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
Everybody’s talking about the new season of Top Chef, which, as you’ve probably heard, is set in New England. We had Chef Chef Dante de Magistris of Dante in studio this morning to talk Top Chef and food and to eat pumpkin ravioli. Well, he made the pumpkin ravioli. We ate it. And it was delicious. More
I’ve never been one for horror films. There’s something about blood and guts, ghosts and vampires and Michael Myers that have me shielding eyes from a movie screen. I’d choose “Hannah and Her Sisters” to “Hannibal”any day of the week. Call me a wimp, I’ll be the first to agree with you. More
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.
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