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2021 Acura TLX rides new platform to become brand's best sedan in decades

The TLX's price, performance and features could give small luxury sedans like the Audi A3/S3 fits.

A new database tracks COVID-19's effects on sex and gender

The gender breakdown in information is a current blind spot and critical to understanding how the virus works — and what the treatment could be.

Emotions can mess up an investment plan. Beware of 6 irrational ways to make decisions

Researchers have identified more than 100 biases or tendencies that lead to poor decisions.

TikTok user has idea for a 'Gen Z tattoo,' then teens find out it looks like a Nazi symbol

Jordan Williams was attacked online after her idea for matching Gen Z tattoos went left because the symbol resembles a Nazi swastika or a Wolfsangel.

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Cat Sanctuary Endangered: Is It Now RIOC Seeking Revenge?

The widely admired Roosevelt Island cat sanctuary in Southpoint Park is endangered. Known for its loving, unpaid animal care, it’s in trouble because its landlord, RIOC, suddenly wants money. After fifteen years of mutual support, is it legit or retaliation? By David Stone Roosevelt Island News After Fifteen […]

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Update: Sabotaging Westview Plan: Who’s Doing The Dirty Work?

Who’s sabotaging the Westview plan for exiting Mitchell-Lama into affordability? Four full years after tenants overwhelming approved the plan, it’s lost in Cuomo’s Albany. Two years there and two more RIOC wasted screwing around with ownership here before voting “Yes.” So, who’s doing the dirty work now? By […]

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RIVAA Vernissage XIX: The Art Is Now Finally Rising

RIVAA Vernissage XIX, rising now after a six-month pandemic stall, is a fresh sign of life for Roosevelt Island. Because you probably missed it, here’s a look at opening night, photos courtesy of Tad Sudol and RIVAA. By David Stone Roosevelt Island News When COVID-19 restrictions shut down […]

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Breathtaking Carbon Sink Now Imagined Changes Roosevelt Island Forever

A “carbon sink” now proposed for Roosevelt Island, if built, would change the community and New York architecture forever. But imagination can sometimes overwhelm resistance. By David Stone Assorted Ideas, Large & Small Roosevelt Island News Into: Roosevelt Island Carbon Sink Think, if you can, about a 160-floor […]

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