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Comment on: Googleâs latest: A spoon that steadies tremors High-tech spoon compensates for userâs tremors
Posted 11/26/2014 04:10:27 EST
A wonderful invention that will improve life for many people.However, I'm surprised that the testers did not get the finished product either free or at a deep discount.
Comment on: If Demoulas feud kills Market basket, thatâs just sad - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/11/2014 11:30:47 EDT
Apt African proverb:When elephants fight, the grass gets trampled.
Comment on: The Death of the American Dream: A Pediatrician's View - MD Mama - Boston.com
Posted 07/24/2014 09:09:19 EDT
Because they can't afford birth control, either.
Comment on: Aretha Franklin gives new life to an old anthem - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/30/2014 10:37:09 EDT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kC59qNwt3ANever a link or a map from the Globe!Enjoy.
Comment on: Former Chelsea housing chief McLaughlin allowed to keep part of his pension despite felonies - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/29/2014 03:12:14 EDT
A public employee's pension consists of two parts: 1) an annual percentage of the employee's total mandatory retirement contributions during employment, and 2) the much larger amount paid by the state more »
Comment on: Marriott Residence Inn proposed for Arsenal Street in Watertown - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/29/2014 02:44:50 EDT
Why not mark the proposed site of the Marriott on that map? What's the point of a map if it doesn't clarify the story? more »
Comment on: If SJC allows casino repeal on the ballot, gaming law may go from job creator to job killer - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/23/2014 11:18:17 EDT
WS1944 says, "Casinos usually have other facilities, including concert halls, buffets and restaurants, shops, hotel rooms, etc." True, they do, and they tend to drive out locally owned businesses, res more »
Comment on: Help wanted: Profiles of the long-term unemployed - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/14/2014 11:17:41 EDT
It's more often the employers who won't hire anyone "overqualified." Any excuse to eliminate a resumé from the huge stack. Young malleable non-complainers are preferred for entry-level positions. C more »
Posted 04/13/2014 03:01:54 EDT
A parallel problem, largely invisible, is older workers trapped in miserable jobs which they don't dare quit because they know how bad the odds are of finding anything else. Although they remain fed more »
Comment on: While heroin epidemic rages, Bain seeks profit in drug treatment centers - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/13/2014 02:46:43 EDT
Methadone clinics - Vulture Capitalism at its finest! Go, Bain! (I will politely refrain from stating the destination.)
Comment on: 100 years of humor on April Foolâs Day - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/01/2014 01:06:48 EDT
I'm supposed to click 100 links?
That ain't funny.
Comment on: Mayor Martin J. Walsh backs streamlined permits process and calls for more vibrant nightlife - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/07/2014 02:57:28 EST
Nightlife is attractive only if you can get there and get home afterwards. I trust that the MBTA will be included in the conversation, as well as additional taxi medallions.
Comment on: Mass. high court says âupskirtingâ is legal under state law - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 03/05/2014 12:14:39 EST
Just shut up and wear your burka.
Comment on: Mass. school aide in modeling flap back on the job - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 01/29/2014 10:34:36 EST
How about a male candidate for the U.S.Senate?
Comment on: Building 19 to return as rug store - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/25/2014 10:33:40 EST
Bldg19's stock came in large part through other people's bankruptcy sales. They would have been fools not to learn the ins and outs of bankruptcy law for their own self-preservation. Whom did they s more »
Comment on: Teensâ fashion sense blossoms into a bow tie business - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/04/2014 08:43:21 EST
How about a matched set of kippa and bowtie for a Bar Mitzvah?
Comment on: Harvard bomb threat is no laughing matter - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/20/2013 09:39:20 EST
Who are you and what have you done with Harry?
Comment on: Turnout appears low in special primary race for Fifth Congressional District - Boston.com
Posted 10/15/2013 10:47:59 EDT
More coverage of the race by the Globe, and perhaps a mention on today's front page that is was election day, might have made a difference. But no - the Globe sat it out, then ran a story about low t more »
Comment on: Harvard Square gets its nightlife groove back - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/28/2013 11:02:35 EDT
All that nightlife will starve out if people can't get there, and more importantly, get home again. We need later service on the T to keep it all going.
Comment on: Ginsburg continues unfortunate trend of justices talking out of court - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/17/2013 10:39:29 EDT
Justice Ginsburg makes her out-of-court comments in public and on the record. Many of her colleagues make their comments, and plans, to closed meetings of like-minded individuals. Who is more danger more »
Comment on: Another truck stuck on Storrow, traffic headaches result - Boston.com
Posted 08/26/2013 05:33:59 EDT
Pilots, astronauts, are carefully selected for lunar landings. Clearly any idiot can get a driver's license and rent a truck.
Comment on: Digging up family dirt. Plus, ditched by a friend. - Magazine - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/18/2013 01:28:06 EDT
In Asian restaurants one frequently drinks from the soup bowl. In some Japanese restaurants a small bowl of soup seldom comes with a spoon. Even the full-meal soup bowls don't always have spoons. Lo more »
Comment on: MBTA partners with non-profit to train seniors and people with disabilities to use mass transit - Boston.com
Posted 07/16/2013 01:44:55 EDT
You won't get seniors or disabled people down the rabbit-holes without ELEVATORS and ESCALATORS!!!
Comment on: Bingo-style lottery determines ballot order for Boston mayor, City Council - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/12/2013 10:53:15 EDT
Why do all the ballots have to have the names in the same order?
Comment on: CIA let 9/11 prisoner design vacuum cleaner - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/12/2013 10:47:36 EDT
Nothing new under the sun. See: "The First Circle," by Alexander Solzhenystin, set in a special prison for scientists, although for exploitive, not re-hab, purposes.
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