health

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27 Nov 2012

How To Fight Sleep Deprivation

I think I’m slowly dying. I’m serious. About four weeks ago I took on this new full-time gig. I figured it would help me attain some sort of livelihood in the future, or at the very least, put a couple of dollars in my pocket for the next few months.

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 1
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21 Nov 2012

How To Survive Winter In NYC

If you’re like most inhabitants of the Big Apple, you’re originally from somewhere else. For many, that “somewhere else” entails humidity levels that can alter hair to unrecognizable levels of poufdom and/or winters that don’t start until early November. This thin-skinned North Carolinian learned the hard way that you can’t

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 2
20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
06 Jan 2012

Broke-Ass Health Care: Cold/Flu Season

I just spent the last few days in bed, sick. In that time I watched three seasons of “Sons of Anarchy” on Netflix and agonized over what to do if it was more than a little bug as I am currently uninsured. I spent a lot of time on the

Quincey Trigillo - Judicious Journalist 1
30 Jun 2011

FREE No Age, Health and Cults Show TONIGHT in Greenpoint

Music lovers, try if you can to pull yourself away from the double click fun of turntable.fm for a few hours tonight to check out the killer inaugural line-up at the new House of Vans space in Greenpoint. No Age, Health, Cults and Ceremony will put on a free, all

Jill S. 0
23 Jun 2011

Cheap Beauty Tip of the Week: Get Your Beauty Sleep

Lack of sleep is no joke. I should know. Last year while I was going to school full-time, five days a week, eight hours a day, I was also working four nights a week slinging drinks behind the bar until two in the morning. There were multiple times a week

Kathleen Neves - Beauty Babe on a Budget 3
20 Jun 2011

Cheap Beauty Tip of the Week: Drink Water

Drinking water does a lot of awesome things for your body. Water prevents our bodies from getting dehydrated. Water can reduce the pain a hangover can cause. Water helps the cells in our body function. Water can act as an appetite suppressant if you’re into the whole weight management thing.

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24 May 2011

FREE Bi-Weekly Yoga in Bryant Park

Hooray summertime. It makes venues out of the streets and parks that once were blistering nightmares of wind and cold. Now that the sun has peeked out from behind its gray hiding spot we can start using the limited outdoors New York has for a bit of R n’ R.

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
08 May 2011

Sunscreen that Saves Both Skin and Money

Sunshine. It makes everyone happy. Our cities become alive when the sun shines. Suddenly everyone starts wearing less clothing. We catch glimpses of fresh flesh that has been covered up with layers all winter long. Some lucky people have a natural bronze to flaunt without even trying. Others need to

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1