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  • Colleges look to virtual reality tours to enhance recruiting

    Payton Ricci stood in her living room with what looked like a tissue box strapped to her face. When she slid it over her eyes, she could see a college campus in Lacoste, France. Looking up, she saw the town's vibrant blue skies. Looking down, its...
  • Review: Harvard Glee Club at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

    Review: Harvard Glee Club at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
    In a mix of traditional folk songs, classical and Renaissance music, the standout at Wednesday night's Harvard Glee Club concert was a contemporary work performed for only the third time. "The Field" is a new commission by the famed Glee Club -- a...
  • Is there any recourse for victims of online photo memes?

    Those pilfered, captioned and shared photos that make us either cringe, rage or laugh out loud are as old as the Internet itself, but in these wild online times, is there any recourse for their victims? Memes, by definition viral little beasties, are...
  • Noah Feldman: Durst's recorded bathroom confession inadmissible evidence

    Noah Feldman: Durst's recorded bathroom confession inadmissible evidence
    If you confess to murder alone, in the bathroom, while looking into the mirror — and wearing a microphone — is your confession admissible in court? On the surface, this is the question raised by Robert Durst's statement, aired Sunday night...
  • Speaking from the heart, climate scientists launch personal campaign

    When Hurricane Floyd hit New Jersey in September 1999, 12-year-old Erika Navarro dashed out to her driveway to experience the storm firsthand. For at least 10 minutes she stood in the wind and pelting rain, watching the lake across the street flood its...
  • Colleges give Clinton an A � and campaign millions

    BERKELEY, Calif. In December, hundreds of volunteers signed up for Hillary Clinton at the University of California, Berkeley more than at any other campus in the nation when the Ready for Hillary bus rolled through town nearly two years before America...
  • Dallas Fed chief Richard Fisher wants to be remembered for making economics understandable

    DALLAS Richard Fisher is known for his financial acumen, but it's his storytelling that steals the show. The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is just as comfortable talking about Mick Jagger as deflation. His colorful commentary, which can...
  • Windham-Mansfield edition community news

    Art and craft submissions encouraged CANTERBURY - A call for artists has been issued for the fifth annual Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale at the Finnish American Heritage Society. The event will be held at the Finnish Hall, 76 N. Canterbury Road,...
  • 10 things you might not know about distractions

    Contemporary life is full of distractions — texts, tweets, retweets, political charges and countercharges, and Facebook discussions about llamas and dress colors. A new study by Northwestern University found that people with "leakier" sensory...
  • MedImmune tapping local partners to speed discoveries

    MedImmune tapping local partners to speed discoveries
    The story of MedImmune, the Maryland startup that British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca bought for $15.6 billion in 2007, is an example for entrepreneurs striving for their own blockbuster deals. But MedImmune leaders say they want to go beyond leading...
  • Facebook fraud suspect on the lam; family, dog also missing

    A man accused of faking an ownership stake in Facebook to justify a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against its founder Mark Zuckerberg has vanished. Paul Ceglia, who was under house arrest pending his May 4 trial, jumped bail by slicing off an electronic...