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Grumpy Cat memed her way into her own Christmas movie. New York City’s Marnie the Dog regularly receives invitations from celebrities. Here in Boston, an 11-year-old Samoyed and his owner can’t walk the streets of Back Bay without being stopped by onlookers for petting and pictures. His full title is Champion Skilo Bear’s Ivy League C.G.C. Samoyed Sir Harvard, but owner Dana Sullivan calls him Harvard Dangerfield for short. More

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Remembering Leonard Nimoy: A Look Back at His Time in Boston’s West End
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UPDATE (12:30 p.m. 2/27/15): Actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away at age 83 in his home in Los Angeles. Nimoy had been admitted to the hospital earlier this week with chest pains. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed that the cause of death was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. More

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How a Group of Local Shovelers Dug a 40-Foot Snow Tunnel on a Medford Bike Path
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Along the Malden and Mystic Rivers sits the Wellington Greenway, a hiking and biking path that leads users from Boston’s inner harbor into Medford. It’s quite popular with commuters at the Wellington Station T stop on the Orange line. However, snow removal efforts by the MBTA blocked the path with a gigantic mountain of snow, rendering it all but accessible. That is, until a few local cyclists took matters into their own hands. More

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The Wonderfully Weirdest College Courses Offered In Massachusetts
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College is the perfect time to experiment; the ideal opportunity to test the limits of a new-found freedom, to make poor life choices and follow the pursuit of knowledge. It’s also the only avenue you’ll have to take a handful of bizarre courses that will make your parents wonder if the thousands of dollars spent on your education was worth it.
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Spies in Love: Former CIA Operative Sues Agency for $25M for Ruining his Engagement
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Raymond Chandler wishes he thought of this: a fired CIA undercover operative has filed a $25 million lawsuit against his former employers in a scandal that rolls intrigue, sex and lies together in a perfect BLT of mystery. More

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 111th Birthday With 11 of His Life-Affirming Quotes
Nostalgia

It is no secret that Dr. Seuss is a master of the written word. So anything we write in comparison would sound absurd. Today is his birthday so here we attempted to rhyme. But trying to imitate his work should be a crime. Dr. Seuss was more than just a writer. He was a teacher that taught every generation to be a fighter. Cheers to his life lessons ’cause now we know how to shine. Here are some of the author’s best story book lines.
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Breakfast for Dinner, Lobster for Less, and More Events This Week in Boston
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Ugh, March. You’re just a rebound after our unhealthy and abusive relationship with February finally imploded. Just maintain minimal standards of personal hygiene and offer to pick up the check once in a while/don’t drop six feet of snow on us and we’ll be ecstatic. Start the month off right with foodie events for every budget, a new adaptation of a classic love story, and lots more.

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Man Tapes Mentos to His Body, Jumps Into Bathtub of Coke (With Mixed Results)
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There are people in this world with too few brain cells and too much time on their hands yearning for social media attention. But it’s those people and their Internet videos that keep us happy and make work a little less boring. Case in point: This guy who turned himself into a human Mentos and Diet Coke experiment.
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What Else Is On: The Best Film Screenings to Check Out in Boston in March
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March has arrived, folks, and here we are on the brink of spring and (hopefully) the end of this seemingly never-ending winter. Stuck in-between the generally desolate movie month of February and the beginnings of the summer movie season, what better to do than stop by one of Boston’s independent theaters and catch a flick? From a continuing David Lynch repertory series to classic sci-fi, here are the best film screenings to check out in Boston this month.

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Show Scenes: Hundred Waters at The Sinclair
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Florida art-rock quartet Hundred Waters brought their continuing tour in support of last year’s The Moon Rang Like a Bell, complete with moody light show, back to The Sinclair on Saturday night. Brooklyn singer/songwriter Mitski and Atlanta pop experimentalist Suno Deko opened. 

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