This Fourth of July, why have we lost our patriotism?

For the haters, it’s open season on the American ideal. Colin Kaepernick doesn’t like today’s American flag because it reminds him of police brutality and he doesn’t like Betsy Ross’ O.G. flag because it reminds him of slavery. I’m starting to think maybe Colin Kaepernick is not so fond of the flag, or of theRead moreRead more

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches

Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users reported issues with Facebook and 1,600 with WhatsApp, according to outage tracking website The website’sRead moreRead more

Seven Chinese girlfriends buy mansion to retire and die together

Seven Chinese women are taking the “Golden Girls” approach to aging after purchasing a house together for their retirement. Click Here: Sports Water Bottle Accessories “[At first] it was just a joke,” the girlfriends say in a video posted on YouTube from media startup Yitiao featuring their brand-new 7,535-square-foot house in the suburbs of Guangzhou,Read moreRead more

NYC mansion sells for $22.25M, double what owners paid

134-136 E. 74th St. Will Ellis/The Corcoran Group Will Ellis/The Corcoran Group Will Ellis/The Corcoran Group Will Ellis/The Corcoran Group Ad Up Next Close Restaurateur flips Brooklyn townhouse after adding a pool Restaurateur Stratis Morfogen and his wife, Filipa Fino, a former… 4 View Slideshow Back Continue Share this: Facebook Twitter Flipboard WhatsApp Email CopyRead moreRead more

Megan Rapinoe sits in USWNT’s stunning World Cup move

The United States will start the World Cup semifinal matchup with England on Tuesday without their purple-haired hero Megan Rapinoe. USA coach Jill Ellis has inserted Christen Press in Rapinoe’s place, joining Alex Morgan and Tobin Heath on the front line. Fox Sports reported at halftime that it was a hamstring injury that kept RapinoeRead moreRead more

Howard Hughes Corp. $751M project to be completed before corporate sale

Although the publicly traded Howard Hughes Corp. is testing the waters for a possible corporate sale, the offering is unlikely to have any impact on its nearly finished South Street Seaport redevelopment. The $751 million project is on track to be completed well before any possible sale of the larger real estate company. And asRead moreRead more

Mets, Yankees may need to finally overcome their trade fear

June was defining in New York baseball. The Yankees posted the best record in the AL to surge to the overall best record in the AL. The Mets produced the worst record in the NL to fall 11 under .500 and 12 out of first place. Their first games of July were against each otherRead moreRead more

‘Walking Dead’ fans distraught over sudden ending of comic

TV’s favorite comic book is dead. “The Walking Dead,” the post-zombie apocalypse comic book series and source material for AMC’s blockbuster show, is ending abruptly with the 193rd installment of the morbid thriller. “Dead” author Robert Kirkman, a Marvel alum, announced the conclusion of the graphic drama, which is sold in over 60 countries inRead moreRead more

Adidas social media campaign for new Arsenal jersey hijacked by Twitter trolls

Adidas kicked off a humiliating social media campaign to promote its new jersey for a British soccer team – by inadvertently tweeting out images of the shirt bearing anti-Semitic and racist messages. The German sportswear goliath launched its #DareToCreate campaign on Monday to market the shirt for the Arsenal team in London, according to theRead moreRead more

O’Neill OK with de Blasio’s debate comments, son Dante’s op-ed

New York City’s top cop has no problem with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s debate remarks about teaching his biracial son to “protect” himself from the NYPD – or with son, Dante, writing in USA Today that he felt “fear” of the police. “What a father says to his son, that’s in their family,” NYPD CommissionerRead moreRead more