Ridiculous
Ridiculous

I’d call my relationship with food average. I have never been the type to shop exclusively at Whole Foods, to frequent food blogs or spend much time thinking about locally sourced kale. I don’t abide by any particular diet. I probably eat more GMO’s than I’d care to think about. More

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Nostalgia
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5 Times ‘Goosebumps’ Stories (Sort of) Happened in Real Life
Nostalgia

As a child, hearing the haunting voice of a mysterious narrator utter the words, “viewers beware, you’re in for a scare,” unleashed a chill down my spine and a paranoid fear of monster blood, vampire neighbors, and psychopathic ventriloquist dolls.  I thought those days were over, but R.L. Stine, like his “Goosebumps” books, can’t be brushed away by time. On September 30, the teen-horror author released “Party Games,” the newest addition to the famed “Fear Street” series. More

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Movies
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Instant Scream: The Best Horror Movies to Stream on Netflix
Movies

Halloween is almost here, and the weather is getting cooler.  What better to do then curl up indoors with your laptop and subject yourself to some horror movies?  Granted, Netflix’s horror offerings are pretty weak overall, but if you dig through the crap, you’ll find some wicked goodies, from classics to more recent fare.  Here are the best horror movies streaming on Netflix.

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Sports
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Game Over: North Attleboro Upholds Ban On Kids Playing On Sidewalks, Streets
Sports

Kids these days are too focused on their iPads and their video games and barely go outside anymore, according to my 85-year-old neighbor Earl. But in North Attleboro, there might be a reason for that: playing on the sidewalks and streets are banned, and will remained banned, thanks to a vote earlier this week from Town Meeting members.
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Boston events
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Get Your Circus Freak On at This Weekend’s Boston Events
Boston events

Happy Halloweek! That’s “Halloween” plus “week” and it’s what I’m calling the weeklong series of Halloween events all over the city starting tonight. May your candy bars all be king-sized, your costumes half-assed but hilarious, and your candy corn nonexistent because it’s gross and no one should have to eat that stuff, not even children.

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Beer/Wine
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Our Ancestors Were Lactose Intolerant For 4,000 Years But Heroically Kept Eating Cheese
Beer/Wine

Are you of the opinion that it’s always better with cheddar? Do you go gaga for gouda? Then you have you have the perseverance of ancient European settlers to thank, because according to a new study, despite being lactose intolerant for thousands of years, these hardy souls refused to cut the cheese.
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Technology
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Uber Delivering Free Flu Shots in Boston Until 3 PM Today
Technology

Forget Ebola fears, the real disease Americans should be worried about is the flu, considering 200,000 Americans are hospitalized with flu-related complications every year. But Uber is doing its part to stop the annual spread of influenza by delivering free flu shots until 3 PM today, all while donating $5 to the Red Cross for every shot administered.
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Photos
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Show Scenes: Thurston Moore Band at The Sinclair
Photos

Ex-Sonic Youth vocalist/guitarist Thurston Moore brought a tour in support of his latest solo album “The Best Day” to The Sinclair on Wednesday night. PCPC, featuring members of Parquet Courts and PC worship, opened the show.

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Sports
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P.K. Subban Does an Extremely Accurate ‘Thriller’ Era Michael Jackson for Halloween
Sports

Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban has made Bruins fans less than thrilled in recent years, but there’s no denying that the man has some moves, and not just on the ice. The Habs star appeared at the Canadiens Halloween party last night sporting an extremely accurate ‘Thriller’ video Michael Jackson get-up, complete with makeup and that sweet red leather biker jacket. More

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Music
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An Oral History of the Period Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Spent in Cambridge While Attending Harvard
Music

Here’s a little behind-the-scenes music industry process: When a band puts out a new album, the record company works with a publicist to draft a press release which will accompany review copies sent out to all critics. This press release, while purporting to be an innocuous, plain statement of the facts, is actually a carefully crafted document embedded with subtle talking points that the record company hopes will influence each and every statement made about the band and their new album by members of the press. More

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