Selected pieces:

City & State

How much lead-contaminated water does NY let students drink?

Melissa Mark-Viverito on why Puerto Rico’s revolution isn’t over yet

Andrew Cuomo, in his own words

The New York City neighborhood names that failed or prevailed

Videos of NYC’s flooded streets and subways raise concerns


Are you the assh*le? This community will give you an honest answer.

RoastMe is a troll's paradise, where people ask to be insulted

The online seed-swapping communities bringing the internet back to nature

You should do your holiday shopping now. Yes, now.

5 ways we can teach kids how to handle romantic rejections

Period tracking apps taught me more about my flow than sex ed ever did

Facebook still needs to work on what to do when users die

Instagram dedicated to perfectly plated dishes will make you appreciate tweezer food

If you love to cook, you deserve a proper chef's knife


Brews you can use: Five of the country's best tea-infused cocktails

Seven most instragrammable bar bathrooms in the U.S.

Get lit with seven sunny turmeric cocktails

Business Insider

There are some pretty terrible parents in your favorite Christmas movies

What it's like to attend Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez's megachurch, which puts a hip veneer on conservative values

How Chris Gethard took his boundary-pushing talk show from public access to cable TV without losing its fun and spontaneous soul

HBO's 'Insecure' has the hottest music on TV — we talked to the guy who puts it together

Every 'Game of Thrones' romantic relationship, ranked from worst to best


I’m A 9/11 Survivor, And I Fear White American Men, NOT Muslims