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boston globe magazine
August 7, 2011
Keurig coffee maker (Peter Draggone)

The Buzz Machine

The inside story of Keurig's rise – a tale unlikely, ultra-caffeinated, and sometimes explosive.

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

The mouse that roared

A tiny intruder has had a big effect on the dynamics of my marriage.
dinner with cupid

Different spins

Will this exercise enthusiast impress this sneaker designer?
Miss Conduct

Shouting to be heard

Tips for communicating with hard-of-hearing relatives, plus turning down a free vacation.
Pierced

Dangerous looks

Be careful who you resemble.
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View from the river

View from the river

Four summers ago, nature writer David Gessner and Dan Driscoll, a director at the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, paddled the length of the Charles River together. This excerpt from Gessner's new book, My Green Manifesto, touches on the highlights of their trip.
A sea change
Perspective

A sea change

How my son learned to communicate and I learned to listen.
Paula Cole
First Person

Encore!

Rockport's Grammy-winning songstress Paula Cole, 43, on breaking back into the biz.
Cooking
Zucchini gratin
Try these simple, summery sides (or suppers).
Tales from the City
Precious cargo
A bird on a boat, and a lesson in plants.
On the Block
Homes in Bolton
Ripe for the picking in orchard country.
Style Watch | Photos
Baring up nicely
What's sexy now? Showing a little – not a lot of – skin.
Letters
Introverts unite over the noise of social media.

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Steve Carrell

Kickin' back with Steve Carell in Marshfield

This summer, the star returns to Massachusetts for some much-needed R & R.
James Reeb

Letter from Selma

Revisiting the 1965 murder of a white Boston minister that helped usher in the Voting Rights Act.
Home-birth battle

Home-birth battle

Massachusetts doesn't regulate midwives. Now one brave – and unlikely – advocate is fighting for change.
Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

The professionals share space-saving tips for every room in your home.