The Boston Globe Magazine | January 22, 2017

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The debate is over. Bill Belichick is the greatest NFL coach ever.

His sustained success isn’t just supposed to be unlikely in modern football. It’s supposed to be impossible. By Chad Finn

Mariana Matus (left) and Newsha Ghaeli with sewer-bot Luigi in the MIT lab where Matus analyzes its samples.

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Why an MIT robot is collecting poop from our sewers

Luigi’s job is to gather what we flush so that researchers can learn about our habits and our health. By Cynthia Graber

Forget coal mining. This is the economic future we should fight for.

President Trump must encourage the entrepreneurs who will build the jobs of tomorrow. By Susanne Althoff

Airport security

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/OpeningImage1211TSA.jpg Do airport security lines have to be so awful? A rare look inside TSA.

With a history of dysfunction and new calls to privatize, can the agency’s big plans to make airport security less miserable get off the ground?

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WORK%20CROP.jpg 2016 Top Places to Work

Read the full list of winners and more stories about worker happiness.

College & Money

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener0522collegedebt.jpg The college debt crisis is even worse than you think

We tell students they need a bachelor’s degree to get ahead. But for too many, the numbers no longer add up.

North Shore truck-style garlic shrimp.

Photographs by anthony tieuli; food styling by Sheila jarnes/Ennis inc.

North Shore truck-style garlic shrimp.

Recipes: Hawaiian poke and more dishes to beat the winter blahs

While a tropical vacation might not be in the budget, this menu could provide a nice escape. By Adam Ried

Love Letters

Her BFF disliked the BF. Now they’re both gone.

She took her friend’s advice, but now she’s more alone than ever.

Style Watch

Ankle boots to keep you warm and dry while the slush happens

Practical — and cute — footwear for navigating New England winters.

Examiner

Running the numbers on the 125-year-old sport of basketball

A Springfield magazine published the rules of the game in January 1892, launching one of the world’s most popular sports.

On the Block

For sale: Condos set in Salem

From urban chic to stately Federal-style homes.

Chocolate pieces

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Your week ahead

Five things to do, Jan. 23-29

A chocolate festival, Harry Potter podcast, birding battle, and more.

Comments

Letters to the editor of the Boston Globe Magazine

Readers react to Margery Eagan’s look ahead to Donald Trump’s America.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/women_power_logo-2016.jpg The 2016 Women and Power issue

Voices from the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts on fostering diversity, coping with crisis, and more.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/20/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/changers%20cover.jpg Game Changers 2016

46 innovative people, companies, and ideas changing the way we live and work.

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