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When the News is a Joke

To put it another way, the study shows that watching Fox or MSNBC actually subtracts from the sum total of your knowledge. The more you watch them, the dumber you get.

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Under Siege: Navy Week in Boston

Navy Week brings an influx of sailors seeking fun — naughty and nice. Will we deliver?

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Pit Stops

Party with the angst-ridden dance band Passion Pit.

Boston's Wharf District
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Highway to Home

Don’t know where the Wharf District is? Boston’s newest neighborhood isn’t quite sure, either.

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Eight Arts Must-Sees in June

shake a leg Bernie Worrell, the legendary keyboardist for P-Funk and Talking Heads, brings his nine-piece band to Johnny D’s in Somerville. 6/9 take me […]

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Do We Love Romneycare?

This month, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the national individual mandate portion of President Obama’s healthcare bill. We’ve had universal healthcare here […]

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Jump-start Your Brain

Will transcranial direct current stimulation make us all into geniuses?

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What Will Barack Obama Borrow From Deval Patrick's Speeches?

Photo illustration by John Ueland. When President Obama spoke to the Congressional Black Caucus in September 2010, he urged them to “guard the change” created […]

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The President’s Ear

Expect to hear echoes of our governor from the president’s mouth.

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What Will Barack Obama Borrow From Deval Patrick's Speeches?

Photo illustration by John Ueland. When President Obama spoke to the Congressional Black Caucus in September 2010, he urged them to “guard the change” created […]

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Build a Farm to Fit

No backyard? No problem. From kitchens to closets, city living is about maximizing every square inch, and the same principle applies to the garden.

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Five Things You Didn't Know About the Prudential Tower

Photo by Pierre LaScott, via Flickr. Insuring the City debuts this month about the building everyone loves to hate. Here, author Elihu Rubin shares five […]

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Five Things You Didn't Know About the Prudential Tower

Photo by Pierre LaScott, via Flickr. Insuring the City debuts this month about the building everyone loves to hate. Here, author Elihu Rubin shares five […]

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Five Things You Didn't Know About the Prudential Tower

Photo by Pierre LaScott, via Flickr. Insuring the City debuts this month about the building everyone loves to hate. Here, author Elihu Rubin shares five […]

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Big Idea of the Month: Flying Cars

Goodbye, open road, hello open sky!