November 1, 2009
Video What happens when you hand a 3-year-old an iPhone?
Parents who hand smart phones to their preschoolers as a distraction are shocked to see how quickly the kids become pros. They may worry about such early screen time. But for this generation of “mobile kids,” portable, wireless technology promises to improve the way they learn.
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I decided to date as many men as I possibly could. Would it lead me to my prince?
She’s a U2 fan. Him, not so much. Will they find what they’re looking for?
How to stop making phony phone farewells, plus changing gift-giving traditions.
Charlie Baker’s job could haunt him.
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Housekeeping - and hygiene - on the cutting edge.
One Cambridge company has built its success on Kindle. But can it stave off competitors and make good on its vision of revolutionizing everything from credit cards to clothing?
When it comes to keeping your music personal, do you use cups or buds? Are you a “can” man -- with padded headphones covering your ears -- or a Newbury Street fashionista, with a flair for earbuds in snazzy prints? We tapped three local audiophiles for some personal favorites.
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The tweet cheat sheet
What’s the big deal about Twitter? Let the gurus break it down for you.
PerspectiveMy profile, myself
Why must I and everyone else on Facebook be so insufferably happy?
First PersonHer story
Through her website, xfactorfilm.com, 21-year-old film student and Littleton native Lauren Tracy today is launching a “Best Female Directed Feature Film” contest.
Kitchen Aide A toast to the apple
CookingAmerica’s sweet tart
A menu based on versatile, delicious apple cider.
Tales from the CityThe singer...
A post-game singalong, and a child inspired by song.
On the BlockKeep summer going
The indoor pools in these homes offer year-round recreation.
Fashion snapshotSplice is right
Strategically placed lines have a queue of devotees.
Designers create rooms where imaginations can run wild.
Parenting TrapsBragging rights
How much boasting is too much?
Letters to the Magazine editor
Our cover story on Harvard hockey received cheers and jeers. We also heard about stemming prostitution and understanding Asperger’s.
This summer, the star returns to Massachusetts for some much-needed R & R.
Revisiting the 1965 murder of a white Boston minister that helped usher in the Voting Rights Act.