placed round of 7.62 ammo to his thick skull would... » more
After three necessary months of rehab, Charlie Sheen's ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, has been released from the swank Cirque Lodge in Sundance, Utah, RadarOnline.com reported.
Her latest stint in rehab came after the 34-year-old mother of two was arrested last December in Aspen for assault and cocaine possession. Mueller will face a judge in several weeks for her formal arraignment on the charges.
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A 22-year-old woman was fatally run over by a city bus at a dangerous Queens intersection Wednesday.
The victim, identified by the NYPD Wednesday afternoon as Meilan Jin, 22, of Flushing, was struck by an out of service Q44 bus around 8 a.m., witnesses told police. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Lindsay Lohan showed up for her penultimate probation hearing Wednesday in L.A., and got a glowing review from Judge Stephanie Sautner. "We've seen positive progress. You're in the home stretch. You seem to be getting your life back on track."
Lohan, 25, only has to work for 14 more days at the L.A. County morgue and attend five more therapy sessions before the judge ends her probation on... » more
New York's for sale -- or at least its unwanted items.
Working with eBay, the state will launch the website NYSStore.com in early April, featuring state vehicles and other surplus goods. Bidders will also be able to snatch up computers, cell phones, furniture and office supplies.
The first sale will include almost 500 passenger vehicles, many with high mileage and made after 2000. Also... » more
The end of fall 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week brought with it the inevitable forecasting of on-the-cusp trends. While it's still too early to tell which styles the masses will take to, here are eight strong, recurring fall/winter looks that emerged from last week's fashion spectacle.
Ladylike lame Shiny gold lame-like fabric is poised to become a standout for fall, with designers... » more
New York 1 newsman Pat Kiernan will get his turn in the chair next to ABC's Kelly Ripa as co-host of "Live!" on March 7, according to local reports.
Kiernan and Ripa, who has shared the spotlight with a seemingly endless assortment of personalities since Regis Philbin retired from the syndicated talk show in November, are scheduled to interview another New Yorker, actor Willem Dafoe,... » more
President Barack Obama showed off his singing chops at an Apollo Theatre fundraiser in January, belting out a little Al Green. He was at it again earlier this week, joining B.B. King and others on the blues standard "Sweet Home Chicago." The White House concert is set to be aired on PBS Feb. 27.
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