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Head of the Charles is a gathering of world class athletes, right here in Boston’s own front yard. It’s a different type of athleticism, one that, unlike the Sox or the Pats, we only read in the headlines once every year. More

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CANstruction: Boston Architects Build Elaborate Can Sculptures to Feed Hungry
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48,523 cans of nonperishable goods went into the assembly of CANstruction Boston, a new exhibit at BSA Space, on 290 Congress Street. Arranged by a national non-profit of the same name, CANstruction brought together nearly twenty local architectural firms, competing for the People’s and Director’s Choice awards with punishingly elaborate structures (and good-to-slightly-questionable puns about cans). These sculptures will be “de-can-structed” on November 1st, with all cans to be donated to Boston food banks. More

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Instant Scream: The Best Horror Movies to Stream on Netflix
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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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‘Toilet Tourist’ Photographs Boston’s Most Interesting Lavatories
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Dan Schaumann has been a lot of places, seen a lot of faces, and used a lot of toilets. So many, in fact, that he started a blog, Toilography, to document his water closet excursions. And after a four-day trip to Boston last weekend, he’s shared some of the Boston area’s most interesting facilities. More

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The Bandwagoner: A World Series Preview That Uses Things Like Karma and ‘Parks And Rec’ In Lieu Of Stats
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Welcome to The Bandwagoner, a weekly series in which we give a primer on recent sports stories for those unfamiliar with sports, or anything outside of Boston. Our goal is to make sure that you’re not studying your iPhone as much when that one person in your group says those fatal words, “So did you guys see that game?”

This week, we’re previewing the World Series.

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Christopher Nolan’s ‘Spaceballs’ is the Remix You’ve Been Waiting For
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Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” comes out next month, and the hype has been palpable. When’s the last time we got to see a wisecracking space cowboy like Matthew McConaughey enter the deep recesses of the galaxy in order to save the world? The answer is 1987, when wisecracking space cowboy Bill Pullman did the same thing in Mel Brooks’ “Spaceballs,” which is why this remixed trailer by The Unusual Suspect works so well.
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Woo Hoo! ‘Simpsons World’ App Launches With Every Episode Tomorrow
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Two months after the phenomenal success of FXX’s “Every Simpsons Ever” marathon, FX announced the long-planned Simpsons World app and website, featuring every episode, curated playlists and a high-level search function that lets users search by character, actor, and (eventually) line from among 3,000 clips.
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Hub Punch, Square Dancing, and More Boston Events This Week
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If you’re not a big Halloween fan, make sure you get out and enjoy some of this week’s events, because starting this weekend it’s basically all Halloween all the time for 10 days straight. Or if you love Halloween, you can still dress up this week: like you’re going to a hoedown, drinking pre-Prohibition cocktails, or hitting up one of the city’s hippest dance nights.

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‘St. Vincent’ Director Theodore Melfi Talks The Many Levels of Bill Murray’s Character
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Bill Murray has become a cultural staple in the US, both for his work on screen as well as his antics off. His latest film, “St. Vincent,” which just opened in theaters everywhere, shows a number of different levels of Murray– within his character of course, but pervasive in his own personality as well. More

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Watch The Ohio State Marching Band’s Tremendous Tribute to Classic Rock
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Halftime at college football games usually means ducking into the tunnels to hit the bathrooms and/or concession stands. But if I went to Ohio State, I’d never leave my seat, thanks to the consistent awesomeness of the  The Ohio State University Marching Band, who wowed the non-bathroom-using faithful with this tribute to classic rock during Saturday’s game against Rutgers.
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Point/Counterpoint: Is It Cool To Sport The ‘Sexy’ Disney-Inspired Costume This Halloween?
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Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature on BDCwire which explores the pros and cons of various parts of life in Boston. These arguments may or may not, break any new ground, but they’re meant as a starting point for you too to make an argument. This week’s debate involves whether or not it’s cool when people don the ‘sexy’ Disney-inspired halloween costume. What do you think? Are you pro-sexy Snow White or anti-dirty Disney costumes? More

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