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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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This Video Perfectly Sums Up The Best Parts of Winter in Boston
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Boston is certainly is no stranger to the cold. This year, we braved a frigid winter and managed to turn the never-ending tundra into our own winter wonderland. Although the snow led to some ugly commutes and uglier fights over parking spots, it should come as no surprise that creative Bostonians found new ways to make the weather actually tolerable.

In case you missed the fun, one YouTube user created a Boston snow montage that sums up what went down this winter.
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Beat the Late Winter Blues in Boston With March’s Comedy Shows
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The weather in Boston this winter has been absolutely miserable. With even more snow in the forecast, it’s very easy to feel sad and down as summer seems so far away. Rather than sulking while walking between massive mounds of snow, there are several comedy shows around Boston this month that will hopefully cheer you up. Here are the ones I’m excited for. More

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Tinder Takes Swipe at Older User’s Wallets
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Today marks the highly moderately relatively sort of anticipated launch of Tinder Plus in the United States following a four-month trial run with European and South American users. The paid version of the dating app boasts two “premium” features, the ability to swipe in other cities without leaving your couch and the option to “undo,” should you accidentally impulsively swipe left on your soulmate. More

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What Would You Do If You Were The Last Man in Boston?
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What would you do if you were the last man on Earth? Probably move somewhere other than Boston, right? In Fox’s new comedy The Last Man on Earth, Phil Miller (played by SNL alum Will Forte) settles in the sunnier climes of Tucson, Arizona. But that’s because Miller was already living in Arizona when he survived the virus that wiped out the rest of humanity. There’s something to be said about the comfort of home, after all.

So assuming you decided to brave the winter, what would you do as the last man (or woman) in Boston? More

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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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