Qualifying for Quinn: Miles in Memory of Man’s Best Friend

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The Mighty Quinn–he guided me physically in life and now guides me spiritually on my journey to Boston.

The Manly Charm of Shoveling Snow

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Carl Bosch loves shoveling snow. But not because it makes him feel manly.

The NFL Conference Championship Weekend: Game Previews and Predictions

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Michael Kasdan previews what promises to be a stellar weekend of NFL football and offers his Super Bowl predictions.

V Energy Super-Charges Golf [Sponsored]

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V Energy is a New Zealand energy drink that can super-charge any situation–even a polite sport like golf.

The Unspoken Many: When Disability Hate Crime Lurks in the Shadows for Too Long

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Erin Kelly, a writer with Cerebral Palsy, speaks about the tragic rise of disability hate crimes.

In Boston, There is no Finish Line

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The winners in life are not the ones who necessarily cross the finish line at the race. The winners are the ones who never give up.

Walking on Knives in Nova Scotia

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Rob Azevedo puts his love to the test soon after their married lives begin.

6th Grader Matthew Lannon Give Stirring Speech in Support of Same-Sex Marriage (VIDEO)

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Matthew describes the commitment between his parents as “very, very real.”

Winter Done Broke Me Again

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December is barely manageable, but February … February is the bully of winter.

The 12 Best People of 2012

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Sean Beaudoin compiles the dozen best people of the year—drawn from the avalanche of overall excellence we experienced as a culture. Also, their less impressive counterparts.

Sailing with Bob

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Jake DiMare went looking for sailing and found so much more.

Quick and Easy Sweet & Savory Salad Made with Local Farm Fresh Fall Lettuce

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Tender local lettuce, sweet fruit, and cheese combine to make an elegant, early fall salad.

Saluting the Captain

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CJ Kaplan thinks Needham, MA native Aly Raisman deserves to be considered among the greatest captains in New England history.

Funktionslust: What The Hell Is It?

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Prompted by the death of NBA player Dwayne Schintzius, Liam Day looks back on his own life and wonders if could ever have been as bold as the man in the mullet.

At What Price, Adventure? Avalanches and Extreme Sports

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When does a man’s need for adventure cross a line?

#34: Abooda

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He is hunting for toads—or, as he calls them, “ABOODA!”