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local legends

Boston's Keytar Bear Is a Great Musician, When People Aren't Punching Him

After a motorcycle accident and a summer off, Beantown's infamous, mysterious mascot has returned to perform.
Alex Norcia
10.25.18
POP CULTURE

Canada Extracts Justin Bieber Amid NAFTA Crisis

Hailey Baldwin is reportedly moving to Ontario with her fiancé as they try to get away from scary Americans.
Allison Tierney
9.5.18
Daily Dystopia

AI Will Soon Identify Protesters With Their Faces Partly Concealed

A new paper has troubling implications.
Louise Matsakis
9.6.17
boat highlights

An Unexploded WWII Bomb in Thames Might Stop Cambridge vs. Oxford Boat Race

Police say that it's too early to tell how the bomb will affect the race, but will try and send in a bomb squad at low tide to investigate.
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.1.17
space art

NASA's New Exoplanet Posters Have Us Booking Rockets to Trappist-1

Science can't take us there yet, but artists can.
Beckett Mufson
2.24.17
Noisey News

Princess Nokia Allegedly Punched an Audience Member During Her Performance at Cambridge University

The incident was a response to sexual harassment.
Noisey Staff
2.21.17
Restaurants

Why Two of Boston’s Top Chefs Are Serving Matzo Ball Ramen and Foie Gras Bratwurst

When chefs Jamie Bissonnette and his long-time partner in crime Ken Oringer opened Little Donkey in Cambridge, they decided to create a neighborhood joint serving exactly what they liked to cook and eat.
Diana Hubbell
2.6.17
Music

Remembering Pink Floyd Co-Founder Syd Barrett Through Film, Song, and Public Art

'Syd Barrett – A Celebration' honored the rocker in his hometown of Cambridge, UK.
Tanja M. Laden
11.10.16
medicine

Inside the Morbidly Fascinating Autopsy Handbook that Changed Medical History

Andreas Vesalius wasn’t about to let cultural taboos stop him from cutting up dead people, no sir.
Becky Ferreira
9.11.16
News

How My Tweets Led to Notorious Sex Offender Owen Labrie Going to Jail

The former St. Paul's student was out on bail after his conviction last summer. Then I ran into him on the train and got mixed up in his case in a way I could never have imagined.
Susan Zalkind
3.21.16
Cambridge

Richard Stallman Braved a Winter Storm Last Night to March Against DRM

As representatives of Comcast, Netflix and Microsoft meet to discuss the future of the web, an angry crowd is forming outside.
Jon Christian
3.21.16
uk

Why the US Is Buying Up So Many UK Artificial Intelligence Companies

DeepMind, SwiftKey, VocalIQ—Does the UK need to worry about a brain drain in artificial intelligence?
Nicole Kobie
3.15.16
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