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Only in New York: Unusual Big Apple Moments That Perfectly Capture Why We All Love NYC

You can be sure that weird things happen all the time in the city that never sleeps. Luckily for us, some of those moments have been captured by locals and tourists alike. Take a look at some of the funny and unique occurrences that take place in the Big City. One thing's for sure - expect the unexpected. Whether you've only encountered New York through Film and TV or you're a neighborhood local, these instances are sure to leave you scratching your head. But that's all part of the charm behind the Big Apple. Feel the spirit of NYC and find out what makes this place so one of a kind.
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Entertainment

The Joy of Being Humble: Celebrities Who Live the Simple Life Despite Their Fame and Fortune

Some of us spend our days stargazing, and dreaming of fortune and fame. That includes the lavish lifestyle that accompanies it. After all, when you're blessed with an unlimited bank account and celebrity status, you can live the high life. For these bankable stars, the sky is the limit. Other people are a little more grounded. They stay humble despite being super-rich. Others didn't forget to give back. So let's glimpse at these refreshingly modest celebrities who didn't let wealth change them. They live like regular people, despite their riches.
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History

Revisit Holiday Cheer From Years Gone by in Vintage Photos of Christmas Past

There's nothing like looking through old photos to rekindle all those fond Christmas memories. Considered to be the most magical time of year, we gather with our loved ones to enjoy some quality time, good food, and gifts. But how were we celebrating before smart TVs and Alexa? Take a look at vintage photos of how we used to enjoy the Yuletide season. Without the distraction of modern technology, we're seeing if Christmas past is beyond comparison to today's world.
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Art & Fashion

Seek Truth From Facts: After Months of Protests in Hong Kong, Take a Look at the Art Emerging From the Tension in China

In light of much political and social unrest in Hong Kong, visual art is acting as an outlet for expression and a force for uniting a community. "Seek truth from facts;" once a Chinese philosophical statement, it was adopted by Mao as he encouraged the nation to "emancipate" their minds. Its relevance has circled back around amidst mass dissatisfaction in the country, as the public come together to protest undemocratic practices. "Recent incidences have really demonstrated the amazing tenacity, unity, and integrity of the Hong Kong people, and I have never been so proud to count myself as one of them," claims artist Oliver Chang. While a large proportion of Hong Kong's citizens fight for their freedoms and rights, there is a solace to be found in the voice of the community. Take a look at some of the visual art coming out of the rebellion movement.
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Art & Fashion

Hard to Believe Hyper-Realistic Sculptures That Will Leave You Questioning Everything You Thought Was Real

The term "hyper-realism" emerged in the '70s as a descriptive for the super-realistic works of art and sculpture that was growing in resurgence. Today, hyper-realistic artists are using their jaw-dropping skills to create works of art that supersede details seen by the naked eye. There are a few sculptors that have been pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved, using a variety of materials and a boat-load of patience to execute their ideas flawlessly. Take a look at the must-know contemporary artists that are challenging people's perception of reality with their exceptional talent.
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Lifestyle

How the Other Half Celebrates Christmas: Take a Look at What Rich Instagram Kids Get up to Over the Festive Season

Christmas brings to mind quality family time, gifts from loved ones, and good food. But for some living on the other end of the spectrum, the festive season brings more than a stuffed stocking. Some of the wealthiest young people in the world have taken to social media to show off their indulgent and extravagant holiday celebrations. For whatever reason they found themselves in the coveted position, we at least get to peek inside their life during a time of celebration. And, perhaps expectedly, these youngsters just don't know when to call it quits. Take a look at the excessive things rich youngsters get up to and decide for yourself whether or not their festivities are all style and no substance.
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