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MIT Media Lab Gets a Slap on the Wrist for Sexist Wristbands

Entrants to the MIT Media Lab hosted party at South By Southwest this week were surprised to find misogynistic slogans like: “That’s a nice dress, it […]

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Transgender Emerson Student Gets His Surgery Covered After All

Donnie Collins, the Emerson student whose fraternity brothers helped raise more than $20,000 to cover the cost of his top surgery, has learned that his […]

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Photos: What You Missed at the First Lunch Beat

Photos by Janelle Nanos There were glow sticks and water bottles, and the club music was thumping at the Hack/Reduce space in Kendall Square this […]

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Millennials Love Gadgets More Than They Love Cars

Photo courtesy of Zipcar America’s love affair with the car may be waning as new tools that help people to share rides are on the […]

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Yahoo! Ditches Telecommuting, And A Lot of People Are Upset

The decision by Yahoo! CEO, ex-Googler, and new mom Marissa Mayer has become the latest in a series of hot button issues that seem to […]

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Best Places to Live 2013: Market Snapshot

It’s a battle out there. Don’t believe it? Here’s a look at the forces behind Boston’s suddenly red-hot real estate market.

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Best Places to Live 2013: Getting in the Game

Follow these easy tips to upgrade to your dream house—or make a bundle offloading an old pad.

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EdX Expands Online Offerings

Image Credit: Viola Ng via Flickr EdX, the online collaboration that started between MIT and Harvard last May, and expanded to six universities in the […]

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Report: More Women are Breadwinners

It’s a fact that may come as little surprise to many working women, but a new report from the Carsey Institute at the University of […]

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Boston: The Seventh Most Literate City in the U.S.

We may think of ourselves as the smartest city in the country (Fast Company seems to think so at least) but the the latest round of […]

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John Kerry is Psyched

Exhilarating to walk into @statedept today and get to work with remarkable team. Dad on mind! –JKflic.kr/p/dScAtT — StateDept (@StateDept) February 4, 2013 John Kerry […]

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How Menino Plans to Address the Wage Gap

Mayor Menino's decision to walk out to Kelly Clarkson's “Stronger” before his State of the City address on Tuesday night was widely deemed a not-to-subtle reminder […]

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Harvard and the NFL

In a well-timed decision just days before the Superbowl, the NFL Players Union has announced that it awarded Harvard University $100 million to establish a […]

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MIT Prof Announces Plans for Swartz Review

The death of Aaron Swartz has led to deep introspection on the part of the MIT community. Professor Hal Abelson, one of the founders of […]

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Is Lance Armstrong A Psychopath?

Is Lance Armstrong merely a lying narcissist, or is he, as several media outlets have speculated (not to mention the Twitterverse), a psychopath? If we learned anything […]