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Lo-fi video game about New York City's subway woes spells out a fix

Did Elon Musk secretly make this video game? A simple, new browser game from called MTA Country (from Everyday Arcade) offers a very pro-business solution for fixing New York City's beleaguered subway system: Hand its management over to private
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Jack Dorsey graces NYC's Blockchain Week to talk up magic internet money

Jack Dorsey loves magic internet money.  This was made explicitly clear on the third and final day of Consensus, an annual blockchain conference in Midtown Manhattan, when the Twitter and Square CEO told a gathered crowd that one day soon the
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Air conditioner use will triple by 2050. That's bad news for a warming planet.

During sweltering New York City summers, the local power utility warns that for every degree you lower the thermostat, your energy bill goes up by 6 percent.  Air conditioners in every form — from window units to central air — gulp
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A Bitcoin mining company organized a fake protest at a major New York blockchain conference

It's difficult to stand out in the often bonkers world of cryptocurrency. With all the scams, hacks, and animated dancing coins, it can be really hard to break through the noise and into the public's consciousness with your surely revolutionary tech
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Meet the 10-year-old drag kid shaping the future of drag youth

10-year-old drag superstar 'Desmond Is Amazing' is in fact, amazing. The New York City drag kid is inspiring others left and right with his positive attitude to 'be yourself always no matter what anyone says'. At only 10 years old, Desmond has
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You won't believe what NYC's commute looked like on this rainy morning

The morning commute in New York City is never really easy, but with this morning's rain storm, the inconvenient trek turned into a flooded nightmare. SEE ALSO: Weatherman has meltdown after the longest winter ever A huge storm made its way into the
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Homeless Girl Scouts aim to sell 6,000 boxes of cookies in New York City

Long gone are the days of Girl Scouts having to go door-to-door to sell their legendary cookies. Troop 6000, a troop exclusively for homeless Girl Scouts in New York City, recently set up shop in the city's Union Square. They're aiming to sell a
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NYC lifts ban on electric bikes, but hoverboards still illegal

New York City is home to one of the biggest bike-sharing networks in the country, but until this week electric bicycles — regular bicycles with an electric motor to give rides a boost — were banned in the bustling city. The confusing ban
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This 'gender-free' clothing store has fashion for anyone

'The Phluid Project' is New York's first 'gender-free' clothing store, coffee shop, and community space that is checking gender norms at the door. The space was created as an effort to push the boundaries of what people are comfortable wearing, and
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Plant killers rejoice! These 5 indoor plants were made just for you

We went to visit The Sill in New York City to find indoor plants that would be great for beginners. Chris Satch, a plant expert at The Sill, recommended 5 plants for all the plant killers out there. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Water,

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