Desk workers need to stand four hours per day: experts

Top Photo Corporation/Getty Images/Top Photo Group RF Too much sedentary time has been linked to poorer health. People who work desk-based jobs should aim to stand and do light activity for a total of four hours throughout the day, according to an international panel of experts. People should first work toward standing or doing light activity — like walking — for two hours per day, the panel said in a

$15.5M townhouse is most expensive ever sold in Brooklyn

Photographer: Reven T.C. Wurman/Douglas Elliman The property is the most expensive ever sold in the borough A Cobble Hill townhouse crammed full of the types of amenities normally reserved for luxe Manhattan skyscrapers has broken the record for the most expensive home ever sold in Brooklyn, the Daily News has learned. The four-story, six-bedroom carriage house, at 177 Pacific St., sold for $ 15.5 million, according to our spies, crushing

Asus launches Zenfone Selfie, phone dedicated to selfies

Asus new smartphone Zenfone Selfie was developed to take great selfie shots. PICHI CHUANG/REUTERS The Zenfone Selfie has two 13 megapixel cameras on the rear and front on the phone. It also dual LED flash. Previous Next Enlarge Asus wants to take your selfie game to the next level. The Taiwanese company is releasing its new Asus Selfie, which is a smartphone dedicated specifically to taking selfies. The Selfie has

All-Star Salsa Extravaganza to Sizzle in the Bronx Saturday

ARTIST SYSTEM Veteran bandleader Isidro Infante will lead an all-star lineup at Los Grandes Maestros de La Salsa, a salsa concert at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx on Saturday. Isidro Infante has pretty much seen it all in salsa. That makes the veteran bandleader the perfect person to bring together Los Grandes Maestros de La Salsa — an all-star salsa extravaganza at the Lehman Center

Sony plans 1TB PS4 launch — will the company drop the price this year?

Share This article E3 is right around the corner now, so countless leaks and rumors are starting to pop up in the world of gaming. It’s unlikely that we’ll see any major hardware announcements in LA this year, but a new iteration of the PS4 has just been confirmed by FCC certifications. This refresh looks like it only contains small changes, but it might actually be the first hint of

Earth-like alien worlds may have circular orbits just like our own planet

Share This article The eight planets in our solar system (yes, it’s still weird for me to write “eight,” too) orbit the sun in roughly circular paths, although they’re ever-so-slightly ellipses instead of circles. A new paper in Astrophysical Journal from MIT and Aarhus University researchers shows how this may be common for smaller extrasolar planets as well. The researchers studied 74 Earth-sized exoplanets at distances up to hundreds of light-years away,

Nets GM says team not preparing to buy out Deron's contract

Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images Deron Williams struggles for Nets during 2014-15 season. Deron Williams is not a franchise player for the Nets. Lionel Hollins made that clear last month. Williams isn’t exactly well-regarded around the league either, as Paul Pierce has commented that he can’t handle the city’s pressure. But that doesn’t mean the Nets are preparing to buy out Williams’ contract or use the stretch provision to waive the

Mila Kunis' stalker recaptured

Paul A. Hebert/Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP Actress Mila Kunis attends the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ ‘Jupiter Ascending’ at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Los Angeles County authorizes say they have recaptured a man who escaped from a mental health facility where he was sentenced for stalking her. Los Angeles County authorities say they have recaptured a man who escaped from a mental health facility where he was sentenced for

Breast cancer group slams #HoldACokeWithYourBoobs campaign

[embedded content] Fake boobs, fake fundraiser. An international breast cancer organization is among those slamming a racy online spoof of the Ice Bucket Challenge, saying the so-called “Hold a Coke with your Boobs” challenge trivialized the high-stakes battle being waged against a formidable killer. “Breast cancer is a serious global health issue that impacts millions of women and men around the world and we believe that breast cancer should not

Dominique Ansel Kitchen debuts soft serve ice cream window

istockphoto Pastry chef Dominique Ansel will launch a soft-serve ice cream window Friday with two sweet new flavors at Dominique Ansel Kitchen. David Handschuh/New York Daily News The window, located at the Dutch door on the side of Dominique Ansel Kitchen, will be open every Friday through Sunday from noon until 9 p.m. Previous Next Enlarge The Cronut king is turning into Mister Softee. Pastry chef Dominique Ansel will launch