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Comment on: Boston police detonate backpacks found at Marathon finish line Man held, two backpacks detonated near finish line - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/16/2014 01:58:16 EDT
I almost hate to mention this...but the rice cookers I've seen aren't pressure-tight, and wouldn't really make a bomb. So even though the strange Mr. Kevin Edson shouldn't have shown up with a pack, more »
Comment on: Want your share of the billion? Hereâs $18. - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/16/2014 01:36:19 EDT
Yes but...if you actually deserve a refund, you should get it. The people at H&R Block are pretty good at ferreting out overpayments...for a fee. more »
Comment on: Fashion experts on must-have trends for spring 2014 - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/10/2014 09:46:28 EDT
Ooooo -- cat-eye sunglasses! It's the nineteen-fifties again. Will we get the rhinestones, the cigarettes and martinis, and the tacky houses in the suburbs too?
Comment on: UK magazine apolgizes to Boston Magazine for publishing nearly identical cover - Names - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/28/2014 06:18:14 EST
First, the Boston Magazine cover was clearly better -- in originality (for a start), in color, and in positive emotional impact. And yes, it would be a great idea for The Bath Magazine to back up it more »
Comment on: Ipswich takes snowfall in stride, all 2 feet of it - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/03/2014 08:56:11 EST
It's good to see that Mr. Baker had the intelligence to do his reporting from Marty's.
Comment on: Oregonâs plan to replace gas tax is creepy, but worth doing - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/26/2013 11:17:24 EST
"...legislation and regulation that robustly protects privacy and sharply limits the uses to which information can be put" simply doesn't work, or erode over time.
Comment on: DH should become fulltime - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/29/2013 04:26:27 EDT
Having the DH has in general fostered a "stand-on-base-and-wait-for-someone-to-hit-it-over-the-wall" style of play -- especially in Boston (though I'm happy to see that it isn't John Farrell's style). more »
Comment on: Obscure University of New Hampshire math professor takes major step toward elusive proof - Boston.com
Posted 05/23/2013 04:55:12 EDT
If I read aright the article abstract at the link to the annals of mathematics site, what Prof. Zhang proved is not that "there [are] an infinite number of primes separated by 70 million", but that no more »
Comment on: Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz accused of cheating - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/03/2013 11:49:39 EDT
Will someone please send Dirk Hayhurst a bag of rosin, and tell him to get a grip? I'm sad to hear these somewhat hysterical accusations from a commentator who has written some very fine books.
Comment on: Itâs hard to get excited about these Red Sox - - Boston.com
Posted 02/24/2013 06:57:04 EST
OK, you can't get excited about the Sox. So you'll stop writing about them, right? (Please?)
Comment on: US Attorneyâs husband causes backlash on Twitter with posts on hackerâs suicide - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/16/2013 11:14:41 EST
The prosecution was overreaching -- but the prosecutor did not kill Swartz -- period. And Thomas J. Dolan has as much right to comment on the case as anyone else does.
Comment on: Dodgers awarded waiver claim on Adrian Gonzalez, sources say - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/25/2012 12:11:37 EDT
Interesting times, indeed, if we really are getting a team that develops players and doesn't always go for the most expensive free agents around, just to keep that team somewhere southwest of us from more »
Comment on: 'Practice retirement' an option for those with small nest eggs - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/01/2012 11:53:06 EST
Now consider most people in this country, with household income far less than $100k...and ask just who the Globe is for. more »
Comment on: GOP should stick a fork in it - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/30/2012 05:25:18 EST
Yes, the program is welfare -- for farmers and the food industry. One of the major purposes (and effects) of the food stamp program is to increase demand for farm products. So it is, among other thing more »