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  • Red Sox take out ad in St. Louis paper thanking team they just beat

    The Boston Red Sox sure are a classy organization. Either that or they sure know how to rub a championship in the face of the team they just beat in the World Series. Red Sox ownership took out a full-page ad in Tuesday's St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...
  • Clifford Nass dies at 55; sociologist warned against multitasking

    When Clifford Nass moved to a Stanford University freshman residence hall as a "dorm dad" in 2007, he wasn't quite prepared for college life in the 21st century. Even as a professor who for decades had studied the interaction of humans and computers, he...
  • Dreaming of the White House

    Dreaming of the White House
    Is it too early to think about who's running for president in 2016, three years from now? Not in Washington, a city with more campaign consultants than dry cleaners. After all, we're talking about a business that raised and spent more than $2 billion,...
  • Whitey Bulger won't talk, considers trial a sham, lawyer says

    Whitey Bulger won't talk, considers trial a sham, lawyer says
    BOSTON -- Whitey Bulger sat in court as he was called a rat, Satan, a coward, a punk, a psychopath, a bag of jailhouse rags and some other terms not suitable for mention in a family newspaper, and after all that, decided to keep silent. The Boston...
  • Better ways to grade public schools

    Better ways to grade public schools
    How do you measure school quality? For the last decade, the answer has been informed by a single set of data: standardized test scores. Now there is a chance to change that. Although Congress remains unwilling to overhaul No Child Left Behind, with...
  • Take statins -- or just lead a more healthy lifestyle?

    Take statins -- or just lead a more healthy lifestyle?
    Adding to Americans’ confusion about the ever-changing news from the medical world, there’s a new recommendation that would, in effect, drastically increase the number of people who take statins in an effort to reduce their risk of heart...
  • #Roofbreakup: Are average people no longer entitled to privacy?

    One unlucky New York couple became the subject of comedian Kyle Ayers's tweets on Saturday night. Using the hashtag #roofbreakup, Ayers spent the hours live-tweeting all of the sordid action, if you can call it that -- the banality of banality might...
  • Previewing Maryland-Boston College with Michael Vega from the Boston Globe

    Previewing Maryland-Boston College with Michael Vega from the Boston Globe
    To prepare for Saturday's football game between Maryland and Boston College, we traded emails with Michael Vega, who covers the Eagles for the Boston Globe. You can check out more of Michael's coverage on their website. TRACKING THE TERPS: For an...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' a sequel with spark, critics say

    If reviews are any indication, the "Hunger Games" film franchise need not fear the sophomore slump. Building on the success of the 2012 film, the sequel "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is earning excellent reviews. Many critics are praising director...
  • Ravens coach John Harbaugh considered the wind in overtime game against Chicago

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh considered the wind in overtime game against Chicago
    One of the main talking points after Sunday night’s showdown between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots, along with Tom Brady erasing a 24-point deficit and Peyton Manning looking uncomfortable in the cold, was Bill Belichick’s...
  • Beatles authority says 'Tune In' for the real story

    Beatles authority says 'Tune In' for the real story
    As a leading authority on the Beatles, researcher and author Mark Lewisohn is well aware that there have been far too many books written about the Fab Four. "In general terms and in biographical terms, I think the Beatles have been underserved by books,"...