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Ig Nobel Prizes add ‘Improbable’ podcast, providing weekly doses of weird science

Ig Nobel Prizes add ‘Improbable’ podcast, providing weekly doses of weird science

On the verge of leaving on a 12th annual international tour, Marc Abrahams and his Ig Nobel Prize have arrived on iTunes with a weekly “Improbable Research” podcast.

Left behind in tech-focused Cambridge? CCTV has classes for those 50 and older

Left behind in tech-focused Cambridge? CCTV has classes for those 50 and older

It turns out 50 is not too young to feel overwhelmed by the Internet. Even Google knows it.

‘Interview’ is a weak blow for democracy, says some funny things about business

‘Interview’ is a weak blow for democracy, says some funny things about business

Well, so “The Interview” happened, and as a result of the big guys stepping out, 300 or so indie and small-chain theaters will now make all the money.

Takeda logo doesn’t say pharmaceuticals, but it turns out it also doesn’t sell burgers

Takeda logo doesn’t say pharmaceuticals, but it turns out it also doesn’t sell burgers

Why is this combination minimart and purveyor of cheeseburgers, fries and frozen dairy treats aspiring to cure cancer?

Funding to show Harvard police M.O. about Occupy, protests needs your help

Funding to show Harvard police M.O. about Occupy, protests needs your help

Here are some reasons the public may want to support fundraising to pay for opening up email between Cambridge and Harvard police.

Postsecret Live comes to Harvard Square Monday, and you can still get in for free

Postsecret Live comes to Harvard Square Monday, and you can still get in for free

Arrive early at Monday’s “PostSecret Live” – with a site that boasts 692 million visitors since its founding in 2005, these events usually sell out. And this it’s free.

Baffler’s revealing of notes on depression and 45 years of treatment calls for a party

Baffler’s revealing of notes on depression and 45 years of treatment calls for a party

The latest issue of journal The Baffler has an utterly conflicted release party coming Thursday to Inman Square: a celebration of chronic depression.

CCTV news survey asks how Cambridge consumes its media – and how it wants to

CCTV news survey asks how Cambridge consumes its media – and how it wants to

How do residents get their local news? What is the correlation between an interest in local news and civic engagement? Cambridge Community Television is asking through Sept. 30.

Kendall Square Cinemas expands hours in mid-May to capitalize on late-night T

Kendall Square Cinemas expands hours in mid-May to capitalize on late-night T

Kendall Square Cinemas is approved to stay open until 2:30 a.m. on weekends, taking advantage of new late-night hours for the T.

Once and for all, Disney’s ‘Pirates’ movies aren’t ‘based on a Disney theme park ride’

Once and for all, Disney’s ‘Pirates’ movies aren’t ‘based on a Disney theme park ride’

Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” ride is not the origin of what we saw in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies. So stop saying it.

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