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Watch This Gorgeous Visualization of the MBTA

Over the past few years, Aaron Koblin has continually impressed the Internet with his videos and artwork showing visualizations of all the flight traffic patterns […]

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A Kennedy Renaissance?

At Politico, the overriding goal is to “win the day,” or dominate the news cycle, by breaking something new, exciting, or particularly buzzworthy. No one […]

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Barney Frank: Coming to a TV Near You

Barney Frank photo by the World Economic Forum via Flickr Provided the Mayan Apocalypse passes uneventfully on Friday, we’re facing the Retirement Apocalypse of Congressman […]

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Will the Green Line Extension Ever Happen?

Photo by Meghan Ireland On Tuesday, the MBTA finally started construction on the Green Line Extension in Somerville, the first step toward completion of the […]

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Should Boston Overhaul Streets for Bikes?

Are cycle tracks/protected bike lanes coming to Boston? (Photo via Wikimedia/Jim.henderson) Last Thursday, Boston University student Christopher Weigl was killed due to an accident with […]

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A Great Idea: City Hall on Wheels

(Video via City of Boston) The City of Boston is a little obsessed with trying out “innovative” ideas. Sometimes, those work: The Innovation District, for […]

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Youngest Mayor in Massachusetts Becomes Youngest Flip-Flopping Mayor in Massachusetts

Alex Morse and Gov. Deval Patrick. Photo via Deval Patrick’s Office on Flickr. Welcome to politics, Alex Morse. The 23-year-old made national headlines after he […]

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Overhauling the Archdiocese of Boston

Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley ordaining Eric Cadin as a new priest of the Archdiocese of Boston. (Photo by Gregory L. Tracy) Last week, Cardinal Seán […]

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Who Will Replace John Kerry?

I pick you, random audience member, to replace me! (Photo via Wikimedia/Stlphotog) In 2008, Massachusetts had one of the most impressive collection of political leaders […]

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Retail's War on Thanksgiving

Illustration via Thinkstock Last year, retailers upset folks when they decided to open at midnight on Thanksgiving for Black Friday, just so they could unload […]

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15 Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2012 Election

Few things are more satisfying than an election, because an election provides data and results—which means actual winners and losers. Here, we've rounded up a […]

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Rogue Priests Are No Match for YouTube

Learning to become a Catholic priest, unsurprisingly, takes a long time—you have 2,000 years of history to cover, not to mention philosophy, theology, and a […]

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Becoming a Priest at an Unpopular Time

Eric Cadin decided to become a priest at the height of the Catholic Church’s sex-abuse scandal. (Photo by Matt Kalinowski) When I first started reporting […]

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Hurricane Sandy Blows Down Paywalls

The metaphorical New York Times paywall, being battered by Hurricane Sandy. (Photo via ThinkStock) If you have the day off due to the impending storm, […]

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The 26 Coolest Startups in Massachusetts

If President Obama and Mitt Romney agree on one thing, it’s that America needs more job creators. If they wanted to see a few in […]