USA Today Ranks Emerson, BU Among Best Journalism Schools in America

USA Today released its ranking of the top 10 journalism schools in America, with two Boston programs topping list. Emerson College took top honors, while Boston University […]

State of Obesity

Massachusetts Is the Fourth-Least Obese State in the Nation

Here’s the good news: Massachusetts is the fourth-least obese state in the nation. Now, the bad news: Despite our low ranking, 23 percent of adult […]


Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight Names 2007 Patriots Greatest Team of All-Time

The 2007 New England Patriots were just one catch away from achieving immortality (and finally shutting up Don Shula and the ’79 Dolphins once and […]


Massachusetts Ranked 9th Happiest State in America

Massachusetts residents have a reputation for being a salty crowd, so much so that the word “Masshole” earned inclusion in the Oxford English Dictionary earlier this […]


See Where Massachusetts Universities Rank in U.S. News’s Best Colleges List

U.S. News and World Report released its 2016 “Best Colleges” rankings Wednesday, with Massachusetts colleges and universities predictably well-represented. There was little movement within the top 10, […]


Boston Ranked Best City for Sports Fans; New York, Not

Boston prides itself on its rich sporting tradition and winning heritage, from the dynastic Bill Russell-led Celtics of the 50s and 60s, to the Big […]


The 24 Richest Stores in America Are All in Greater Boston

TIME magazine released its list of the 25 richest stores in America earlier this week, and thanks to the I-495 Corridor’s smattering of malls, the ranking […]


Four Boston Universities Made GrubHub’s Healthiest Colleges List

According to a new study, some Boston college students are actually pretty good at avoiding the Freshman 15. Food delivery site GrubHub analyzed the orders […]


This ‘10 Worst Places to Live in Mass.’ Ranking Is Just Silly

Travel blog RoadSnacks published its list of the 10 worst places to live in Massachusetts, and boy, do we have some problems with it. After […]

Arts & Entertainment

Chris Evans Joins Wahlberg, Damon, and Affleck on Highest-Paid Actors List

Once again, Chris Evans has beaten Chris Pratt. First at the Super Bowl, now in Forbes’s annual ranking of the World’s Highest-Paid Actors. And it […]


Mass General Named the No. 1 Hospital in the Nation

Mass General is tops once again. U.S. News and World Report released its annual rankings Tuesday, and Mass General took the top spot. The Harvard-affiliated […]


Two Rhode Island Hotels Ranked Top 20 in the World

An exotic city of lakes in India, a 784-year-old stone castle in Ireland, a grand Tuscan estate, and the spectacular seashore of…Rhode Island? That’s right, all […]


Polar Seltzer Flavors, Ranked

New Englanders are passionate about their Polar. The Worcester-based company has been around since the late-1800s, and very rarely lets anyone behind their Wizard of Oz-like […]

Boston Children's

Boston Children’s Hospital Ranked Best Pediatric Hospital Nationwide

U.S. News and World Report announced Tuesday that Boston Children’s Hospital has once again taken the top spot in its rankings for best pediatric hospital […]


The Richest People in Massachusetts Are Still Wicked Rich

It’s the beginning of March, and that means it’s time for Forbes to reiterate that the richest people in the world are still, in fact, […]