Human Rights
Human Rights

Boston is undoubtedly rich with history – as we’ve all learned when finding ways to entertain family who visit – but there’s still a lot that doesn’t make it into the museums. March is Women’s History Month, an occasion that may seem unnecessary; women’s history is just human history, right? Essentially, yes, but women have often been left out of our textbooks. More

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What It’s Like Owning the Most Famous Dog in Boston
Boston

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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Nostalgia
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Why Diablo Cody Is The Best Thing To Ever Happen to Barbie
Nostalgia

Diablo Cody has proven herself as an Oscar-winning screenwriter of Juno and leading mind on projects like The United States of Tara and Young Adult. But she wasn’t the first person to spring into a producer’s mind when seeking a writer to reboot the Barbie franchise, and that’s a good thing. More

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A New Laser Procedure Can Permanently Give You Blue Eyes
Science

When it comes to determining attractiveness, different people consider different factors. Whether it be one’s smile or hair or (gasp) personality, we can all agree that for many, eyes are an important measure of beauty.

Maybe it’s because only 17 percent of the world’s population has them, but many people have long had an affinity for blue eyes. That number will probably increase now that Stroma Medical has pioneered a procedure that can permanently change brown eyes to baby blues, according to a CNN report.
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Kim Kardashian is People Magzome’s Guest Etidor
News

Plenty of magazines pull the “guest editor” bit on their readers to get some press and develop a few half-hearted feature pitches from some celebrity in relation to whatever they’re working on at the time. People Magazine is no exception. This month, they’ve passed the reigns to the notorious Krim Kim Kardashian-West, and though the issue is on stands now

We have a few post-release pitches we’d like to submit to the Queen herself… More

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Maple Syrup Fests, Massacre Reenactments, and More Weekend Events in Boston
Boston events

The clocks on our phones and cable boxes will spring forward Saturday night, which means one fewer hour to party or sleep or hurry up and finish House of Cards so we can finally talk about it. That still leaves plenty of time this weekend to do your civic duty, see history reenacted, or stop by some free maple syrup and Chinese New Year festivals.

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‘Rock Band 4′ Will Rock Your Living Room in 2015, Thanks to Cambridge’s Harmonix
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If you were in college in 2007, chances are the coolest place to hang out in your dorm was whoever’s room had Guitar Hero or Rock Band. From 2006 to 2009, the entire nation was in the throes of a rhythm game revolution. But as quickly as the games took over living rooms across America, they fell off the map in 2011, victims of over-saturation, a recession, and expensive peripherals. Now, Harmonix, the Cambridge-based company that started it all, is getting the band back together. More

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Even in Time of Change, The New Highway Hymnal Produces Solid Sounds
Local Music

New Highway Hymnal’s second full length album Reverb Room, starts off in full gear with a barnburner called “Loaded Fun.” It’s a fuzzed out sort of rockabilly track, reminiscent of the halcyon days of early 2000’s indie rock. Their music incorporates elements of psych, ’60s rock, and, aptly, endless reverb. Over the five years the band has been making music, they’ve developed a sound that envelops into a trance– what I would imagine walking into a smoke filled basement party in the ’60s would feel like. More

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Harvard Rejection Letter Has Way Too Much Swag to Be Real
Boston

It’s that time of year again. High school seniors across the country are getting letters in the mail that determine their futures. Regardless of whether they’re accepted or rejected, the letters usually follow a tried-and-true template. But this letter, purportedly from Harvard, breaks the mold completely. More

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Adam Sandler and Bob Barker Continue Epic ‘Happy Gilmore’ Brawl
Video

Could it be that 2015 is the year that Adam Sandler gives the people what they want and rediscovers some of his classic characters from the ’90s? First, the comedian dusted off his Opera Man character for a short but memorable cameo during SNL40, and now the funny man is getting even more aggressive with his throwback characters.  More

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