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The MIT Media Lab Made a Camera That Records Scents

When Manisha Mohan moved from India to Boston for the graduate program at MIT’s Media Lab, she struggled with homesickness. She missed the chatter of […]

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The Freepoint Hotel Is Bringing Your Favorite Podcasts to Cambridge

Are you always asking your friends for new podcast recommendations? Maybe it’s time to plan a staycation in Cambridge. The brand new Freepoint Hotel debuted a […]

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There’s a Total Solar Eclipse Coming in August

Get your telescopes ready: There’s a solar eclipse coming. On August 21 from around 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., a partial eclipse will be visible […]

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Bridj Is Shutting Down

Bridj, the Newbury Street-based on-demand shuttle service once thought a potential replacement for late-night T service, is shutting down. In a Medium post Sunday, CEO […]

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UberEats Is Coming to Boston

Aspiring office heroes: Soon, you won’t even need to stop by a Union Square Donuts location to pick up a box of coworker-approved treats. The […]

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Google Earth Update Makes It Look Like You’re Flying

Google has unleashed its latest piece of technology: You can now swoop through Google Earth like you’re some kind of human drone. The feature, which […]

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Harvard Scientist Helps Engineer Chicken with Dinosaur Face

A team of scientists, including one from Harvard University, have developed a chicken with a dinosaur-like snout in place of its beak. Please, do enjoy […]

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Boston Ranks Among Worst Cities for Mobile Network Performance

Did nobody hit you up over the weekend? Don’t fret—blame it on our lousy cell service. Boston ranked among the worst cities for mobile network performance, […]

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There’s an All-Female Ride-Sharing App Called Safr in Boston

Looking for a new ride-sharing app? Safr is coming to Boston. The app is currently in the soft launch phase, with a full-blown debut planned for later this month. […]

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Amazon’s Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore in Dedham Opens This Week

Amazon’s first cutting-edge, brick-and-mortar bookstore in Massachusetts is set to open in Dedham’s Legacy Place on Tuesday. The bookstore, billed as a “physical extension” of […]

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Leaked Video Shows Boston Dynamics’ New Robot, Here to Haunt Your Dreams

It’s been quite some time since we caught a fresh glimpse of the nightmare-inducing humanoid robots dreamt up by the folks over at Boston Dynamics. […]

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These Jobs May Get You a Date on Tinder

If you’re single, ready to mingle, and have one of these careers, you may be poised to find love on Tinder. The ubiquitous dating app […]

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MIT Alum, Hollywood Lawyer Who Helped Kill Gawker File New Libel Suit in Boston

Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, the MIT alum who purportedly invented email at age 14, filed a $15 million libel suit Thursday against the tech website Techdirt […]

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New Balance Unveils Its First-Ever Wearables

No longer just a sneaker company, New Balance unveiled Wednesday its first-ever wearable devices. The product drop includes the RunIQ, a smartwatch “made by runners, […]

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Are Your Morals the Same as a Self-Driving Car’s? MIT Wants to Know

A self-driving car experiences brake failure as it approaches a crosswalk. If it continues straight, it will collide with a concrete barricade, killing the female doctor […]