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Future’s So Bright, Got to Wear VR

A few months ago, I wrote about a pair of MIT grad students in Gig Tank developing a company to make virtual reality experiences available to elderly people living in long-term care communities. This column is an unplanned sequel: the winner ...

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Pouring a bit of high-fructose pumpkin spice flavor into your morning coffee as you rush out to face yet another day on the grind is no way to celebrate the beginning of Fall. Sure, it’s convenient, but to take in the season, to really grab ... more »

Sep 28, 2016 1:29 PM Day Trippin'

Ford, and Morgan. It’s an unlikely pair: the conservative, patriarchal American ur-manufacturer and the family of English handcrafters. What is the secret that has allowed these car companies to be the only ones that have gone through most ... more »

Sep 21, 2016 11:59 AM Air Bag

I was easing down the highway in the early morning light of what was a new day to some but the end of a long day to me, and I couldn’t get home fast enough. I was vulnerable here. I was a midnight man and unaccustomed to the details the light ... more »

Sep 21, 2016 11:59 AM On The Beat

Do you know what the deadliest animal in the world is? Sharks? Nope. Tigers? Not even close! Humans? Believe it or not, we’re just the second deadliest. The deadliest animal in the world is actually the humble Mosquito. That’s right, the Mosquito ... more »

Sep 14, 2016 12:54 PM Just A Theory

“Never before have people had to think about the well-being of the entire planet. We did not ask for this task, but it is the one being demanded of us.” —Sally McFague, eco-theologian and author, retired professor from Vanderbilt University ... more »

Sep 7, 2016 1:01 PM Shades of Green

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