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Shooting up Boston with an Assault Rifle

For a brief stretch of time this weekend, internet pedestrians had a brand-new procrastination tool angrier even than Angry Birds. Google Shoot View, cobbled together […]

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Gentlemen Riders of the MBTA, Get Ready for Your Close-Up

Attractive male passengers riding the MBTA — how’d you like to see your photographs posted online with witty captions about your jawline? Like it or […]

Wellness

Pizza is a Vegetable!?

Photo via ThinkStock. Yeah, you know what I’m talking about. It’s the little kid’s fantasy come true, the frat boy’s food pyramid scheme: After Congress […]

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Sex and the Straight, White College Male

Whoever first declared that men think about sex once every seven minutes was clearly just making stuff up — only everyone since has taken him […]

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Pizza is a Vegetable!?

Yeah, you know what I’m talking about. It’s the little kid’s fantasy come true, the frat boy’s food pyramid scheme: After Congress shut down the […]

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Fun With Thanksgiving Air Travel

It did not take long Monday for the news to spread that an American Airlines branch had been slapped with nearly a million dollars in […]

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Doctor, Please Take Off Your Disgusting Coat

A guy walked into Flour Bakery the other day, while I waited for my sandwich. He caught my eye immediately. Was it his looks? His […]

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We Can Silence the Black Licorice Alarm Now

Nutrition’s important. I get that. Foods are not without their complications, and we need to be aware of those risks. But of all the nutritional […]

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Naughty Bits from the Naughty Nutritionist

Late last week, I spoke with the Naughty Nutritionist, Catharine Arnston, about her Naughty Bits health tabs. The ones, just to clarify before anyone thinks […]

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On the Path to Joule Unlimited

Every time I fill my gas tank, I think about Joule Unlimited and their technicolor pond scum. This, by the way, is no ordinary scum. […]

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We're Just a Bunch of Cheerful, Defective Idiots

In what takes the prize for this week’s most entertaining Nature Neuro paper, scientists have finally discovered what makes your insufferably perky neighbor/officemate/family member so […]

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The Rise of the Card-Carrying Flirt

So a year into its big entry into the world, the card dating trend is still alive, well, and kicking strong enough to have spread […]

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Is Traffic Pretty Bad These Days, Or Am I Imagining It?

Gas prices are high, the environment is low, and we’re regularly told about how much more efficiently we’re driving, if we’re driving at all. So […]

News

Can We Please Not Turn Sleep into a Sport?

Playing catch-up with my newsfeeds this weekend, I stumbled across this gem from the New York Times. It’s on the rise of high performance bedding, […]

Arts & Entertainment

Yes, Marty McFly's Shoes Are Here

So late last week, the internet shared in a moment of total shoe love after Nike unveiled these: