Steve Kerr makes Boston Celtics, LeBron James claims after record Warriors win

The Warriors defeated the Celtics 115-111 on Saturday night. In doing so, they extended their win streak to ten games, as they extend their lead at the top of the NBA Western Conference. More personally for Kerr, it was his 300th win as a coach in just his 377th game. He reached the landmark quicker […]

Living the Suite Life: A Review of the Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston

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Classic Luxury: Cathay Pacific (777-300ER) in First Class From Hong Kong to Boston

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The Summer Boston Roiled with Racial Tension … and Mob Violence

In the summer of 1974, South Boston began its ride toward becoming a war zone. In 1974, Federal District Court Judge W. Arthur Garrity ruled that the Boston School Committee had deliberately segregated the city’s schools, creating one system for Blacks and another for Whites — separate, unequal and unconstitutional. And there was hardly a […]

Book Excerpt: Sex, Drugs, and Clubs in Mid-’90s Boston

In the thrilling new novel Sketchtasy (out now from Arsenal Pulp Press), award-winning author Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore dips back into mid-‘90s gay culture with her story of Alexa, a 21-year-old queen trying to find her way (and find herself) in the less than Family-friendly world of Boston, circa 1995. Fast-paced, introspective, thoughtful, and wryly funny, Sketchtasy […]

Spot demo video shows a Boston Dynamics robot at work

After dropping a stunning “Parkour” video for its humanoid Atlas robot earlier today, Boston Dynamics followed up with this more subdued look at a commercial application for its technology. In a video similar to lab tests we’ve seen before, this sensor-laden Spot robot (there’s even one in its “hand” that you can see it using […]

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot shows upgraded agility in ‘Parkour’ video

Just two years ago Boston Dynamics proudly showed off a new generation of its Atlas robot that could take an untethered stroll through the woods, before advancing to balancing on one leg and even landing a backflip. Its latest highlight reel, however, is one that should make this guy very, very afraid. Dubbed “Parkour,” it […]