Did today’s rage at Facebook’s changes make you temporarily forget your rage at Netflix’s way bigger changes? Let us refresh your memory because, between upping prices, removing instant-access Party Down from our lives and adding a silly sounding new service, you’re probably wondering what to do. The good nerds over at Wired have got your back with this complete rundown of eight Netflix alternatives, from iTunes and RedBox to Hulu and Vudu. Wired’s Mike Isaac runs down the prices, selection, pros (“wired”), cons (“tired”) and ranks each one. Handy, right?
How a grown-ass woman stuffs her bra [The Cut] Inside the New York City Pavillion at the World Fair site [Untapped Cities] Bridgeghazi now affecting World Trade Center financing [CNBC] The ‘hipster highway’ is not a thing [Bedford + Bowery] New York’s housing is way over-leveraged [Observer] Caeser’s is bidding to build an upstate casino […]
While running for Brooklyn DA, Ken Thompson made the promise that he’d stop bringing criminal charges against people possessing small amounts of pot (who didn’t have a criminal record). Seeing as we live in go-go crazy liberal time, this isn’t a very hard campaign promise to keep, and according to the New York Post, Thompson […]
Out of all of Mayor Tall’s cockamamie ideas that he swept into office on, the craziest-sounding one might be Vision Zero, his insistence that the city can reduce traffic deaths to zero. Of course we’d all like that, but in this city of jaywalkers, red-light running cyclists and drivers that drive like going under 45mph […]