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Should we celebrate South Station's bitcoin ATM?
The nation's first bitcoin ATM was installed today next to Track 6 at Boston's South Station. Is it cool? Is it dangerous? Is this the future of finance? (February 19, 2014, 01:13 PM)
Should Barbie and Sports Illustrated be #unapologetic?
Finally, Sports Illustrated has found someone more plastic than a supermodel! For the 50th anniversary of its swimsuit issue, the magazine is devoting a spread to Barbie! (February 13, 2014, 11:01 AM)
Replay: The 2014 Gubernatorial #LabDebates
If you missed it, or just can't get enough, here's your chance to replay the #LabDebate between the democratic candidates for governor of Massachusetts. (February 6, 2014, 09:09 AM)
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Why are video games obsessed with ruins?
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Harvard students told: No questions, please, we're filming
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Boston's at-large city council race: another guide for the perplexed
By Lawrence Harmon and Noah Guiney It’s been a struggle for the 19 at-large candidates for Boston City Council to gain notice during the highly competitive mayor’s race. But voters... (September 19, 2013, 06:37 PM)
Boston’s mayoral race: a guide for the perplexed
By Lawrence Harmon On Sept. 24, Boston voters will whittle a field of 12 mayoral candidates down to just two who will run off in November. About a third of... (September 13, 2013, 10:20 AM)
Why Boston reacted right to Rolling Stone
Not long ago, the nation declared Boston “strong” for its brassy, we’ll-take-all-you-bastards reaction to the Boston Marathon bombings. Now, a portion of this same nation has decided that Boston is wimpy for its outrage over the dreamboat pic of Dzhokhar Tsarnev on the cover of Rolling Stone. (July 18, 2013, 06:41 AM)
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Nephew remembers JFK assassination's toll on politically connected Boston uncle
By Robert P. Connolly I will always remember November 22, 1963, as the first time I saw an adult cry. And not just cry, but...