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Posts Tagged ‘trends’

To Beard or Not to Beard

By Jamal Swift • Aug 6th, 2013 • Category: Features

To beard or not to beard — that is the question that many men face today. Once upon a time, When you needed to up your machismo, a beard would do the trick.  Now it’s about fashion, and the beard has become an accessory. The growing popularity of facial hair can be seen from Hollywood to [...]



Invasion of the Fuzzy Creatures

By Diana Pesantez • Jun 11th, 2013 • Category: Features

By Diana Pesantez and Seheon Oh If there is any doubt whether pets are treated like humans, the debate should be settled by Neuticles. Neuticles is a patented testicular implant designed for dogs that sells for up to $919 a pair. It is the latest craze in an effort to give pets an absolute human [...]



New Yorkers Divided on Vibram Five Fingers

By Luca Jordan • Aug 22nd, 2011 • Category: Features, Lead Story

By Luca Jordan Initially designed for running, swimming and other outdoor sports, Vibram Five Finger shoes are becoming, for some, everyday walking-around shoes. Are these gloves for the feet actually functional, or are people simply following the latest trend? Daniel Coleman, 23, was born and raised in Manhattan and recently purchased his first pair of [...]



In Cupcake Land, Neither Size Nor Age Matter

By Ashley Torres • Jan 24th, 2011 • Category: Editorial, Lead Story

By Ashley Torres, Melissa Julien and Ariel Marx Picture the perfect dessert. It’s no bigger than the palm of your hand, comes in a seemingly endless variety of flavors, and costs less than a slice of pie.  It may sound like something out of a fairytale, but this confectionary treat is available at nearly every [...]