01printer - 3D printed sugar designs made by The Sugar Lab, a Los Angeles company that's part of 3D Systems. (3D Systems)

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3-D printed sugar design by The Sugar Lab.

Is 3-D food printing the next microwave?

Since scientists and engineers began working on 3D printing, the food version of the 3-D food printer is taking shape. By Jane Dornbusch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/chelsea24.jpg Statue of Edgar Allan Poe to be unveiled in Boston

After a lengthy crusade led by a BC professor, a statue rises to honor a reluctant native son.

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A program at Boston Medical Center offers more than medical care, tackling the family and social issues that affect children’s health.

Q & A

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Goldie and Brogan Graham could be considered the first couple of the Boston fitness community.

Facebook and other social media allow users to present a curated self, showing friends or the public a happier or more accomplished version of a person.


Overblown Facebook personas can leave friends deflated

Studies have suggested that looking at idealized versions of our friends’ lives leaves us feeling more unhappy with our own.

Style magazine

special section

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/webxref.jpg The low-down on fall fashion trends

Hot red and checks from the runway, sassy slogan sweats, and more.

Globe Magazine

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Cool trips for thrill seekers.

Design New England

The root district Schoolhouse (photo taken circa 1921–1923) is in Norwich, Vermont, a town that once had 19 one-room schoolhouses in operation. An effort to preserve the building led to it being added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Room for improvement

From Colonial times, educating the populace was a priority, and teaching young minds the challenge of the one-room schoolhouse.