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Years ago, when someone wanted to get up on a soapbox, he got on a soapbox. Today, he gets a Facebook page. Consider, for example, Can This Grungy Sock Get More Fans Than Nita Lowey, a page that fails miserably in its stated goal to attract more supporters than Rep. Nita Lowey (D-Harrison) but nonetheless receives points for the creativity of its title. The site doesn't pull punches: “Nita Lowey...Read more »
Old-fashioned police leg work and paper files help Yonkers Det. John Geiss, the cold case detective for the Yonkers Police Department, crack cases that date back years -- like the probe of alleged serial killer Lucius Crawford who was arrested in December.
But Geiss and his supervisor, Yonkers Det. Lt. Joseph Monaco -- who has been working with Geiss since January 2012 -- have employed...Read more »
Remember “planking” -- the wacky Internet trend of people posting photos of themselves stretched horizontally in the oddest of places? That’s long gone, but because of Tuesday night’s winter weather advisory, Westchester, Rockland and Hudson Valley residents might get the opportunity to join a similar trend: frosting.
The Facebook page Frosters Anonymous showcases pictures of people in the...Read more »
Facebook and Twitter are great, but there's no better platform for self-expression than YouTube. There's also no better place to spend hours of your life watching people do wonderful or wacky things. We spent some time watching videos uploaded by Westchester YouTubers during the past month and chose five videos that have the wack-factor needed to be viral hits.
What makes a Youtube video go...Read more »
A stocky South Korean man with a closet full of colorful tuxedos and boundless energy has created a viral video sensation and Westchester County is galloping (in place) along for the ride.
Korean-Pop sensation Psy's "Gangnam Style" music video has racked up nearly 532 million views on YouTube to become the third-most watched and most liked clip in the site's history. The song --...Read more »