Hydraulic fracturing -- or fracking -- is so dramatically increasing domestic production that the United States is projected to surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest oil producer by 2017.
Renee Zellweger won’t be able to live down new look
Actresses like Zellweger pay a steep price for daring to make unpopular choices about their own appearances.
After 2010, Charlie Baker’s business options rich with complications
A review of Baker’s career over the past four years found he leveraged his connections in business and politics with ease.
Back as AG, Martha Coakley rebuilt her name
Over the past four years, Coakley has been at the forefront of the foreclosure crisis, domestic violence, and Medicaid fraud.
St. Petersburg’s fresh new face
Posh travel tastemakers have heaped big ol’ bear hugs on St. Petersburg this year.
‘The McCarthys’ hits close to home for Boston creator
“The McCarthys” is a new Boston-set CBS comedy loosely based on creator and Dedham native Brian Gallivan’s own family.
Biologist Michael Moore had waited all day — really, all his life — for the whale to surface, the suffering giant he thought he could save, that science had to save. It had come down to this.
2014 Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts
The Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute honor organizations with impressive records of innovation and workplace diversity.
Silicon Valley vs. Boston: Is one friendlier to women?
In the race to create a startup hub welcoming to women, Boston may just have an advantage.
When the absence of truth creates a vacuum
The contretemps in Duxbury over an assistant football coach who punched two players in the weight room of the town’s brand-spanking-new, $128 million high school is a far more complicated tale than the one I offered in 600 words on Tuesday.
I spent the last week talking to everybody I could about what really happened, and it reinforces what I thought from the outset: This is a case study in how not to handle a small-town scandal, of how rumor has a way of taking over when lawyers tell everybody to keep their mouths shut.
Baker, Coakley weigh in on the Mass. economy
The gubernatorial candidates addressed casino gambling, energy, housing, and the film tax credit.
Couples go to extremes in wife-carrying contest
The men rocketed up a rugged obstacle course, navigating over boulders, traversing through mud, and wading through thigh-deep water.
Efforts to regulate CEO pay gain traction
A movement to pass laws limiting the earnings of top executives is gaining momentum as the wage gap widens.
On Halloween, houses for sale with lots of character
Odds are, there’s a house for sale in the area that seems tailor-made for your lifestyle — or your fantasy personas at least.
Sanibel: the anti-Miami Beach
Sanibel Island is the quiet to Miami’s loud, laid-out to its busy, and no-speed to its 10-speed.
Renaissance masters vie for eminence in new Gardner show
A new show of drawing by revered sculptors of Renaissance Italy at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum reveals ego and rivalry as much as it does mastery.
5 things next governor should do for innovation economy
The next Mass. governor will need to create energy, jobs, new industries, and fast-growing firms beyond the Route 495 ring.
Keeping on top of evolving tech skills
Recruiter John VanderSande has a database of almost 2,000 names that he can turn to help fill the position, whether java architect or big data processor.
Why do female CEOs get fired more often than male ones?
The reason female CEOs get fired more often may lie in a term you’ve never heard: The Glass Cliff.
Names may change, but check scam doesn’t
This is a common scam and not that new. Even the dollar amount has remained consistent over the years.