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  • Bay Psalm Book sells for record $14.2 million in New York auction

    Bay Psalm Book sells for record $14.2 million in New York auction
    Those people who argue that print is dead just don’t understand the business model. A tiny book of psalms, printed in Colonial America in 1640 -- when digital referred to nothing more than fingers and toes -- has been sold for about $14.2 million, a...
  • Bay Psalm Book breaks auction record; Huntington to display rare tome

    A copy of the Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in English-speaking North America, was purchased for $14.2 millionĀ on Tuesday night at Sotheby’s in New York. There are 11 surviving copies of "The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated...
  • Back Story: Comet Kohoutek was another flameout

    Back Story: Comet Kohoutek was another flameout
    Comets ISON and Kohoutek will forever share two things. Both were hailed as "Comets of the Century," and both failed to live up to the hype attending their impending arrival in our solar system. Unlike Comet Hale-Bopp, which put on a grand show in...
  • More hotels are catering to Chinese travelers

    More hotels are catering to Chinese travelers
    Yu Chao Liang and his wife saved a few bucks recently by checking into a mid-price chain hotel in Santa Monica for a two-day business trip from Suzhou, China. But they were not impressed. In the room, they found no slippers, teakettles or...
  • Harvard partially evacuated amid reports of explosives on campus

    Harvard partially evacuated amid reports of explosives on campus
    Harvard University was partially evacuated Monday morning after school officials sent out an alert about explosives on campus. "Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever, and Emerson," said the campus alert...
  • Harvard, UMass: Two threats, two scares during finals week

    A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months. Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...
  • Arabs Wowed by American's Oud Talent

    A petite 23-year-old American who sings in Arabic, a language she does not speak, and strums the oud, the Arabic version of the lute, has mesmerized millions from Beirut to Baghdad on "Arabs Got Talent," and sparked controversy across the Middle East as...
  • Greg Nobile At 21, Breaks Into Broadway Producing With 'Gentleman's Guide'

    Greg Nobile At 21, Breaks Into Broadway Producing With 'Gentleman's Guide'
    Greg Nobile may just be the youngest person on Broadway with a producing credit. Well, “producer” in the new sense of the word where savvy go-getter bundle the checks of folks who want to invest in a show. And the 21-year-old Branford native...
  • Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic

    Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic
    A message in a bottle, buried 54 years ago under a rock cairn in a remote Arctic valley on Canada’s northernmost island, could well be the last written words from a promising young glaciologist and explorer from Pasadena. The words from Paul T....
  • TEDxBroadway Sets Speakers, Dates for 2014 Edition

    The third annual legit-focused Gotham symposium, TEDxBroadway, has locked in its 2014 date, with speakers including helmer Diane Paulus, actor Lea DeLaria and Metropolitan Museum of Art exec Sree Sreenivasan among the speakers on tap for the February...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Mindy Kaling was born in Cambridge, Mass., on this day in 1979. This birthday gal, who was born Vera Chokalingam, stars on the series "The Mindy Project" and also has co-starred as Kelly Kapoor on "The Office" since 2005. On the...