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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes Based on Viral Video Sensations
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As always, Halloween seems to sneak up on us quicker than we know it. If you’re still in a rush to find that perfect last minute Halloween costume, the internet is a great place to look. I scoured through new and classic viral videos to gather a list of easy costume ideas that will impress your friends but shouldn’t take more than ten minutes to put together. More

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‘Wasting Time on the Internet’ Is Now A Class At One Ivy League University
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While it’s still not possible to major in memes or get a Bachelor’s degree in Buzzfeed, one Ivy League university is offering a class called “Wasting Time on the Internet,” where, for three hours a week, students do exactly that. More

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Game Over: North Attleboro Upholds Ban On Kids Playing On Sidewalks, Streets
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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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Sloppy Snacks: Rating the Best and Worst Late Night Convenience Store Buys
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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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Man Fakes Coma For 2 Years to Avoid Trial
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South Wales resident Alan Knight was set to stand trial for scamming a neighbor out of $65,000, but the trial was delayed after Knight slipped into a coma. Or that’s what the official story was, until Knight was caught on video walking around a store, driving a car, and observed by doctors to, you know, not be in a coma.
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‘Exponential Oreos’ and More Ridiculously Inaccurate Evolutionary Theories Presented at MIT’s BAHfest
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It turns out that the extra layer of fat found on the torsos of many middle-aged men is not just the result of poor diet, declining metabolism, or a sedentary lifestyle. Instead, the “donut” or “spare tire” is actually an emergency flotation device, and the result of thousands of years of evolution. 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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