| Mar 21, 2011
Rye Rye has been on the cusp of rap stardom for some time. About three years ago, the trendy, provocative rapper M.I.A. discovered the Baltimore rapper, whose real name is Ryeisha Berrain, and hooked her up with a major record deal.
Last week, Rolling...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 12:46 PM
"The Vampire Diaries" compelled fans at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo on March 19 with a sizzle reel. Warner Bros. has provided this exclusive first look at the reel for everyone else. As you see above, it serves as a good recap of what's...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
How did Japanese workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant jury-rig fire hoses to cool damaged reactors? Is contaminated water from waste pools overflowing into the Pacific Ocean? Exactly who is the national incident commander?
The answers to these...
| Mar 25, 2011
Danny Preston of Rainbow Arabia has the rare day job that might actually inspire his songwriting. By night, he mans the production duties for the global-noise electronica duo with his wife, Tiffany. But on weekdays, he charters private planes for the...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 5:50 PM
All in all, not a bad week. If you're in the too-strange-to-be-fiction business, that is, which I am.
There were two stories that moved the needle on the loopy meter way to the right: the ninja warrior at Sears, and the missing cobra at the Bronx Zoo....
| Apr 7, 2011
| 10:07 AM
New York's most notorious snake that went missing from the Bronx Zoo and had the city on edge for nearly a week has been named "Mia," officials announced Thursday.
Mia, an acronym for "missing in action," came out on top among four other finalists in a...
| Apr 10, 2011
Revolutions are still televised, but they get Tumblr'd, tweeted and YouTubed ﬁrst. This one started last summer when music micro-bloggers began deifying a pack of nine skateboarding, freewheeling teenaged rap vandals from Los Angeles. Full name:...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 1:40 PM
The Reptile House at the Bronx Zoo opened for the first time Saturday since "MIA" the poisonous, Egyptian cobra slithered off two weeks ago.
MIA stands for "Missing In Action."
Mia's handlers found her a week ago in a dark corner of the Reptile House....
| Apr 9, 2011
| 2:41 PM
It's Mia madness, at the Bronx Zoo. People had a chance to catch a first glimpse of the Egyptian cobra who went missing, last month - making quite a name for herself in the process.
The public was invited to come up with names for the cobra and settled...
| Feb 3, 2011
Bell could have problems paying its bills as early as May and has been unable to make budget cuts to stave off insolvency because City Council members who face criminal charges repeatedly have failed to show up for meetings.
Now, Bell's interim city...
| May 11, 2011
| 2:47 PM
BRONX, NY (PIX11) -- The green peahen that one-upped a certain cobra by actually escaping the confines of the Bronx Zoo, is back in captivity.
The peahen, which is a female version of the peacock, was found wandering the streets of the Bronx Wednesday...