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Joe Scarborough, anchor by day, rocker by night

Joe Scarborough’s tie is gone, his shirt’s unbuttoned and there’s a guitar slung over his shoulder. By day, the cable news and talk radio host and Republican former Congressman co-hosts MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” But this is Nighttime Joe — and he’s rocking. “It’s dangerous for a Republican to be out on the Upper West Side,” Scarborough jokes from the small stage at Prohibition, a bar and restaurant on Columbus Ave.

Sean Parker launches $250 million cancer institute

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Entrepreneur Sean Parker has launched a $ 250 million collaboration to fight cancer. It’s file-sharing for a cure. Silicon Valley billionaire and Napster cofounder Sean Parker is donating $ 250 million toward a revolutionary project bringing cancer researchers together to pool their research in fighting the disease like never before. The new Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy announced on Wednesday will focus on funding immunotherapy treatments that

‘Healthy’ foods you think are good for you but really aren't

JOHN TAGGART/JOHN TAGGART FOR NEW YORK DAILY Make sure your new diet actually matches your desire to eat better by keeping an eye on what goes into such so-called “healthy” foods as smoothies. This is the year you’ve finally stuck to your New Year’s resolution to tone up and lose weight. You have resolved to exercise more, stick to a balanced diet, and eat healthier. But are you sure that

Can’t believe you ate the whole thing? Blame ‘false hunger’

Sergey Tryapitsyn False hunger isn’t about fueling your body, it’s all about using food to anesthetize, escape or soothe your pleasure-seeking mind. Ever hear of the French Paradox? It’s how French people seemingly eat all the fattening “forbidden foods,” yet somehow manage to remain thin. How do the French do this? Researchers who have studied this phenomenon say the secret is that they pay more attention to their inner physiological

A guide to tax credits on student loans & college expenses

Several lucrative tax benefits can help both current students and those repaying student loans cut costs. While earning a college education is extremely expensive, several lucrative tax benefits can help both current students and those repaying student loans cut costs. The problem: claiming these tax refunds and deductions can be a confusing and frustrating process. If you paid for college expenses or made student loan payments in 2015, here’s what

Preventative care for pet health

MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Pets need regular exercise and mental stimulation to maintain a healthy life.  If you have a pet, then you already know how much value they add to your life. But you also know that the responsibility of having a pet is an added expense, and in some cases, this can be considerable. As a pet owner, there is a lot you can do as preventative care for

Want work done? Don't hire a millennial, biz owner says

istock Millennials want to have jobs, one employer says — they just don’t want to work. As God is my witness, I will never hire a millennial again as long as I live. Much has been made of the so-called millennial work ethic. I’m convinced these people want to have jobs — they just don’t want to work. Admittedly, they have a healthier attitude toward work than my generation. They

Bob Carlos Clarke's erotic photos in 'Made in Heaven' exhibition

Bob Carlos Clarke’s erotic photos in ‘Made in Heaven’ exhibition On the 10th anniversary of his death, the legendary photos of photographer Bob Carlos Clarke, known for being charged with erotic suggestiveness, are being celebrated at London’s Little Black Gallery’s ‘Made in Heaven’ exhibit. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Lifestyle – NY Daily News

Woman who underwent failed uterus transplant has no regrets

The couple who attempted to deliver the first baby in the United States using a donor uterus spoke about the heartbreak when it failed. Lindsey and Blake McFarland spoke to NBC News about their dashed hopes. “You lose more than just the uterus,” Blake said on “The Today Show” Monday. “You lose a lot of the hopes and dreams that you had for the future.” Lindsey was born without a