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    Just Let This Guy Smoke on the Subway Track, No Big DealA new hero rises.
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    Enjoy This Guy Roasting Twitter Idiots on International Women’s DayFor every idiot who asks on Twitter why there isn’t an International Men’s Day, Richard K. Herring is there. Not all heroes wear capes.
  3. stand clear of the closing doors
    Watch This Guy (Almost) Become a Subway LegendIt looks very painful.
  4. heroes
    America’s Feelings on Bobby Jindal in One PictureThis girl gets it.
  5. heroes
    Apple’s Developer Conference Was a Triumph for Gender EqualitySomebody get these guys the Feminism award.
  6. heroes
    Pig Protests Police by PoopingHe’s pretty proud of himself.
  7. heroes
    Man Pitches Fit at Rest Stop When He Can’t Get Macaroni and CheeseIf you thought Kevin Nelson was angry when he found out Roy Rogers was out of macaroni and cheese, you should’ve seen how he reacted when he learned they were out of potatoes.
  8. heroes
    Creative Woman Affords Park Slope by Turning Her Spare Room Into a BDSM DungeonAirBDSM.
  9. heroes
    Homeless Man Takes Ambulance for a Joyride to the Strip ClubThe establishment was called the Booby Trap.
  10. heroes
    North Korean Prisoner Celebrates With Papa JohnsAnd Starbucks!
  11. heroes
    Woman Caught Breaking Into Cars Claims She Was Just Looking for Members of ISISSeems legit.
  12. amazing things
    Reporter/Weed CEO Live on Air: ‘F*ck It, I Quit’One for the local-news hall of fame.
  13. don’t do drugs
    Stoner Bro: I Put White Flags on Brooklyn BridgeMarijuana activist Reverend Bud Green of the People Opposing Tyranny (POT) Party.
  14. new york’s finest
    NYPD Hero Tony Bees Is Ready for the Busy SeasonHe cleared a 24,000-strong swarm from Williamsburg on Wednesday.
  15. heroes
    Manhattan Man Suing Everyone for EverythingOr “two undecillion” dollars.
  16. stand clear of the closing doors
    Subway Hero Credits Adrenaline, God“I give all the glory to Lord Jesus.”
  17. happy things
    Mailman Catches Twin Babies Thrown From Burning Bronx Building“I was ready to catch.”
  18. heroes
    One-Armed, One-Legged Man Saves Two Babies From Bronx Fire“The man was hanging onto the balcony with one hand.”
  19. people who are better than you
    Video: Hero Saves Man From Burning ApartmentThis is intense. 
  20. heroes
    Hurricane Sandy Surfer Hero Dies at SeaWas surfing off Puerto Rico.
  21. feats of strength
    Some Brooklyners Lifted a Car Off a Girl TonightIt took seven guys two tries to pick it up.
  22. the most important people in the world
    Russell Crowe Was Briefly Lost at SeaOff of the Long Island Sound. 
  23. answered prayers
    FDNY EMTs Save Nun (and Friends!) From Drowning in Queens FloodStorm waters nearly overcame their car.
  24. heroes
    MTA Driver Catches Young Girl in Fall From Third-Story WindowThree cheers.
  25. heroes
    Hero MTA Cop Who Was Stabbed in the Eye Released From Hospital, in Great SpiritsAll he wants to do is go running.
  26. heroes
    A Kickstarter Campaign for People Who Like Looking at BoobsFinally!
  27. scary things
    Would You Jump Into Acid to Save a Co-worker?A New Jersey roofer answered with a resounding yes.
  28. heroes
    Vermont Governor Nearly Died to Save His Birdfeeders From a Pack of BearsMove over, Cory Booker.
  29. heroes
    Newark Mayor Cory Booker Hospitalized After Rescuing Neighbor From House FireHe’s being treated for smoke inhalation and is expected to be fine.
  30. heroes
    Snack Man Doesn’t Want to Be Pigeonholed“I’d like to be known for other things.”
  31. Hero Who Saved Man From Oncoming Train Dies Man had drunkenly stumbled onto tracks.
  32. good samaritans
    Man Who Rescued Drunk From Oncoming Train in Critical ConditionA Staten Island Railway train hit the man in the head.
  33. Gail Collins Is Obsessed With Romney’s DogShe’s mentioned it in her columns nearly three dozen times.
  34. heroes
    Andy Rooney Grudgingly Thanks His Supporters in 60 Minutes Sign-offThanks, but don’t bother me anymore.
  35. no he cain’t
    Herman Cain Knows How to Take On the DayWe salute you, sir.
  36. heroes
    Ron Artest Legally Changed His Name to Metta World PeaceThe back of his Lakers jersey will, supposedly, now read ‘World Peace.’
  37. 9 11
    Potential 9/11 ‘Kamikaze’ Pilot Would Have Taken Down Her DadA crazy 9/11 story gets crazier.
  38. 9 11
    Rookie Fighter Pilot Remembers Her 9/11 Mission With No AmmoLieutenant Heather “Lucky” Penney was prepared to fly her jet straight into the highjacked United Flight 93.
  39. the most important people in the world
    Gwyneth Paltrow Learns of Own September 11 Heroism“It was an extraordinary story.”
  40. heroes
    South Slope 49-Year-Old Is Very Good at Holding a Full Mug of Beer Outstretched in Front of His BodyHe’s headed to the national championships of … that.
  41. heroes
    Superhero With Cactus Powers Vanquishes Old Smelly PuddleAnd also … ALL STENCHES, FOREVER?
  42. rescues
    Chinese Woman Saves Baby From Ten-Story FallShe “kicked off her heels” and saved the child’s life.
  43. incredible rescues
    25-Year-Old Lower East Side Woman Saved From SuicideShe immediately asked for a cigarette after.
  44. heroes
    Extraordinarily Agile Orlando Tourist Honored for Catching Falling BabyHelen Beard is a hero.
  45. great minds
    Paul Krugman Not-So-Subtly Angles for His Own TV Show“There Are No TV Series About Heroic Economists”
  46. heroes
    Arguably Cuter Prince Promoted to Captain in the British Army“With his success at training on the high-tech Apache attack aircraft, Captain Harry Wales is ready for the next stage of his training.”
  47. fears come true
    Lone Man Fights Back Against Subway Rat InvasionWith a newspaper — and fearlessness.
  48. geroni ‘mo
    It Wasn’t Sex That Steven Slater and His Boyfriend Were Having When the Cops Showed UpIt was prayer.
  49. stand clear of the closing doors
    Hero Rescues Man on Subway Tracks Because He Doesn’t Want to Be Late for WorkThis is so New York it hurts.
  50. Steven Slater Admits to Being ‘Alcoholically Involved’ on FlightJetBlue attendant tells Larry King he might have had a “sip or two” before his freakout.
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