The vomit-inducing fashions and cringe-worthy romance movies of the ‘80s may be dead, but that decade’s preferred medium of music listening is seeing a resurgence in popularity. According to The Boston Globe, Boston area record stores are seeing an increase in cassette tape sales. Though the profits aren’t exactly enough to make a fortune, the […]

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Mariah Carey was added to the long list of artists allegedly caught lip-syncing at the 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday. With an immense list of shameful Thanksgiving parade lip-syncers, involving The Beach Boys, Kiss, Kristin Chenoweth, Lifehouse, Scotty McCreery and more, artists get called out every year for faking their performances. Former American […]

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Dinoczar and White Reaper opened Saturday for Together Pangea’s Boston stop of their North American tour for “The Phage.” The show at the intimate Middle East Upstairs brought three differing punk bands together for an overall enjoyable performance. Boston-based, Southern California-bred Dinoczar opened the show, and did not defy local opener expectations. True to their […]

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A few years ago, I was sitting on the couch in my home in India watching one of my favorite “One Tree Hill” scenes on television: Haley and Nathan’s first kiss. Except, I was actually not, because the Central Board of Film Certification, the censor board in India, had cut the kiss. I was enraged, […]

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Finding the cure and developing better treatments for cancer has been on the agenda of medical professionals and researchers for quite some time now. Despite earlier diagnoses to less aggressive chemotherapy, the fight to cure cancer has not been an easy one, and lately doctors seem to be taking a less conventional approach in their […]

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Scientists and researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology decided to build a time capsule that would last at least 1,000 years in 1957. They didn’t use the typical materials like wood or copper, but rather glass that would be sturdy enough to withstand all the elements. Glass is incredibly stable compared to materials like […]

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It’s that time of year again. The slightly crisp air begins to freeze, snow forecasts are in the near future and your neighbor already has Christmas decorations up. The transition from fall to winter hits us all hard. Besides the fact that you will no longer feel comfortable in a light fall jacket outside and […]

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The Mormon Church announced Nov. 13 that children of same-sex couples cannot be baptized until they are 18 and renounce homosexuality. About 1,500 Mormons didn’t like that and resigned from the church in protest, The Washington Post reported. An official Facebook event titled “LDS Church Mass Resignation” listed 1,300 people as resigning from the church. […]

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The animal farm has taken over Twitter. Chicken Treat, an Australian barbecue fast-food chicken restaurant, introduced a unique marketing technique by hiring a hen named Betty to take over its Twitter account. The company placed a computer in Betty’s coop for the past week, allowing her pecks and steps to publish tweets such as: s`12Zqg1hbjuiq9QAIzuxudeedcxceecfcddd […]

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I’ve been going to the same doctor for as long as I can remember — technically even longer than that, because my mother started seeing my pediatrician almost immediately after she found out she was pregnant with my sister and me. Trips to Dr. Fromson’s office during my childhood were frequent, as I always seemed […]

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