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15 summer workouts that burn 300 calories

15 summer workouts that burn 300 calories

Mike Flippo/shutterstock.com A friendly game of tennis can burn around 300 calories in 35 minutes. When it comes to weight loss, the math is simple. Burn more calories than you eat. While certainly easier said than done, here are a ...

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Cronut mania hits So. Korea via Dunkin Donuts

Cronut mania hits So. Korea via Dunkin Donuts

Ken Murray/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The original cronut from Dominique Ansel’s bakery in SoHo. It didn’t take long for the cronut to make its doughy debut at Dunkin Donuts. Within just two months, Dominque Ansel’s trademarked croissant-donut has spread like ...

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American Express’ Bluebird card soars past rivals in Consumer Reports’ first ranking of prepaid cards

American Express’ Bluebird card soars past rivals in Consumer Reports’ first ranking of prepaid cards

Launched last year, the Bluebird card with direct deposit scored well when it came to value and fee clarity. American Express’ Bluebird prepaid card is flying high. Launched last year, Bluebird with direct deposit took the No. 1 spot in ...

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Boot camp-style fitness classes aim to whip residents into shape

Boot camp-style fitness classes aim to whip residents into shape

War is hell — and so are these military-inspired workouts. Boot camp-style fitness classes are taking the city by storm, and even former soldiers who were whipped into shape by real-life drill sergeants say some of these exercises are harder ...

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Harvard study: coffee may lower suicide risk 50%

Harvard study: coffee may lower suicide risk 50%

Manfred Rutz/Getty Images A 16-year Harvard study published in The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry indicates that caffeinated coffee may lower suicide risk in both men and women by 50%. Keep calm and get your caffeine on. A recent Harvard ...

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Thousands of Marilyn Monroe photos by Milton Greene to be auctioned off

Thousands of Marilyn Monroe photos by Milton Greene to be auctioned off

Courtesy Profiles in history Thousands of never-before-seen photos of Marilyn Monroe are going up for auction, taken by celebrated photographer Milton Greene during the 1950s. Marilyn Monroe was the most photographed woman in the world. Now you can own some ...

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Terminally ill San Jose bride to get dream wedding

Terminally ill San Jose bride to get dream wedding

KNTV Knowing that her time is running out, Jen Bulik decided to get married to her longtime boyfriend. Dozens of strangers have pitched in to give the San Jose, Calif., bride the wedding of her dreams. This bride chose life. ...

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In the Now for Friday, July 26, 2013

In the Now for Friday, July 26, 2013

The free outdoor Lole/Fitist yoga class is clearly a group affair. POGO A GO-GO This weekend it’s okay to feel jumpy. The 10th annual Pogopalooza is bouncing into the Big Apple. Extreme pogo jumpers from across the globe kick things ...

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UN declares ‘World Toilet Day’

UN declares ‘World Toilet Day’

Getty Providing toilets could save the lives of more than 200,000 children each year, a diplomat from Singapore told the U.N. The United Nations on Wednesday declared November 19 as World Toilet Day following a proposal by Singapore whose envoy ...

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Skip the bar line and buy your drink with this mobile app coming to New York

Skip the bar line and buy your drink with this mobile app coming to New York

Scott Iskowitz/AP New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma. So, say you’re a guy in your early 20s and you want a certain girl to meet you at a bar. Instead of sending her a text, you send her a voucher ...

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