Seeing Rijksmuseum’s 10-year renovation in stops and starts
Oeke Hoogendijk’s documentary “The New Rijksmuseum” looks at the renovation of the great Amsterdam museum.
Could a negative Yelp review lead to a lawsuit?
A Charleston, S.C., restaurant’s “dining contract” warns guests against making defamatory statements. But can it be enforced?
VHS Camcorder app is a retro delight
The wildly popular VHS Camcorder app uncannily mimics the look, feel, sound, and functionality of a clunky old VHS camera.
Pollack finds self on other side in Green Line extension debate
Stephanie Pollack, the transit secretary giving voice to a worst-case scenario, has often pressured officials to keep their commitments.
Another grieving parent steps forward, while politicians cower
The men and women elected to serve our country can only offer empty empathy so long as they fear the wrath of the NRA.
Many Boston councilors attend few hearings
The Boston city councilors pushing hardest for significant raises have had the poorest attendance at hearings since January 2014.
Red flags follow commercial real estate lending’s fast rise
Industry officials say the competition for deals is so fierce that many banks are relaxing lending standards.
Recusal call clouds Gary Sampson case
Concerns over Judge Mark Wolf’s interactions at a film festival have disrupted one of the city’s most high-stakes federal cases.
Do animals dream?
At least since Aristotle, humans have pondered just what goes on in the minds of sleeping creatures. Researchers now have an idea.
Pokémon game lures all ages
The Poképalooza in Boston 10 days ago probably would have passed without notice, if not for an alleged mass shooting plot.
$113m New Bedford marine terminal sits largely idle
The site, built with state bonds to be a staging ground for a wind farm in Nantucket Sound, sits unused after Cape Wind canceled its lease.
Egypt to hold parliamentary election in October, November
The vote will take place in two stages: one on Oct. 18-19, the other on Nov. 22-23.
Mount McKinley will again be called Denali
The move came on the eve of Obama’s trip to Alaska, where he will spend three days promoting aggressive action to combat climate change.
Obama gets another senator’s vote for Iran nuclear deal
Jeff Merkley, Democrat of Oregon, said he will back the deal, putting the president three votes short of protecting the pact in Congress.
EU officials seek unity, action on migrants
The top security officials of Germany, France and Britain are pressing for better processing of migrants arriving in southern Europe.
Airbnb should be encouraged, and regulated
No company, no matter how cool or novel, should operate outside of basic regulations that ensure consumer safeguards.
For migrants, a fateful choice at Hungary’s border
Over the past year Hungary has become the most popular back door for Arabs, Asians, and Africans to reach the heart of the EU.
In Trump’s plan, an unsettling echo from US past
Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.
Why blogging still matters
Blogs have gone from quirky first drafts by amateurs to an accepted part of mainstream culture. What a shame.