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Boston's Most Powerful People: Colleges

Shocker: Harvard alums run this town. (Photo © iStockphoto.com) After we had assembled our 50 Most Powerful People in Boston list, we had our star […]

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Boston's Most Powerful People: Colleges

Shocker: Harvard alums run this town. (Photo © iStockphoto.com) After we had assembled our 50 Most Powerful People in Boston list, we had our star […]

Red Meat
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Will Red Meat Go the Way of the Cigarette?

Yesterday the news broke: red meat’ll kill you. How much red meat? All red meat, say the study authors — or to quote exactly the […]

Crimson Pride

When you think Harvard, basketball is the last thing that comes to mind. But coach Tommy Amaker has turned his squad into a hoops powerhouse—and saved his career in the process.

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Can We Estimate Calories with a Photograph?

When it comes to smartphones, you can accomplish just about anything with the push of a button. Everything from recipes to diet advice, you can […]

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The Sport of the Future: Mocking Newt Gingrich

Newt began by showing his film, “City on a Hill.” He calls it “a documentary.” It’s not. It’s an infomercial with Newt as the Tea Party version of the “Sham Wow!” guy.

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Elizabeth Warren: Not Just a Ball-Busting Advocate

It’s on. Last week, attack ads against Elizabeth Warren kicked off with a spot by the conservative PAC Crossroads GPS, which portrayed the Democratic Senate […]

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Harvard Goes Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga’s anti-bullying campaign got a whole lot more heft yesterday when she announced that she was starting the Born This Way Foundation, which was […]

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Rankling with U.S. News and World Report College Rankings

U.S. News and World Report released their annual list of college and university rankings yesterday, and Boston-area schools are well represented yet again. Harvard and […]

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Should Obese Kids Be Sent to Foster Care?

The parents of that plus-size baby in Texas have another thing to worry about beyond how they’re going to hold that kid (we’re going to […]

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Jackson Pollock: Physicist?

The instantly recognizable works of painter Jackson Pollock can inspire a divergent response. There are those who look at the ragged mix of drips and […]

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Brooks Brothers Launches Classy Line of College Duds

Is patronizing the college bookstore just so unbelievably gauche that it kind of makes you want to die? What is with all those oversized sweatshirts […]

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Daily Feed

Pink Slip for Rotenberg Center’s Founder. Matthew Israel, the controversial psychologist from the controversial Canton school, is forced to resign. [WBUR.org] Jack Connors, Globe Owner? […]

When Crime Doesn’t Pay

It’s a local tradition: convicts lining up to publish their life story. So why muzzle the guy who faked his way into Harvard?

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The To-Do List: 1.6.11

Stuff for your weekend radar. Inspected and selected by Boston Mag staff.