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5 Steps to Getting Quoted in the Media

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dorie Clark

Why do the same people get quoted by reporters all the time? Laziness, for starters. The good news? Once you break into their speed-dial, the "herd mentality" will take over.

WATCH: Homeless Vet Spurs Community To Do Good After Returning Lost Wallet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When homeless veteran Brian Christopher stumbled upon a lost wallet full of cash, he took it to the police station so the money could be returned to i...

What Can Obama Learn From Bill Clinton?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Bill Clinton's brief appearance last week excited both members of the media and Washington, but the question now is whether Clinton's presence can help Obama turn things around.

Ignoring Signs of Domestic Homicide

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Randy Susan Meyers

If you see someone in danger, put out a hand. At worst, they won't accept it. At best, you'll save a life.

Who Was the Real John Lennon?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

This week marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's assassination. Discussion has predictably turned to the legacy that the musician left behind, and how we remember him today. Here's a sampling of different takes on Lennon.

10 Keys To A Great Company Culture: Free Beer, Unlimited Vacation & More

Brian Halligan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brian Halligan

I've received a number of questions and comments lately regarding the unique company culture at HubSpot, mainly because of our recent recognition by t...

From Heresy to Dogma: How Uncommon Bedfellows Changed the Environmental Movement

Gwen Ruta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gwen Ruta

These days, the need for private sector leadership is greater than ever. And the good news is that even in the midst of a global recession, Corporate America hasn't shied away from investing in environmental initiatives.

Why Book Review Equality Matters

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Randy Susan Meyers

If women's books aren't reviewed, when women's books are declared "less literary, and when women's books on family are declared women's fiction, while men's domestic books are declared brave and eye-opening, it adds many pounds to the micro-inequality pile.

The Only College Course You'll Ever Need

boston.com | Posted by Delia Cabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Welcome to College in One Semester: Squeeze in four years of college into 15 weeks! Sound impossible? Think "CliffNotes": get the plot points and skip...

Lessons Learned From the Appointment of Elizabeth Warren

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Some are dissatisfied with the president for not going through a confirmation process in the Senate with Elizabeth Warren. His concerns were real about getting the 60 votes to override the filibuster that was certain to come from the Republicans.

Does the Truth Set Us Free?

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dennis Whittle

Facts, they found, were not curing misinformation. Like an underpowered antibiotic, facts could actually make misinformation even stronger.That is fro...

Fiscal Times Questions Elizabeth Warren's Candidacy

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Fiscal Times, an online newspaper funded by Blackstone co-founder and former Council of Foreign Relations chair Peter Peterson, has published two ...

Boston Globe To CNN Critics: 'Back Off'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN has been through some hard times lately. Now, though, the network is getting praise from the editorial page of the Boston Globe. The paper told ...

Many Harvard Teaching Hospital Applications Contain Plagiarism, Study Finds

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a study first published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and reported in the Boston Globe, five percent of applications for residency a...

Is Landscape Architecture Just "Parsley Around the Roast" of Architecture?

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Charles A. Birnbaum

The nation's designed landscape heritage is rich, varied and fascinating -- especially in our cities where the Harvard educator and landscape architect Hideo Sasaki saw a great design opportunity for the "betterment of [the] human environment."

Commenters React to Boston Globe Piece on Anonymous Commenters

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Neil Swidley's article gives a behind-the-scenes look at who some of these aggressive and often verbose rabble rousers are, and what they take away from participating in the comment section below stories.

Obey's Afghanistan: At Long Last, It's Guns vs. Butter

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

One of the many destructive legacies of the Reagan Era was the effective Washington consensus that wars and other military spending exist on their own...

Adam Wheeler: The Boston Globe Profiles The Student Nobody Knew

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Adam Wheeler was always regarded as an enigma. The former Harvard student, charged with 23 counts of larceny, identity fraud and more for faking his...

Grand Theft Auto 3: Rail City

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Greg Selkoe

This is the last of my 3 part installment of posts entitled Grand Theft Auto. In this post I will discuss inner city public rail transportation and automobile use in urban settings.

The New York Times Buries the Lead

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I have never believed that The Times news reports were shaped by its editorial positions. But, the lame headline on Thursday's Taliban story, gives fair-minded readers every right to question the influence of The New York Times' editorial board on its news pages.

Real Men Eat Plants!

Anne Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anne Sullivan

Yes that's right, we have a new vegan subcategory. Hegans are real men who have adopted a vegan diet for health reasons- real men eat plants.

Grand Theft Auto 2: San Autodreas-Highspeed Fail

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Greg Selkoe

America, it is time to get serious about rail and stop getting our a** kicked by the rest of the world.

Democratic Panic and the Meaning of Massachusetts

Jerome Karabel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerome Karabel

To conclude from this particular election that Democrats need to beat a hasty retreat on health care reform is to take overinterpretation to absurd lengths.

If It's Art, Must It Be Pornography?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

I'm all for freedom expression even when it comes to veiled pornography, but I don't want to be tricked into buying it for God's sake.

At Season's End, Withering Thoughts on November Baseball, Interleague Play and the Designated Hitter

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

The temperature in New York is 48 degrees as I begin to write this, three hours before the start of the sixth game of the World Series at Yankee Stadi...