Responding to concerns from local and federal pols, New York State on Thursday ordered a ban on the sale of synthetic marijuana.
The so-called fake pot -- which is often referred to by brand names like "Spice," "K2" or "Blaze" -- is smoked just like marijuana and contains cannabis-like chemicals. It can cause anxiety, hallucinations, seizures, paranoia and violent... » more
What's more surprising: The fact that Charlie Sheen managed to get himself another TV gig after his infamous goddess-inflected, tiger-blood filled winning meltdown, or the fact the supposedly sober actor admitted to still boozing? The former "Two and a Half Men" star, 46, sat down with "Today" anchor Matt Lauer Thursday to promote his new FX series "Anger Management"... » more
It was only a matter of time before everyone's favorite pig-blood-covered teenage outcast was brought back to life. Chloe Moretz, 15, has been chosen to play the title role in the reboot of Stephen King's horror flick, "Carrie." The original 1976 version earned an Oscar nomination for its star Sissy Spacek.
Moretz tweeted Tuesday: "Never been so happy in my life! Thank u MGM... » more
"Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli made the headlines official and has filed for divorce from former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Jennie Garth after 11 years of marriage.
In the L.A. Superior Court petition filed Wednesday the actor cites the typical "irreconcilable differences" and seeks joint custody of their three daughters, reported People.
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Get ready for every bro under the sun to have a new arsenal of lines to quote. Eight years after its release, "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" is getting a sequel. The movie's star, Aughts-comedy poster boy Will Ferrell, made the announcement on Wednesday's episode of "Conan," appearing in character as the mustachioed Burgundy. Following the news, Ferrell busted out a flute because, well,... » more
The greatest opportunities are born from the most profound obstacles, and that will again prove true. I was in Palo Alto for the YPO Digital Media confab last week and spent some quality time with the folks at Google, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. It was an eye-opening experience: While portal usage is down (-24%) and search is flat (+1%), growth in social media has surged 52% year-over-year.
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The union representing judges who preside over health-inspection hearings is suing the city, claiming officials are making it harder for the judges to dismiss violations they believe should be dropped, amNewYork has learned.
Restaurant owners who disagree with the health-inspection violations that determine posted letter grades and fines can contest them in front of a judge at the Office of... » more
Alan Rickman reading Charles Dickens Alan Rickman, Professor Snape in the "Harry Potter" movies and the star of "Seminar" on Broadway (through Sunday), will be joined by Tony award winners Frances Sternhagen and Fritz Weaver to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens tomorrow. Stop by to hear readings from Dickens' works, presented by TIPA (Toward International... » more
If you think the places where some people live in NYC are bedazzling, you should see where they play.
Some of the city's most breathtaking real estate is only temporary: spaces that are routinely refurbished and redecorated into lavish lairs for fabulous fetes and Hollywood-style hooplas.
New Yorkers looking for a one-night party palace can get limited-time ownership of some of the world's... » more
Our editors highlight trends, treatments and tools to help you achieve easy-breezy, chic seasonal strands, no matter what your hair type.
If you want to play with a runway-to-real way trend
Try: The wet-hair trend Alexander Wang, Helmut Lang and a bevy of other designers all showed tousled, just-out-of-the-shower hair on their spring 2012 runways.
"As opposed to styles of... » more