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Hot dog contest GIFs
Hot dog contest GIFs
Yesterday was the 97th annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest, held on the Fourth of July in Coney Island. Joey Chestnut managed to not only win the championship title for the seventh straight year, he also set a new world record by eating 69 hot dogs in just ten minutes.
Polar Bear Craziness
Polar Bear Craziness
The Coney Island Polar Bear Club's annual New Year's swim looks like a great time. People in costumes, swimming, having fun. We probably should've gone, but there was that whole hangover thing to deal with. Which makes us wonder, does jumping into the freezing Atlantic ocean cure a hangover? If so, we're totally there next year.
Modern Day Prospector Finds Gold Rush in ‘Them New York City Streets’ [VIDEO]
Modern Day Prospector Finds Gold Rush in ‘Them New York City Streets’ [VIDEO]
San Francisco, 1849.  Alaska, 1897. New York City, 2011? Is there a new gold rush in the Big Apple? There is for Queens native Raffi Stepanian, who literally struck gold after discovering he could make up to $300 a day by 'mining' the sidewalks in Manhattan's Diamond District for the tiny bits of gold, platinum and rare gems that fall from the clothes of workers when they leave their shops. Read M

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